Comedian Sunil Grover is one of the most popular actors on Indian television. He is popularly recognized by the names of his characters Gutthi and Dr. Mashoor Gulati from Comedy Night With Kapil and The Kapil Sharma Show. The actor turns one more year today and we present to you some of the interesting facts about the funny man that we bet you did not know.
Born in Sirsa, Haryana, on August 3, 1977, the comedian became everyone’s favorite due to his wonderful comic timing and incredible expressions. The talented comedian, who entertained the audience with his hilarious comedy, is celebrating his 45th birthday today.
Sunil Grover used to imitate the teachers
Sunil had been interested in acting since his childhood and reportedly used to entertain his friends by imitating his teachers at the time. As time passed, his interest in acting grew even more and he decided to turn it into a career. He even has a master’s degree in theater from the University of Punjab in Chandigarh.
Sunil Grover’s Bollywood Debut
The comedian made his Bollywood debut in Pyar Toh Hona Hi Tha, playing the role of a barber in the 1998 film. The film starred Ajay Devgn and Kajol in lead roles.
Sunil was also an RJ
Before succeeding in the television industry, the comedian hosted a popular series, Hansi Ke Phuware on Radio Mirchi for years. He played the role of Sudharshan, also known as Sud, on the show. He was even honored with awards from the Association of Radio and Television Advertising Professionals of India for his outstanding voice-over performance.
Sunil Grover walked down a ramp like Guthhi
Many are unaware that Sunil has walked down the ramp in a sari alongside Mandira Bedi, who even spoke about her experience with the Deccan Herald. She said: “I have never heard such loud applause at any fashion show. Gutthi received more applause than the greatest of the supermodels. Every pose, every move he made; every step he took elicited massive applause “
Sunil was also an ambassador for Filmy Channel
The comedian made his television debut with Chala Lallan Hero Banne on Filmy Channel. He hosted shows like Kaun Banega Champu, Kya Paanchvi Fail Champu hain for the same channel. He also served as the channel’s ambassador for some time.
Sunil Grover earned 500 rupees initially
Sunil once spoke about his childhood and the harsh reality of Bombay. Speaking to the social media platform Humans of Bombay, he said: “I was always good at acting and making people laugh. I remember in 12th grade I participated in a theater competition; the main guest said that he should not participate, because he was unfair to others! After finishing my masters in theater, I came to Mumbai to act. But for the first year, I just celebrated. I lived in a posh area, using my savings and some money from home. I would only earn around 500 rupees a month. But I thought it would soon be successful. “
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