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

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 life edit

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]

Career edit

Early career edit

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]

Films edit

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]

Filmography edit

Films edit

Year Films Role Notes
2004 Hum Tum[citation needed]
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

Television edit

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

Radio edit

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

References edit

  1. ^ "Bharti Singh की Drugs Case में गिरफ्तारी पर बोले Comedian Sunil Pal और Raju Srivastava". Zee News Hindi. 21 November 2020. Archived from the original on 28 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". Archived from the original on 5 March 2021. 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". Archived from the original on 26 January 2021. Retrieved 30 January 2021.
  4. ^ "Comedian Sunil Pal trapped by calling doctors as demons and impostors, FIR lodged - Oneindia". (in Hindi). Archived from the original on 7 May 2021. Retrieved 6 May 2021.
  5. ^ "IndiaTimes interview with Sunil". Archived from the original on 7 July 2012. Retrieved 2 June 2008.
  6. ^ "Most professional stand-up comedians in a feature film". Guinness World Records. Archived from the original on 17 November 2019. Retrieved 16 November 2019.
  7. ^ "Will they end up like a joke?". 17 January 2010. Archived from the original on 27 September 2022. Retrieved 27 September 2022.
  8. ^ "Comedy, once a fringe player, is now a prime-time staple on TV". India Today. Archived from the original on 15 December 2022. Retrieved 15 December 2022.
  9. ^ "The Tribune, Chandigarh, India - The Tribune Lifestyle". Archived from the original on 25 September 2017. Retrieved 15 December 2022.

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