Born in 1970 Atul has made his name as a producer, director, and a former actor in Bollywood. He is best known for producing the blockbuster hit starring
and Kareena Kapoor, Bodyguard.
His career started at the age of 13 when he had an appearance in the film Pasand Apni Apni. He took a hiatus from acting and returned in Mahesh Bhatt’s Sir in 1993. He played Karan, the love interest of Pooja in the movie. He continued to act until the early 2000s. His directorial debut came with the film Dil Ne Jise Apna Kahaa in 2004. It was a love story, which starred Salman Khan,
, and Bhoomika Chawla. In 2011 he produced the mega hit Bodyguard alongside Siddique, which was a romantic comedy. The movie received mixed reviews from critics but was received well by the public making over 37 million US dollars. He is currently working as a producer in the second installment of Bodyguard.
Atul married to one of the Bollywood’s most influential family Alvira Khan, daughter of
. He is the brother in law to Salman, Arbaaz, and
. Alvira and Atul have a son, Ayaan, and a daughter, Alizeh.