ATUL KULKARNI

  • I've always loved doing roles that frighten me: Atul Kulkarni October 9, 2014

    Mumbai: Seasoned actor Atul Kulkarni has been roped in to play Prataprao Gujar in a Marathi historical action film titled "Saat". "Saat" is based on true events in the life of Shivaji Maharaj. It encapsulates the inspiring, true story of Prataprao Gujar, the commander-in-chief of Shivaji's army and his six...
  • Tamil Review: 'Vallinam' attempts to blur the line that divides one sport from another in our country March 2, 2014

    Movie: 'Vallinam'; Cast: Nakul, Mrudhula Basker, Atul Kulkarni, Anupama Kumar, Aadi Pinisetty, Jayaprakash, Y.G Mahendran and Krishna Kulasekaran; Director: Arivazhagan; Rating: *** In India, the fate of a sport lies in the hands of those with power and political influence. Only those who are privileged get to represent the country in a...
  • Watch: Trailer of Atul Kulkarni's '@Andheri' is out February 1, 2014

    The trailer of Biju Bhaskar's '@Andheri' is finally out. The film, which features Aparna Nair and Atul Kulkarni in key roles, revolves around Keralites who are born and brought up in Mumbai. While Atul plays a Malayali named Rajan Pillai, Aparna plays a homemaker. Watch the trailer to understand what...
  • Kishan to direct the sequel of 'Care of Foot Path' September 16, 2013

    Master Kishan, who holds the Guinness record for directing a film 'Care of Foot Path' at the age of nine, has decided to make the sequel of the film. 'Care of Foot Path 2' will be made in Kannada and Hindi simultaneously. If reports are to be believed, Avika Gor...
  • 'Zanjeer' review: The film is a shameless exercise in laziness September 6, 2013

    Cast: Ram Charan, Prakash Raj, Priyanka Chopra, Sanjay Dutt, Atul Kulkarni Director: Apoorva Lakhia Ramgopal Varma Ki Aag, which I consider the worst Hindi movie ever made, now has company in the annals of film history. It's a coincidence that the second worst Hindi film I had the misfortune of watching is...
  • Atul Kulkarni is happy to be associated with 'Savdhaan India' August 7, 2013

    Mumbai: Known for his performances in films like 'Hey Ram' and 'Chandni Bar', actor Atul Kulkarni is set to debut on Hindi General Entertainment Channel (GEC) with crimebased show 'Savdhaan India Mumbai Fights Back'. Beamed on Life OK, 'Savdhaan India' brings reallife crime stories on TV and the current focus...
  • 'Zanjeer' First Look: Is Ram Charan the new angry young man? July 5, 2013

    New Delhi: The trailer of the much talkedabout movie 'Zanjeer' is finally out. The film, which stars Priyanka Chopra, Ram Charan, Sanjay Dutt, Mahie Gill, Prakash Raj, Atul Kulkarni is the remake of 1973 JayaAmitabh Bachchan starrer film of the same name. Directed and produced by Apoorva Lakhia, 'Zanjeer' will...
  • Atul Kulkarni's role in 'Zanjeer' remake inspired by J Dey July 4, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Atul Kulkarni's role in the remake version of 'Zanjeer' is said to be inspired by MidDay journalist J Dey. Jyotirmoy Dey, popularly known among friends and acquaintance as J Dey, was a senior investigative journalist, who was shot dead in June 2011. Jigna Vora, working as a reporter...
  • Ajith spends his birthday shooting for his upcoming film May 1, 2013

    Chennai: Tamil actor Ajith Kumar was busy shooting for his upcoming untitled actiondrama in Jaisalmer on his 42nd birthday Wednesday. However, the film unit is planning to celebrate later in the evening along with Ajith's wife Shalini. "Ajith sir will be busy shooting the climax of his film during the day. We...
  • Ajith Kumar to undergo surgery in October March 24, 2013

    Chennai: Owing to few injuries sustained during the shoot of upcoming untitled Tamil thriller, Tamil actor Ajith Kumar announced Saturday that he would undergo a longpending surgery in October. "Ajith Kumar will undergo a surgery on Oct 21 and will not contemplate on signing or discussing on any new projects till...
  • Good banner essential for film's success: Arivazhagan March 17, 2013

    Chennai: Why did Tamil director Arivazhagan Venkatachalam wait for four years after his successful directorial debut 'Eeram' in 2009? He says he was on the lookout for a big production house to fund his next project 'Vallinam'. "A good production house is imperative to a film's success. Even though you may...
  • Nakul is a very energetic actor: Arivazhagan March 16, 2013

    Chennai: He was a stout boy in his debut Tamil romantic drama 'Boys' over a decade ago but director Arivazhagan Venkatachalam now considers him the most energetic actor in the Tamil film industry. "c is the most energetic actor both on and off screen. It is this very quality of him...
  • Srihari to make his Bollywood debut with Zanjeer March 5, 2013

    Apoorva Lakhia, the director of Ram Charan's upcoming Bollywood film,'Zanjeer', said that Telugu actor Srihari has joined the movie team to play the Sherkhan role in the Telugu version. "Srihari sir joins the Zanjeer team to play Sherkhan in the Telugu version. We have shot two scenes with him. What an...
  • Telugu film celebs laud 'The Attacks of 26/11' March 1, 2013

    Chennai: Maverick filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma, despite a series of flops, criticism and controversies, has managed to impress members from Telugu film fraternity, who watched his latest film 'The Attacks of 26/11'. The film, on the terror attacks which rocked Mumbai Nov 26, 2008, released worldwide Friday. It features Nana Patekar,...
  • 'The Attacks of 26/11' Tweet Review: First day, first show March 1, 2013

