Rashmika Mandanna is an Indian actress and model who works predominantly in Telugu, Kannada with few Tamil and Hindi language films.

She is a recipient of the Filmfare Award South and the SIIMA Award.

She has appeared in many successful commercial films like Kirik Party (2016), Anjani Putra (2017), Chalo (2018)

Geetha Govindam (2018), Yajamana (2019), Sarileru Neekevvaru (2020), Bheeshma (2020), Pogaru (2021) and Pushpa (2021).

Rashmika Mandanna was born on 5 April 1996 to Suman and Madan Mandanna in Virajpet, a town in Kodagu district of Karnatak

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 2016, Rashmika made her acting debut in Kirik Party, which went on to become one of the highest-grossing films in Kannada of the year.

Rashmika's performance received praise from multiple reviewers.[7][8] She won SIIMA Award for the Best Debut Actress for the role

In 2017, Rashmika appeared in two Kannada films Anjani Putra and Chamak

In 2018, she starred in Geetha Govindam opposite Vijay Deverakonda, which was also wildly successful