16 June, 2021

The Best Of Times For Indian Cinema Are Yet To Come: Radhika Apte

In an interview to Outlook, Radhika Apte opens up about her career, woman-centric cinema and censorship.

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The Best Of Times For Indian Cinema Are Yet To Come: Radhika Apte

Radhika Apte is on a song, making the most of the content wave sweeping across the Indian film industry and beyond. Arguably, the most representative actress of this era, the 33-year-old Punekar has travelled quite a distance since making her debut with a bit role in Vaah! Life Ho Toh Aisi! in 2005. Last year, an unstoppable Apte has turned in solid performances in PadMan, Bazaar, Sacred Games, Andhadhun and Lust Stories. Known to be a thinking (wo)man’s actress, Apte opens up about her career in a freewheeling interview with Giridhar Jha. Excerpts:

You have been quite prolific in recent times on various platforms, doing a superhit movie like Andhadhun on the one hand and a trend-setting web series like Sacred Games on the other. Do you think that the Indian entertainment industry is going through its best phase ever?

I hope it is not the best time. I hope that the best times are yet to come. Every decade produces some great releases. There comes a time...

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