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Avantika Vandanapu in Mean Girls – Transformation of Mahesh Babu’s Brahmotsavam co-star stuns netizens

Avantika Vandanapu, who made a mark as a child artist in Telugu cinema, has joined the cast of Mean Girls. She is now winning the internet with her incredible transformation.

Avantika Vandanapu in Mean Girls – Transformation of Mahesh Babu’s Brahmotsavam co-star stuns netizens
Avantika Vandanapu

Last Updated: 01.37 PM, Jan 15, 2024


Avantika Vandanapu, the Indian-American actress, is now making headlines after she joined the star cast of Mean Girls. As per the recent updates, the young actress is set to play the role of Karen Smith, which was original played by Amanda Seyfried, in the new-age adaptation of the iconic teen comedy film. For the uninitiated, before stepping into Hollywood, Avantika Vandanapu had made a mark in the Telugu film industry with her endearing performances as a child actor.

Avantika Vandanapu’s transformation wins the internet

The netizens, especially the cine-goers who are familiar with Avantika Vandanapu’s Telugu cinema career, are just stunned to see the young actress’ incredible transformation. The fans and film fanatics are now expressing their surprise over Avantika’s journey from being a child actor in Telugu films to the Mean Girls star cast. They are also heaping praise on the actress for her extraordinary journey at this young age.

“Acting in small in Tollywood to Hollywood,” wrote an internet user, who shared Avantika Vandanapu’s Mean Girls video on his X handle. “What a change over mama,” commented another netizen, who shared a throwback picture of the Premam actress. “Can't accept the truth that this is the same girl from Premam and Brahmotsavam #AvantikaVandanapu,” wrote a fan. “Man.. she's just a kid. Wait, what?,” reads another post, which also consists of Avantika’s latest picture from an event. “#AvantikaVandanapu is playing this girl's character in the new Mean Girls movie,” shared a fan, along with the GIF of Amanda Seyfried from the original film, and a ‘surprise’ emoji.

Have a look at the internet posts on Avantika’s Vandanapu’s transformation, below:

Who is Avantika Vandanapu?

As per the reports, Avantika Vandanapu was born to Telugu parents in San Fransisco, California. Her parents originally hail from Hyderabad in Telangana. The young actress made her acting debut in 2006 with the Mahesh Babu-starrer Brahmotsavam.

Later, she played supporting characters as a child actor in quite a few popular Telugu films, including Premam, Agnyaathavaasi, Rarandoi Veduka Chudham. She made her Tamil cinema debut in 2021, with the Aishwarya Rajesh-starrer Bhoomika. Avantika Vandanapu has also acted in quite a few Indian advertisements, before making her big Hollywood debut with the new adaptatoin of Mean Girls.

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