Name: Atul Kulkarni
Birthdate: 10th of September, 1965
Marital Status:Atul Kulkarni tied the knot with Geetanjali Kulkarni, the theatrical actress whom he had met at the prestigious National School of Drama (NSD).
1) In the year 2000, Atul Kulkarni won the National Film Award for the Best Supporting Role in the film, ‘Hey Ram’ directed by Kamal Hassan.
2) Two years later in 2002, he received another National Film Award for the Best Supporting Role for his performance in the Madhur Bhandarkardirected film ‘Chandni Bar’.
3) In 2001, he was nominated for the prestigious Filmfare BEst Supporting Actor award for his role in ‘Hey Ram’.
4) In the year 2010, Atul Kulkarni also earned the nomination for an Asia Pacific Screen Bestaward in the ‘Best Performance by an Actor’ category for his performance in the film ‘Natarang’, directed by Ravi Jadhav.
Biography: Atul Kulkarni, the Indian actor was born on the 10th of September in the year 1965 at Belgaum in Karnataka, India. He pursued his secondary education from the Haribhai Deokaran High School located in Solapur, Maharashtra. Later on he did his 12th standard studies from Belgaum and soon after, he started doing electrical engineering from the prestigious College of Engineering, Pune (full form for COEP). After getting into an engineering college, he developed a dislike for engineering and soon enough he quit his college and he came back to the city of Solapur and there he enrolled himself in the prestigious D. A. V. College. He did his graduation in the field of English Literature.
Atul Kulkarni first tried out his part on stage during his school days and later on during his college days he was actively involved in any cultural event which was organized in his college. While studying, he had enrolled himself in an amateur theatre group by the name of Natya Aradhana situated at Solapur. He gained a lot of experience through this theatre group and later on he started working backstage before getting an opportunity to appear on stage as an actor. Soon enough he wanted to take upacting as his primary career option.
In the year 1992, he joined the renowned National School of Drama (NSD), New Delhi and he had received a postgraduate diploma in the field of dramatic arts from this institution. One of his top notch performances was in the Ravi Jadhav directed Marathi blockbuster flick titled ‘Natarang’. Here Atul Kulkarni played the character role of a poor village labourer by the name of Guna Kagalkar. His very first Kannada movie was ‘Bhoomi Geetha’ in the year 1997.
‘Singularity’, directed by Roland Joffe is one upcoming English film of Atul Kulakarni.
Some of his filmography includes’Bhoomi Geetha’, ‘Kairee’, ‘Jayam Manade Raa’, ‘Hey Ram’, ‘Chandni Bar’, ‘Run’, ‘Mango Souffle’, ‘Dahavi Fa’, ’88 Antop Hill’, ‘Satta’, ‘Dum’, ‘Chanti’, ”Gowri’, ‘Mansarovar’, ‘Vajram’, ‘Khakee’, ‘Devrai, ‘Manmadhan’, ‘Page 3’, ‘Chakwa’, ‘Kedi’, ‘Raam’, ‘Rang De Basanti’, ‘Aa Dinagalu’, ‘Gauri: The Unborn’, ‘Valu’, ‘Talappavu’, ‘Kurukshetra’, ‘Yeh Mera Dil’, ‘Delhi 6’, ‘Padikathavan’, ‘Vandae Maatharam’, ‘Yaksha’, ‘Sukhaant’, ‘Natarang’, ‘Bumm Bumm Bole’, ‘Panjaa’, ‘Chaalis Chauraasi’, ‘Suzhal’, ‘Surangani’, ‘Edegarike’, ‘Vallinam’, ‘Premachi Goshta’, ‘Zanjeer and ‘Singularity’.