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This article is about our Indian National Crush Rashmika Mandanna

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Rashmika Mandanna

RASHMIKA MANDANNA

Rashmika Mandanna has recently earned the title of “National Crush of India” last November in 2020 by Google. She is also known as “Karnataka Crush”. She has become the favorite of everyone. Everyone calls her “Expression Queen” or “Smiling Queen”. She has become a known face in Tollywood (Telugu), Sandalwood (Kannada) and Kollywood (Tamil) film industry and now also debuting in Bollywood (Hindi) film industry of India.

ü National Crush of India.

ü Karnataka Crush.

ü Expression Queen.

ü Smiling Queen.

Her beautiful gesture and innocent smile make anyone feel happy. Her smile is as fresh as morning dew. Her melodious voice can attract to anyone’s heart. She is a pure beauty herself. It can say God gifted human beings. She is a hard worker and shown us, how to work hard. Her acting is marvelous and the dance is so graceful. She can be compared with an angel.

FAMILY

Rashmika Mandanna was born on 5th April, 1996 in Virajpet, Kodagu, Karnataka, India into a middle class Hindu family. Her nick names are Rashmi, Rosh, Nanu and Roshlu. Her father name is Madan Mandanna and mother name is Suman Mandanna. She has a younger sister named Shiman Mandanna.

  • Full name : Rashmika Mandanna.
  • Nick name : Rashmi, Rosh, Nanu and Roshlu.
  • Date of birth : 5th April, 1996.
  • Parents : Madan Mandanna and Shiman Mandanna.
  • Sister : Shiman Mandanna.

Rashmika Mandanna has many hobbies but she likes Dancing, Acting, Gymming and Travelling. Her zodiac sign is Aries.


EDUCATION

Rashmika Mandanna completed her studies at Coorg Public School in Kodagu. Then she joined MS Ramaiah College of Arts Science and Commerce. She completed her graduation in Journalism, English Literature and Psychology from there.

ü Coorg Public School.

ü MS Ramaiah College of Arts Science and Commerce.


FILMS AND AWARDS

Rashmika Mandanna is always desired to be an actress in Indian Film Industries. She started her modeling career after joining her graduate college. She began modeling and won the Clean and Clear Fresh Face of India title in 2014 and became brand ambassador of Clean and Clear.

FILMS:-

  • Ø 2016 – KIRIK PARTY (Kannada film, Sandalwood)
  • Ø 2017 – CHAMAK (Kannada film, Sandalwood)
  • Ø 2017 – ANJANIPUTRA (Kannada film, Sandalwood)
  • Ø 2018 – CHALO (Telugu film, Tollywood)
  • Ø 2018 – DEVADAS (Telugu film, Tollywood)
  • Ø 2018 – GEETHA GOVINDAM (Telugu, Tollywood)
  • Ø 2019 – YAJAMANA (Kannada film, Sandalwood)
  • Ø 2019 – GEETHA CHALO (Telugu film, Tollywood)
  • Ø 2019 – DEAR COMRADE (Telugu, Tollywood)
  • Ø 2020 – SARILERU NEEKEVVARU (Telugu, Tollywood)
  • Ø 2020 – BHEESHMA (Telugu, Tollywood)
  • Ø 2021 – POGARU (Kannada, Sandalwood)
  • Ø 2021 – SULTHAN (Tamil, Kollywood)
  • Ø UPCOMING FILMS PUSHPA (Telugu, Tollywood), MISSION MAJNU (Hindi, Bollywood) and GOODBYE (Hindi, Bollywood)…

HER AWARDS

v 2014Clean and Clear Fresh face of India.

v 2015The title of TVC in Lamode Bangalore’s top model hunt.

v 2017SIIMA – Kannada Best Debut Actress for leading role.

v 2018Zee Kannada Best Actress.

v 2019JFW award for Sensational Actor.

v 2019Film fare Awards Telugu, Best Actress Critics for Geetha Govindam.

v 2019Behindwoods Gold Medal, Best Actor Critics choice for Dear Comrade.

