Sunil (actor)

Sunil Varma (born 28 February 1974), known mononymously as Sunil, is an Indian actor who works in Telugu films. Noted for his comic roles, Sunil acted in over 177 films in his career. He has won three state Nandi Awards and two Filmfare Awards South.

Sunil
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Born
Sunil Varma[1]

(1974-02-28) 28 February 1974 (age 46)[2]
OccupationActor, Comedian
Years active2000–present
Children1

Sunil played a lead role in Andala Ramudu (2006) and later went on to star in several films including commercial successes like S. S. Rajamouli-directed Maryada Ramanna (2010), Poola Rangadu (2012), and Tadakha (2013).[4][5]

CareerEdit

Sunil's career began on a slow note with movies like Second Hand (which was stopped from production), and Peruleni Cinema. Prema kadha and Swayamvaram were his first real opportunities in the industry. Chiru Navvutho and Nuvve Kavali were the first films that he acted in. Nuvve Kavali was the first one to release.[3]

Sunil was cast in the lead role in Poola Rangadu, directed by Veerabhadram Chowdhary. which was released across 450 theatres worldwide. The film received positive reviews.[citation needed]He acted as a antagonist in the film Colour Photo (2020), which received him critical acclaim.[6]

Personal lifeEdit

Sunil hails from Bhimavaram of Andhra Pradesh, India.[3] Sunil celebrated his 40th birthday for a noble cause donating to a blind school and spending time with them.[7]

AwardsEdit

Filmfare Awards SouthEdit

Nandi AwardsEdit

South Indian International Movie AwardsEdit

Santosham Film AwardsEdit

FilmographyEdit

As actorEdit

Year Film Role Notes Ref.
1996 Akkada Ammayi Ikkada Abbayi Uncredited role
2000 Nuvve Kavali Sunil
Chirunavvutho Sunil
Pape Naa Pranam Uncredited role
2001 Family Circus Uncredited role
Chirujallu Deva
Nuvvu Nenu Sunil
Nuvvu Naaku Nachav Banthi
Manasantha Nuvve Sunil
Tholi Valapu Giri
2002 Nuvvu Leka Nenu Lenu Karri Seenu
Premaku Swagatam Tenali
Kalusukovalani Achi
Aaduthu Paaduthu Papi
Vasu Balu
Santosham Kranthi Kumar a. k. a. Seetayya
Sreeram Megaserial Mahadeva
Neetho Johnny
Indra Balu Guest Appearance
Sontham Seshagiri
Holi Raja
Okato Number Kurradu Sunil
Nuvve Nuvve Pandu
Bobby Hotel Manager
Yuvarathna Sunil
Thotti Gang Sathi Babu
Premalo Pavani Kalyan Arjun
Manmadhudu Bunk Seenu
2003 Naaga Ravi
Pellam Oorelithe Samba
Gangotri Exam Supervisor
Run Mohan
Ottesi Chepptuna Jackie
Vijayam Srinivas
Ninne Istapaddanu Bangaru Babu
Oka Raju Oka Rani Mahesh's sidekick
Vasantham Ramesh
Kalyana Ramudu Chari
Dongodu Justice Chowdhary
Simhachalam Raju
Oka Radha Iddaru Krishnula Pelli Bala Raju
Tagore Boost
Ela Cheppanu Sunil
Toli Choopulone White and White Simhachalam
Ori Nee Prema Bangaram Kannu Ganesh
Nenu Pelliki Ready Rajesh
Nee Manasu Naaku Telusu Kapali a. k. a. Kapil
Neeke Manasichanu Subbu
2004 Lakshmi Narasimha Raj
Varsham Jagan "The Gun"
Athade Oka Sainyam Thief
Love Today Dharma
Anandamanandamaye "Panchatantram" Seenu
Malliswari Padmanabham a. k. a. Paddu
Mee Intikoste Em Istaaru Maa Intikoste Em Testaru Teja
Seenu Vasanthi Lakshmi Seenu
Nenunnanu Tip Sundaram
Kushi Kushiga Server Prakash
Pedababu Bapineedu
Aarya Ticket Collector "Punch" Falaknama
Naani Vishwanath a. k. a. X
Oka Pellam Muddu Rendo Pellam Vaddu Satish
Koduku Balasubramanyam
Pallakilo Pellikoothuru Goutham
Donga Dongadi Rockfort Chandu
Naa Autograph Sathyam
Gudumba Shankar Prabhu
Cheppave Chirugali Krishnamurthy
Aaptudu Venkat
Suryam Gaali Seenu
Mass Aditya a. k. a. Adi
2005 Balu ABCDEFG Shankar
Nuvvostanante Nenoddantana Banda
Radha Gopalam Lakshmana Rao
Sravana Masam Kanchu Babu
Sada Mee Sevalo Bunty
Soggadu Venkat Guest Appearance
Subash Chandra Bose Chandram's sidekick
Mr. Errababu Erra Babu's sidekick
Hungama Balaraju
Bhadra Bullabbayi
Andarivaadu Veerendra's nephew
Oka Oorilo Seenu's servant
Kanchanamala Cable TV Sudarshan's assistant
Super Journalist
Athadu Ramana
Andhrudu Thief
Allari Bullodu Bobby
Political Rowdy Rohit
Bhageeratha Nanda
Modati Cinema Sri
Radha Gopalam Lakshmana Rao
Vennela Satyamurthy
Sri Subbarao
Jai Chiranjeeva Dhanushkoti
Gowtam SSC Gopal Rao
2006 Lakshmi Suresh
Chukkallo Chandrudu Puppy
Sarada Saradaga Raghava's sidekick
Madrasi Kiran Kumar Telugu version
Sri Ramadasu Ramana Sastry
Pournami Pournami's elder brother 100th film
Kithakithalu Sathi
Game Kulkarni
Bommarillu Sathi
Andala Ramudu Ramu
Stalin Stalin's younger brother
Boss Sunil
Gopi - Goda Meeda Pilli Resort Manager Karunanidhi
Pellaina Kothalo Chalapathi
Rakhi Mohan Reddy
Annavaram Raju
2007 Yogi Ramu Guest Appearance
Athili Sattibabu LKG Allari Naresh's brother
Dhee Kathi
Classmates Baddu
Aadavari Matalaku Arthale Verule Srinu
Aata Vicky's brother-in-law
Thiru Ranga / Julayi Sunil Also shot in Tamil
Dubai Seenu Dubai Seenu's cousin
Bahumati Lawyer
Satyabhama Sunil
Pellaindi Kaani Achi Babu's sidekick
Shankar Dada Zindabad Kumar Guest Appearance
Athidhi Amrita's fiance
Nava Vasantham Vijay
Godava Train Ticket Collector
2008 Michael Madana Kamaraju Kamaraju
Krishna Sunil
Swagatam Sunil Honda
Krishnarjuna Arjun's sidekick
Ontari Subbu
Idi Sangathi Neeladri
Premabhishekam Sunil
Jalsa Bunk Seenu
Bhale Dongalu Taxi Driver
Baladur Seenu
Kalidasu Basha
Parugu Krishna's sidekick
Kantri Rajni Haasan
Bujjigadu Sathi a. k. a. Tokyo Johnny
Pandurangadu Narasimha Sastry
Ready Janaki
Ullasamga Utsahamga Instant Investor
Kathanayakudu Shanmugam
Chintakayala Ravi Pendurthi Babu
Rainbow Prakash
Nenu Meeku Telusa...? Kishore
King Sarath
2009 Maska Krish's sidekick
Drona Prasad
Aa Okkadu Chandra
Raju Maharaju Arjun
Oye! Abhishek
Magadheera Harsha's sidekick
Josh Bujji 150th film
Ek Niranjan Chanti Babu
Pravarakhyudu Ravi
Saleem Radhakrishna
2010 Shambo Shiva Shambo Kumar
Bindaas Sarath
Kedi Rummy's sidekick
Varudu Dancer Guest Appearance
Andari Bandhuvaya Harikrishna
Maryada Ramanna Kovelamudi Ramu
Khaleja Babji
2011 Mirapakay Charukesha
Katha Screenplay Darsakatvam Appalaraju Appalaraju
Dongala Mutha Richard
2012 Poola Rangadu Ranga
2013 Mr. Pellikoduku Buchi Babu
Tadakha Sivarama Krishna
2014 Bhimavaram Bullodu Sunil
2016 Krishnashtami Krishna
Eedu Gold Ehe Bangarraju
Jakkanna Jakkana / Ganesh
2017 Ungarala Rambabu Ram Babu [11]
2 Countries Ullaas Kumar
2018 Silly Fellows Soori
Aravinda Sametha Veera Raghava Neelambari
Amar Akbar Anthony Bobby
Padi Padi Leche Manasu Chatur Ramalingam
Operation 2019 Special Song
2019 Chitralahari Michael "Mike"
Chanakya Seenu
2020 Ala Vaikunthapurramloo Sitaram
Disco Raja Utham Kumar / Antony Das As Antagonist
Colour Photo Inspector Rama Raju As Antagonist
Released on Aha
[12]
2021 Pushpa TBA [13]

