It’s been a busy few years for Radhika Apte, what with back-to-back releases, such as Kabali, Phobia, Parched, Badlapur and Manjhi: The Mountain Man, and, a slew of acclaimed short films – Sujoy Ghosh’s Ahalya and Shirish Kunder’s Kriti.
Radhika Apte has worked in Bengali, Marathi, Hindi, Tamil, and Telugu cinemas. Her work has been appreciated in all kinds of films. From her performance in the Tamil film Dhoni, which almost got her nominated for SIIMA Award for Best Actress in Supporting Role. The actress’ work was also appreciated in Lai Bhaari.
But amid all Born on 7th September 1985, Radhika Apte is an Indian film and stage actress, who made her feature film debut in Vaah! Life Ho Toh Aisi, co-starring Shahid Kapoor and Amrita Rao. Apart from starring in Bollywood movies like Badlapur and Phobia, Apte has also appeared in a number of Bengali, Marathi, Telugu, Tamil and Malayalam films.
Radhika Apte EARLY LIFE
Radhika Apte was born in Pune, Maharashtra to Pune’s leading neurologist Dr. Charudutt Apte. She graduated in Economics and Mathematics from Fergusson College, Pune. Apte is also a trained kathak dancer and after completing her studies, she moved to London to study contemporary dance at London’s Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance.
Radhika Apte PERSONAL LIFE
While Studying in London, Apte met the British avant-garde composer and violist, Benedict Taylor. The two fell in love and tied the knot in September 2012.
Radhika Apte ACTING CAREER
Apte started her acting career with theater and has been a part of several Marathi plays. She has been long associated with Mohit Takalkar theater group Aasakta Kalamanch and has performed in plays like Tu, Purnaviram, Matra Ratra and Samuel Beckett’s That Time with Rehan Engineer. She prefers doing experimental theater and considers performing on stage her true calling.
Radhika Apte first appeared on screen in Vaah! Life Ho Toh Aisi in 2005. Directed by Mahesh Manjrekar, the film also starred Shahid Kapoor and Amrita Rao. She then entered Bengali cinema and played the role of a journalist in Aniruddha Roy Chowdhary’s film Antaheen, along with Aparna Sen, Sharmila Tagore, and Rahul Bose. Later, she starred in movies like The Endless Wait, The Waiting Room, and Rakta Charitra. In 2011, Apte appeared in Ekta Kapoor’s I AM and Shor In The City. Both were anthologies and were critically well received.
Apart from doing feature films, Apte has also appeared in famous short movies like Darmiyan, Vakratunda Swaha, That Day After Everyday, and Ahalya, which was a Bengali short film directed by Sujoy Ghosh. the exciting performances, Radhika makes time for eye-catching photoshoots and fashion spreads, where she shows off her fabulous body.
Radhika Apte Biography
Artist Name: Radhika Apte
Date of Birth: September 7, 1985
Other Names: Radhika Apte
Years Active: 2005–present
Profession: Actress, Model
Mother Tongue: Marathi
Language Active: Telugu, Tamil, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali
Place of Birth: Pune, Maharashtra
Debut: Vaah! Life Ho Toh Aisi! (2005, Hindi), Badlapur