Rashmika Mandanna Biography – an Indian Actress and the National Crush of India

Rashmika Mandanna is an Indian actress who works predominantly in Telugu and Kannada films in addition to Tamil and Hindi films. She is a recipient of four SIIMA Awards and a Filmfare Award South.

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Real Name: Rashmika Mandanna
Profession: Indian actress
Birthplace: Virajpet, Karnataka, India
Boyfriend: Sreenivas Bellamkonda
Age: 27

Rashmika Mandanna (born 5 April 1996) is an Indian actress who works predominantly in Telugu and Kannada films in addition to Tamil and Hindi films. She is a recipient of four SIIMA Awards and a Filmfare Award South. Her most commercially successful films include Kirik Party (2016), Anjani Putra (2017), Yajamana (2019), Sarileru Neekevvaru (2020), Bheeshma (2020), Pogaru (2021), Pushpa: The Rise (2021), Sita Ramam (2022) and Varisu (2023). She won the Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actress – South for her performance in the Telugu romantic comedy Geetha Govindam (2018).

Rashmika Mandanna Biography
Rashmika Mandanna Biography
Rashmika Mandanna Biography
Born 5 April 1996 (age 27)

Virajpet, Karnataka, India
Alma mater M. S. Ramaiah College
Occupation Actress
Years active 2016–present

Early life and education

Rashmika Mandanna was born on 5 April 1996 in a Kodava family to Suman and Madan Mandanna in Virajpet, a town in the Kodagu district of Karnataka. She completed her early schooling at Coorg Public School in Kodagu. She studied for a bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Journalism, and English Literature at the M. S. Ramaiah College of Arts, Science and Commerce in Bangalore.


In 2016, Rashmika made her acting debut in Kirik Party, which went on to become one of the highest-grossing films of the year in Kannada. She won the SIIMA Award for the Best Debut Actress for the role. In 2017, Rashmika appeared in two Kannada films Anjani Putra and Chamak. She was nominated for the Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Kannada at the 65th Filmfare Awards South for her role in the film Chamak.

In 2018, she starred in Geetha Govindam opposite Vijay Deverakonda. In 2020, Rashmika starred opposite Mahesh Babu in the Telugu film Sarileru Neekevvaru, which became one of the highest-grossing Telugu films. In the same year, she appeared in the film Bheeshma. In 2021, her first release was with the film Pogaru. Later in Sulthan alongside Karthi and in Pushpa: The Rise starring Allu Arjun. In 2022, Rashmika starred in Aadavallu Meeku Johaarlu. She then appeared in Sita Ramam and Goodbye. In 2023, she starred in her second Tamil film Varisu opposite Vijay which was one of the highest-grossing Tamil films.

Rashmika was in the 24th position of ‘Bangalore Times 25 Most Desirable Women of 2016′ and the winner of the ‘Bangalore Times 30 Most Desirable Women of 2017’. In October 2021, she peaked Forbes India’s most influential actors on social media.

Rashmika has signed a Hindi film Animal opposite Ranbir Kapoor.

Personal life (Rashmika Mandanna Biography)

Rashmika began dating her co-star Rakshit Shetty during the making of Kirik Party, and the couple got engaged on 3 July 2017 at a private party in her hometown of Virajpet. The couple mutually broke off their engagement in September 2018, citing compatibility issues.

According to Recent reports claimed that Rashmika is dating Sreenivas Bellamkonda after she ended her alleged relationship with actor Vijay Deverakonda.

Rashmika_Mandanna with her Boyfriend
Rashmika Mandanna with her Boyfriend

Filmography (Rashmika Mandanna Biography)

Denotes films that have not yet been released
Year Title Role(s) Language(s) Notes
2016 Kirik Party Saanvi Joseph Kannada
2017 Anjani Putra Geetha Kannada
Chamak Kushi Kannada
2018 Chalo L. Karthika Telugu
Geetha Govindam Geetha Telugu
Devadas Pooja Telugu
2019 Yajamana Kaveri Kannada
Dear Comrade Aparna “Lilly” Devi Telugu
2020 Sarileru Neekevvaru Samskruthi Telugu
Bheeshma Chaithra Telugu
2021 Pogaru Geetha Kannada
Sulthan Rukmani Tamil
Pushpa: The Rise Srivalli Telugu
2022 Aadavallu Meeku Johaarlu Aadhya Telugu
Sita Ramam Afreen / Waheeda Telugu
Goodbye Tara Bhalla Hindi
2023 Varisu Divya Tamil
Mission Majnu Nasreen Hindi
Animal † Hindi Filming
Rainbow † TBA Telugu Filming
2024 Pushpa 2: The Rule Srivalli Telugu Filming

Music video

Year Song Language(s) Label
2021 “Top Tucker” Hindi YRF Music
Rashmika Mandanna Biography
Rashmika Mandanna Biography

Awards and nominations (Rashmika Mandanna Biography)

Award Category Work Result
6th SIIMA Awards Best Debut Actress – Kannada Kirik Party Won
2nd IIFA Utsavam Best Actress – Kannada Nominated
Zee Kannada Hemmeya Kannadathi Awards Proud heroine of the year For Various Movies Won
65th Filmfare Awards South Best Actress – Kannada Chamak Nominated
7th SIIMA Awards Best Actress – Kannada Nominated
Zee Cine Awards Telugu 2019 Favorite Actress Geetha Govindam Won
8th SIIMA Awards Best Actress – Telugu Nominated
66th Filmfare Awards South Best Actress – Telugu Nominated
Best Actress (Critics) – Telugu Won
9th SIIMA Awards Best Actress – Telugu Dear Comrade Nominated
Best Actress (Critics) – Telugu Won
Best Actress – Kannada Yajamana Nominated
Best Actress (Critics) – Kannada Won
Best Actress – Telugu Sarileru Neekevvaru Nominated
10th SIIMA Awards Pushpa: The Rise Nominated
67th Filmfare Awards South Best Actress – Telugu Nominated
Lokmat Stylish Awards Most Stylish Youth Icon Achievement in the field of film and fashion Won
Zee Cine Awards Best Female Debut Goodbye Won
Bollywood Hungama Style Icons Most Stylish PAN-India Icon Achievement in the field of film and fashion Won
Most Stylish Breakthrough Talent (Female) Achievement in the field of film and fashion Nominated

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