Sunny Kaushal

Sunny Kaushal is an Indian actor who works in Hindi films. He is the younger brother of actor Vicky Kaushal and son of action director Sham Kaushal.

Sunny Kaushal
Born (1989-09-28) 28 September 1989 (age 30)
OccupationActor
Years active2016–present
RelativesVicky Kaushal (brother)

Kaushal studied at The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India but later left it to learn acting. He worked as an assistant director on the films My Friend Pinto (2011) and Gunday (2014). After making his acting debut with the box office flop Sunshine Music Tours and Travels (2016),[1] he had his first commercial success by portraying a hockey player in the sports drama Gold (2018).

Life and careerEdit

Kaushal started his acting career with playing roles in theater plays and skits. He made his Bollywood debut in the 2016 comedy-drama road film Sunshine Music Tours and Travels. The same year he also appeared in the TV Mini-Series Official Chukyagiri. In 2017 he was part of the short film Love at First Sight. In the 2018 historical sports-drama film based upon the national hockey team's title at the 1948 Summer Olympics he portrayed the role of Himmat Singh,[2] a character inspired by Balbir Singh Sr.. Kaushal was nominated in the 25th Screen Awards in the Best Supporting Actor for his role.[3] In the same year, Kaushal also went on to be part of the TV Mini-Series Official CEOgiri which was a spin-off of the 2016 series Official Chukyagiri. The short film The Embrace in which Kaushal plays the role of Siddharth was nominated in the Drama Short Film category at the Filmfare Awards.[4] Currently Kaushal is shooting for Bhangra Paa Le.[5]

FilmographyEdit

FilmsEdit

Key
  Denotes films that have not yet been released
Year Film Role Notes
2011 My Friend Pinto Assistant director
2014 Gunday Assistant director
2016 Sunshine Music Tours and Travels Sunburn
2017 Love at First Sight Kshitij Short film
2018 Gold Himmat Singh Screen awards
2019 The Embrace Siddharth Short film[6]
2020 Bhangra Paa Le Jaggi Singh/kaptaan singh
Hurdang  Daddu Thakur Filming[7]
Shiddat  Vishal Filming

Web SeriesEdit

Year Title Role Platform Notes
2016 Official Chukyagiri Spandan Chukya[8] Arre Miniseries: 5 Episodes
2018 Official CEOgiri Spandan Chukya Arre Miniseries: 5 Episodes
2020 The Forgotten Army - Azaadi Ke Liye Surendra Sodhi (Young) Amazon Prime Miniseries: 5 Episodes

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Film Award Category Result Ref.
2018 Gold Screen Awards Best Supporting Actor Nominated [3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Vicky Kaushal". 26 September 2019 – via Wikipedia.
  2. ^ "Meet Sunny Kaushal as Himmat Singh". Excel Entertainment Twitter. 2 July 2018. Retrieved 3 July 2018.
  3. ^ a b "25th Screen Awards". 2 May 2019 – via Wikipedia.
  4. ^ "The Embrace – Drama Short Film | Filmfare Short Film Awards". filmfare.com.
  5. ^ "Ronnie Screwvala announces next 'Bhangra Paa Le' starring Sunny Kaushal and south star Rukshar Dhillon - Times of India". The Times of India.
  6. ^ "The Embrace – Drama Short Film | Filmfare Short Film Awards". filmfare.com.
  7. ^ "After 'Gold' debut, Sunny Kaushal to romance Nushrat Bharucha in 'Hurdang'". The Economic Times. 19 June 2019.
  8. ^ "Spandan Chukya".

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