Did you identify this hero with Pooja Bhatt and Naseeruddin Shah?

New Delhi:

There are many faces in Bollywood, some become hits and settle in the hearts of people, some films do not work and they get lost in the crowd. An innocent face shines like a star in a movie and then disappears. Did you recognize this cute boy seen with Naseeruddin Shah and Pooja Bhatt in this photo? This cute boy, who appeared as Pooja Bhatt's hero in Mahesh Bhatt's film in the eighties, may not have had a successful career as a hero, but he has become the brother-in-law of the Bollywood superstar and is a successful producer director.

The famous actress of the eighties is his aunt. Atul Agnihotri, husband of Salman Khan's sister Alvira, is the hero of the film Sir.

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Atul Agnihotri, who worked with Naseeruddin Shah and Pooja Bhatt in the film 'Sir', became an overnight discussion with the song 'Sun Sun Sun Barsaat Ki Dhun' from the film. He played the role of Sanjay's younger brother in Sanjay Dutt's film 'Aatish'. Atul Agnihotri's father started the business of posters and hoardings after not being successful in films. Atul also wanted to be a hero since childhood. Due to aunt Rati Agnihotri, she got a small role in one of her films. After this, Atul's interest in acting increased. Mahesh Bhatt's film 'Sir' came in the year 1983. In this, Atul got a chance to work as a hero. The next year, he also caught the attention of the people in the film 'Aatish'. Apart from films, Atul also worked in advertisements. At the same time, they met Alvira Khan, which later turned into marriage.

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However, despite being the son-in-law of the Khan family, Atul's acting fortunes have not changed much. Apart from the lead actor, he could not be much successful in the role of a side hero. Failing in acting, Atul turned to direction. In this, Salman helped him a lot, he made 'Dil Ne Jise Apna Kaha' and 'Hello' with Salman. After this, Atul also made Salman's 'Bodyguard' which was a hit. After this, he produced Salman-Katrina Kaif's 'Bharat'.

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