Atul Shrivastav who played Rajkumar Rao’s father in STREE, even after the completion and the release of the hit film Rajkumar Rao still calls him DEDDY (daddy), whenever they meet.
His most recent project ’Stree’ with actors like Rajkumar Rao, Shraddha Kapoor, Pankaj Tripathi and Aparshakti Khurana has been receiving critical acclamation from all around the country. Atul Shrivastav is seen playing the character of Rajkumar Rao’s father which is a comical role. When asked about his character he said, “My character in the film is that of a very broad minded and friendly father who talks with his son about everything but is still protective about him and make sure that he is on the right path.”
Atul Shrivastav has also played Salman Khan’s father in ‘Bajrangi Bhaijaan’. Now the versatile actor will be seen playing Divyendu Sharma’s father in ‘Batti Gul Meter Chalu’ which stars Shahid Kapoor and Shraddha Kapoor in the lead. He will be also seen as Kartik Aryan’s father in Luka Chuppi. Directed by cinematographer turned director Laxman Utekar, the film also stars Kriti Sanon.