Sunny Singh (actor)

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Sunny Singh Nijjar is an Indian actor.[2] Singh made his film debut with a brief role in Dil Toh Baccha Hai Ji (2011), followed by a role in Akaash Vani (2013). His first commercial success was the buddy film Pyaar Ka Punchnama 2 (2015), his highest-grossing release came in 2018 with the comedy Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety.[3] Sunny Singh is all set to play Lakshman in Prabhas, Kriti Sanon and Saif Ali Khan starrer Adipurush directed by Om Raut.[4]

Sunny Singh
Sunny Nijar graces the HT Style Awards 2018.jpg
Singh at the HT Styles Awards in 2018
Born
Sunny Singh Nijjar[1]
NationalityIndian
OccupationActor
Years active2007–present

CareerEdit

In 2007, Nijjar made his television debut through the Star Plus-popular running series Kasautii Zindagii Kay, where he played the love interest of the character played by Kratika Sengar. In 2009, he played Karan in Shakuntala.

In 2011, Nijar began his film career with Madhur Bhandarkar's comedy Dil Toh Baccha Hai Ji, where he made a cameo appearance. Starring Ajay Devgn, Emraan Hashmi, and Omi Vaidya. But the film was not a box office success.

In 2013, he starred as an antagonist alongside Kartik Aaryan and Nushrat Bharucha in Luv Ranjan's romantic drama Akaash Vani, which was a commercial failure too.[5]

In 2015, Nijar reteamed with Ranjan for Pyaar Ka Punchnama 2, a sequel to the 2011 film Pyaar Ka Punchnama and co-starring Aaryan, Bharucha, Omkar Kapoor and Sonnalli Seygall. With a worldwide total of 88 crore (US$12 million), it emerged as Nijar's commercial success.[6]

Nijar's highest-grossing release came in 2018 when he teamed with Ranjan for the third time in Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety co-starring Kartik Aaryan and Nushrat Bharucha. He played the role of Titu, a man whose friend, played by Aaryan, tries to separate him from his fiancée, played by Bharucha.[7]

In 2019, Nijar had a cameo appearance in Akiv Ali's directorial debut, De De Pyaar De, a romantic comedy film about a 50-year-old businessman who falls in love with a 26-year-old girl, and starring Ajay Devgn opposite Rakul Preet Singh and Tabu.[8] He was also in Jhootha Kahin Ka alongside Kapoor and Jimmy Sheirgill.

Sunny's first release as Solo actor was Ujda Chaman which was on the concept of baldness.[9] His performance was appreciated but the film only become a moderate hit.[10]

Nijar's latest release was Jai Mummy Di, a romantic comedy starring Sonnalli Seygall, Supriya Pathak, and Poonam Dillon, directed by Navjot Gulati. The film released on 17 January 2020.[11] and performed poorly on box office by collecting 0.9 crore on box office.

As of March 2021, he has joined the cast of Adipurush as Lakshmana, an upcoming Indian bilingual hindu mythological film based on Ramayana. The film directed by Om Raut stars Prabhas as Adipurush.[12]

FilmographyEdit

Year Title Role Notes
2011 Dil Toh Baccha Hai Ji Akash Kanwar Cameo appearance
2013 Akaash Vani Ravi Sharma
2015 Pyaar Ka Punchnama 2 Siddharth 'Chauka' Gandotra
2018 Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety Titu Sharma
2019 De De Pyaar De Akash Sehgal Cameo appearance
Jhootha Kahin Ka Karan Pandey
Ujda Chaman Chaman Kohli
Pati Patni Aur Woh Durgesh 'Doga' Kanojia Cameo appearance
2020 Jai Mummy Di Puneet "Punnu" Khanna
2022 Adipurush Lakshmana[13] Telugu-Hindi bilingual film

TelevisionEdit

Year Title Role Notes Ref(s)
2007 Kasautii Zindagii Kay Saksham
2009 Shakuntala Karan

Music videoEdit

Year Title Singer Label
2020 "Holi Mein Rangeele" Mika Singh, Abhinav Shekhar, Pallavi Ishpuniyani B-Live Media Box

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Desk, India TV News (23 February 2021). "Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety turns 3: Kartik Aaryan, Nushrratt Bharuccha, Sunny Singh goes down memory lane". www.indiatvnews.com.
  2. ^ "Sunshine boy". Filmfare. 29 January 2019. Retrieved 1 October 2019.
  3. ^ "I don't fear being judged as a misogynist: Kartik Aryan on 'protecting best friend from a gold digger'". Hindustan Times. 13 March 2018. Retrieved 10 September 2019.
  4. ^ "Adipurush: Kriti Sanon joins Prabhas and Saif Ali Khan for the magnum opus as Sita; FIRST PICS OUT". Bollywood Bubble. 12 March 2021. Retrieved 12 March 2021.
  5. ^ Vyavahare, Renuka (25 January 2013). "Akaash Vani". The Times of India. Retrieved 2 October 2013.
  6. ^ "Pyaar Ka Punchnama 2 review: This sequel is hilarious". Hindustan Times. Retrieved 28 November 2015.
  7. ^ "'Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety' box office collection Day 5: Sunny Singh, Nushrat Bharucha and Kartik Aryan's film collects Rs 4.50 crore – Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 19 May 2020.
  8. ^ "Actor Sunny Singh's cameo in De De Pyaar De is winning hearts all over". 24 May 2019. Retrieved 19 May 2020.
  9. ^ "'Ujda Chaman' actor Sunny Singh shares feelings about being a solo lead in upcoming film". The Indian Wire. 30 October 2019. Retrieved 19 May 2020.
  10. ^ "Ujda Chaman movie review: This Sunny Singh, Maanvi Gagroo's film lacks depth in depiction". Mumbai Mirror. Retrieved 19 May 2020.
  11. ^ "Sunny Singh and Sonnalli Seygall's film Jai Mummy Di to release on January 17. See new motion poster". India Today. 6 September 2019. Retrieved 10 September 2019.
  12. ^ "Adipurush: Kriti Sanon joins Prabhas and Saif Ali Khan for the magnum opus as Sita; FIRST PICS OUT". Bollywood Bubble. 12 March 2021. Retrieved 12 March 2021.
  13. ^ "Adipurush: Kriti Sanon joins Prabhas and Saif Ali Khan for the magnum opus as Sita; FIRST PICS OUT". Bollywood Bubble. 12 March 2021. Retrieved 12 March 2021.

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