Radhika Apte

Radhika Apte

 Actress
 Pune, Maharashtra
 07-Sep-1985
 Vaah! Life Ho Toh Aisi! (2005)

About Me

Apte’s father was Pune's leading neurosurgeon and chairman of Sahyadri Hospital, Dr. Charudutt Apte. She is an Economics and Mathematics graduate from Fergusson College, Pune. She made her acting debut in a small role in the Hindi film Vaah! Life Ho Toh Aisi! in 2005. After doing four films, she moved to London and studied contemporary dance at London's Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance for a year. Her two other 2012 releases were Tukaram in Marathi and Dhoni, her maiden Tamil film. For her performance in the latter she was nominated for SIIMA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role. In 2013, she was seen in the Bengali film Rupkatha Noy. Apte's first four 2014 releases were Postcard, Pendulum, Legend and Vetri Selvan in four different languages include Marathi, Bengali, Telugu and Tamil, after which another Marathi film of hers, Lai Bhaari, released.Legend and Lai Bhaari were commercial success, the latter breaking the opening weekend box office record and becoming the highest grossing Marathi film of all time. Haram, her first film in Malayalam language, and a Telugu release, Lion, she had her next Hindi release, Hunterrr directed by Harshvardhan Kulkarni. Among her upcoming films are three Hindi language projects, The Field, the feature debut of Rohit Karn Batra, Leena Yadav's Parched, a U.S.-Indian co-production, and Bombairiya, an Indo - British productionand two Tamil projects Ula and Kabali, which will see her pairing opposite Rajinikanth. She has also acted in a number of short films, including Darmiyan, and Vakratunda Swaha, which was filmed by Ashish Avikunthak over a period of 12 years. In September 2012, Radhika got married to British musician Benedict Taylor. Her future films include Madly, Parched, Phobia, Ula, The Field, Bombairiya and Kabali.

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