South's busy star Rashmika Mandanna's walking out of Kannada film Vritra made news some days ago. Now, the Vritra crew has found a new heroine for the movie.

Nithya Shree, a dancer- actress, has been chosen to play the lead role in the movie Vritra, after Rashmika Mandanna walked out of it.

Nithyashree has acted in three movies including Mani Ratnam's Katru Viliyidai. She is said to have worked as assistant director in Bijoy Nambiyar's movie Solo. She is also a disciple of popular contemporary dancer Mayuri Upadya. 

Vritra is a woman-oriented movie and Nithyashree has a strong character to play. Gautham, who was earlier working with Rakshit Shetty's team, is directing the movie.

Rashmika walked out of Vritra team after her break up with Rakshit Shetty. However, she took to Twitter to clarify that she quit the movie because she thought she cannot handle such a strong role. "I have not grown to that level to play such a role," she had Tweeted.