Radhika Madan is an Indian actress who works predominantly in the Hindi film and television industries. She made her television debut in 2014, starring in the soap opera Meri Aashiqui Tum Se Hi, and then her movie debut in 2018 with movie Pataakha.
Radhika, who hails from New Delhi, initially worked as a dance instructor and had never thought of becoming an actress. She had even enrolled in a dance company in New York to take her dance career forward, but days before she was to leave, she got an offer to play the lead role in Meri Aashiqui Tum Se Hi.
From 2014 to 2016, Radhika starred opposite TV actor Shakti Arora in Meri Aashiqui Tum Se Hi and she earned a number of awards that included a Zee Gold Award for Best Debut Actress, an Indian Television Academy Awards for Best Fresh Face (Female), and many others.
Apart from starring in a serial, Radhika also made guest appearances on reality television shows and was a contestant in one. In 2014, she made a guest appearance on Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 7 to promote her show Meri Aashiqui Tum Se Hi, then in the period 2014-2015, she was a guest for the support team on Box Cricket League. In 2015, she was a contestant on the reality show Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 8, and the same year she made a guest appearance on Nach Baliye 7 to support Shakti Arora.
In 2018, Radhika shifted her focus to movies and landed a role in Pataakha, in which she starred alongside Sanya Malhotra, Sunil Grover, Saanand Verma and Vijay Raaz. Radhika earned a Screen Award for Best Female Debut for her role and was nominated at the 64th Filmfare Awards for Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut, and Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actress.
Radhika then starred in 2019 movie Mard Ko Dard Nahi Hota alongside Abhimanyu Dassani, Gulshan Devaiah, Mahesh Manjrekar and Jimit Trivedi. The movie premiered in the Midnight Madness section of the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival, and it won the People's Choice Award: Midnight Madness. The movie was released in theaters on March 21, 2019 and it received positive reviews from critics.
In the year 2020, Radhika will be featured in two movies, namely, Angrezi Medium and Shiddat. The first movie will also feature actors Irrfan Khan and Kareena Kapoor, and in the second, she will star alongside Sunny Kaushal, Mohit Raina and Diana Penty.
Radhika Madan was born on May 1, 1995 in Pitampura, New Delhi to Sujit Madan and Neeru Madan, and she has one brother. She did her schooling from Delhi Public School at Mathura Road in New Delhi, and then studied at Jesus and Mary College in New Delhi and did her B.Com through correspondence.
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