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Rashmika Mandanna dubs first time in Malayalam for ‘The Girlfriend’ teaser

Rahul Ravindran

Rashmika Mandanna poses during the promotion of ‘Animal’ in Mumbai on Nov.30, 2023.

Filmmaker Rahul Ravindran has heaped praise on actress Rashmika Mandanna for dubbing in five languages, including Malayalam, for the first time for the teaser of the upcoming film “The Girlfriend.” Ravindran, who is known for his films like “Chi La Sow” and “Manmadhudu 2,” took to X (formerly called Twitter), where he praised the actress and shared that she has dubbed in five languages just for the teaser.

The filmmaker wrote: “Rashmika has dubbed for the teaser in all five languages. She pulled off dubbing in Malayalam too! A language she’s not worked in yet. This won’t be the case with the film… but for the teaser all five languages.”

The teaser of the film will be released on Rashmika’s birthday on April 5. In 2023, Ravindran made the announcement of “The Girlfriend” as his next directorial project. Ravindran had shared the poster and captioned it: “Here’s the announcement glimpse of my next directorial project. Very grateful to the universe to be starting another film. Cannot wait to start shooting with the bundle of positive energy that is @iamRashmika #TheGirlfriend.” The film is touted to be a one-of-a-kind love story. The male lead is yet to be announced.

Rashmika on Saturday said that her happiest time is when she does a core strengthening workout. Taking to Instagram, Rashmika, who was most recently seen in the Ranbir Kapoor-starrer “Animal,” shared a Reel video, wherein we can see her doing workout, wearing a white crop top and orange joggers.

The visual shows Rashmika lying down on a mat and doing core strengthening workout.  The post is captioned as: “My happiest time is when I am doing a core strengthening workout,” followed by a dancing girl emoji. The video has garnered 862K views, with fans hailing their favourite stars. One user said: “Always getting that workout in”. Another fan wrote: “My strong girl”. On the professional front, Rashmika is gearing up for the action drama “Pushpa 2: The Rule.” The film stars Allu Arjun in the titular role. Directed by Sukumar, the film also stars Fahadh Faasil. She also has “Rainbow,” “The Girlfriend,” “Chaava” in the pipeline.

Rashmika also shared a cute update about her pet dog Aura, saying she is happily chilling in Mysore with her parents. The diva, who was most recently seen in the Ranbir Kapoor-starrer “Animal” took to Instagram Stories and shared an adorable picture of her furry friend Aura, who is sitting on a couch and posing for the cameras.

Rashmika made her acting debut with the Kannada film “Kirik Party” (2016), and had her first Telugu film release in the romantic comedy “Chalo” (2018).

A turning point in her career came with the romance “Geetha Govindam” (2018), which earned her the Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actress – South. She played the leading lady in the action comedies “Devadas” (2018) and “Sarileru Neekevvaru” (2020), and the romance “Bheeshma” (2020). Her first Tamil release came in the action drama film “Sulthan” (2021). She expanded to Hindi cinema and had her highest-grossing release with the action thriller Animal (2023).

Indo-Asian News Service

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