“I’m lying and he starts tickling my feet,” Radhika Apte hesitates to reveal name of the actor who harassed her

Radhika Apte is a popular Indian actress. She primarily works in Bollywood films. Notably, she has also featured in a few Tamil, Marathi, Telugu, Bengali, and English-language movies.

She started acting in theatre and announced her arrival with a debut by portraying a short role in the Bollywood fantasy, Vaah! Life Ho Toh Aisi! (2005). Since then, she made a name for herlsef in the film industry.

In 2018, Apte also featured in three Netflix productions – the anthology film Lust Stories, the thriller series Sacred Games and the horror mini-series Ghoul. More importantly, she was nominated for an International Emmy Award for her work in the first of these.

This actress has incredible acting abilities that allow her to play a variety of roles effortlessly. In terms of short series, we all agree that she’s the finest.

"I'm lying and he starts tickling my feet," Radhika Apte hesitates to reveal name of the actor who harassed her

When Radhika Apte and London-based musician Benedict Taylor tied the knot in 2012, the world took notice. The two have been able to maintain their personal and professional lives completely separate during their time together.

When an actor misbehaved with Radhika Apte

Meanwhile, she exposed the dark side that she faced in the Telugu film industry. She went through a terrible experience during her first day in a Telugu film, the incident happened in 2018. One of the top stars in the Tollywood industry tried to misbehave with the actress.

The actor went up to her and then tickled her. The actress didn’t like it one bit and also snapped at the actor for touching her. She said, “My first day in a Telugu film. There is a scene where I am lying (down), because I am unwell. There are a lot of people; everything is set. And the (male) actor walks in – and we’ve been rehearsing – he walks in… I don’t even know him, and he starts tickling my feet!” she further elaborated, “He was a big actor… I was told he is powerful.

But [the person] who I am, I got up and I snapped at him in front of everybody – the whole crew, the junior artists, everybody. And I looked at him and said, “don’t ever, ever do that to me.” I was so angry, I told him “ever, ever!”. He was so shocked because he didn’t expect that. But he never touched me again.”

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