    When Ram Gopal Varma went to visit the site of one of the deadliest terrorist attacks in the history of Indian subcontinent, it was seen as a publicity gimmick from a filmmaker who was going through a rough patch, but Varma was serious about his recce. The maverick director, who...
  • RGV's 'The Attacks of 26/11' not passed by UAE censor board February 28, 2013

    Mumbai: Ram Gopal Varma's ambitious project 'The Attacks of 26/11', a movie based on the 26/11 Mumbai terror strike, has hit a rough patch with the UAE censor board. The film has been rejected after it was reviewed by the Dubai censors. "It is a well known fact that the 10...
  • I don't believe in awards, says Ram Gopal Varma February 28, 2013

    Filmmaker Ram Gopal Verma is noted for his life-inspired, hard-hitting scripts. His early laurels for 'Satya', 'Shool', 'Shiva' and 'Sarkar Raj' established him in the industry as a director who means business. He has woven extreme slow motions, loud background scores, cutting dialogues, calculated silences, strong close ups into his...
  • Audio of Kannada movie 'Neralu' hits the market February 5, 2013

    The vice president of Karnataka Film Chamber of CommerceUmesh Banakar released the audio of the film 'Neralu' and wished good luck to the team of newcomers who have acted in it. In the movie actor Shashikumar plays a detective officer whereas Avinash is a businessman. The movie also has actor...
  • Akansha Mansurkar doesn't believe in shortcuts August 18, 2012

    Akanksha Mansurkar's debut movie 'Olave Mandara' had fetched her enough laurel to get her 'Dashamukha' and later 'Devi'. Now, she will portray a prominent role in Sumana Kittur's upcoming flick, 'Edegarike'. "I was overwhelmed and excited when I got to know that the director is a lady. Having done so...
  • Atul Kulkarni is to hit Tamil screens soon July 24, 2012

    True to his image, panIndian actor Atul Kulkarni has acted in movies of many languages, though he is basically from Marathi industry. Obviously, the two time National Award winner is popular in Tamil too. The 'Run', 'Hey Ram' and 'Padikadhavan' actor, who was not seen in any Kollywood flick in the...
  • Yograj Bhat opens up about Kannada film 'Drama' July 14, 2012

    Predominantly known for the 2006 film 'Mungaru Male', which recorded the highest boxoffice collections in the history of Kannada cinema and currently holds the record for the longest running film at a multiplex, Director Yograj Bhat is always bubbling with enthusiasm and creative ideas. His last venture was 'Paramathma' and he...
  • Review: '4084', average thriller with good acting January 13, 2012

    Cast: Naseeruddin Shah, Kay Kay Menon, Atul Kulkarni, Ravi Kishan Director: Hriday Shetty One fine day a filmmaker who can arrange a producer's backing, decides to make a robbery film. What does he need now? Some actors with different back stories but a penchant for crime. It will work even if they don't have...
  • Friday Release: '4084' has good acting potential January 12, 2012

    New Delhi: What happens when four policemen find that they don't exactly possess the same personality they think they do? 'Chaalis Chauraasi' is the story of just one night where Pankaj Suri aka Sir (Naseeruddin Shah), Albert Pinto (Kay Kay Menon), Bobby (Atul Kulkarni) and Shakti Chinappa (Ravi Kishan) are...
  • Naseeruddin's '4084' relies heavily on acting January 11, 2012

    New Delhi: MH02CA4084, this is the number of an ordinary Mumbai Police jeep with four extraordinary cops Naseeruddin Shah, Atul Kulkarni, Ravi Kishan and Kay Kay Menon. The star cast gives the hint about the potential of the film because all these actors have carved a place for themselves in...
  • 'Chaalis Chauraasi' a tale of a freaky night January 9, 2012

    New Delhi: Hriday Shetty's new 'Chaalis Chauraasi', described as a crime comedy, will bring on screen the happenings of a freaky night when it hits theatres Friday. Produced by MAASK Entertainment Pvt. Ltd. in association with Filament Glo (India) Pvt. Ltd, the 'Chaalis Chauraasi' cast features veteran Naseeruddin Shah along with...
  • Masand: 'Kaccha Limboo' is an overly long film February 19, 2011

    Cast: Taheer Sutarwala, Atul Kulkarni, Sarika, Vinay Pathak Director: Sagar Bellary It'll take nerves of steel to sit through the entire duration of 'Kaccha Limboo', an overly long and meandering mess of a movie, directed by Bheja Fry's Sagar Bellary. Lost somewhere inside that mess, however, is a terrific idea. Shambhu,...
  • Darsheel Safary returns with 'Bumm Bumm Bole' May 10, 2010

    After getting kudos from critics and audiences for his portrayal of a dyslexic child in Aamir Khan's Taare Zameen Par, child actor Darsheel Safary returns to the big screen with Bumm Bumm Bole, which releases Friday, May 14.. A remake of Majid Majidi's Iranian film Children of Heaven, which was nominated...
  • Who are B'wood's Best Supporting Actors? April 24, 2010

    In Quentin Tarantino's Inglourious Basterds, audiences had a feeling that Christoph Waltz as Colonel Hans Landa overshadowed lead actor Brad Pitt. It was no surprise then, that the Austrian actor won the Best Supporting Actor Oscar for 2010. He did not forget to mention in his acceptance speech that without...
  • Atul Kulkarni's 'Natarang' is powerful March 27, 2010

    It's been long since a good film on the art of tamasha has been seen on Indian screens, and especially Marathi cinema. Atul Kulkarni's Natarang is one such. Based on a book by noted Marathi author Dr Anand Yadav, and directed by Ravi Jadhav, the film is the first release...