Raadhika

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Raadhika
Raadhika at 62nd Britannia Filmfare South Awards 2014.jpg
Raadhika at the 62nd Filmfare Awards South, 2015
Born (1963-08-21) 21 August 1963 (age 54)[1]
Mayavaram, Chennai, India
Occupation Actress, Producer, Entrepreneur
Years active 1978–1990
1993-present
Spouse(s) Pratap K. Pothen (m.1985-1986) (Divorced)
Richard Hardy (m.1990-1992) (Divorced)
R. Sarathkumar
(m.2001-present)
Children Rayane (b.1992)
Rahul (b. 2004)[1]
Parent(s) M. R. Radha
Geetha Radha
Relatives Raju
Mohan
Nirosha

Raadhika Sarathkumar is an Indian film and television actress, entrepreneur, and producer who works predominantly in the Tamil and Telugu film industries. She is the founder and CEO of the Radaan Mediaworks Pvt. India Limited,[2] which has produced serials such as Chitti, Annamalai, Selvi, Arasi, Chellame, Vaani Rani , Thamarai and Idi Katha Kadu (Telugu).

Radikaa has acted in over two hundred films in Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada and Hindi. She was a judge on Vijay TV's Jodi Number One Season 3. She has also produced a film titled Meendum Oru Kaadhal Kathai, which won the Indira Gandhi Award for Best Debut Film of a Director.[3]

Personal life[edit]

Raadhika was born to veteran actor and comedian M. R. Radha and Geetha Radha. She has a younger sister named Nirosha, who is also an actress married to actor Ramki and an older stepbrother named Radharavi. She is married to actor Sarath Kumar, with whom she has a son named Rahul born in 2004. She has married twice prior to her marriage with actor Sarathkumar. Her first marriage to the Malayalee actor-cum-director, Pratap K. Pothan, ended in divorce. As did her second marriage to Richard Hardy, who is a British national and by whom she has a daughter named Rayanne Hardy.

Radhika seen with Genelia at CCL

Filmography[edit]

As actress[edit]

