Popularly known as ‘Karnataka Crush’, Rashmika Mandanna is a famous Indian actress who has a huge fan base. She was given this title by the Indian media industry and Kannada film industry. She was born on 5th April in 1996 in Virajpet, Karnataka.
Rashmika Mandanna Wiki/Biography
Being an April born, Rashmika has her zodiac as Aries. She belongs to Karnataka from Kodagu district and is 23 years old as of now.
She got her primary education completed from Kodagu’s Coorg Public School (COPS) and later on decided to move to Mysore Institute of Commerce and Arts to pursue a pre-university course. Rashmika is a graduate in Journalism, Psychology and English Literature from Bengaluru’s MS Ramaiah College of Arts Science & Commerce.
When she was in college, she participated in the Clean & Clear Fresh Face contest and won the title for the year 2014. Since then, she started getting herself enrolled in various modelling assignments.
Rashmika has a family of four members and has a younger sister named Shiman Mandanna. Her father’s name is Madan Mandanna and people know her mother by the name of Suman Mandanna.
It was during the making of ‘Kirik Party’s that Rashmika met Rakshit Shetty. During the time being, both developed a special bond and fell in love. Soon, on July 3, 2017 they got engaged but broke up the next year due to compatibility issues.
Rashmika Mandanna won the title of clean and clear fresh face of India in the year 2014. Ever since she decided to make her career in the same field. Soon she was also made the brand ambassador of clean and clear face wash. She even participated in Lamode Bangalore top model hunt and received the title of TVC. Her pictures from the shoot grabbed the attention of the film makers of Kirik Party and decided to take her as a lead role in the film.
The movie Kirik Party which is also her debut work, got released in 2016. It was a Kannada movie and went super hit at the box office. It became one of the highest grossing movie of the time. Soon later, she also appeared in two other films named Anjani Putra and Chamak. These movies were also a hit.
Two years later she made her Telugu film debut which was a romantic drama titled Chalo. The same year she also marked her presence in another rom-com which was named Geetha Govindam and became the highest profit earning movie in the Telugu cinema.
Not only this, but she
also played a role in Devdas which made her recognised
as one of the established leading actresses of the Telugu cinema. Recently in
the year 2020, she also made her debut in Tamil film
There was this meme out in November 2019 which portrayed a collage of her childhood pictures. Soon her post was trolled on social media platforms calling her a ‘dagar’ meaning prostitute in Kannada language. This enraged her.
There was a raid by the Income Tax Department on Rashmika’s house on 16th of January 2020. She was blamed for evading taxes. There were almost 15 income Tax officials who arrived at her house to carry out research and seizure operations. Incidentally, Rashmika was not present at her house when the tax department visited.
Rashmika’s favourite actors include the name of Ranveer Singh Shahrukh Khan, Sidharth Malhotra and Channing Tatum.
Her favourite musicians are Justin Bieber and Shakira and she is one of the highest paid actresses of Telugu industry.
She is also inspired by Sridevi and Emma Watson in terms of acting.