He is undoubtedly the man who needs no introduction when we speak of fashion photography . His repertoire is as endless as his achievements and his art has spilled over the limits of conventional methodologies thus giving us something fresh with every shoot he sews up.
Atul Kasbekar is one of India's top-notch fashion photographers, and is best known for his association with the Kingfisher Calendar. He gained prominence for his work with top fashion magazines such as Cosmopolitan, Elle, and Vogue India. Kasbekar is known for his ability to capture stunning images and his contribution to the visual aesthetics of the Indian fashion world.
Since 2003 he has shot ten editions of the Kingfisher Calendar at locations like Mauritius, Thailand, South Africa, Australia, India-Goa, Andaman, Ladakh & Udaipur, among others.
Atul has also been actively associated with movies by working on publicity stilts for films like Pyaar To Hona Hi Tha, Soldier, Khoobsurat, Dulhan Hum Le Jayenge, Devdas, Chalte Chalte, among others.
He made his debut as a producer in 2016 with the biographical drama Neerja & later also produced the film Tumhari Sulu in 2017.
He is also the owner of a celebrity management company named ‘Bling! Entertainment Solutions’ which he founded in 2007. It has partnered with leading international and national brands. Many celebrities including Deepika Padukone, Vidya Balan, Farhan Akhtar, Abhay Deol, Abhishek Bachchan are clients of Bling! Entertainment Solutions.
He is also the owner of ‘Corporate Image’, a company that manages the identity of the top management and spokespersons within an organization.
Awards and Accomplishments
Awards and Accomplishments
Atul Kasbekar is the first Indian to win the prestigious ‘International Food & Beverage Creative Excellence Award (FAB)’ in 2005, for his work on the Kingfisher Calendar.
His film ‘Neerja’ based on the real-life story of flight attendant Neerja Bhanot, received widespread praise for its direction, performances, and screenplay. It won several awards, including the National Film Award for ‘Best Hindi Feature Film’ at IIFA in 2017.
He is also the former Chairman of Photographers’ Guild of India.
Why Atul Kasbekar ?
As a leading fashion photographer in the Indian fashion industry, Atul has been the name behind the Kingfisher calendar that launched several models into instant stardom and each edition of the calendar has been a masterpiece due to his spectacular skills. He has managed to stay relevant and has been able to reinvent himself in new areas as the area of photography has transformed given the onslaught of the digital revolution. He is an inspiration for many young aspiring photographers.