Known for her chameleon-like ability to fit into any role she plays, Radhika Apte has captivated the imagination of millions with her brilliant performances in all her movies; whether it was a biographical movie Manjhi: The Mountain Man, sex-comedy Hunterr, socially relevant films like Parched and Padman, the gangster film Kabaali and the crime-thriller Andhadhun.
Radhika has slowly and cleverly crafted a niche for herself not just in the film industry but also in the digital streaming space with Netflix's Ghoul and Sacred Games.
Bollywood's new 'It-Girl' and social-media darling, Radhika catapulted into the big league, all on her own, and had 11 releases in 2015, including the Malayalam film Haram, Telugu film Lion and Bengali TV series Stories by Rabindranath Tagore.
While she entered the entertainment industry in 2009 with Bengali film 'Antaheen' and Marathi film 'Samaantar'. She stepped into national limelight with Sujoy Ghosh's supernatural thriller Ahalya, a 14-minute short film that has amassed over 10 million views on YouTube in 2015.
She is also a trained Kathak dancer and has learnt contemporary dance from a prestigious studio in London.
She has also done several Marathi plays such as Tu, Purnaviram and Matra Ratra, and has also been a part of British plays like Brain Surgeon and That Time.
Awards and Accomplishments
Awards and Accomplishments
Her role as Archana in the movie “Madly” got her the ‘Tribeca Film Festival Award for Best Actress in an International Narrative Feature Film. In 2018, GQ gave her the ‘Woman Of The Year Award’.
At the iReel Awards 2019, she won for herself the award of ‘Best Breakthrough Artist’.
Her movies Parched and Badlapur also got her nominated for the ‘Indian Film Festival of Melbourne Award’ as Best Actress and the ‘Apsara Film Producers Guild Awards as Best Actress in a Supporting Role, respectively.
She was also nominated at the 47th International Emmy Awards for ‘Best Actress’ for her role in Lust Stories.
Why Radhika Apte ?
Radhika Apte is one of the few actresses who have made a successful transition from big screen cinema to short films. She is a perfect example of beauty with brains, her immense dedication and acting performances in the movies, theater and web series make her among the most popular Bollywood actresses in recent times.
She makes it a point to stand for various causes and is quite vocal about society’s double standards, when it comes to women. She’s also successfully sent across body positive messages and championed maternity rights through an advertisement for Myntra which went viral for the right reasons.
Radhika Apte talks about determination, positivity, commitment and achieving your ambitions in a male dominated world.