Rashmika Mandanna Age, Height, Bio, Family, Boyfriend, Career, Movies

Rashmika Mandanna

Rashmika Mandanna is an Indian actress and model, who gained popularity for her work in Kannada movies like Kirik Party, Geetha Govindam, Chamak, Sarileru Neekevvaru, and Pushpa: The Rise. She gained fame for winning the Clean & Clear Times Fresh Face of India in 2014 which made her known to the mass population. Following this, she won several titles and later ventured into the glamour world. After a brief stint in modeling, she was cast in her maiden film Kirik Party in 2016. She was included in Forbes India’s “in their “30 Under 30” list of 2024. Mandanna’s film credits include Chalo (2018), Geetha Govindam (2018), Yajamana (2019), Sarileru Neekevvaru (2020), Bheeshma (2020), Pushpa: The Rise (2021), Sita Ramam (2022), and Animal (2023). So, who is Rashmika Mandanna? Here’s everything we know about the most successful and highest-paid actresses in the Indian entertainment industry.

Rashmika Mandanna Biography

Rashmika Mandanna was born on the 5th of April 1996, in Virajpet, a town in the Kodagu district of Karnataka. She is currently 27 years old.

Birth NameRashmika Mandanna
Date of BirthApril 45, 1996
Place of BirthVirajpet, Karnataka, India
Age27 years old
Sun SignAries
ProfessionActress, Model
ResidenceBangalore, Karnataka, India
Marital StatusUnmarried
Ex-BoyfriendRakshit Shetty

Family and Education

Rashmika is the daughter of Suman and Madan Mandanna. Her parents are based in Virajpet, a town in the Kodagu district of Karnataka. She has a sister named Shiman Mandanna.

Rashmika attended Coorg Public School. She later enrolled at the Mysore Institute of Commerce & Arts for her undergraduate course, following which she joined M. S. Ramaiah College of Arts, Science & Commerce, from where she earned her bachelor’s degree in journalism, English literature, and psychology.

Rashmika Mandanna Love Life

Rashmika dated her co-star Rakshit Shetty from 2016 to 2018. They first met on the sets of Kirik Party. They got engaged in July 2017 in a private affair in her hometown. They called off their engagement in September 2018.

Since 2020, she has been romantically linked up with film director and producer, Chiranjiv Makwana. Chiranjiv was previously linked to fellow actress Anupama Parameswaran.

Physical Statistics

HeightFeet – 5 feet 3 inches
Centimeters – 161 cm
Meters – 1.6 m
WeightKilograms – 54 kg
Pounds – 119 lbs
Body BuildSlim
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorBlack

Professional Statistics

Film Debut

In 2016, she made her acting debut with the Kannada campus romantic comedy film, “Kirik Party” directed by Rishab Shetty. She played the role of Saanvi Joseph, a Christian who is decent and disciplined, the love interest of Karna (Rakshit Shetty), went on to earn positive acclaim, and eventually, the film went on to become one of the highest grosses in 2017.

Brand Endorsements

In 2014, she was made the brand ambassador of Clean & Clear the same year. While working as a model, she appeared in several TV commercials and print ads.

She is also the face of The Wedding Journals of India as of 2016.

Favorite Things

  • Food – South Indian Food
  • Actors – Ranveer Singh, Shah Rukh Khan, Ian McKellen

Rashmika Mandanna Facts

In 2015, she won the second season of La Mode Bangalore’s Top Model Hunt.

The makers of her debut film were impressed with her pictures and subsequently called her to audition for the lead role. Following this, they cast her as the female lead for the film Kirik Party.

She won the SIIMA Award for Best Debut Actress in 2016 for her role in Kirik Party.

Rashmika was named “30 Most Desirable Women” by Bangalore Times in 2014.

In 2018, she was nominated for the Filmfare Awards South for Best Actress for her role in the Kannada movie Chamak. 

In October 2021, Rashmika topped Forbes India’s most influential actors on social media, surpassing Samantha, Vijay Deverakonda, and Yash.

She starred opposite Allu Arjun in the 2021 Telugu movie Pushpa: The Rise, which became one of the highest-grossing films of the year. She reprises her role in the sequel Pushpa 2: The Rule, which is slated to release in 2024.

Rashmika was featured in the music video for the song Top Tucker in 2021.

In 2023, she starred opposite Ranbir Kapoor in the Hindi-language action film, Animal, which was directed and co-written by Sandeep Reddy Vanga. The film stars a slew of big names in the industry like Anil Kapoor, Bobby Deol, and Triptii Dimri and it is her highest-grossing movie to date.

She will be next seen in movies like Rainbow, The Girlfriend and Chaava.