In the world of glitz and glamour, the rumour mill is always abuzz, and one of the latest couples who continue to be in the spotlight is none other than South Indian cinema sensations, Vijay Deverakonda and Rashmika Mandanna. The duo, who shared the screen in films like "Geetha Govindam" and "Dear Comrade," has been making headlines recently due to engagement speculations and their alleged living arrangement in Hyderabad.
In a recent interview with We Are Yuvaa, Rashmika Mandanna opened up about her close bond with Vijay Deverakonda, addressing the rumours that have been swirling around them. She described their relationship as one that has evolved over time, cutely calling out his name as Viju she said, "Viju and I sort of grew up together. So anything I do in my life right now, he has a contribution to it."
The actress emphasized the significance of Vijay's opinions in her decision-making process, noting, "I take his advice in anything I do; I need his opinion. He's not a yes person. He's on point. This is good...this is not good...this is what I think...this is what I don't think. He has supported me personally more than anyone else in my entire life. So, I feel he's someone I really, really respect."
These revelations come amid swirling rumours of the couple's engagement, with reports suggesting that an official announcement was imminent in the second week of February. However, Vijay Deverakonda recently quashed these rumours in an interview with Lifestyle Asia, stating, "I'm not getting engaged or married in February. It feels like the press just wants to get me married every two years. I hear this rumour every year. They're just walking around waiting to catch me and get me married."
The rumours gained traction following a report by News18 Telugu, which hinted at an upcoming announcement regarding the engagement of Vijay Deverakonda and Rashmika Mandanna. Despite the buzz, no official confirmation has been made regarding their relationship status.
Adding a layer of intrigue to the speculation, the Hindustan Times reported that Vijay and Rashmika are currently living together in Hyderabad. The alleged cohabitation was expected to be formalized with an engagement announcement, as per the initial reports.
The actors, who have shared both on-screen and off-screen chemistry, have chosen to keep their personal lives private. Their relationship status became a subject of curiosity when reports surfaced last year suggesting they were living together. In response, Rashmika took to social media to playfully dismiss the speculation, saying, "Aiyoooo.. don't overthink it babu."
While the couple has remained tight-lipped about their relationship, they often face questions about each other during interviews and public appearances. Their chemistry is undeniable, and fans eagerly anticipate any glimpse into their personal lives.
During a recent promotional event for the film "Animal," Rashmika found herself in a playful situation on Telugu star Nandamuri Balakrishna's talk show, Unstoppable with NBK 2. When asked to choose between two posters - one featuring Vijay Deverakonda in "Arjun Reddy" and another from "Animal" featuring Ranbir Kapoor, Rashmika faced a challenge. Ranbir Kapoor intervened, playfully challenging Rashmika to declare who the better hero was. Later, Rashmika was asked to call Vijay and put him on speaker, providing fans with a delightful interaction between the two stars.
Despite their refusal to address the speculations directly, Vijay Deverakonda and Rashmika Mandanna continue to captivate people with their on-screen charisma and off-screen camaraderie.
Fans, ever enthusiastic, await an official confirmation or announcement from the duo regarding their relationship status. The online frenzy surrounding Vijay and Rashmika reflects the public's fascination with the personal lives of their favourite stars. As the speculation continues, the actors maintain their professional commitments, leaving fans eagerly anticipating any developments in this real-life reel romance. Whether they choose to confirm their relationship or not, the duo undeniably hold a special place in the hearts of their admirers, both for their on-screen magic and the mystery surrounding their off-screen connection.