Ashika Ranganath

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Ashika Ranganath
Ashika Ranganath.jpg
Ashika Ranganath in 2020
Born (1996-08-05) 5 August 1996 (age 25)
NationalityIndian
CitizenshipIndia
OccupationActress
Years active2016 - Present

Ashika Ranganath is an Indian film actress who predominantly appears in Kannada language films. She is known for her lead role in the 2016 film Crazy Boy[1] and Raambo 2 (2018).[2][3]

Early life and personal life[edit]

Ashika was born to Ranganath and Sudha Ranganath in Hassan district.[4] Her elder sister Anusha Ranganath is also an actress. She studied in Bishop Sargant School, Tumkur and later moved to Bangalore 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.[5] She is trained in various dance forms including freestyle, Belly and western.[6][7][8] In an interview with zee-5 Ashika said that she had a crush on Rang De Basanti actor Siddharth.[9]

Career[edit]

Ashika's 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.[10]

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
2016 Crazy Boy Nandini
2017 Mass Leader Shreya
Mugulu Nage Vaishali
2018 Raju Kannada Medium Vidya [11]
Raambo 2 Mayuri
Thayige Thakka Maga Saraswathi
2021 Kotigobba 3 Chameli Special appearance in an Item song[12][13]
Madhagaja Pallavi [14]
2022 Avatara PurushaFilms that have not yet been released Siri Completed[15]
GarudaFilms that have not yet been released Pooja Completed[16]
Raymo Films that have not yet been released Mohana Completed[17][18]
O2Films that have not yet been released TBA Filming[19][20]
Untitled with AtharvaaFilms that have not yet been released TBA Filming;Tamil film[21][22]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ashika joins Garuda camp". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 16 January 2021.
  2. ^ "2018 Kannada movies that completed 100 days in cinema halls". The Times of India. 31 December 2018. Retrieved 16 January 2021.
  3. ^ "Raambo 2 celebrates 100 days - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 16 January 2021.
  4. ^ "Team Mugulu Nage shoots at scenic Puducherry". The Indian Express.
  5. ^ https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/most-desirable-women/ashika-ranganath/articleshow/61782294.cms
  6. ^ "Russian model debuts in Gurunandan-starrer Raju Kannada medium". The Indian Express.
  7. ^ "Ganesh on shooting spree, no time to chill". The Indian Express.
  8. ^ "ತುಂಟ ರವಿ ಸ್ವಂತ ಕನಸುಗಳು". Prajavani. 26 May 2017.
  9. ^ "EXCLUSIVE: I Am Single: Ashika Rangnath Gets Candid About Her Love Life - ZEE5 News". www.zee5.com. Retrieved 16 January 2021.
  10. ^ "Leader challenges brutal cold". The Indian Express.
  11. ^ "Ashika Ranganath joins Raju Kannada Medium". The Times of India.
  12. ^ "Ashika Ranganath roped in to jiggy with Sudeep - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 15 January 2020.
  13. ^ "Ashika Ranganath to make a special appearance in Sudeep's Kotigobba 3". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 15 January 2020.
  14. ^ "Excited to experiment with the cult character of a village belle in 'Madagaja': Ashika Ranganath". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 6 August 2020.
  15. ^ "Sharan-Suni's Avatara Purusha release date announced". The New Indian Express. 4 November 2021. Archived from the original on 4 November 2021. Retrieved 7 November 2021.
  16. ^ "Siddharth Mahesh clarifies about Garuda shoot delay". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 17 December 2019.
  17. ^ "Ashika Ranganath to star opposite Ishan in Pavan Wadeyar's next - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 17 December 2019.
  18. ^ "Pavan Wadeyar's next with actor Ishan is titled Raymo". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 17 December 2019.
  19. ^ "Ashika ranganath to headline a medical O2 thriller". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 15 September 2021.
  20. ^ "ಪಿಆರ್ ಕೆ ಬ್ಯಾನರ್ ನ ಮೆಡಿಕಲ್ ಥ್ರಿಲ್ಲರ್ 'O2' ನಲ್ಲಿ ಆಶಿಕಾ ರಂಗನಾಥ್!". Kannadaprabha (in Kannada). Retrieved 15 September 2021.
  21. ^ "Ashika Ranganath's is a kabaddi player in Tamil debut opposite Atharvaa - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 15 September 2021.
  22. ^ "Atharvaa-Sarkunam project in last leg of shooting". dtNext.in. 1 September 2021. Retrieved 15 September 2021.

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