Raadhika Sarathkumar Biography, Age, Husband, Height, Family, & More

Radikaa Sarathkumar is a famous Indian actress, director, producer, and politician. She mostly works in Tamil and Telugu movies, TV shows, and web series. She also does films in Hindi, Malayalam, and Kannada. Besides acting, she’s a producer too. One of her productions is “Meendum Oru Kadhal Kadhai” (2016). Sarathkumar founded Radaan Media Works India Limited and produces shows in many South Indian languages. She’s bagged six Filmfare Awards South, two Nandi Awards, and three Tamil Nadu State Film Awards. Her film journey includes hits like ‘Kannitheevu’ (1981), ‘Eera Vizhi Kaaviyangal’ (1982), ‘Raja Rishi’ (1985), ‘Vaanam Kottatum’ (2020), ‘Jail’ (2021), ‘Pattathu Arasan’ (2022), Aadikeshava (2023), and she’s set to star in the upcoming movie Dhruva Natchathiram (2023).

Raadhika Sarathkumar Biography

Raadhika Sarath Kumar is set to join the cast of the upcoming Indian movie, “Dhruva Natchathiram” (2023). Alongside her film career, she delved into politics. Additionally, she served as a judge on Vijay TV’s Jodi Number One Season 3. As an Indian actress, entrepreneur, producer, and politician, Raadhika Sarath Kumar has worn many hats. Following her separation from Pratap, she married Richard Hardy, but this union didn’t last either. Rumors circulated about her alleged relationships with actors Vijaykanth and Chiranjeevi at different times. Eventually, she tied the knot with actor Sarathkumar. Despite possessing the qualities for success, sometimes others, less prepared, step into her place while she navigates her path.

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Raadhika Sarathkumar Picture

Personal Information

Real Name Radikaa Sarathkumar
Nickname AKA Radikaa
DOB (Date of Birth) 21 August 1963 (Wednesday)
Age (as of 2023) 60 Years
Birth Place Colombo, Sri Lanka
Zodiac Sign Leo
Nationality Indian
Hometown Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Religion Hindu

Education/Qualifications

School Good Shepherd Convent, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
College/ University N/A
Education Qualifications Graduation

Physical Stats

Height

Feet & Inches 5’ 3”
Meter 1.61 m
Centimeters 161 cm
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Figure Measurements 34-25-35

Family Information

Father Name Madras Rajagopalan Radhakrishnan (actor and politician)
Mother Name Geetha (a Sri Lankan; fifth wife of her father Madras Rajagopalan Radhakrishnan)
Siblings Brother(s)- M. R. Radha Rajoo and M. R. Radha Mohan (both younger)
Half-Brother(s)- M. R. R. Vasu (actor; from stepmother
Saraswathi) and Madras Rajagopalan Radhakrishnan Ravi (politician and actor; from stepmother Dhanalakshmi), Sister- Nirosha aka Niroja (film & TV actress; image in parents’ section)
Half-Sister(s)- Rathikala, Rashya, & Rani (from stepmother Dhanalakshmi and Ganavalli, Kasturi, and Rajeswari (from stepmother Jaya)
Marital Status Married
Marriage Date First Marriage- m. 1985-div. 1986
Second Marriage- m. 1990-div. 1992
Third Marriage- m. 2001-present
Husband First Husband- Pratap Pothen (actor, director, scriptwriter, producer, and filmmaker)

Second Husband- Richard Hardy

Third Husband- R. Sarathkumar (actor and politician)

Children Son- Rahul Sarathkumar (from R. Sarathkumar), Daughter- Rayanne Hardy (from Richard Hardy; married to Indian cricketer Abhimanyu Mithun)
Stepdaughter- Varalaxmi (actor) and Pooja (from R. Sarathkumar and his first wife Chaya)

Affairs

Boyfriend N/A

Profession

Profession Actress, Producer, Entrepreneur, Politician
Net Worth $12 Million

Favorites

Color Black and Pink
Food Aloo Gobi
Drink Kashmiri Kahwa
Actor/Actress Konkona Sen Sharma (Bengali cinema)
Songs Phir Bhi Tumko Chaahunga
Movies Dear Zindagi
Hobbies Cooking
Raadhika Sarathkumar Young Age Picture
Raadhika Sarathkumar Young Age Picture
Raadhika Sarathkumar With her 1st Husband Picture
Raadhika Sarathkumar With her 1st Husband Picture
Raadhika Sarathkumar With her 2nd Husband Picture
Raadhika Sarathkumar With her 2nd Husband Picture
Raadhika Sarathkumar With her Son Picture
Raadhika Sarathkumar With her Son Picture
Raadhika Sarathkumar With her Daughter Picture
Raadhika Sarathkumar With her Daughter Picture
Raadhika Sarathkumar With her Father Picture
Raadhika Sarathkumar With her Father Picture
Raadhika Sarathkumar With her Mother Picture
Raadhika Sarathkumar With her Mother Picture
Raadhika Sarathkumar With her Sister Picture
Raadhika Sarathkumar With her Sister Picture
Raadhika Sarathkumar With her Brother Picture
Raadhika Sarathkumar With her Brother Picture
Raadhika Sarathkumar With her Brother Picture
Raadhika Sarathkumar With her Brother Picture

