Wednesday, 14 August 2013

Star Portrait-Sunil


Sunil is the most popular comedian and hero in Tollywood. He was born on 28 February 1974 at Bhimavaram, Andhra Pradesh. He lost his father when he was five years old and his mother raised him overcoming lot of difficulties.


Sunil's early aspirations to the movie industry were fueled by watching films of Chiranjeevi in the lead role. Watching these films right from elementary school, Sunil dreamt of being a good dancer. He even went on to win awards in a local dance competition. With one of his teachers suggesting him of Bachelors in Fine Arts, he pursued this course. Thereafter, he attempted stage theater for a start. Due to his persona, he was not given enough opportunities in the theater.

In 1995, he entered the film industry by performing dances. He then joined a dancing school in Hyderabad. He considered art direction as well to make his ends meet. He wanted to be a villain but was cast in a comic role by the director. He is a close friend of director Trivikram.

Film Career

Sunil first film was Second Hand (which was stopped from production) and later starred i Peruleni Cinema. Later he featured in Prema kadha and Swayamvaram were his first real opportunities in the industry. Chiru Navvuto and Nuvve Kavali were the first films that he acted in. Nuvve Kavali was the first one to release.


Sunil as a hero starred in Andala Ramudu opposite Aarti Agarwal, in 2006 and his second film as hero was Maryada Ramanna opposite Saloni, directed by SS Rajamouli. Maryada Ramanna turned out to be a super hit, and today Sunil has established himself as a hero in the Telugu film industry. His next venture was with Ram Gopal Varma. The movie is titled Katha Screenplay Darshakatvam Appalaraju (KSD Appalaraju).

Sunil's next Poolarangadu turned out to be a hit but the next film Mr.Pellikoduku is a average venture. His multi starrer with Naga Chaitanya turned out to be a good hit.


He won several awards for his comic abilities. He displayed his six pack in the movie Poola Rangadu (2012) directed by Veerabhadram. Sunil Celebrated his 40th birthday for a noble cause donating to a blind school and spending time with them.

Filmfare Awards

   Filmfare Best Comedian Award (Telugu) - Pedababu (2004)

Nandi Awards

   Nandi Award for Best Male Comedian - Nuvvu Nenu (2001)
   Nandi Award for Best Male Comedian - Andhrudu (2005)
   Nandi Special Jury Award - Maryada Ramanna (2010)

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