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Radhika Apte age, height, bio, husband, career, net worth, and more



Radhika Apte is an Indian actress. She has worked in Hindi, English, Marathi, Tamil, Bengali, Telugu, Malayalam shows and movies.

About Radhika Apte

Born7 September 1985
Age (as of 2021)36 years
BirthplaceVellore, Tamil Nadu, India
SchoolTilak Nagar High School, Dombivli, Maharashtra
CollegeFergusson College, Pune
• Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, London
Educational Qualification A Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Mathematics 
• Diploma in Dance Studies
Profession Actress
DebutBollywood Film: Vaah! Life Ho Toh Aisi! (2005)
Bengali Film: Antaheen (2009)
Marathi Film: Samaantar (2009)
Telugu Film: Rakht Charitra (2010)
Tamil Film: Dhoni (2012)
Malayalam Film: Haram (2015)
Hindi TV: Stories by Rabindranath Tagore (2015)
Heightcentimeters– 158 cm
in meters– 1.58 m
in feet inches– 5’ 2”
Weightin kilograms– 50 kg
in pounds– 110 lbs
Body measurements32-26-34
Eye colourBlack
Hair colourBlack

Early life, family and education of Radhika Apte

Radhika Apte was born on 7 September 1985. Her birthplace is Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India. She also joined Tilak Nagar High School, Dombivli, Maharashtra. Afterward, she was home-schooled with four of her friends. Moreover, during her schooling period, mathematics was her favorite subject. Also, her grandmother, Madhumalati Apte, a mathematician and a Ph.D. from France, used to teach Radhika. She also received training in Kathak for eight years. Then, she completed her Bachelor’s in Economics and Mathematics from Fergusson College, Pune.

Radhika also belongs to a Marathi Hindu FamilyHer father’s name is Charudutt Apte, a neurosurgeon and also the chairman of Sahyadri Hospital, Pune. Also, her mother is a doctor. She has a brother named Ketan Apte.

early career

Afterward, she started participating in Marathi theatre plays when she was only 18. Then, in 2003, she did her first play titled “Nako Re Baba.”Radhika also did several plays in Hindi and English languages like Purnaviram, Tu, Kanyadaan, Matra Ratra, Brain Surgeon, That Time, and Bombay Black. She was also associated with Mohit Takalkar’s theatre group, “Aasakta Kalamanch.” To get a Diploma in Dance Studies, she also went to Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, London.


Radhika Apte made her acting debut with the role of Anjali in the Bollywood film “Vaah! Life Ho Toh Aisi!” in 2015. Then, she appeared in films like “I Am” and “Shor in the City.” These movies were also from Balaji Film Production. 

Radhika in different languages

She made her debut in Bengali films with Antaheen (2009).

Later, she also appeared in Marathi films with Samaantar (2009), Telugu films with Rakht Charitra (2010), Tamil movies with Dhoni (2012), and Malayalam films with Haram (2015).


Radhika also appeared in 9 films in different languages and received appreciation for many of them from critics in 2014. Afterward, she portrayed the role of Binodini in the Hindi TV series “Stories by Rabindranath Tagore.” She also co-wrote the Bollywood movie Lust Stories” and played the lead role in 2018.

Radhika also appeared with Akshay Kumar and Sonam Kapoor in the comedy-drama PadMan.”

She then played the role of Nida Rahim in the Netflix horror miniseries Ghoul (2018).

Other works

Radhika has also worked in several short films like “Darmiyan,” “Vakratunda Swaha,” “That Day After Every day,” and “The Calling.”

She also appeared on the cover of several magazines like Femina Wedding Times, Cosmopolitan India, Grazia India, Garden India, and Better Homes.


  • In February 2015, vulgar pictures of Radhika Apte went viral over social media. However, it was later found that the images were of a lady who looked like Radhika.
  • In Mach 2015, Radhika also criticized the Telugu film industry for being “patriarchal” and “male-chauvinist.” She also claimed that she had to suffer a lot in the Telugu film industry as actresses there were not treated properly.
  • In April 2015, a video clip showing her lifting her clothes went viral. The clip was a part of Anurag Kashyap’s international short film. When Kashyap came to know about the incident, he rushed to the Cyber Crime Branch of Mumbai Police and registered a complaint about it.

Personal life

Radhika Apte was rumored to be dating Tusshar Kapoor for some time. Afterward, In March 2013, she married Benedict Taylor who is a British musician.

Some interesting facts about Radhika Apte

  • Radhika won the Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles Award for Best Actress for the Bollywood film, Parched, in 2016.
  • Then, in 2017, she won the Tribeca Film Festival Award for Best Actress for the Bollywood film, Madly.
  • Afterward, she got the Vogue Digital Disruptor Award in 2018.
  • Radhika Apte is also addicted to smoking.
  • She consumes alcohol occasionally.
  • She molds herself perfectly in any role. Also, she loves doing decent roles than the typical glamorous ones.
  • Radhika Apte and Kalki Koechlin are good friends.

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