Radhika Apte Age, Husband, Family, Biography & More

Radhika Apte


Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 158 cm
in meters- 1.58 m
in feet inches- 5’ 2”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 50 kg
in pounds- 110 lbs
Figure Measurements (approx.)32-26-34
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
DebutBollywood Film: Vaah! Life Ho Toh Aisi! (2005)
Radhika Apte Bollywood film debut - Vaah! Life Ho Toh Aisi! (2005)
Bengali Film: Antaheen (2009)
Radhika Apte Bengali film debut - Antaheen (2009)
Marathi Film: Samaantar (2009)
Radhika Apte Marathi film debut - Samaantar (2009)
Telugu Film: Rakht Charitra (2010)
Radhika Apte Telugu film debut - Rakht Charitra (2010)
Tamil Film: Dhoni (2012)
Radhika Apte Tamil film debut - Dhoni (2012)
Malayalam Film: Haram (2015)
Radhika Apte Malayalam film debut - Haram (2015)
Hindi TV: Stories by Rabindranath Tagore (2015)
Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles Award for Best Actress for the Bollywood film, Parched
Tribeca Film Festival Award for Best Actress for the Bollywood film, Madly
Vogue Digital Disruptor Award
Personal Life
Date of Birth7 September 1985
Age (as in 2018)33 Years
BirthplaceVellore, Tamil Nadu, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signVirgo
HometownPune, Maharashtra, India
SchoolTilak Nagar High School, Dombivli, Maharashtra
College(s)• Fergusson College, Pune
• Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, London
Educational Qualification(s)• A Bachelor's degree in Economics and Mathematics
• Diploma in Dance Studies
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian
AddressA flat in Versova, Mumbai
Radhika Apte house in Mumbai
HobbiesReading, Dancing, Listening to Music
Controversies• In February 2015, Radhika Apte's lewd pics went viral. After the investigation, it was found that the lady in the pics was her look alike.
• In March 2015, she made a bold statement against the Telugu film industry by criticizing them for being very "patriarchal" and "male-chauvinist". She also said that she had struggled the most with the Telugu film industry as actresses over there are not treated well.
• In April 2015, a video clip of Radhika Apte went viral on the internet. The video clip was part of Anurag Kashyap's short film, in which Radhika was lifting her clothes in front of the camera. When Anurag came to know about it, he rushed to the Cyber Crime Branch of the Mumbai Police and filed a complaint about it.
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/BoyfriendsTusshar Kapoor (Actor) [1]Daily Hunt
Radhika Apte's ex-boyfriend Tusshar Kapoor
Benedict Taylor (Musician)
Marriage DateMarch, 2013
Husband/SpouseBenedict Taylor (Musician)
Radhika Apte with her husband Benedict Taylor
ParentsFather- Charudutt Apte (Doctor)
Radhika Apte's father Charudutt Apte
Mother- Name Not Known (Doctor)
SiblingsBrother- Ketan Apte
Sister- Not Known
Favourite Things
Favourite Food(s)Chicken Biryani, Caramel Custard, Asparagus, Rosy Rhubarb Pie
Favourite BeverageBlack Tea
Favourite Actor(s)Aamir Khan, Shah Rukh Khan, Akshaye Khanna, Naseeruddin Shah, Om Puri, Jack Nicholson
Favourite ActressesAishwarya Rai Bachchan, Shabana Azmi
Favourite Film(s)The Lady in the Van, Son of Saul, Where to Invade Next
Favourite Restaurant(s)Blue Nile, Kayani Bakery, Cafe Goodluck, Vaishali in Pune
Favourite ColourGreen
Favourite Film DirectorSriram Raghavan
Style Quotient
CarVolkswagen Passat
Radhika Apte's Volkswagen Passat car
Money Factor
Salary (approx.)₹1 Crore/film

Radhika ApteSome Lesser Known Facts About Radhika Apte

  • Does Radhika Apte smoke?: Yes
  • Does Radhika Apte drink alcohol?: Yes
  • Radhika Apte belongs to a Marathi Family of doctors. Her father, Charudutt Apte is the chairman of Sahyadri Hospital and is the high operating surgeon in Pune.

    Radhika Apte childhood picture

    Radhika Apte childhood picture

  • During her schooling, her favourite subject was Mathematics. Her grandmother, Madhumalati Apte, who was a mathematician and a PhD from France, taught her maths.
  • She is a trained Kathak dancer and received training in it for eight years.
  • At the age of 18, Radhika started doing Marathi theatre plays, and her debut play was ‘Nako Re Baba’ (2003).
  • She has also done a number of plays in Hindi and English languages.
  • Radhika Apte is associated with Mohit Takalkar’s theatre troupe, Aasakta Kalamanch in Pune.
  • Some of her notable theatre plays are Purnaviram, Tu, Kanyadaan, Matra Ratra, Brain Surgeon, That Time, Bombay Black, etc.
  • She started her acting career in 2005 by playing the role of Anjali in the Bollywood film, Vaah! Life Ho Toh Aisi!.

    Radhika Apte in 'Vaah! Life Ho Toh Aisi!' (2005)

    Radhika Apte in ‘Vaah! Life Ho Toh Aisi!’ (2005)

  • She moulds herself upon the role given but, she loves doing grey roles rather than typical glamorous roles.
  • Radhika has worked in various languages like Hindi, English, Marathi, Bengali, Tamil, Telugu & Malayalam.
  • In 2014, she had as much as nine films released in different languages, for most of which she was highly praised by the critics.
  • In 2015, she made her television debut with the Hindi TV series, Stories by Rabindranath Tagore, in which she portrayed the character of Binodini.
  • In 2018, Radhika co-wrote the Bollywood film, Lust Stories. She also played the lead role of Kalindi in it.

    Radhika Apte in 'Lust Stories' (2018)

    Radhika Apte in ‘Lust Stories’ (2018)

  • She has also worked in a number of short films in different languages like ‘Darmiyan’ (2008), ‘Vakratunda Swaha’ (2010), ‘That Day After Everyday’ (2013), ‘The Calling’ (2015), etc.

  • Her role in the Netflix horror miniseries, Ghoul (2018) as Nida Rahim gave her huge fame.

    Radhika Apte in 'Ghoul' (2018)

    Radhika Apte in ‘Ghoul’ (2018)

  • Radhika Apte has been featured on the cover of various magazines like Femina Wedding Times, Grazia India, Cosmopolitan India, Better Homes and Gardens India, etc.

    Radhika Apte's appearance on the Grazia India magazine cover

    Radhika Apte’s appearance on the Grazia India magazine cover

  • She is a good friend of Kalki Koechlin.

    Radhika Apte with Kalki Koechlin

    Radhika Apte with Kalki Koechlin

  • She lives in Mumbai while her husband “Benedict Taylor” in London, though they visit each other often.
  • Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui once revealed that he had a secret crush on her.

    Radhika Apte with Nawazuddin Siddiqui

    Radhika Apte with Nawazuddin Siddiqui

  • She is an avid dog lover.Radhika Apte loves dogs

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