Family

Originally from Chennai, Tamil Nadu, her family roots lie there. Her father, Late M. R. Radha, and her mother, Geetha, complete her immediate family. Geetha, her mother, hails from Sri Lanka and was her father’s fifth wife, following Saraswathi, Dhanalakshmi, Premavathi, and Jayammal. Within her siblings, she has a younger sister named Nirosha and two brothers, Raju and Mohan. She also has step-siblings from her father’s previous marriage with Dhanalakshmi: three sisters named Rathikala, Rashya, & Rani, and a brother, Madras Rajagopalan Radhakrishnan Ravi, who is both a politician and actor.

Age

Raadhika Sarathkumar, also spelled as Radikaa Sarathkumar, was born on Wednesday, 21 August 1963, in Colombo, Sri Lanka. At present, she is 60 years old.

Education

She attended Good Shepherd Convent in Chennai, Tamil Nadu for her schooling. Later, she moved to the United Kingdom for her graduation. In September 2019, she received the Nadigavel Selvi Award during the audio launch of Market Raja MBBS.

Height and Weight

She stands at a height of 5 feet 3 inches and weighs 56 kilograms.

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Husband & Children

In 1985, she married a South Indian actor, scriptwriter, producer, and filmmaker. However, this marriage ended in divorce in 1986. Later, on 4 February 2001, she tied the knot with actor Sarathkumar. Together, they have a son named Rahul, born in 2004. Her daughter, Rayane, got married to cricketer Abhimanyu Mithun in 2016. Radikaa is now a grandmother to a grandson and a granddaughter.

Career

Radikaa began her journey in movies with the 1978 Tamil film “Kizhakke Pogum Rail.” From there, she ventured into various films in Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Hindi, and Malayalam. She even served as a judge on Vijay TV’s Jodi No 1 Season 4. Not just an actress, she also tried her hand at producing, earning acclaim for her film “Meendum Oru Kaathal Kathai” (1985), which won the Indira Gandhi Award for Best Debut Film by a Director.

Her production ventures expanded into series like Idi Katha Kadu (Telugu), Chitti, Annamalai, Selvi, Arasi, Chellamay, Vani Rani, Thomas, and Chitti-2. Her acting prowess earned her accolades, including Best Telugu Actress for “Nyayam Kavali” (1981), and Best Tamil Actress for “Dharma Devathai” (1986), “Neethikku Thandanai” (1987), and “Keladi Kanmani” (1990). Despite success in movies, she aimed to diversify and transitioned to the small screen—an unexpected move that many doubted. Undeterred, she founded Radaan Mediaworks in 1994, driven by her belief in producing television serials under her banner.

Net Worth

Raadhika Sarathkumar, an Indian movie actress, has a net worth of $12 million.

Awards and nominations List

Award Work Result Award Category Year
Filmfare Awards South Nyayam Kavali Won Best Actress – Telugu 1981
National Film Awards Meendum Oru Kaathal Kathai (Film Producer) Won Producer 1985
Filmfare Awards South Dharma Devathai Won Best Actress – Tamil 1986
Neethikku Thandanai Won 1987
Nandi Awards Karthika Pournami Won Best Supporting Actress
Cinema Express Awards Paasa Paravaigal & Poonthotta Kaavalkaaran Won Best Actress 1988
Tamil Nadu State Film Awards Poonthotta Kaavalkaaran Won Special Award
Ninaivu Chinnam Won Best Actress 1989
Filmfare Awards South Keladi Kanmani Won Best Actress – Tamil 1990
Cinema Express Awards Kizhakku Cheemayile Won Best Actress 1993
Tamil Nadu State Film Awards Pasumpon & Rani Maharaani Won Special Award for Best Actress 1995
Nandi Awards Prema Kadha Won Best Supporting Actress 1999
Vivel Chinnathirai Award Arasi Won Best Actress 2008
Sun Kudumbam Viruthugal Won Best Overall Performance Award 2010
Chellamay Won Special Jury Award for Best Actress 2012
Vani Rani Won Best Actress 2014
Filmfare Awards South Overall Contribution to Tamil Cinema Won Lifetime Achievement Award – South
Thanga Magan Won Best Supporting Actress – Tamil 2015
South Indian International Movie Awards Won Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Provoke Lifestyle Awards Various Serials Won TV Sensation of the Year 2016

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