Dubbing artistEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Kavirayani, Suresh (9 September 2017). "Testing time for Sunil Varma". Deccan Chronicle. Retrieved 4 September 2020.
  2. ^ "Sunil turns into SI Ramaraju for "Colour Photo"; first look out - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 13 September 2020.
  3. ^ a b c "Sunil - Telugu Cinema interview - Telugu film actor". www.idlebrain.com.
  4. ^ "Sunil Not Interested In Comedian Roles Anymore?". Sakshi Post. 7 August 2020. Retrieved 4 September 2020.
  5. ^ "I am basking in the success of Maryada Ramanna, says director". The Hindu. Special Correspondent. 29 July 2010. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 4 September 2020.CS1 maint: others (link)
  6. ^ "Success meet: Actor Sunil shares experience of working with 'Colour Photo' cast". ap7am.com. Retrieved 26 November 2020.
  7. ^ "Sunil spends his birthday at Devnar Blind School". Cinesiren. Retrieved 28 February 2013.
  8. ^ "Filmfare awards for South India - Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam & Kannada - Telugu Cinema". www.idlebrain.com.
  9. ^ 61st Filmfare Awards South
  10. ^ a b c "Actor Sunil to ditch hero role for next film, return to comedy". The News Minute. 4 January 2018. Retrieved 4 September 2020.
  11. ^ "Comedian-actor Sunil's next film titled Ungarala Rambabu. See first look poster". 5 February 2017.
  12. ^ Dundoo, Sangeetha Devi (11 August 2020). "'Colour Photo', the story of a 'below average' guy". The Hindu. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 4 September 2020.
  13. ^ Telugu, TV9 (11 October 2020). "సుక్కు సినిమాలో సునీల్, ఆయన రికమండేషన్ - Sunil In Pushpa Movie". TV9 Telugu. Retrieved 26 November 2020.

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