ABOUT HER FILMS

  • KIRIK PARTY (2016) :

Kirik Party is an Indian Kannada language Romantic Comedy film. This film was directed by Rishab Shetty and produced by G. S. Guptha and Rakshit Shetty. It stars Rakshit Shetty, Rashmika Mandanna, Samyuktha Hegde, and Achyuth Kumar while Aravinnd Iyer, Dhananjay Ranjan, Chandan Achar and Pramod Shetty play prominent roles.

  • Starring : Rakshit Shetty and Rashmika Mandanna.
  • Director : Rishab Shetty.
  • Producers : G. S. Guptha and Rakshit Shetty.
  • Music Director : B. Ajaneesh Loknath.

Rakshit Shetty wrote the story and also co-wrote the script along with a team The Seven odds (which consisted of Rakshit Shetty, Rishab Shetty, Abhijith Mahesh, Dhananjay Ranjan, Kiranraj K, Chandrajith Belliappa).

  • CHAMAK (2017) :

Chamak is an Indian Kannada Language Romantic Comedy film. This film was written and directed by Suni and produced by T. R. Chandrashekar. The film stars Ganesh as Kush, a gynecologist and Rashmika Mandanna as Kushi, an MBA graduate event organizer.

  • Starring : Ganesh and Rashmika Mandanna.
  • Director : Suni.
  • Producers : T. R. Chandrashekar.
  • Music Director : Judan Sandhy.

The soundtrack and score is by Judan Sandhy and the cinematography is by Santhosh Rai Pathaje.

  • ANJANIPUTRA (2017) :

Anjani Putra is an Indian Kannada Language Romantic Masala film. This film was directed by A. Harsha and produced by M. N. Kumar. The film features Puneeth Rajkumar and Rashmika Mandanna in lead roles while Ramya Krishna, Mukesh Tiwari, P. Ravi Shankar and Chikkanna play supporting roles. Ravi Basrur composed the soundtrack and film score for the film, while cinematography and editing were handled by Swamy J. and Deepu S. Kumar respectively. The film was a remake of director Hari's Tamil film Poojai (2014).

  • Starring : Puneeth Rajkumar and Rashmika Mandanna.
  • Director : A. Harsha.
  • Producers : M. N. Kumar.
  • Ø Music Director : Ravi Basrur.

The film was officially launched on 6th February 2017 and principal photography began a week later. The film's trailer was launched on 24 November 2017 along with audio launch held by Puneeth Rajkumar owned PRK Audio Company.

The film was released on 21 December 2017 across Karnataka.

  • CHALO (2018) :

Chalo is an Indian Telugu Language Romantic Comedy film. This film was written and directed by Venky Kudumula marking his debut as a director. The film produced by Usha Mulpuri on Ira Creations banner features Naga Shourya and Rashmika Mandanna. Mahati Swara Sagar composed the soundtrack and the background score for the film while Sai Sriram provided the cinematography and Kotagiri Venkateswara Rao did the editing of the film. The film was extensively shot in Hyderabad.

  • Starring : Naga Shourya and Rashmika Mandanna.
  • Director : Venky Kudumula.
  • Producers : Usha Mulpuri.
  • Music Director : Mahati Swara Sagar and Sai Sriram.

The film was released worldwide on 2nd February 2018. The film became Naga Shourya's highest-grosser in India and overseas.

  • DEVADAS (2018) :

Devadas is an Indian Telugu Language Action Comedy film. This film was directed by Sriram Adittya and produced by C.Ashwini Dutt under Vyjayanthi Movies Banner. The film stars Nagarjuna Akkineni, Nani, Aakanksha Singh, Rashmika Mandanna and music composed by Mani Sharma.

  • Starring : Nagarjuna Akkineni, Nani, Aakanksha Singh and Rashmika Mandanna.
  • Director : Sriram Adittya.
  • Producers : C. Ashwini Dutta.
  • Music Director : Mani Sharma.

The film was released on 27th September 2018 to positive reviews and was a critical and commercial success. It is dubbed in Hindi as Don Aur Doctor by Zee Studios in November 2019.

