Rasika Agashe is an Indian actor, writer, and director. She is the co-founder of a theatre group called “Being Association.” Rasika is known for playing the role of Rabia in the Bollywood film “Mere Pyare Prime Minister.”
Rasika Agashe was born in Pune.
She did her schooling from Pune’s S.N.D.T. Kanyashala and went to Fergusson College to pursue her graduation. She started acting in plays right from her school days. Even before completing her graduation, she got admission into the National School of Drama (NSD), Delhi. While in NSD, she learnt theatre and participated in various Hindi, Marathi, Sanskrit, and English plays. After graduating from NSD, Rasika stayed in Delhi and did drama for some years. Thereafter, she relocated to Mumbai.
Height: 5′ 3″
Weight: 75 kg
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Black
Family, Caste & Husband
Rasika belongs to a Hindu Family. Not much is known about her family. She got married to Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub on 12 September 2007. The couple has a daughter, Raahi.
Rasika started her acting career by acting in plays. Her first commercial Marathi play was “Popatpanchi.” Subsequently, she did plays like “Chaheta,” “Harus Marus,” “Sat Bhashe Raidas,” “Hum Panchi Lehron Ke,” “Wedding Album,” and “Iss Kambakht Sathe Ka Kya Karein?.”
As a director, Agashe has directed plays like “Collaborators,” “Harus Marus,” “Museum – The Spices of Danger,” and “Sanhitamach’s Raidas.”
Rasika has also featured in films like “BHK Bhalla@Halla.Kom,” “1 Te 4 Band,” and “Mere Pyare Prime Minister.”
- Rasika met Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub (Her husband) for the first time at the National School of Drama.
- Her favourite actor is Shah Rukh Khan.
- Agashe took up Sanskrit subject in her college, only because, its classes got over early in the morning, and she had the entire day to do theatre.
- Mumbai was an eye-opener for Agashe, as even after knowing many theatre persons there, she did not get work in plays for a year and a half.