Radhika Apte started her career as a theatre artist and went on to act in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Bengali and English films. Her early experience with theatre and minor roles in films like ‘Gho Mala Asala Hawa’ (2009) in Mumbai was not encouraging. She returned to Mumbai after a brief stint in London and had a better experience with movies like ‘Shor in the City’ (2011) and ‘Dhoni’ (2012). Her regional language movies include ‘Rupkatha Noy’ (2013) in Bengali and the Tamil film ‘Lai Bhaari’ (2014) that became the highest grossing Tamil film of all time. She appeared in the Malayalam film ‘Haram’ and Telugu film ‘Lion’ in 2015. She received positive reviews for her role as the wife of superstar Rajinikanth in the gangster drama movie ‘Kabali’ (2016). She had minor roles in ‘Badlapur’ and ‘Hunterr’ which turned out to be huge commercial successes during the same period. Her highest rated performances are as Sophie in ‘Andhadhun’ and Gayatri in ‘Pad Man’ in 2018. Her upcoming movies include ‘The Field’ in Hindi and ‘Ula’ in Tamil.