  • GEETHA GOVINDAM (2018) :

Geetha Govindam is an Indian Telugu Language Romantic Comedy Film written and directed by Parasuram, produced by Bunny Vasu under the banner GA2 Pictures. The film stars Vijay Sai Devrakonda and Rashmika Mandanna, while Subbaraju, Rahul Ramakrishna, and Nagendra Babu play supporting roles.

  • Ø Starring : Vijay Deverakonda and Rashmika Mandanna.
  • Ø Director :Parasuram.
  • Ø Producers : Bunny Vasu.
  • Ø Music Director : Gopi Sundar.

The film was released on 15th August 2018. The film is a huge commercial success. The film received praise for its direction, performances and production values.

  • YAJAMANA (2019) :

Yajamana is an Indian Kannada Language Action Drama Film written and directed by V.Harikrishna and Pon Kumaran and produced by Shylaja Nag and B.Suresha. It stars Darshan, Rashmika Mandanna and Tanya Hope in lead roles. It also features an ensemble cast of Thakur Aroop Singh, Devaraj, P.Ravi Shankar, Dhananjay in key supporting roles. The film's background score and soundtrack is also composed by V.Harikrishna.

  • Ø Starring : Darshan, Rashmika Mandanna and Tanya.
  • Ø Director : V.Harikrishna and Pon Kumaran.
  • Ø Producers : Shylaja Nag and B.Suresha.
  • Ø Music Director : V.Harikrishna.

The film emerged as a decent box office hit in Sandalwood. Yajamana commercially became a milestone in Darshan’s film career by crossing the mark of ₹50 crores and it ran over 100-days across Karnataka.

  • GEETHA CHALO (2019) :

Geetha Chalo is an Indian Telugu Language Romantic Comedy Film written and directed by Suni and produced by Mamidala Srinivas, Dugguvalasa Srinivas. The film stars Ganesh and Rashmika Mandanna. Music directed by Judha Sandhy.

  • Ø Starring : Ganesh, Rashmika Mandanna and Akshay Naik.
  • Ø Director : Suni.
  • Ø Producers : Mamidala Srinivas, Dugguvalasa Srinivas.
  • Ø Music Director : Judah Sandhy.


Cashing in on the craze of Rashmika in the Telugu states, her Kannada film Chamak has been dubbed in Telugu with the name Geetha Chalo.

  • DEAR COMRADE (2019) :

Dear Comrade is an Indian Telugu Language Romantic Comedy Film written and directed by Bharat Kamma which is produced by Mythri Movie Makers and Yash Rangineni. The film stars Vijay Devrakonda, Rashmika Mandanna and Shruti Ramachandran.

  • Ø Starring : Vijay Devrakonda, Rashmika mandanna and Shruti Ramachandran.
  • Ø Director : Bharat Kamma.
  • Ø Producers : Mythri Movie Makers and Yash Rangineni.
  • Ø Music Director : Justin Prabhakaran.

Princile Photography of the film commenced in August 2018. The film was theatrically released on 26 July 2019 in Telugu and along with dubbed versions in Tamil, Malayalam and Kannada.

  • SARILERU NEEKEVVARU (2020) :

Sarileru Neekevvaru is an Indian Telugu Language Action Comedy Film written and directed by Anil Ravipudi. It is produced by Sri Venkateswara Creations. G.Mahesh Babu Entertaintment and AK Entertainments. The film stars Mahesh Babu and Rashmika Mandanna along with Vijayashanti while Prakash Raj and Rajendra Prasad play supporting roles. Devi Sri Prasad composed the music while R.Rathnavelu handled the cinematography.

  • Ø Starring : Mahesh Babu and Rashmika Mandanna.
  • Ø Director : Anil Ravipudi.
  • Ø Producers : Sri Venkateswara Creations. G.Mahesh Babu Entertaintment and AK Entertainments.
  • Ø Music Director : Devi Sri Prasad.

Production began on 31 May 2019 in Hyderabad. Shooting began on 5 July 2019 at Kashmir and lasted till mid-November 2019. The film was released on 11 January 2020 on 2050 screens worldwide coinciding with Sankranti. Produced on a budget of ₹75 cr, upon release, the film was commercially successful grossing more than ₹260 cr worldwide.


