Rashmika Mandanna, the celebrated actress often hailed as the ‘national crush,’ found herself amidst a sea of fans during her recent visit to Mumbai for the trailer launch of her upcoming movie, Animal, co-starring Ranbir Kapoor. Despite the overwhelming attention, Rashmika maintained her composure, gracefully interacting with fans and fulfilling their selfie requests.
In a video circulating on social media, the actress navigated through the crowd with poise, capturing the hearts of her admirers. Fans took to the online sphere to express both excitement for the upcoming movie and concern for Rashmika’s well-being in the midst of the enthusiastic crowd.
Animal, a film marking the first collaboration between Ranbir Kapoor and Rashmika Mandanna, also features stalwarts Anil Kapoor and Bobby Deol in pivotal roles. The movie, directed by Sandeep Vanga Reddy, explores the complexities of Ranbir’s character, whose attachments lead him into the shadowy realms of gangster life, culminating in a face-off with Bobby Deol’s character. Anil Kapoor portrays Ranbir’s father in this cinematic venture, set to hit theaters on December 1.
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Beyond the glitz of the trailer launch, Rashmika Mandanna has been making headlines for a different reason. The actress recently faced the unsettling experience of a deepfake video going viral on social media. Addressing the incident on her Instagram stories, she expressed her concerns and emphasized the urgent need for the community to address the misuse of technology.
Rashmika acknowledged the support of her family, friends, and well-wishers as her protective circle, underscoring the potential harm that technology misuses can inflict on individuals. Her candid response highlighted the broader issue of identity theft and called for collective action to safeguard against such incidents.
Notable figures in the industry, including Vijay Deverakonda, Naga Chaitanya, and Mrunal Thakur, echoed Rashmika’s sentiments, emphasizing the urgency of addressing these challenges and protecting individuals from the repercussions of identity theft in the digital age.