Bollywood actor Atul Kulkarni will be sharing screen space with Prithviraj in the new film, Thalapavu by Madhupal. Atul will be playing the role of a cruel landlord. Thalapavu is the story of a naxalite leader played by Prithviraj. Meera Krishna plays the female lead.
Atul Kulkarni has worked in Hindi, Marathi, Telugu, Tamil and Kannada films and has won two National awards. His recent Kannada film was Aa Dinagalu by director K.M. Chaitanya.