What does Radhika Apte think about regional cinema?

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What does Radhika Apte think about regional cinema?

Radhika Apte is a versatile actress and has provided wholesome entertainment through films in possibly all major languages.

The talented beauty has acted in Hindi, Bengali, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Marathi, English languages effortlessly and won hearts across the nation.

In a recent interview Radhika shared, “People are warming up to regional films. If the content is of good quality, you’re encouraged to invest more. Many Hindi film-makers and actors are associating with regional cinema. Regional film-makers are also looking to release their movies in multiple languages and promote them in new markets."

Speaking about the gap between the regional and Hindi film industry, she said, "These days, the barriers have been broken down; festivals have been trying to break them down for years. And now, with the digital platforms, you have so much material available to watch in various languages. Also, the Hindi film industry is supporting regional cinema and taking part in it. I am sure regional cinema should be at par with Hindi cinema".

With the recent events in the film industry, she said, "Baahubali has changed the way we look at regional cinema, and Kabali broke box office records last year. A lot of Marathi films are doing well. Also, the international film circuit has opened up, and people are taking their films abroad. Regional movies are being shown at big film festivals, and that gives Indian films a good standing abroad.”

On the work front, Radhika is currently working on Bazaar with Saif Ali Khan and will be seen in Padman along with Akshay Kumar.

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