Tamil[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
1978 Kizhakke Pogum Rail Panchaali
1979 Inikkum Ilamai Lakshmi
1979 Niram Maaratha Pookkal Radhika
1979 Mugathil Mugam Parkalam
1979 Velum Mayilum Thunai Valli
1979 Anbae Sangeetha
1980 Enga Ooru Rasathi
1980 Soolam annamma
1980 Chinnasiru Kiliye
1980 Annaparavai
1980 Aayiram Vaasal Idhayam
1980 Kalam Bathil Sollum
1980 Bhama Rukmani
1980 Ilamai Kolam
1980 Idhayaththil Ore Idam
1980 Paruvathin Vasalile
1980 Thai Ponggal
1980 Malargale Malarungal
1980 Kumari Pennin Ullathile
1981 Indru Poi Naalai Vaa Jaya
1981 Magarantham
1981 Kanni Theevu
1981 Thiruppangal
1981 Rathathin Rathame
1981 Nadhi Ondru Karai Moondru
1982 Pokkiri Raja Raja's love interest
1982 Poi Satchi
1982 Vadivangal
1982 Ranga Ganga
1982 Iniyavale Vaa
1982 Eera Vizhi Kaaviyangal
1982 Thottal Sudum
1982 Moondru Mugam Rekha
1982 Metti
1983 Veetula Raman Veliyila Krishnan Jaya
1983 Neethibathi
1983 Urangatha Ninaivugal
1983 Nenjodu Nenjam
1984 Anbulla Rajinikanth Herself
1984 Dhavani Kanavugal
1984 Osai
1984 Vamsa Vilakku
1984 Nallavanuku Nallavan
1984 Nilavu Suduvathillai Shanthi/Charu
1985 Paasa Paravaigal Uma
1985 Nermai
1985 Pillai Nila Dolli
1985 Meendum Oru Kaathal Kathai
1985 Pagal Nilavu Thulasi
1985 Naane Raja Naane Mandhiri Bhagyalakshmi
1985 Neethiyin Marupakkam
1985 Naan Ungal Rasigan
1985 Deiva Piravi
1985 Raja Rishi Thilothamai
1986 Dharma Devathai Jhansi Rani Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Tamil
1986 Machakkaran
1986 Sippikkul Muthu Lalitha
1987 Sirai Paravai
1987 Rettai Vaal Kuruvi Radha
1987 Veerapandiyan Meena
1987 Neethikku Thandanai Filmfare Award for Best Actress - Tamil
1987 Puyal Padum Pattu
1987 Per Sollum Pillai
1987 Uzhavan Magan Selvi
1987 Oorkavalan Vadivu
1987 Veerapandiyan Meena
1988 Kaalaiyum Neeye Maalaiyum Neeye
1988 Sudhanthira Nattin Adimaigal
1988 Poovum Puyalum
1988 Paadatha Thenikkal
1988 Therkathi Kallan
1988 Paasa Paravaigal
1988 Poonthotta Kaavalkaaran Tamil Nadu State Film Award Special Prize
1988 Nallavan
1988 Ithu Engal Neethi
1988 Manamagale Vaa Chitra/Rasathi
1988 Thenpandi Seemayile
1988 Uzaithu Vazha Vendum
1989 Thendral Sudum
1989 Kaval Poonaigal
1989 Kai Veesamma Kai Veesu
1989 Uthama Purushan Guest
1989 Paasa Mazhai
1989 Thaai Naadu
1989 Idhu Unga Kudumbam
1989 Ninaivu Chinnam Bhagyam Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Actress
1990 Keladi Kanmani Sharada Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Tamil
1990 Pagalil Pournami
1990 Pattanamdhan Pogalamadi
1990 Jodi Senthachu
1990 Tamizh Ponnu
1992 Naane Varuven
1992 Kalikaalam
1993 Kizhakku Cheemayile Virumaayi
1993 Puthiya Thendral
1993 Karpagam Vanthachu Karpagam
1994 Varavu Ettana Selavu Pathana Lakshmi
1994 Namma Annachi Gayathri
1994 Pavithra Pavithra
1994 Pudupatti Ponnuthayi Ponnuthayi
1994 Mettupatti Mirasu Meenakshi
1994 Veera Padhakkam
1995 Pasumpon Nachiyar Tamil Nadu State Film Award Special Prize
1995 Rani Maharaani Rani Tamil Nadu State Film Award Special Prize
1995 Puthiya Aatchi Vivekanandan's wife
1995 Villadhi Villain Parvathi/Bombai Maami
1995 Udhavum Karangal
1995 Raasaiyya Madhavi
1995 Naan Petha Magane
1995 Ragasiya Police Central Minister
1996 Karuvelam Pookkal Vadivu
1997 Sakthi Seethalakshmi
1997 Suryavamsam Sakthivel Gounder's Wife
1998 Kaadhale Nimmadhi Bhagyam
1998 Veera Thalattu
1998 Jeans Sundaramba
1998 Golmaal
1998 Sandhippoma
1998 En Aasai Rasave
1998 Senthooram Devaatha
1998 Ellame En Pondattithaan
1999 Kummi Paattu
1999 Poomagal Oorvalam Prasanth's Adopted Mother
1999 Sivan Sivagami
1999 Amarkalam Ganga
1999 Ethirum Pudhirum Dr. Jayanthi
1999 Tajmahal
1999 Siragugal Valli Telefilm
2000 Sudhandhiram Advocate Padmini
2000 Karuvelam Pookkal Vadivu
2000 Uyirile Kalanthathu Lakshmi
2002 Roja Kootam
2007 Kannamoochi Yenada Dhamayanthi
2008 Pandhayam Masanam's Wife
2008 Saroja
2012 Saguni Ramani
2013 Chennaiyil Oru Naal Gautham's wife
2014 Poojai Rajalakshmi
2015 Naanum Rowdydhaan Meena Kumari
2015 Thangamagan Thamizh's mother SIIMA Award for Best Supporting Actress
Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress – Tamil
2016 Theri DCP Vijay Kumar's mother
2016 Dharma Durai Pandiyamma
2017 Singam 3 Ramakrishna's wife
2017 Mupparimanam Herself Cameo appearance
2017 Sangili Bungili Kadhava Thorae Parvathy
2017 Ippadai Vellum Vetrivel's mother
2018 Oh Andha Naatkal TBA Filming

