Quintessentially apt Radhika Apte
Radhika Apte is not a new name in the industry now. With Kabali movie she even starred with India’s greatest show man actor Rajanikanth.
Now she is most prominent contemporary face of Indian cinema, she is known for her acting skills as well as her selection of movies. You can’t see her acting in a soapy role with all bollywood typical heroine outfit. She is Radhika Apte, and she’s apt for what she stands.
Started her career flick called Vaah! Life Ho Toh Aisi released in the year 2005, which showed her path to next one called Antaheen on the recommendation of Rahul Bose. In the year 2009, she stepped into Marathi Cinema by Gho Mala Asla Hava , she played the character of a village girl called Savitri. She then appeared in a Hindi fiction called Mor Dekhne Jungle Mein she was seen working in Ek Marathi Manoos in Jatin Wagle’s venture followed by another project called Life Online, which depicted the life of certain youngsters of BPO followed by working with Marathi movie Samaantar.
Hailing from a theatre background, she acted in many marathi plays. In the year 2013, she was seen being the part and parcel of the Marathi play known as Uney Purey Shahar Ek, which happens to be the adaptation of Benda Kaalu on Toast (“Baked Beans of Toast”) by Girish Karnad, while she plans to do a couple of English plays in London as well. Apte loves to be the part of experimental theatre. Besides she has been the part of short films as well, which include Darmiyaan wherein she played the character of a girl called Ekta. She was also seen in a short film by Anurag Kashyap made on eve teasing called That Day After Everyday.
Radhika has perfectly managed her work between commercial and offbeat cinema. Though, she doesn’t find any difference between the two.
‘I wish the line between these two compartments disappears for good. I don’t think of films as offbeat or commercial. When you sell tickets, it’s a commercial venture and if content is off-beat then there is something wrong in this way of thinking’- she said in an interview.
This beautiful lady spotted doing movies in 6 languages in a row recently. She did an experimental short film named ‘Ahalya’ that narrated the epic Ramayan story with a contemporary adaptation. Her enigmatic role got so much critical applause.
Her role in the movie Hunterr also was special.She made an impact with films like Shor In The City , Manjhi: The Mountain Man and Badlapur has won the prestigious Best Actress (in international narrative) award at the ongoing Tribeca Film Festival in New York. She got the award for the movie that directed by Anurag Kashyap. The movie named ‘Clean shaven’ got critical appreciations and also this movie was in news because of her nude photo leak.
Radhika doesn’t give a damn about all these and she still she is continue to shine with her charisma. Her new horror flick named ‘Phobia’ is going to hit the cinemas soon.