The Girlfriend: Rashmika Mandanna's next film goes on floors with auspicious pooja ceremony

author img

By ETV Bharat Entertainment Desk

Published : Nov 28, 2023, 1:03 PM IST

Updated : Nov 28, 2023, 2:27 PM IST

The Girlfriend: Rashmika Mandanna's next film kicks off shoot with auspicious pooja ceremony

Rashmika Mandanna 24th film The Girlfriend kick started shoot with a pooja ceremony here in Hyderabad on Tuesday. The female centric film is helmed by Rahul Ravindran and revolves around an unusual love story.

Hyderabad: Commencing with the formal pooja ceremony held in Hyderabad on Tuesday, the shoot for Rashmika Mandanna's upcoming film, titled The Girlfriend, has officially begun. The auspicious pooja ceremony was attended by esteemed personalities such as renowned producer Allu Aravind, SKN, directors Sai Rajesh, Maruthi, Pavan Sadineni, among others.

Marking the initiation of the shoot, Allu Aravind clapped the clapboard and handed over the script to the director. The regular shooting for the movie is expected to start very soon, making it Rashmika's 24th film. The film's announcement was made in late October with the first look of the actor in and as The Girlfriend.

Taking to Instagram to unveil the project in October, Rashmika wrote, "The world is full of great love stories ❤️, but there are those few love stories that haven't been heard or seen before ❤️‍🩹, and 'The Girlfriend' is one such. ❤️‍🔥#RM24 @geethaarts Production No.51 ."

A glimpse of Rashmika's character is also provided, showcasing her underwater with bated breath. As she appears tense, there is a moment when she runs out of breath. Rahul Ravindran is the writer and director of the rather unusual love story, while the film is being financed by Sreenivasa Kumar Naidu, Vidya Koppineedi, and Dheeraj Mogilineni. It is presented by Allu Aravind under the Geetha Arts banner. The highly anticipated film has Hesham Abdul Wahab as the music composer.

Undoubtedly, Rashmika Mandanna is one of the most sought-after actors across regional industries and is currently occupied with several projects. Before The Girlfriend, her fans can catch her in the film Animal set to release in theaters on December 1. Alongside Rashmika, the movie also stars Ranbir Kapoor, Anil Kapoor, Bobby Deol, and Suresh Oberoi, with Sandeep Reddy Vanga directing.

Rashmika portrays the character Geetanjali in this film. Additionally, she is involved in other exciting ventures, including Pushpa: The Rule with Allu Arjun, Rainbow opposite Dev Mohan from Shaakuntalam fame, as well as an untitled collaboration with Vijay Deverakonda.

Also read:

  1. 'Blindfolded by love,' say netizens as Rashmika Mandanna defends Sandeep Reddy Vanga's leading men in films
  2. 'Shouldn't happen to anyone': Vijay Deverakonda reacts to rumoured girlfriend Rashmika Mandanna's deepfake video controversy
  3. The Girlfriend first look: Rashmika Mandanna is stuck in dark and obsessive side of love
Last Updated :Nov 28, 2023, 2:27 PM IST
ETV Bharat Logo

Copyright © 2024 Ushodaya Enterprises Pvt. Ltd., All Rights Reserved.