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Meet ‘Digvijay Rathod’ aka Atul Kulkarni of Bandish Bandits, who is making a splash on the OTT platform


The web series Bandish Bandits (recently released on Amazon Prime)Bandish Bandits) Touched the hearts of global audiences with its unusual plot and dazzling soundtrack. Veteran actor Naseeruddin shah Has played the role of Pandit Radhemohan Rathore, the Bandish bandits show a fine synergy between classical and pop music such as musical prodigy, Radhey (Ritwik Bhowmik) And Popstar Tamanna (Shreya Chaudhary) A love story unfolds.

Actor Atul Kulkarni

The story takes a dramatic turn when Digvijay Rathore (played by Atul Kulkarni) makes his entry in Pandit Radhe Mohan Rathore challenging a musical duel.

Known for performing strong and aggressive roles, Atul Kulkarni surprised his fans by playing the role of Digvijay Rathore, a soft hearted artist.

In an exclusive interview with Business Khabar, Atul Kulkarni talked about his role in Bandish Bandits, his journey so far in the film industry and how OTT is changing the entertainment sector.

Marathi movies to Bollywood

Atul has been fond of acting since he was in his first stage of acting since he was in school. In 1995, she graduated from the National School of Drama (NSD) and entered theater.

Atul says that he never intended to enter Bollywood, but in the late 90s, when he was doing a Marathi drama in Mumbai, the actor Kamala hasan Saw his work and gave him the film Hey ram Offered in.

Atul says

“I have not made a dramatic entry into Bollywood. Kamal Haasan liked my work in a Marathi drama and he made me Hey ram Offered a role in. Later, Madhur Bhandarkar Hey ram I saw my work and I Moonlight bar Signed for This is where my journey began. “

Atul Hey ram And Moonlight bar For both National award Best Supporting Actor Has won and been part of the Indian film fraternity for over two decades. He has done more than 90 films in Hindi, Marathi, Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and other languages.

Today, Atul is mesmerizing his fans with his commendable work on OTT, recently released Bandish bandits, The Ryker Case, City of dreams, Bahubali: The Beginning And like many other films.

OTT vs Box Office: What We Need to Know

Over the years, over-the-top (OTT) platforms have gained widespread prominence. With Netflix and Amazon Prime dominating the Indian market, platforms such as Hotstar, Zee 5, Voot, Alt Balaji have increased consumer choice.

Atul Kulkarni on the set of Bandish Bandits
Atul Kulkarni on the set of Bandish Bandits

Asked whether OTTs are giving more recognition to actors and making them easier to achieve than cinema, Atul says

“If you watch a web series like Bandish Bandits, then it is a series of 10 episodes of 45 minutes each. This is about 500 minutes of content as opposed to films that are short. Cinema and OTT have a completely different format. Therefore, there is no comparison between the two and we should not be confused. “

When it comes to knowing if the OTT platform is giving easy access to aspiring actors, Atul says the industry is different from any other business. “When choices are more, people get more work. This is simply simple mathematics of abundance, ”he explains.

Future projects

10 years ago, Atul Kulkarni Aamir Khan Upcoming film ‘Lal Singh Chadha’ ‘S script, which was to be released during Christmas. However, due to the coronavirus epidemic, production was delayed and the film may be released next year.

Atul says that he scripted the Hollywood film ‘Forest Gump’ Wrote as a conversion of. However, he did not get the rights to the film for almost eight years. A few years ago, after he was given the rights, Aamir Khan Productions started production. The film stars Aamir Khan in the title role alongside Kareena Kapoor, Vijay Sethupathi (Debut in his Hindi film) and Mona Singh.

Atul’s fans call him Nagesh Kukunoor City of dreams Can also be seen in season 2.

(Photo courtesy: Atul Kulkarni Instagram)

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