Forbes India Most Influential Actors: Rashmika Mandanna beats Samantha, Vijay Deverakonda, Yash to top the list

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Rashmika Mandanna, who is one of the popular actors down south, is trending on the internet. For the unversed, she has topped Forbes India’s most influential actors on social media list, beating Samantha, Vijay Deverakonda, and Yash. The actress currently enjoys a massive fan following of 22 million-plus on Instagram. Talking about the second spot in the most influential social media star list, it is taken up by her Dear Comrade co-star Vijay Deverakonda, who shot to fame post Arjun Reddy.

He is followed by Kannada’s handsome hunk Yash. While Vijay will be seen highly anticipated film Liger while Yash fans are anticipating the release of KGF: Chapter 2. Samantha Ruth Prabhu occupied fourth place on this list, followed by Allu Arjun.

Speaking of the Forbes India list, the metrics that were considered were average likes, average comments, engagement rate, average video views, and the followers’ count on the social media profiles of the celebrities. This influence is calculated and represented through ‘Qoruz Score’, which is out of 10. While Rashmika scored 9.88, Vijay Deverakonda got 9.67.


Yash’s score was 9.54, while Samantha’s score was 9.49, followed by 9.46 scored by Allu Arjun. The list included only official celebrity accounts and the same explains why stars like Nayanthara, Vijay or Ajith did not make it to the list, as they are not officially present on social media.

Talking about Rashmika, the actress is best known for Kirik Party (2016), Anjani Putra (2017), Chamak (2017), Chalo (2018), Geetha Govindam (2018) among others and will mark her Bollywood debut with Mission Majnu opposite Sidharth Malhotra and will be seen in Goodbye too. She will be seen next as a rural girl in Allu Arjun’s upcoming action-drama Pushpa- The Rise Part I. It will release on the occasion of Christmas and will be in two parts. Rashmika will also, appear in Sharwanand’s Aadavally Meeku Joharulu soon.

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