Atul Kasbekar is an Indian fashion photographer and Bollywood filmmaker. He is known for the Kingfisher Calendar shoot.
Atul Kasbekar was born on Thursday 22 April 1965 in Mumbai. His zodiac sign is Taurus. He did his schooling from Campion School, Mumbai. He did his graduation from Jai Hind College, Mumbai. Thereafter, he joined UDCT (now Institute of Chemical Technology), Mumbai for chemical engineering, however, dropped out after the first year as he wanted to pursue a career in photography. In 1998, he graduated from the Brooks Institute in Santa Barbara, USA. Later, he trained for a year in photography in Los Angeles where he worked with photographers such as Dennis Gray, Ron Slenzak, James B. Wood, Jay Silverman, J.P. Morgan, Bill Werts and David Le Bon.
Height (approx.): 6’3
Hair Color: black
Eye Colour: brown
Atul belongs to a middle-class Konkani speaking family in Mumbai.
parents and siblings
Atul has three elder sisters, Leena Preeti and Sarika. His sister Lena was awarded a state award called the Innes Brooke Award for Innovation and Research at MCI in 2020. His sister Preeti is a Realtor in New Jersey.
wife and children
Atul’s wife’s name is Vandana Kasbekar.
Atul has twin children, a daughter, Naomi and a son, Arnav Kasbekar. He was born on 16 September.
Atul Kasbekar returned to India from America in 1990. In 1991, he started his own photography studio, Negative Space. He worked with many celebrities like Katrina KaifLisa Haydon, Deepika Padukone, Nargis Fakhri, Esha Gupta, and Shobita Dhulipal for Kingfisher Calendar. He shot more than ten editions of the Kingfisher calendar in places like Mauritius (2003), Thailand (2004), South Africa (2005), Australia (2006), France-French Riviera (2007), Indo-Goa, Andaman, etc. Ladakh and Udaipur (2008), Andaman Sea (2009), Maldives (2010), Mauritius (2011), and Negombo-Sri Lanka (2012).
In 2007, Atul started a celebrity management company, Entertainment Solutions, in which he has partnered with leading international and national brands including PepsiCo, Nestle, HUL, ITC, Airtel, Kingfisher, Samsung, P&G, Sony, Swarovski, LG Mobiles, L. partnered with. Oriel, Marico, Levi Strauss, Hublot, Toshiba, Panasonic, Canon, Johnson & Johnson, Nerolac, Teacher’s Choice, Flipkart and Swatch Group. The main customers of his company are Vidya balanManoj Bajpayee, Amol Parashar, Kangana Ranaut, Paresh RawalKonkona Sen Sharma, Sayani Gupta, Richa Chadha, Ali Fazal, Rahul Bose, Harleen Sethi, Purab Kohli, Kabir Bedi, Sakshi Tanwar, Cyrus Brocha and Arjan Bajwa. Later, Atul Kasbekar launched the company Corporate Image, which manages the identity of top management and spokespersons within an organization. Kasbekar has worked with several corporate leaders including Ratan Tata, Vijay Mallyaand Anil Ambani.
Apart from photography and business, Atul is also a film producer. He produced films like Devdas in 2002, Neerja in 2016, Tumhari Sulu in 2017, Why Cheat India in 2019 and Loop Lapeta in 2022.