Telugu[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
1981 Nyayam Kavali Bharathi Devi Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Telugu
1981 Radha Kalyanam Radha
1981 Kirayi Rowdylu Jyothi
1981 Dabbu Dabbu Dabbu
1981 Priya Priya
1982 Idi Pellantara
1982 Vayyari Bhamalu Vagalamari Bhartalu Chandramathi
1982 Billa Ranga
1982 Yamakinkarudu Radha
1982 Patnam Vachina Pativrathalu Lalithamba
1982 Mondi Ghatam Latha
1982 Kayyala Ammayi Kalavaari Abbayi
1982 Trishulam Yadi
1982 Mettala Savvadi
1982 Eenadu
1983 Prema Pichollu Prema
1983 Bezawada Bebbuli
1983 Palletoori Monagadu Shanti
1983 Abhilasha Archana
1983 Ramudu Kadu Krishnudu Sharada
1983 Shivudu Shivudu Shivudu
1983 Puli Bebbuli Sita's sister
1983 Gudachari No.1 Rekha
1983 Simhapuri Simham
1983 Todu Needa Radha
1983 Moodu Mullu
1983 Raju Rani Jackie Rani / Jackie
1983 Mugguru Monagallu
1984 Hero
1984 Srimathi Kaavali Jaya
1984 Yuddham
1984 Babulugaadi Debba Gowri
1984 Kondaveeti Nagulu
1984 Bava Maradalu
1984 Abhimanyudu
1984 Ammayiloo! Preminchandi!
1984 Punyam Koddi Purushudu
1984 Anubandham
1984 Grihalakshmi
1985 Mangalya Balam
1985 Jwala
1985 Ragile Gundelu Radha
1986 Swati Mutyam Lalitha
1986 Jeevana Poratam
1986 Bandham
1986 Shanti Nivasam
1986 Jailu Pakshi
1986 Ravana Brahma Radhika
1987 Aranyakanda Poornima
1987 Donga Mogudu Seetha
1987 Sardar Dharmanna
1987 Ummadi Mogudu
1987 Karthika Pournami
1987 Aradhana Gangamma
1987 Aatma Bandhuvulu
1987 America Abbayi
1987 Nyayaniki Sankellu
1987 Marana Homam
1988 Aanimuthyam Prashanthi
1988 Anna Chellelu
1988 Dharma Teja
1990 Raja Vikramarka Maya
1990 Idem Pellam Baboi Jhansi
1992 Swati Kiranam Sarada
1994 Palnati Pourusham Maya
1997 Kutumba Gouravam
1998 Suryavamsam Vasundhara
1999 Vamshoddharakudu Varalakshmi
1999 Arundhati
1999 Prema Katha Subhadra Nandi Award for Best Supporting Actress
2017 Raja the Great Constable Anantha Lakshmi

Hindi[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
1979 Hamare Tumhare Sonia
1986 Asli Naqli Vijay's sister
1986 Naseeb Apna Apna Chando Singh
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
1998 Himmatwala
1999 Lal Baadshah Mrs. Ranbhir Singh

Malayalam[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
1983 Justice Raja Anitha
1985 Koodum Thedi Devi
1985 Makan Ente Makan Sujatha
1991 Chavettupada
1993 Arthana Bharathi
2017 Ramaleela Ragini
2018 The Gambinos Filming

Kannada[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
1983 Prachanda Kulla
1985 Jeevana Chakra Ranga's Wife
1987 Sathyam Shivam Sundaram
1991 Nagini Dubbed into Hindi with same name.

Television[edit]

Year Series/Show Role Notes
1999–2001 Chithi Saradha / Sakthi Dubbed in Telugu as Pinni, Dubbed in Sinhala as Punchi. Dual role
Idhi Katha Kadhu Telugu Serial
2002–2005 Annamalai Annamalai Dubbed in Telugu as Sivayya
2005–2006 Selvi Selvi Dubbed in Telugu as Lakshmi
2007–2009 Arasi Senthamizharasi / Selvi Dubbed in Telugu as Jhansi. Dual role
2009–2013 Chellamay Chellamma
2013–2013 Puriyaamal Pirinthom Priya Singapore Tamil drama broadcast on MediaCorp Vasantham [4]
2013–2018 Vaani Rani Vaani / Rani Dual role
2017–present Okariki Okaru(ఒకరికి ఒకరు) guest appearance, Telugu serial which is being broadcast on ETV Telugu

As producer[edit]

Year Film Language Notes
1985 Meendum Oru Kaadhal Kathai Tamil
2003 Dham Telugu
2004 Jai Telugu Dubbed into Tamil as Jai Ram[5]
2005 Jithan Tamil
2006 Thalaimagan Tamil
2007 Kannamoochi Yenada Tamil
2013 Chennaiyil Oru Naal Tamil
2014 Pulivaal Tamil
2014 Sandamarutham Tamil
2015 Maari Tamil
2015 Idhu Enna Maayam Tamil
2017 Annadurai Tamil

Awards and nomination[edit]

Filmfare Awards South
South Indian International Movie Awards
Nandi Awards
National Film Awards
Tamil Nadu State Film Awards
Janmabhoomi legends of Kerala awards

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b http://www.thenewsminute.com/article/accidental-actress-inside-life-tv-queen-radikaa-sarathkumar-38996
  2. ^ "Board of Directors". RAADAAN MEDIAWORDS INDIA LIMITED. 
  3. ^ "Indira Gandhi Award for Best Debut Film". Awards and Shows. 
  4. ^ "Oru Nayagi Oru Novel". Vasantham on xinmsn Entertainment. 
  5. ^ Radhika turns producer in Tollywood
  6. ^ https://archive.is/ZoiwQ
  7. ^ https://archive.is/d5Kmj
  8. ^ "32 National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Directorate of Film Festivals. Archived from the original (PDF) on 28 September 2011. Retrieved 18 December 2011. 

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