It's a known fact that multi-lingual actor Atul Kulkarni is sharing screen with Pooja Gandhi in Sandalwood's forthcoming movie Abhinetri. The actor, who is busy in the shooting of the movie in Bangalore has said that Abhinetri is a perfect tribute for 100 years of Indian Cinema.
Atul Kulkarni is a well known face in Kannada film industry with the movies like Bhoomi Geetha, Aa Dinagalu and Edegarike. The critically acclaimed actor has also bagged Filmfare award for his role in Edegarike early this year.
Currently, Atul Kulkarni is busy with the first shooting schedule of Abhinetri in Bangalore. Speaking to leading daily, Atul said, "This film is like the perfect tribute to 100 years of cinema. I actually grabbed the opportunity the moment it was offered to me." It is said that Atul is playing the film director's role in the movie.
Earlier, Pooja Gandhi had refused reveal Atul Kulkarni's role in the movie. Talking about his role in Abhinetri, Atul revealed, "I play a director in the movie and a pleasant one at that. It is a soft character, and I am happy that the director saw me fit into something like this, which is quite different from what I have done so far here." Continue reading the story on slides...
A Female Centric Movie
It is said that the Abhinetri is a female centric movie, which deals with the life of a stage artist turned heroine.
Pooja Is Producing The Movie
Beside, playing the title role, actress turned politician Pooja Gandhi is also producing the movie with BS Vyjayanthi
Atul Being Part Of Film Industry From 15 Years
Atul said, "I have been a part of the film industry for almost 15 years now, and it is therefore something that is close to my heart."
Atul Is Playing A Different Role
Atul Kulkarni also said that he was seen in negative or serious roles in South Indian cinema, but his role in Abhinetri is totally different.
What Made Atul To Be Part Of Film?
"To be a part of a film that is about an actress and is something a lot of film personalities can relate to, is one that I just could not miss out on," Atul added.
Abhinetri's Cast And Crew
Abhinetri is directed by Satish Pradhan. Apart from Pooja and Atul the movie also features Markrand Deshpande of Dandupalya fame in the important role.