  • BHEESHMA (2020) :

Bheeshma is an Indian Telugu Language Romantic Comedy Film written and directed by Venky Kudumula. The film stars Nithiin and Rashmika Mandanna while Anant Nag, Jishu Sengupta, Vennela Kishore, and Sampath Raj play supoorting roles. It is produced by Suryadevara Nagavamsi under Sithara Entertainments. The music is composed by Mahati Swara Sagar.

  • Ø Starring : Nithiin and Rashmika Mandanna.
  • Ø Director : Venky Kudumula.
  • Ø Producers : Suryadevara Nagavamsi under Sithara Entertainments.
  • Ø Music Director : Mahati Swara Sagar.

The film was released on 21 February 2020; the film is a commercial success.


  • POGARU (2021) :

Pogaru is an Indian Kannada Language Action Drama Film written Arunbalaji directed by Nanda Kishore and produced by B. K. Gangadhar. Shot simultaneously in Kannada and Telugu languages, the film stars Dhruva Sarja and Rashmika Mandanna with Chikkanna, P.Ravi Shankar, Pavitra Lokesh, and Raghavendra Rajkumar in supporting roles, and Sampath Raj, Dhananjay, Kai Greene, Morgan Aste and Dharma as antagonists. Chandann Shetty and Gummineni Vijay composed the soundtrack, while V.Harikrishna composed the background score.

  • Ø Starring : Dhruva Sarja and Rashmika Mandanna.
  • Ø Director : Nanda Kishore.
  • Ø Producers : B. K. Gangadhar.
  • Ø Music Director :Chandan Shetty and Gummineni Vijay.

Cinematography and editing are performed by Vijay Milton and Mahesh S respectively. The film was a box office success praising the performance of Dhruva Sarja. The film is later dubbed into Tamil as Semma Thimiru.


  • SULTHAN (2021) :

Sulthan is an Indian Tamil Language Action Film written and directed by Bakkiyaraj Kannan, co-produced by S. R. Prakash Babu and S.R.Prabhu under the banner Dream Warrior Pictures. The film stars Karthi and Rashmika Mandanna, marking the latter's debut in Tamil Cinema. Napoleon, Lal, Yogi Babu and Ramachandra Raju play supporting roles. The film features the score by Yuvan Shankar Raja with songs composed by Vivek Mervin. The cinematography and editing were handled by Sathyan Sooryan and Ruben respectively.

  • Ø Starring : Karthi and Rashmika Mandanna.
  • Ø Director : Bakkiyaraj Kannan.
  • Ø Producers : S. R. Prakash Babu and S.R.Prabhu under the banner Dream Warrior Pictures.
  • Ø Music Director : Yuvan Shankar Raja and Vivek Mervin.

The film was released on 2 April 2021 in Tamil and Telugu languages.

Rashmika Mandanna’s upcoming films


Pushpa :

Pushpa is a action entertainer movie directed by Sukumar. The movie casts Allu Arjun and Rashmika Mandanna are in the lead roles along with Fahadh Faasil, Jagapati Babu, Dhananjay, Prakash Raj, Sunil and many others are seen in supporting roles. The Music composed by Devi Sri Prasad while cinematography done by Miroslaw Kuba Brozek and it is edited by Karthika Srinivas. The film is produced by Mythri Movie Makers banner.

Title logo and first look released on April 8th, 2020 on the eve of Allu Arjun's birthday. Introduction of Pushpa Raj Teaser released on April 7, 2021

Mission Majnu :

Mission Majnu is a Bollywood drama helmed by Shantanu Bagchi. The movie stars Sidharth Malhotra And Rashmika Mandanna in the lead roles. Mission Majnu depicts the story of India’s most daring RAW mission inside Pakistan.

Goodbye :

Goodbye is a Bollywood drama movie, directed by Vikas Bahl. The cast of Goodbye includes Amitabh Bachchan and Rashmika Mandanna.

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