Radhika Pandit

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Radhika Pandit
Radhika Pandit 123.jpg
Born 7 March
Bangalore, India
Nationality Indian
Occupation Actress, model
Years active 2008–present
Website
radhikapandit.in

Radhika Pandit (Kannada: ರಾಧಿಕಾ ಪಂಡಿತ್; born 7 March ) is an Indian film and television actress who appears in Kannada films, mostly performing lead characters. Making her feature film debut in the 2008 film Moggina Manasu, she has been receiving notable critical praise for her performances, receiving three successive Filmfare Awards for Best Actress[1] and went on to appear in several commercially successful films, establishing herself as a leading contemporary actress of Kannada cinema.

Early years[edit]

Radhika Pandit was born on March 7 to Krishnaprasad Pandit and Mangala in Malleswaram, Bangalore. She has a younger brother, Gourang. She completed her high school education at Cluny Convent High School and Mount Carmel College and currently resides near Devaiah Park, Bangalore.

She acted in two Kannada tele-serials, Nandagokula and Sumangali, before starting a career as a film actress.

Career[edit]

Pandit made her film debut in 2008 in the film Moggina Manasu. She was awarded the Filmfare Award for Best Actress and the Karnataka State Film Award for her performance in the film. She won her second Filmfare Award in 2009 for her performance in the Love Guru and her third in 2010 for her performance in Krishnan Love Story, a film which also won her the Suvarna Award for Best Actress. Pandit is the only actress among the current crop of actresses to have claimed back to back Filmfare Awards making it three years in a row.[2]

Filmography[edit]

Films[edit]

Year Film Role Language Notes
2008 Moggina Manasu Chanchala Kannada Won, Karnataka State Film Award for Best Actress
Won, Filmfare Award for Best Actress
2009 Olave Jeevana Lekkachaara Rukmini Kannada Won, Innovative Film Award for Best Actress
2009 Love Guru Kushi Kannada Won, Filmfare Award for Best Actress
2010 Krishnan Love Story Geetha Kannada Won, Filmfare Award for Best Actress
Won, Udaya Award for Best Actress
Won,Suvarna Award for Best Actress
2010 Gaana Bajaana Radhey Kannada
2011 Hudugaru Gayithri Kannada Nominated, Filmfare Award for Best Actress
2012 Alemari Neeli Kannada
2012 Breaking News Shraddha Kannada
2012 Addhuri Poorna Kannada Won, Udaya Award for Best Actress
Nominated, Filmfare Award for Best Actress
Nominated, SIIMA Award for Best Actress
2012 18th Cross Punya Kannada
2012 Sagar Kajal Kannada
2012 Drama Nandini Kannada
2013 Kaddipudi Uma Kannada
2013 Dilwala Preethi Kannada Nominated, SIIMA Award for Best Actress
2014 Bahaddur Anjali Kannada
2014 Mr. and Mrs. Ramachari Divya Kannada Filming
2014 Endendigu Jyothi Kannada Post-production
2014 Zoom Naina Kannada Announced

Television[edit]

  • Nandagokula
  • Kadhambari
  • Sumangali

Awards[edit]

Karnataka State Film Awards
South Indian International Movie Awards
Filmfare Awards South
Innovative Film Awards
Big Entertainment Awards
Suvarna Film Awards

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Happy Birthday Radhika Pandit". Sify.com. 2011-03-07. Retrieved 2012-09-17. 
  2. ^ "Profile and Biography of Kannada Actress Radhika Pandit". karnatakaspider.com. 
  3. ^ DHNS : (2011-03-25). "An award for all". Deccanherald.com. Retrieved 2012-09-17. 

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