Atul Agnihotri

24 June 1970 | Cancer

Actor

Producer

Director

Writer

Atul Agnihotri

Atul Agnihotri

Atul Agnihotri is an Indian film producer, director and former actor. He is best known for producing the film, Bodyguard.

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Filmography

7 February 1997Yeshwant
Inspector John Frank

19 August 1994Naaraaz
Ajay Pandit

21 June 1993Sir
Karan

Biography

Atul Agnihotri is an Indian film producer, director and former actor. He is best known for producing the film, Bodyguard. Born into a Punjabi Brahmin family in Delhi, Atul Agnihotri began his Bollywood career as a child artist in the film Pasand Apni Apni (1983) and went on to make his acting debut as an adult with Mahesh Bhatt's Sir (1993). His most notable performance was seen in films like Krantiveer (1994), Aatish (1994) and Hum Tumhare Hain Sanam (2002). He ventured into direction with his first film Dil Ne Jise Apna Kahaa (2004) which starred his brother-in-law Salman Khan, Bhoomika Chawla, and Preity Zinta. He came with his second directorial film Hello (2008). He produced films like Hello (2008) along with Bodyguard (2011) and Jai Ho (2014), where the latter two were 100 crore club entrants. His future projects include producing the film, Bodyguard 2 (2016). Atul married Alvira Khan, who is the daughter of well-known scriptwriter Salim Khan and the sister of mega star Salman Khan. Atul has two children with Alvira, Ayaan and Alizeh.

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