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Meet Amitabh Bachchan's new heroine

By NAMRATA THAKKER
December 29, 2020 18:25 IST
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After storming the South film industry, actress Rashmika Mandanna is set to make her presence felt in Bollywood.

The young lady will star alongside Amitabh Bachchan in Vikas Bahl's next directorial venture, Deadly.

But who is Rashmika? Namrata Thakker finds out.

 

Photograph: Kind courtesy Rashmika Mandanna/Instagram

Born and raised in Karnataka, Rashmika pursued modelling and appeared in a few advertisements before making her big acting debut in 2016.

 

Photograph: Kind courtesy Rashmika Mandanna/Instagram

Her first film Kirik Party was a commercial hit and since then, there has been no looking back for the 24 year old.

 

Photograph: Kind courtesy Rashmika Mandanna/Instagram

After her successful acting debut, Rashmika gave two more hits in Kannada: Anjani Putra and Chamak.

In 2018, she made her Telugu debut with the hit romantic-comedy, Chalo.

 

Photograph: Kind courtesy Rashmika Mandanna/Instagram

Her second Telugu film, Geetha Govindam, starred Vijay Deverakonda, and it was well received by critics as well as the audience.

 

Photograph: Kind courtesy Rashmika Mandanna/Instagram

This year, the gorgeous actress had three Telugu releases, out of which two fared really well at the box office.

Sarileru Neekevvaru, opposite Telugu superstar Mahesh Bhatt, was a huge blockbuster.

 

Photograph: Kind courtesy Rashmika Mandanna/Instagram

Celebrating Diwali in hatke style.

The talented actress is now gearing up to make her acting debut in Tamil cinema and Bollywood.

 

Photograph: Kind courtesy Rashmika Mandanna/Instagram

Selfie time with co-stars Samyuktha Hegde and Rakshit Shetty on the sets of Kirik Party.

In her Bollywood debut, Mission Majnu, Rashmika will share screen space with Sidharth Malhotra.

 

Photograph: Kind courtesy Rashmika Mandanna/Instagram

The audience will then see Ms Mandanna playing the lead in Deadly along with Amitabh Bachchan.

 

Photograph: Kind courtesy Rashmika Mandanna/Instagram

Enjoying a delicious breakfast in Goa.

We hear Deadly, which is about a father-daughter relationship, will also feature Neena Gupta.

 

Photograph: Kind courtesy Rashmika Mandanna/Instagram

Rashmika poses with the cast and crew of her Tamil film, Sulthan, post wrap-up.

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