Actress Radhika Apte says she enjoys Short films and doesn’t differentiate between “commercial cinema” and “Art house Cinema”!
“I don’t like to differentiate between commercial cinema and art house cinema. I’m trying to do variety of films and roles. I just like not be categorized in either of the category” says Radhika Apte.
Radhika Apte started out working with the theatre troupe Aasakta. She made her feature film debut in the Hindi film “Vaah! Life Ho Toh Aisi!” and had her first starring role in the 2009 Bengali film Antaheen.
Her Bollywood breakthrough occurred in 2015, following acclaimed performances in Badlapur and Hunterrr, Manjhi-The Mountain Man and short films Ahalya and series Chokher bali.
Apte, who has appeared in films in Hindi, Bnegali, Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam and English languages, has also featured in short films and a television series.
“Short films are great platform because production cost is much lower in comparison to a feature film. And you can do much more experimentation because very less is at stake. If a lot of people starts watching short films, than it will good news for a lot of artists.” says Radhika.
Radhika Apte has worked with many noted and critically acclaimed filmmakers. However she is not oppose to idea of working with new directors, but she is more interested in working with same people again.
“Anurag Kashyap, Anurag Basu, Sujoy Ghosh, Sriram Raghvan, Harsh, Ketan Mehta and Leena, I have worked with these people and I’d like work with them again. I don’t mind doing a romantic film, it totally depend on script” says Radhika.