- Sairat (2016) – Role of Archie
Personal Life :
Rinku Rajguru is an actress from Maharashtra, most popular for her lead role of Archi in the blockbuster movie Sairat. Akluj in Solapur is Rinku Rajguru’s hometown.
Education & College :
Rinku studeied at the Jijamata Kanya Prashasan school in the 10th standard. In Sep 2016, there were news reports that she was dropping out of the school, because of her fans following her which created an issue whenever she went to school.
She was planning to give the SSC exams appearing as an external student.
A good student at school, she secured 81 percent marks in her 9th Standard school exams. Her father and mother mentioned in an interview that she has been dashing since childhood in real-life and also scored usually over 90 percent throughout her school life, before Sairat.
Rinku scored 66.4 Percent marks in her 10th SSC Board exams.
She loves to dance and has been practising it since childhood. Her other hobbies include making Rangoli and Mehendi. She intends to become a doctor, while simultaneously pursuing her acting career.
Professional Life :
Rinku Rajguru was cast as Archie (Archana) at a very young age (when she was only in the 7th standard) as the lead actress of the film Sairat by Nagraj Manjule, despite not being traditionally good looking. She met Nagraj first in 2013, and the finalisation for her role happened one year after meeting him.
She played a action oriented role of Archie and even performed her own stunts in the film. In one of the shots, she had to jump into a well. Additionally, she also rode a Bullet, a traditionally men’s bike as well as a tractor.
Fame after Sairat :
She got special mention in the National awards for the role of Archie, making her one of the youngest actresses to be named in the national awards. She and her co-star Akash Thosar became instant celebrities, after the release of the movie. They even appeared in Kapil Sharma TV show and on many other channels for giving interviews and participating in events.`
There were media reports of her and co-actor Akash Thosar (Parshya) being paid 5 crores as bonus after the film had made box office collection close to 100 crores, but she had denied these reports and confirmed that she had been paid only what was originally agreed upon.
Future / Next Movie :
She is scheduled to appear in a Kannada movie called Banjo soon.As Archie in the action love story movie Sairat, directed by Nagraj manjule.