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 and went on to appear in several commercially successful films, establishing herself as a leading contemporary actress of Kannada cinema.
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.
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.
|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
|2011||Hudugaru||Gayithri||Kannada||Nominated, Filmfare Award for Best Actress|
|2012||Addhuri||Poorna||Kannada||Won, Udaya Award for Best Actress
Nominated, Filmfare Award for Best Actress
Nominated, SIIMA Award for Best Actress
|2013||Dilwala||Preethi||Kannada||Nominated, SIIMA Award for Best Actress|
|2014||Mr. and Mrs. Ramachari||Divya||Kannada||Filming|
- 2008: Filmfare Award for Best Actress - Kannada - Moggina Manasu
- 2009: Filmfare Award for Best Actress - Kannada - Love Guru
- 2010: Filmfare Award for Best Actress - Kannada - Krishnan Love Story
- Innovative Film Awards
- 2009: Innovative Film Award for Best Actress - Olave Jeevana Lekkachaara
- Big Entertainment Awards
- Suvarna Film Awards
- 2010: Best Actress (Kannada) - Krishnan Love Story
- "Happy Birthday Radhika Pandit". Sify.com. 2011-03-07. Retrieved 2012-09-17.
- "Profile and Biography of Kannada Actress Radhika Pandit". karnatakaspider.com.
- DHNS : (2011-03-25). "An award for all". Deccanherald.com. Retrieved 2012-09-17.
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