‘I want to be a hero, not a heroine, in this industry’
Rashmika Mandanna, who will soon be done with her three projects, says she doesn’t want to make any compromise when it comes to her career
Rashmika Mandanna is much in demand and every filmmaker is interested in working with her. She has shared with us pictures from her latest photoshoot, and she definitely will have the audience swooning over them.
The actress had her hands full with plenty of projects after Kirik Party, and now she is nearly done with all her commitments. For all the filmmakers who have been looking to work with the actress, here's some news: “I have been working on three projects simultaneously, and I am happy to say that all are pretty much done.”
Rashmika is back from Scotland, where she was shooting few song sequences and scenes for Puneeth Rajkumar-starrer Anjaniputra. “It was fun,” she says.
There is one question asked of all heroines who act with Puneeth, how was it to dance with the actor? Rashmika quips, “Shooting for six days in the cold weather in places such as Manchester, Stirling and few others was fun. People might think it is hard, but he is a very supportive actor, and that makes it a little easier for a co-star. Though I didn’t have much dancing to do for this particular shoot, I bet dancing isn’t easy with him.”
The actress, who still has a few days of shooting left for Anjaniputra, is simultaneously also shooting for the last leg of Suni’s directorial Chamak starring Ganesh. Rashmika apparently couldn’t fly to Italy along with the team because of visa issues. “The director has a plan B in mind, of which I will get to know when the team returns, and we will plan the schedule to that,” she says.
She has few portions left to complete for her Tollywood debut with Naga Shaurya and says that her other Telugu movie with Ram will take a while to go on floors.
So, what’s Rashmika upto these days? Reading scripts before making her next move. “I want to be a hero in this industry, rather than a heroine. I hope to make that change. I don’t want to make any sort of compromises when it comes to my career because it will always be my first priority, followed by my personal life. So I am taking time to chose my next movie,” she says, adding, “I will talk of my next project only after the filmmaker makes an official announcement that I am part of their film.”