Ashika Ranganath

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Ashika Ranganath
Born5 August 1996
NationalityIndian
OccupationActress
Years active2016 - Present

Ashika Ranganath is an Indian actress. She rose to fame via the 2016 film, Crazy Boy[1] as female lead. She later starred in Mass Leader, Mugulu Nage[2] and Rambo 2.

Early life[edit]

Ashika was brought up by her father N. Ranganath, a Civil Contractor, and mother, B. Sudha Ranganath, a housewife.[3] Ranganath's elder sister Anusha Ranganath is also an actress.

Ashika studied in Bishop Sargant School, Tumkur and later moved to Bangalore, the capital of Karnataka, for pre-in Jyoti Nivas College, where she auditioned for a Clean and Clear Fresh Face Bangalore contest, emerging as the runner-up of Miss Fresh Face 2014.

Ashika was trained in various dance forms including freestyle, Bollywood, Belly and western.[4][5][6]

Career[edit]

Her career in acting started after Crazy Boy director Mahesh Babu picked her during a Clean and Clear Fresh Face Bangalore contest. She was nominated for the Best Debutant Actress in a Leading Role Award by SIIMA.[7]

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
2016 Crazy Boy Nandini
2017 Mass Leader Shreya
Mugulu Nage Vaishali
2018 Raju Kannada Medium Vidya
Raambo 2 Mayuri
Thayige Thakka Maga Saraswathi
2020 GarudaFilms that have not yet been released Pooja Post-production [8]
Kotigobba 3Films that have not yet been released Herself Post production, special appearance in a song[9][10]
Avatara Purusha Films that have not yet been released Siri Filming[11][12][13][14]
Raymo Films that have not yet been released Mohana Filming[15][16]
UntitledFilms that have not yet been released TBA Filming[17][18]
MadhagajaFilms that have not yet been released TBA Filming [19]
RangamandiraFilms that have not yet been released TBA Delayed [20]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ashikakiran joins Garuda camp!". The Indian Express.
  2. ^ "Ashika Ranganath joins Raju Kannada Medium". The Times of India.
  3. ^ "Team Mugulu Nage shoots at scenic Puducherry". The Indian Express.
  4. ^ "Russian model debuts in Gurunandan-starrer Raju Kannada medium". The Indian Express.
  5. ^ "Ganesh on shooting spree, no time to chill". The Indian Express.
  6. ^ "ತುಂಟ ರವಿ ಸ್ವಂತ ಕನಸುಗಳು". Prajavani.
  7. ^ "Leader challenges brutal cold". The Indian Express.
  8. ^ "Siddharth Mahesh clarifies about Garuda shoot delay". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 17 December 2019.
  9. ^ "Ashika Ranganath roped in to jiggy with Sudeep - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 15 January 2020.
  10. ^ "Ashika Ranganath to make a special appearance in Sudeep's Kotigobba 3". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 15 January 2020.
  11. ^ "Chuttu Chuttu girl Ashika Ranganath on board for Sharan-starrer 'Avatar Purusha'". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 17 December 2019.
  12. ^ "Ashika Ranganath's look from Avatara Purusha revealed - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 17 December 2019.
  13. ^ "NRI-return Ashika Ranganath goes ethnic in Avatara Purusha - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 17 December 2019.
  14. ^ SM, Shashiprasad (13 November 2019). "Big-budget films in her kitty". Deccan Chronicle. Retrieved 17 December 2019.
  15. ^ "Ashika Ranganath to star opposite Ishan in Pavan Wadeyar's next - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 17 December 2019.
  16. ^ "Pavan Wadeyar's next with actor Ishan is titled Raymo". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 17 December 2019.
  17. ^ "Ashika Ranganath, Prajwal Devaraj pair up in PC Shekhar's directorial". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 17 December 2019.
  18. ^ S, Shyam Prasad SShyam Prasad; Jun 25, Bangalore Mirror Bureau | Updated; 2019; Ist, 06:00. "Ashika Ranganath replaces Rachita Ram in PC Sekhar film". Bangalore Mirror. Retrieved 17 December 2019.CS1 maint: numeric names: authors list (link)
  19. ^ "Excited to experiment with the cult character of a village belle in 'Madagaja': Ashika Ranganath". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 6 August 2020.
  20. ^ "Ashika Ranganath lead heroine of Ranga Mandira". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 17 December 2019.

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