• 5 April 1996
  • Kodava
  • Female
  • Indian

Rashmika Mandanna


Rashmika Mandanna was born on 5 April 1996 in a Kodava family to Suman and Madan Rashmika in Virajpet, a town in Kodagu district of Karnataka.She completed her early schooling from 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.In 2018, Rashmika debuted in Telugu cinema with the comedy-drama film, Chalo opposite Naga Shourya. Rashmika's second release of 2018 was another Telugu film with the Venky Kudumula directed Geetha Govindam opposite Vijay Deverakonda.Rashmika returned to Kannada movies with the commercially successful Yajamana opposite Darshan.Rashmika's second and final release of 2019 was the Telugu film Dear Comrade appearing with co-star Devarkonda for the second time.In 2020, Rashmika starred opposite Mahesh Babu in the Telugu film Sarileru Neekevvaru, which went on to become one of the highest-grossing Telugu films.In the same year, she starred in the critically acclaimed, Telugu film Bheeshma opposite Nithiin, with praise towards her performance as Chaitra. In 2021 her first release was with the Dhruva Sarja starrer Pogaru. Rashmika's final appearance of 2021 was the critically and commercially successful Pushpa: The Rise starring Allu Arjun. Rashmika then had a brief but pivotal role in the Dulquer Salmaan and Mrunal Thakur-led Telugu language film, Sita Ramam. In her final release of 2022, Rashmika appeared in the Amitabh Bachchan starrer, Goodbye, marking her debut in Hindi cinema. In 2023, she starred in her second Tamil film Varisu opposite Vijay which went on to become one of the highest-grossing films of Tamil cinema.Rashmika starred in her second Hindi film with the spy thriller film, Mission Majnu opposite Sidharth Malhotra.Rashmika is next set to appear in the Hindi language film, Animal opposite Ranbir Kapoor and she will reprise her role as Srivalli in Pushpa 2: The Rule.


Movie NameRelease Date
Mission Majnu January 20, 2023
Varisu January 11, 2023