Rashmika Mandanna (born 5 April 1996) is an Indian film actress and model who works predominantly in Telugu and Kannada films. She is popularly dubbed by the media and Kannada film industry as the ‘Karnataka Crush’. Rashmika is one among very few actresses to have a film gross ₹1 billion in such a short span and one of the most popular and highest-paid actresses in Telugu and Kannada cinema industry.

Rashmika made her acting debut in Kannada 2016 film Kirik Party. In 2017 she starred in two commercially successful films, Anjani Putra and Chamak. Later she made her Telugu debut with romantic drama Chalo in 2018.