Sahana Gowda shot to fame with her TikTok impersonation of actress Rashmika Mandanna. Her TikTok wherein she mimics Rashmika raking about her upcoming film Pogaru went viral and Sahana gained overnight fame! The TikTok fame has given Sahana the opportunity to act in a web series!
In an interview with CE, Sahana spoke about her mimicking Rashmika and the offers she got.
While talking about her Rashmika impersonation she said, “ The way Rashmika reacted to the media about Pogaru was trending on social media, and it caught my attention, and I decided to bring out the same expression. The video has not only gone viral, but people have started comparing me to her looks, her expressions." “ I have been a fan of Rashmika, and even got similar spectacles as she wore in Kirik Party. My college mates used to compare me to her,” she says. She also added that since the video went viral, she has been getting film and serial offers. “ Apart from filmmakers approaching me with various projects, I got a call from senior director Sihi Kahi Chandru, who wanted me to part of a teleserial,” she added. Sahana says she is quite interested in acting but she is trying to figure out how to balance acting and studying.
The TikTok fame has given Sahana the opportunity to star opposite Bigg Boss Winner Shine Shetty in a web series. Filmmaker Rahul Sukirana spoke about how he plans on casting the two in his next webs series.
“ I am in discussion with Shine Shetty for a web series. However, due to the lockdown, I am not able to get an official confirmation. Simultaneously I am also in discussion with streaming channel Amazon. I am in talks with them, and will be holding discussion along with a demo,” says Rahul Sukirana. “ I saw her Instagram videos and her profile, which I thought are in different shades and something which suits the character I have written for the female lead. “ I am looking to bring Shine Shetty and Sahana Gowda together,” he added.
Looks like Sahana might be headed towards stardom after all!