Sunil Pal is an Indian comedian,[1] actor and voice actor. He has played comic roles in various Bollywood films.[2]

Sunil Pal
Pal in 2016
Pal in 2016
Born (1975-05-02) 2 May 1975 (age 48)
Occupation(s)Comedian, Actor, Voice actor
Known forStage comedy
Websitesunilpal.in

In 2010, he wrote and directed a comedy film, Bhavnao Ko Samjho, which featured 51 stand-up comedians including Siraj Khan, Johnny Lever, Raju Srivastav, Kapil Sharma, Navin Prabhakar, Ahsaan Qureshi, Sudesh lehri and many more.[3]

Early lifeEdit

Sunil Pal was born in 1975 into a middle class Marathi speaking family in Maharashtra. His father was an employee for the Indian Railways. He studied in Janata Vidyalaya city branch school, Balharshah. He came to Mumbai in 1995 when his father got transferred. He joined the Junior College. There he used to mimic his professors and famous actors. After college, he struggled for three years.[4]

CareerEdit

Early careerEdit

During one of his interviews, Pal said "I was working at a tea stall in Santacruz as waiter. Those days I'd sleep on the footpath and I used to use the telephones of a nearby shop to keep in touch with my contacts in film industry."[5]

 
Pal at Thahake, Hasya Kavi sammelan at Thomso, IIT Roorkee

FilmsEdit

Pal's first major Hindi film, Bombay to Goa released in 2007, although he has played small roles in Hum Tum (2004) and Phir Hera Pheri (2006). He has also worked in Apna Sapna Money Money and he has produced, written, and directed a film called Bhavnao ko Samjho. The film is in the Guinness Book of World Records for a record 51 stand up comedians acting in a single film.[6]

FilmographyEdit

FilmsEdit

Year Films Role Notes
2004 Hum Tum
2006 Phir Hera Pheri Munna Bhai's sidekick
2006 Apna Sapna Money Money Matha Prasad's assistant
2007 Bombay to Goa Lal Singh
2008 Krazzy 4 Taxi Yadav
2010 Bhavnao Ko Samjho Sunderlal Yadav also director[7]
2014 Kick
2014 Money Back Guarantee also director
2015 Sasu Cha Swayamwar Baji Marathi film
2015 Main Hoon Rajinikanth Arvind Mukherji The Khaas Aadmi
2015 Dirty Politics Nathu Lal
2018 Teri Bhabhi Hai Pagle

TelevisionEdit

Year Serial Role Notes
2005 The Great Indian Laughter Challenge - I Contestant (Winner)
2006 The Great Indian Comedy Show Host/presenter[8]
2008 Comedy Champions Contestant
2010 Comedy Circus Ke SuperStars Contestant with Priya Marathe

RadioEdit

Year Show Role
2007 Dhamaal with Sunil Pal Co-host[9]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bharti Singh की Drugs Case में गिरफ्तारी पर बोले Comedian Sunil Pal और Raju Srivastava". Zee News Hindi. 21 November 2020. Retrieved 30 January 2021.
  2. ^ "Sunil Pal gets candid about his upcoming film 'Lockdown To Unlock' | Hindi Movie News - Bollywood - Times of India". timesofindia.indiatimes.com. Retrieved 30 January 2021.
  3. ^ Team, Tellychakkar. "Before Kis Kisko Pyaar Karoon and Bhavnao Ko Samjho, Kapil made his acting debut 13 years back with THIS movie, READ MORE". Tellychakkar.com. Retrieved 30 January 2021.
  4. ^ "Comedian Sunil Pal trapped by calling doctors as demons and impostors, FIR lodged - Oneindia". hindi.oneindia.com (in Hindi). Retrieved 6 May 2021.
  5. ^ IndiaTimes interview with Sunil
  6. ^ "Most professional stand-up comedians in a feature film". Guinness World Records. Retrieved 16 November 2019.
  7. ^ "Will they end up like a joke?". 17 January 2010.
  8. ^ "Comedy, once a fringe player, is now a prime-time staple on TV". India Today.
  9. ^ "The Tribune, Chandigarh, India - The Tribune Lifestyle". www.tribuneindia.com.

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