Atul Kasbekar is an Indian fashion photographer popularly known for his work, Kingfisher Calender photoshoots which started in the year 2003. Fondly called as AK, Kasbekar enjoys a prominent position among his colleagues. He is considered to be the ‘Godfather of Sensual Swimwear’ photoshoots.
He used to be the chief judge of several photography contests and recently he appeared to be the judge of the photographic contest ‘Mumbai Meri Jaan’ in June, 2014. He was also the ex-honorary chairman of the Photographer’s Guild of India.
The Kingfisher Calender, which is India’s answer to Pirelli; were Kasbekar brought several fresh talents to the silverscreen. His camera was not just a launchpad for the fresh buds, but also a canvas for the big shots in the industry namely, Katrina Kaif, Deepika Padukone, Yana Gupta, Pia Trivedi, Esha Gupta, Angela Jonsson, Nargis Fakhri etc.
According to him, every model has got a specific factor that appears to be the attracting point in his/her body. For instance, Katrina Kaif’s amazing innocence, Deepika Padukone’s confidence, Nargis Fakhri’s delicious mouth, Tamara’s attitude and Angela’s face are the best assets that make them his favorite subjects. He consider Irish Indian model, Priya Emmanuel has the best swimsuit body.