Date of Birth
Andhra Pradesh, IndiaEdit page
His career began on a slow note with movies like Second Hand (which was stopped from production), and Peruleni Cinema. Prema Katha and Swayamvaram were his first real opportunities in the industry.
In 2010, Sunil starred in S. S. Rajamouli-directed Maryada Ramanna, which was a commercial success. A reviewer from Sify noted that: “Sunil would no longer look like a comedy hero. His dances are simply superb.”
Sunil was cast in the lead role in Poola Rangadu, directed by Veerabhadram Chowdhary. which was released across 450 theatres worldwide. The film received positive reviews. He was the antagonist in the film Colour Photo (2020), which brought him critical acclaim.
The 2021 film Pushpa: The Rise saw Sunil in the unusual role of a serious gangster Mangalam Seenu, very different from the comedy roles he usually plays.
Director Trivikram Srinivas and Sunil have been friends since their days in Bhimavaram. They, along with director Gunasekhar, were roommates in Punjagutta during their struggling days. As of 2016, Trivikram rents the room as a memory.