Rashmika Mandanna, after making a mark for herself in Tollywood and Sandalwood, is now all set to make her debut in Kollywood.
The ‘Geetha Govindam’ and ‘Kirik Party’ actress will act in a new film starring Karthi, which will be directed by Bakkiyaraj Kannan of ‘Remo’ fame.
“I was looking for someone with homely looks for this character, and she fits the bill perfectly,” says the director, adding: “This will be an action-cum-family drama with a dose of romance. We will start shooting from mid-March.”
The movie will be simultaneously made in Tamil and Telugu, it is learnt. Rashmika made her Telugu debut with romantic drama ‘Chalo’ in 2018, the film went on to become a super hit at box office.
In the same year, she starred in the rom.com film ‘Geetha Govindam’, which has become one of the all-time highest profit earners in the history of Telugu cinema, which earned her huge recognition.
Her third Telugu venture was multi starer big budget film titled ‘Devadas’, which turned out to be a moderate hit at Indian box office. It marked her third consecutive hit film in the same year in Telugu film industry after achieving a first hatrick-hit in Kannada film industry. She has established herself as one of the leading actresses of Telugu cinema.