Atul Kulkarni

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Atul Kulkarni
Atul Kulkarni 2014.jpg
Born (1965-09-10) 10 September 1965 (age 49)
Belgaum, Karnataka, India
Occupation Actor
Spouse(s) Geetanjali Kulkarni
Website
www.atulkulkarni.com

Atul Kulkarni (born 10 September 1965) is a National Award winning Indian film actor who has acted in multiple language films. Kulkarni won the National Award for the best supporting actor for the films Hey Ram and Chandni Bar. Kulkarni is also the president of Quest, a research action organization concentrating on enhancing quality of education.

Early life[edit]

Kulkarni was born on 10 September 1965 in Belgaum, Karnataka, India. He completed his secondary education from Haribhai Deokaran High School, Solapur, Maharashtra. He completed his Junior College from Belgaum and completed his graduation in English literature at D. A. V. College, Solapur. He is married to theater actress Geetanjali Kulkarni, whom he met at National School of Drama.

Acting Career[edit]

Kulkarni's first stint with stage was during his high school days. Later during his college days he actively participated in cultural gatherings. While studying, Atul joined Natya Aradhana, an amateur theatre group from Solapur. Atul Kulkarni holds a postgraduate diploma in dramatic arts from National School of Drama, New Delhi.

Awards[edit]

National Film Awards
  • 2000: Won: Best Supporting Actor in Hey Ram
Citation: For his serious performance as a cold blooded fundamentalist stalking the cities during the turbulent years of partition that led to the assassination of Mahatma Gandhi.[1]
Citation: For depicting a ruthless character, trapped in a world without social values.[2]
Filmfare Awards
Asia Pacific Screen Awards
  • 2010: Nominated: Best Performance by an Actor for Natarang

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Language Role
1997 Bhoomi Geetha Kannada
2000 Kairee Marathi Jadhav teacher
2000 Jayam Manade Raa Telugu
2000 Hey Ram Hindi / Tamil Shriram Abhyankar
2001 Chandni Bar Hindi Potya Sawant
2002 Run Tamil Bhaskar
2002 Bhet Marathi Satish
2003 Mango Soufflé English Edwin 'Ed' Prakash
2003 Dahavi Fa Marathi Ganesh Deshmukh (teacher)
2003 88 Antop Hill Hindi Pratyush Shelar
2003 Satta Hindi Yashwant Varde
2003 Dum Hindi 'Encounter' Shankar
2003 Vaastu Purush Marathi Data
2004 Andhrawala Telugu Bade Mia's sidekick
2004 Chanti Telugu
2004 Gowri Telugu Sarkar
2004 Mansarovar
2004 Vajram Malayalam
2004 Khakee Hindi Dr. Iqbal Ansari
2004 Devrai Marathi Shesh
2004 Manmadhan Tamil ACP Deva
2005 Page 3 Hindi Vinayak Mane
2005 Chakwa Marathi Tushar Khot
2006 Kedi Tamil Pughazhenthy
2006 Raam Telugu
2006 Rang De Basanti Hindi Laxman Pandey
2007 Aa Dinagalu Kannada Agni Shridhar
2007 Maati Maay Marathi Narsu
2007 Gauri: The Unborn Hindi Sandeep
2008 Valu Marathi Swanand Gaddamwar
2008 Talappavu Malayalam Krishnadeva Saivar
2008 Kurukshetra Malayalam
2009 Yeh Mera India Hindi Raj
2009 Delhi 6 Hindi Gobar
2009 Padikathavan Tamil Kasi Anandan
2009 Vandae Maatharam Malayalam / Tamil
2009 Jail Hindi Lawyer
2010 Yaksha Kannada
2010 Sukhaant Marathi
2010 Natarang Marathi Guna Kagalkar
2010 Allah Ke Banday Hindi School Teacher
2010 Bumm Bumm Bole Hindi
2011 Panjaa Telugu Kulkarni
2011 Chaalis Chauraasi Hindi Bobby
2012 Suzhal Tamil
2013 Aarambam Tamil JCP Milan
2012 Edegarike Kannada
2013 The Attacks of 26/11 Hindi Inspector Shinde
2013 Popat Marathi Janya
2013 Vallinam Tamil Basketball Coacher
2013 Mythri Kannada Filming
2013 Eka Premachi Goshta Marathi Ram
2013 Zanjeer[3] Hindi
2014 @Andheri Malayalam Rajan Pilla
Upcoming[when?] Singularity English Raoji
2014 Ugramm Kannada
2014 Veeram Tamil Aadalarasu
2014 Abhinetri Kannada
2014 Burma Tamil
2014 Happy Journey Marathi Niranjan
2014 Anegan Tamil opposite to dhanush

References[edit]

  1. ^ "47th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 13 March 2012. 
  2. ^ "49th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 14 March 2012. 
  3. ^ "Atul Kulkarni signed for Ram Charan teja's Zanjeer". Times of AP. November 2012. Retrieved 25 January 2012. 

External links[edit]


Film fare award