Radhika Apte, who is well known face for South Indian and Bollywood audiences, recently revealed her own incident and explained why B-Town might not be ready for #MeToo a powerful movement yet. In Tollywood, she has shared the screen space with Nandamuri Balakrishna in Lion and Legend. Recently during the media interaction, Radhika Apte revealed an incident when her co-star offered midnight backrub.
Kabali actress Radhika Apte said, “During the shoot of a movie, I had hurt my back and it was badly sore. After wrapping up the shoot when I was heading back to my room with another guy who was in the same lift, he said that, Let me know if you need me in the middle of the night for help, I can come and give your back a rub. Though the guy was part of the film but we had not spoken much but he wanted to offer midnight backrub.”
Radhika Apte further said, “Later i approached the film makers and informed to them about this incident. The film makers met to him and I came to know that the culture that he comes from is such that he did not realise that he made me uncomfortable with his vulgar statement. Later he never made me feel uncomfortable and apologized.” Radhika Apte concluded it by saying that it happens everywhere.
Radhika Apte has also opened up about Casting couch on several occasion and admitted that she faced casting couch. According to her, Casting couch is Bollywood’s worst kept secret.
Radhika Apte has number of movies in her kitty. This year, she featured in movies and series like Pad Man, Lust Stories and Ghoul. Ghoul, Netflix India’s first horror mini-series, premiered on the digital platform in August.
When Radhika Apte was asked if 2018 has been the best year for her so far, She said, “No, not at all. I hope this is not the best year of my life. I hope it comes one day.”
Meanwhile Balakrishna is currently busy in NTR biopic, which is being directed by Krish.