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Radhika at CCL T20 in 2011
|Born||21 August 1963|
|Spouse(s)||Prathap Pothan (m.1985–1986) (divorced)
Richard Hardy (m.1990–1992) (divorced)
|Parent(s)||M. R. Radha (Mohan Rajagopala Radhakrishnan Naidu)
Raadhika Sarathkumar is an Indian television and film actress, entrepreneur and producer.
She is the founder of Radaan Mediaworks India Limited, which has produced successful serials Chitti, Annamalai, Selvi, Arasi, and Idi Katha Kadu (Telugu). She is an Indian film actress known for her works predominantly in Tamil and Telugu cinema and few Malayalam films and popular in the 80s. She has acted in over 200 movies in Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada and Hindi. She was a top mainstream actress over a decade of the years from 1978 to 1990. After her marriage to Richard Hardy in 1990, She settled in London. Later she comeback and started as an supporting actress from 1993 to present. She was a judge on Vijay TV's Jodi Number One Season 4. She has also produced a film titled Meendum Oru Kaadhal Kathai, which won the Indira Gandhi Award for Best First Film of a Director.
Raadhika Sarathkumar has been married thrice. Her first marriage was to Actor-Director Prathap Pothan in 1985 and subsequently divorced in 1986. Her second marriage was to Richard Hardy at London in 1990 and the couple has a daughter Rayane, born on August 22, 1992.
As an actress
In order of languages in which she acted the most to least number of films.
|1981||Nyayam Kavali||Bharathi Devi||Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Telugu|
|1981||Dabbu Dabbu Dabbu|
|1982||Vayyari Bhamulu Vagalamari Bhartulu|
|1982||Patnam Vachina Pativrathalu||Lalithamba|
|1983||Shivudu Shivudu Shivudu|
|1984||Babbulu Gadi Debba|
|1984||Punyam Koddi Purushudu|
|1990||Idem pellam baboi|
|1999||Prema Katha||Subhadra||Nandi Award for Best Supporting Actress|
|1986||Asli Naqli||Vijay's sister|
|1986||Naseeb Apna Apna||Chanda Singh|
|1987||Sathyam Shivam Sundaram|
|1987||Kudrat Ka Kanoon||Aarti Verma / Miss Julie Singh|
|1990||Aaj Ka Arjun||Laxmi||Nominated - Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress|
|1990||Mera Pati Sirf Mera Hai||Roopa P. Chandra|
|1993||Tum Karo Vaada||Soniya|
|1999||Lal Baadshah||Mrs. Ranbhir Singh|
|1985||Makan Ente Makan||Sujatha|
|1985||Jeevana Chakra||Ranga's Wife|
|1987||Sathyam Shivam Sundaram|
|1991||Nagini||Dubbed into Hindi with same name.|
|1999–2001||Chithi||Sarada / Sakthi||Dubbed in Telugu as Pinni, Dubbed in Sinhala as Punchi|
|Idhi Katha Kadhu||Telugu Serial|
|2005–2006||Selvi||Selvi||Dubbed in Telugu as Lakshmi|
|2007–2009||Arasi||Arasi / Selvi||Dubbed in Telugu as Jhansi|
|2013–2013||Puriyaamal Pirinthom||Priya||Singapore Tamil drama broadcast on MediaCorp Vasantham |
|2013–present||Vani Rani||Vani / Rani||Dubbed in Malayalam as Vani Rani itself|
As a Producer
|2013||Chennaiyil Oru Naal||Tamil|
|2015||Idhu Enna Mayam||Tamil||Releasing soon|
Award and nomination
- 1981 - Best Telugu Actress for Nyayam Kavali
- 1986 - Best Tamil Actress for Dharma Devathai
- 1990 - Best Tamil Actress for Keladi Kanmani
- 2015 - Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award - South
- 1985 – Indira Gandhi Award for Best First Film of a Director for Meendum Oru Kaadhal Kathai (Producer)
- 1988 - Special Award for Best Actress for Poonthotta Kaavalkaaran
- 1989 - Best Actress for Ninaivu Chinnam
- 1995 - Special Award for Best Actress for Pasumpon, Rani Maha Rani
- "Radhika Sarathkumar Biography". entertainment.oneindia.in.
- "Board of Directors". RAADAAN MEDIAWORDS INDIA LIMITED.
- "Indira Gandhi Award for Best First Film". Awards and Shows.
- "Oru Nayagi Oru Novel". Vasantham on xinmsn Entertainment.
- "32 National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 18 December 2011.