Sharmiela Mandre

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Sharmiela Mandre
Sharmiela Mandre at 60th South Filmfare Awards 2013 (cropped).jpg
Born (1989-10-28) 28 October 1989 (age 32)
Other namesSharmila Mandre[1]
Years active2007–present
RelativesSunanda Murali Manohar (aunt)

Sharmiela Mandre (born 28 October 1989)[2] is an Indian film actress and producer. She is well known for her works predominantly in Kannada cinema.


Mandre was the third generation of a family with film connections. Her grandfather R. N. Mandre was a film distributor, as was her father Dayananda, who was also a car-racing enthusiast. Sharmila made her film debut with Sajni (2007), produced by her aunt Sunanda Murali Manohar.[1]

Mandre had her first commercial success with the film Krishna opposite Ganesh. Her other films include Navagraha (2008), Venkata in Sankata (2009) and Swayamvara (2010).[3]

In 2012 she debuted in Tamil with the film Mirattal, a remake of the Telugu film Dhee, and got accolades for her performance in the film. She immediately went on to sign her first Telugu film Kevvu Keka opposite Allari Naresh. In 2013, she changed her name from Sharmila to Sharmiela. In December 2014, it was announced that she was selected to play the protagonist in the Khalid Mohammed's directorial Katha which would be a remake of the same titled film released in 1983. It was reported that she would play the role played by Deepti Naval.[4] After a brief hiatus, she made her came back to Kannada cinema in 2015 with Mumtaz opposite Dharma Keerthiraj which was a commercial success.

In 2017, she started a new project with Chiranjeevi Sarja titled Aake, a horror story, which is a remake of Tamil film Maya (2015), and her role was essayed by Nayantara. Subsequently, she made a special appearance as a journalist doing a dance number in the Shivarajkumar starrer Leader.[5][6][7] In 2018, she produced a Tamil film Evanukku Engeyo Matcham Irukku.[3] In 2019 she went on to produce two more films in Tamil which are up for release in 2020. She also started a Kannada film under her banner starring Sathish Ninasam, Rukmini Vijayakumar and herself directed by Arvind Sastry.


Films that have not yet been released Denotes films that have not been released yet


Year Film Role Language Notes
2007 Sajni Sajni Kannada Hello Gandhinagar Award for Best Debut
Krishna Anjali
Ee Bandhana Shruthi
2008 Navagraha Kiran
Mast Maja Maadi Herself Special appearance
2009 Shivamani Shruthi
Venkata in Sankata Reporter
2010 Swayamvara Anusha South Scope Style Award for Most Stylish Actress (Kannada)
Kari Chirathe Shruthi
2011 Dhan Dhana Dhan Charmi
2012 Mirattal Deepika Tamil
2013 Kevvu Keka Mahalakshmi Telugu Nominated, SIIMA Award for Best Female Debut (Telugu)
2014 Goa Kannada
2015 Mumtaz Mumtaz
2017 Aake Sharmila Desai / Maya
Mass Leader Sharmiela
2020 Mysore Masala: The UFO IncidentFilms that have not yet been released Maya Post Production[8]
Gaalipata 2Films that have not yet been released TBA Filming[9]
DasaraFilms that have not yet been released TBA Filming[10][11]

As producer[edit]

Year Title Director Cast Language Notes
2018 Evanukku Engeyo Matcham Irukku A. R. Mukesh Vimal, Ashna Zaveri Tamil Remake of Telugu film Guntur Talkies
2019 Sandakkari R Madhesh Vimal, Shriya Saran Tamil Post Production
2019 Naanum Single Thaan R Gopi Attakathi Dinesh, Deepti Sati Tamil Post Production
2020 DasaraFilms that have not yet been released Arvind Sastry Satish Ninasam, Sharmila Mandre, Rukmini Vijayakumar Kannada Filming[10]


  1. ^ a b "Gandhinagar gossip". The Hindu. 16 February 2007. Archived from the original on 16 May 2008. Retrieved 26 May 2021.
  2. ^ Prasad S. M., Shashi (28 October 2015). "Mumtaz reincarnated". Deccan Chronicle. Retrieved 30 October 2015.
  3. ^ a b
  4. ^ Sharmila Mandre to play Dipti Naval in Katha remake
  5. ^ Sharmila Mandre Replaces Deepika In Leader
  6. ^ "Sandalwood takes a shine to numerology". The Times of India. 29 April 2013. Archived from the original on 15 May 2013. Retrieved 20 May 2013.
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  8. ^ "A multi-starrer sci-fi adventure drama in the works in Kannada – Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 6 April 2019.
  9. ^ "Meet the girl gang of Yogaraj Bhat's next - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 24 November 2019.
  10. ^ a b "Sathish Ninasam and Sharmiela Mandre's next has a new title". The Times of India. Retrieved 25 June 2020.
  11. ^ "Sathish Ninasam and Sharmiela Mandre unite for a murder mystery - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 24 November 2019.

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