Ashika Ranganath

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Ashika Ranganath
Born (1996-08-05) 5 August 1996 (age 22)
Tumakuru [Karnataka]
ResidenceBengaluru, Karnataka, India
OccupationKannada Film Actress
Years active2016 - Present

Ashika Ranganath is an Indian actress who works in Kannada cinema. She rose to fame with 2016 film Crazy Boy.[1] in 2016, opposite Dilip Prakash and directed by Mahesh Babu. She then did her next film with Ganesh, directed by Naresh of first rank Raju fame. She is also part of Shiv Rajkumar's Mass Leader as one of the lead roles and Mugulu Nage starring Ganesh (actor) directed by [[ ]]. She is also working for Garuda movie alongside guru.[2]


Ranganath has no background in films. She participated in dance reality show dance Karnataka & Fresh Face Bengaluru 2014 she was runner-up in both. She began her career as a female lead in 2016 film Crazy Boy. She is currently acting in Mass Leader starring Dr Shiva Rajkumar, Mugulu Nage starring Ganesh and in Garuda. After seeing her pictures taken during the fresh face contest, director Mahesh Babu asked her for her debut movie Crazyboy which turned out to be successful, completing 100 days.[3]

Personal life[edit]

Ranganath's family hails from Hassan Karnataka,she was brought up in Tumkur. Ranganath's father N. Ranganath is a Civil Contractor and mother B. Sudha Ranganath is a housewife.[4] Ranganath has an elder sister R. Anusha who is also an actress. Ranganath did her schooling in Bishop Sargant School, Tumkur and moved to Bangalore for her PU. She did her PU in Jyoti Nivas College, Koramangala Bangalore where she auditioned for clean and clear Fresh face Bangalore and emerged as a winner of Miss Fresh face-2014 runners-up. Later, she graduated from MES college Bangalore. She is trained in various dance forms including freestyle, Bollywood, Belly and western.[5][6][7]


Year Film Role Notes
2016 Crazy Boy Nandini Nominated- SIIMA Award for Best Debutant Actor in a Leading Role (Female)- Kannada
2017 Mass Leader Shreya
Mugulu Nage Vaishali
2018 Raju Kannada Medium Vidya
Raambo 2 Mayuri Filmibeat Award for Best Actress - Kannada
Nominated - City Cine Award for Best Actress - Kannada
Nominted - SIIMA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role -(Female )-Kannada
Thayige Thakka Maga Saraswathi
2019 Garuda Pooja Post Production
Rangamandira Post -Production
Avatara Purusha Post -Production
Raymo Filming


  1. ^ "Ashika joins Garuda camp!". The Indian Express.
  2. ^ "Ashika Ranganath joins Raju Kannada Medium". The Times of India.
  3. ^ "Leader challenges brutal cold". The Indian Express.
  4. ^ "Team Mugulu Nage shoots at scenic Puducherry". The Indian Express.
  5. ^ "Russian model debuts in Gurunandan-starrer Raju Kannada medium". The Indian Express.
  6. ^ "Ganesh on shooting spree, no time to chill". The Indian Express.
  7. ^ "ತುಂಟ ಹುಡುಗಿಯ ಸ್ವಂತ ಕನಸುಗಳು". Prajavani.

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