Nitesh Kumar Sahoo

Actress Rashmika Mandanna, fondly dubbed as 'National Crush,' is riding high on the mammoth success of Sandeep Reddy Vanga's Animal, alongside Ranbir Kapoor. Now, all eyes are set on her upcoming 'Pushpa 2: The Rule,' co-starring Allu Arjun in the lead. Moreover, Rashoo's long-time dream was fulfilled recently as she will be seen opposite Salman Khan. Well, it seems, Rashmika is gonna have a quite busy year with several movies in the pipeline. 

Here we bring the list of the projects in which Rashoo signed as the lead. 

Pushpa 2: The Rule

Written and directed by Sukumar, 'Pushpa 2: The Rule' is a sequel to 2022's 'Pushpa: The Rise'. Pushpa 2 is among the highly-anticipated movies that Rashoo has in her kitty. Bunny and Rashoo are all set to reprise their roles as Pushpa and Srivalli in the sequel. As revealed earlier, the dynamics have changed in Pushpa 2 and Rashoo will have a major character. The sequel will reportedly continue from the climax of Pushpa: The Rise, where Pushpa and Srivalli were tying the knot. While the teaser and trailer of Pushpa 2 already elevated the excitement among all, the recent single from the movie drove the fans crazy. The movie is all set to hit the screens on August 15 this year.


Rashmika is sharing the screen space for the first time with Vicky Kaushal in Laxman Utekar’s historical period drama Chhava. The movie also stars Akshaye Khanna in a pivotal role. The film is based on the lesser-known tale of Chhatrapati Sambhaji Maharaj, the son of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj. The movie is expected to release on December 6 this year.

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The Girlfriend

The Dear Comrade actress recently stunned everyone with her intriguing first look in The Girlfriend. Rashoo's underwater shot has raised many questions among fans. The Girlfriend stars Dheekshith Shetty as the male lead. The romantic drama is helmed by Manmadhudu 2 fame Rahul Ravindran.


Rainbow is another 'extremely special' movie that Rashoo has in her kitty. Though reports were abuzz that the movie was shelved, the latest reports suggest that the movie's progress has been slow due to unknown reasons. Helmed by Shantharuban, the movie also stars Dev Mohan in the lead. Backed by backed by Dream Warrior Pictures, Justin Prabhakaran is composing the music for the movie.


Kubera is another much-awaited movie, that stars Nagarjuna and Dhanush, apart from Rashoo. Though the makers are yet ot reveal the movie's theme, speculations are rife that it will be a 'Rags to Riches' story. While earlier Dhanush's first look from Sekhar Kammula's directorial drove netizens crazy, the first look revelation of King Nagarjuna created quite a stir on social media.


The most recently announced project of Rashmika Mandanna is Sikandar in which she will be seen opposite Salman Khan for the first time. Moreover, teaming up with AR Murugadoss for the actioner must be a dream come true moment for Rashoo. Bankrolled by Sajid Nadiadwala, Sikandar will be reportedly a big-budget movie. While more details regarding the movie are yet to be disclosed by the makers, they have targeted to release it on Eid 2025.

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Well, Rashmika Mandanna has quite a busy schedule for 2024 and even 2025. Reportedly, she is in talks with several other filmmakers from Bollywood as well as the South industry. Fans need to wait for an official announcement from the actress about her new projects.