|Indian actor and comedian
|Mandi Dabwali, Haryana, India
Sunil Grover (born 3 August 1977) is an Indian actor and comedian from Mumbai who works in Hindi and Punjabi films and television. He came into the limelight for his portrayal as Gutthi on the television show Comedy Nights with Kapil but gained popularity for playing the role of Dr. Mashhoor Gulati and Rinku Devi on The Kapil Sharma Show. He was also seen in Bollywood films Gabbar Is Back, The Legend of Bhagat Singh, and Bharat.
Sunil Grover Biography
|3 August 1977
Mandi Dabwali, Haryana, India
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Grover was born on 3 August 1977 in Mandi Dabwali town of Sirsa district, Haryana. He received a Master’s Degree in Theatre from Panjab University Chandigarh. He is married to Aarti and has a son Mohan.
In February 2022, Grover suffered a heart attack and had to undergo four bypass surgeries.
Grover was discovered during his college days by the late satirist and comedian Jaspal Bhatti. He has also acted in India’s first silent comedy show, SAB TV‘s Gutur Gu in the initial 26 episodes.
During the 2000s, he made his television debut with Chala Lallan Hero Banne on Filmy.
He gained a lot of popularity from the comedy show Comedy Nights with Kapil and became well known for his comical characters like Gutthi, Rinku Bhabi, and Dr. Mashoor Gulati. He also mimics famous Bollywood actors like Amitabh Bachchan and many others in the show which were mostly liked by the viewers. But after having a fight with his co-actor Kapil Sharma, Sunil left the show.
Soon after leaving Kapil’s show, Grover returned to television with Star Plus’s show Kanpur Wale Khuranas with Aparshakti Khurana as the host. The plot of the show was similar to that of The Kapil Sharma Show, but it didn’t last long and soon went off the air.
He made a comeback in the television industry in August 2020 with the show Gangs of Filmistan on Star Bharat where he played the role of Bhindi Bhai. The show ended in October 2020.
In 2021, Grover portrayed Gurpal Chauhan in the political drama web series Tandav, directed by Ali Abbas Zafar with an ensemble cast of Saif Ali Khan, Tigmanshu Dhulia, Kumud Mishra, Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub, Gauahar Khan, Amyra Dastur, Kritika Kamra, Sarah Jane Dias and Sandhya Mridul, Anup Soni, and Dino Morea. In the same year, he portrayed Sonu Singh in the thriller web series Sunflower, for which he shed almost 8.1 kilos.
Filmography (Sunil Grover Biography)
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|Pyaar To Hona Hi Tha
|Mahaul Theek Hai
|The Legend of Bhagat Singh
|Main Hoon Na
|Family: Ties of Blood
|Band singer in the song “Emotional Attyachar”
|Gabbar is Back
|P. P. Khurana
|Coffee with D
|Professor Money Plant
|Punjabi Television series
|Lo Kar Lo Baat
|Kya Aap Paanchvi Fail Champu Hain?
|Ruk Ruk Khan
|Kaun Banega Champu
|Chala Lallan Hero Ban ne
|Comedy Nights with Kapil
|Gutthi, Khairatilal, Kapil’s father in law and Various characters
|Mad In India
|The Kapil Sharma Show
|Dr. Mashoor Gulati, Rinku Devi, Piddu, and Various characters
|Indian Idol 9
|Dr. Mashoor Gulati/Rinku Devi
|Sabse Bada Kalakar
|Dr. Mashoor Gulati
|Super Night with Tubelight
|Dr. Mashoor Gulati, Bachchan Sahab, and Various characters
|The television special to promote Tubelight
|Super Night with Padman
|Dr. Mashoor Gulati, Rinku Devi, and Various characters
|The television special to promote Padman
|Dus Ka Dum
|Bachchan Sahab and Rinku Devi
|Jio Dhan Dhana Dhan
|Kanpur Wale Khuranas
|25th Star Screen Awards
|Stree (Character from the film Stree)
|Co-hosted the show with Ayushyaman Khurana, Vicky Kaushal, and Salman Khan
|Bigg Boss (Hindi season 13)
|Along with Harsh Limbachiyaa
|Gangs of Filmistan
|Bhindi Bhai (Don)
|India’s Laughter Champion’
|Dr. Mashoor Gulati and Rinku Devi
|Amazon Prime Video
|Tango (Tejinder) Gill
|Hansi Ke Phavare-1
|Sud on Radio Mirchi
|Daaru Peeke Girna
|Mere Husband Mujhko Piyar Nahin Karte
|Original Year Release
|Dub Year Release
|Ace – Hollywood Chicken Little
|ITA Award For Special Mention Comic Icon
|Mimicry of Amitabh Bachchan
|STAR Parivaar Award for Favourite Mazebaan