Rashmi Gautam is an Indian film actress, who appears mostly in Telugu films. She also starred in the 2011 Tamil romantic film Kandaen, winning positive reviews for her performance. She works also as a television presenter and is famous for hosting the Telugu television comedy shows Jabardasthand Extra Jabardasth.
After appearing in a supporting role in the Telugu 2010 film, Prasthanam, Rashmi was spotted by actress Sangeetha at a reality dance show and she referred her to Mugil, who subsequently signed her on to play the lead role of Narmada in the film Kandaen. A reviewer from The Hindu gave the film a positive review, citing that Rashmi "makes her presence felt" and that it was "quite a solid role".