Happy Birthday, Radhika Apte. Her Short Story@32

Updated: September 07, 2017 09:09 IST

Radhika Apte, an actress par excellence turns 32 today. She has featured in critically acclaimed films like Badlapur and Parched

Happy Birthday, Radhika Apte. Her Short Story@32
Radhika Apte, an actress par excellence turns 32 today. She has featured in critically acclaimed films like Badlapur and Parched along with big banner films like Rajinikanth's Kabali. Her short films like Ahalya have been applauded with equal enthusiasm too. In a career spanning 13 years, Radhika has made films in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Bengali and Marathi. Here's a pictorial look at her journey so far.

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Happy Birthday, Radhika Apte. Her Short Story@32
Radhika Apte was born in Tamil Nadu to neurosurgeon Dr Charudutt Apte. She completed her graduation in mathematics and economics from Fergusson College, Pune. Radhika was trained by Kathak exponent Rohini Bhate for eight years while she was in college. After doing a couple of films, Radhika pursued a course in contemporary dance at London's Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance.

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Happy Birthday, Radhika Apte. Her Short Story@32
Radhika debuted in Bollywood with 2005 film Vaah! Life Ho Toh Aisi!, co-staring Shahid Kapoor and Amrita Rao. She wasn't seen in Bollywood for the next five years and she made her comeback with The Waiting Room.
Happy Birthday, Radhika Apte. Her Short Story@32
In between she made two Marathi films - Samaantar and Gho Mala Asla Hava - and Bengali film Antaheen.
Happy Birthday, Radhika Apte. Her Short Story@32
Radhika's breakthrough was Ram Gopal Varma's Rakht Charitra films, which also got her nominated in the Best Female Debut category at the Screen Awards.
Happy Birthday, Radhika Apte. Her Short Story@32
In 2011, she starred in I Am and Shor in the City but she again vanished from Bollywood for three years.
Happy Birthday, Radhika Apte. Her Short Story@32
Between 2012 and 2014, Radhika featured on small and supporting roles in films such as Dhoni (Tamil / Telugu), Ha Bharat Maza (Marathi), Tukaram (Marathi), Rupkatha Noy (Bengali), All in All Azhagu Raja (Tamil), Pendulum (Bengali), Legend (Telugu), Postcard (Marathi), Vetri Selvan (Tamil) and Lai Bhaari (Marathi).
Happy Birthday, Radhika Apte. Her Short Story@32
Radhika returned with a bang in Sriram Raghvan's Badlapur, co-starring Varun Dhawan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Vinay Pathak.
Happy Birthday, Radhika Apte. Her Short Story@32
Radhika Apte created a record of sorts by starring in eight films in one year - Badlapur, Hunterrr, Lion, Manjhi - The Mountain Man, Kaun Kitne Paani Mein, The Bright Day and X: Past Is Present in Hindi and Haram in Malayalam.
Happy Birthday, Radhika Apte. Her Short Story@32
Radhika Apte's Parched got her both critical acclaim and a controversy. Her leaked sex scene with Adil Hussain featured in headlines prompting this reaction from the actress: "I was really shocked and I couldn't believe that people were making it bigger and bigger and they had no sensitivity of any sorts."
Happy Birthday, Radhika Apte. Her Short Story@32
The same year she featured in Phobia and Tamil film Kabali opposite Rajinikanth.
Happy Birthday, Radhika Apte. Her Short Story@32
Radhika Apte also carved a niche for herself by starring in short films like Ahalya and Kriti.
Happy Birthday, Radhika Apte. Her Short Story@32
Nine months into 2017 and Radhika hasn't been seen in any film yet. But she has Akshay Kumar's Padman and Harshvardhan Kapoor's Bhavesh Joshi in the pipeline.

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Happy Birthday, Radhika Apte. Her Short Story@32
Happy birthday, Radhika Apte.

This image was posted on Instagram by Radhika Apte

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