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Here’s Everything About The National Crush Of India 2020 – Rashmika Mandanna (Biography, Career, Popular Films)

Rashmika Mandanna is an Indian film actress and model who is renowned for her work mainly in Telugu and Kannada-language films. She is immensely popular in the South and she is entitled as the ‘Karnataka Crush’ in the Kannada film industry. Her stellar performances in films have garnered her lot of fans across the country. Recently, the South Indian diva was declared as ‘National Crush of India 2020’ by Google. Listening to this news her fans have been expressing their excitement and joy by trending #NationalCrushRashmika on Twitter. So, here’s everything about The National Crush Of India 2020 – Rashmika Mandanna that you must check out.

Rashmika Mandanna


Born – 5 April 1996 (age 24), Virajpet, Karnataka, India

Occupation – Actor. Model

Education – Coorg Public School, MS Ramaiah College of Arts Science & Commerce, Ramaiah Institute Of Technology

Height – 5′ 6”

Eye Colour – Dark Brown

Hair Colour – Black

Years active     2016 – present

Favourite Actor – Shah Rukh Khan, Sidharth Malhotra, Ranveer Singh, Ian McKellen, Channing Tatum

Favourite Actress – Sridevi, Emma Watson

Career and Breakthrough in Films

Rashmika Mandanna bagged the title of Clean & Clear Times Fresh Face of India 2014 and she was made the Brand Ambassador of the brand. Further she won the title of La Mode Bangalore’s Top Model Hunt 2015.

Rashmika Mandanna Winner of The Fresh Faces of India
Winner Rashmika Mandanna with Akshay Kumar and Rana Daggubati

She made her debut with the film Kirik Party.  Her pictures from the Fresh Face competition amazed the makers of the Film Kirik Party and she bagged the Female lead role of the film in March 2016. The film was a tremendous success, and she won the South Indian International Movie Awards (SIIMA) for Best Debut Actress (Leading Role) for the film.

Kirik Party

She has also won the ‘Bangalore Times 30 Most Desirable women of 2017’.

Bangalore Times Most Desirable Women 2017

She made her Telegu debut in the year 2018 with the romantic/drama film ‘Chalo’ opposite Naga Shourya. This movie was a huge success and it even ran for 100 days in many of the theatres.


Later, she became immensely popular in the Telegu film industry with the movie ‘Geetha Govindam’ opposite Vijay Deverakonda in the same year (2018). The movie was one of her highest grossers and one of Telugu cinema’s biggest hits and even ran for 100 days in most theatres.

Rashmika Mandanna and Vijay Deverakonda

Her continuous success made her one of the bankable actors of the Telegu Film Industry.

Most Popular Movies Of Rashmika Mandanna

1. Kirik Party

Year – 2016

Genre – Comedy/Drama

Director – Rishab Shetty

IMDb Rating – 8.3/10

Kirik Party is a Kannada movie that stars Rakshit Shetty and Rashmika Mandanna in the leading roles.  It is a humorous movie that provides a wholesome entertainment. The story of the movie is light-hearted, and entertaining and potentially makes the audience recall their college life. The plot revolves around Karna(Rakshit Shetty), a first-year engineering student who falls in love with Saanvi (Rashmika Mandanna), a final-year student from his college. Tragedy happens when some event changes his perception towards life, and he mends his ways. So, if you wish to re-live your college days then this is a must watch film.

2. Geetha Govindam

Year: 2018

Genre: Romance/Drama

Director: Parasuram

IMDb Rating: 7.7/10

Geetha Govindam is a complete family entertainer. Vijay Deverakonda and Rashmika Mandanna have performed impeccably well. The chemistry between both of the lead actors is simply amazing. The plot revolves around Vijay a sweet, innocent types lecturer falls for Geetha who is headstrong and tough. Due to some events she misunderstands Vijay as a pervert and the rest of the story is about how his best to clear the misunderstandings and convince her with numerous plot twists. The movie is absolutely amazing and a delight to watch.

3. Dear Comrade

Year – 2019

Genre – Action/Drama/Romance

Director – Bharat Kamma

IMDb Rating – 7.3/10

With this movie Vijay Deverakonda and Rashmika once again created magic on the screens with their outstanding performance and heart-warming chemistry. The movie touches your heart with a beautiful message. The story is a complete journey that has perfect blend of emotions, drama, comedy, action, and romance. The movie is an intense love story of Bobby (Vijay Deverakonda) who is a Student Union Leader and has severe anger issues. He falls for Lily (Rashmika Mandanna) who is a state level cricketer. Things get ruined between both as Bobby isn’t able to cope up with his anger issues and Lily faces some tragic incidents in her life. The plot twists will keep you at sticked to your seat throughout the film.This movie will surely stay in your heart.

4. Chamak

Year – 2017

Genre – Comedy

Director – Suni

IMDb Rating – 6.9/10

This movie is a beautiful blend of comedy and heart touching scenes. The movie stars Ganesh and Rashmika in the lead roles. The story revolves around Dr. Kush (Ganesh) who is a gynecologist by profession but has high fear from marriage. He loves to chill with his friends and is a kind of a playboy. He keeps on rejecting girls for marriage due to his fears but marries Kushi (Rashmika Mandanna) a sweet, innocent, traditional girl after taking advice from one of his friends. But later on, he finds Kushi is also like him and that both have been hiding truths. They apply for divorce, but a series of events take place with various twists that makes the movie worth watching.

5. Chalo

Year – 2018

Genre – Action/Comedy/Family

Director – Venky Kudumula

IMDb Rating – 6.3/10

‘Chalo’ is a light-hearted entertaining movie starring Naga Shourya and Rashmika Mandanna in the lead roles. The film is about Hari (Naga Shourya) a college student who likes to get into fights. His father becomes frustrated with his attitude and sends him to Tirupuram. After reaching Tirupuram, Hari falls in love with his classmate Karthika(Rashmika). To win her love, he needs to solve the problems existing between the people of both the states.

6. Devadas

Year – 2018

Genre – Action/Comedy/Drama

Director – Sriram Adittya

IMDb Rating – 6.7/10

‘Devadas’ created a huge buzz during the time of it’s release. The movie is a multi-starrer action/comedy that stars Nagarjuna, Nani, Rashmika Mandanna and Aakanksha Singh in the lead. It is a story of Don Deva (Nagarjuna) and Dr. Das (Nani) where Das is an honest doctor but his life takes a tragic turn when he meets Don Deva and develops strong friendship with him. The movie has crackling humour with emotions.

7. Bheeshma

Year – 2020

Genre – Action/Romance/Comedy

Director – Venky Kudumula

IMDb Rating – 6.5/10

Bheeshma starring Nithin and Rashmika is a hilarious family entertainer. The movie is filled with comedy punches. The movie highlights the social problems that an Indian Farmer faces and along with that it shows the dark side of big businesses and how they are playing in their own politics against their competitors and being unfair with the consumers. Overall, this movie is a good one time watch kind of film that has a good social message.

Twitterati Reactions on Rashmika Mandanna being declared as the National Crush of India 2020

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