One of the most talented personalities in Indian television, Sunil Grover became a household name with her perfect portrayal of the girl ‘Gutthi’ in Comedy Nights with Kapil on Colors TV.
Sunil Grover was born on August 3, 1977 in Dabwali, Sirsa in Haryana. He studied in Arya Vidya Mandier school and graduated from Guru Nanak College. He went on to do theater in Chandigarh and attained a Masters degree. He dabbled in local theater till Jaspal Bhatti found him and started working with him.
The 37 year old actor debuted in a movie called The Legend of Bhagat Singh in 2002, after which he did movies like Insan, Family – Ties of Blood, Ghajini , Mumbai Cutting, Zilla Ghaziabad and Heropanti, where he had small roles to play. He will also be seen in the upcoming movie Gabbar.
A Jaspal Bhatti find, Sunil found a huge audience in television. He started off in a Jaspal Bhatti production called ‘Full Tension’ after which he did Professor Money Plant. Known to impersonate Shah Rukh Khan really well, he did ‘Kya Aap Paanchvi Fail Champu Hain?’ for Filmy TV where he did a take-off on the Bollywood actor. He has also been a part of the SAB TV hit show ‘Gutur Gu’.
Sunil Grover was also one of the top comedians in Comedy Circus. He was a part of Kapil’s team of actors in Comedy Nights with Kapil. The 5 feet 7 inch tall Sunil was second only to Kapil in popularity, after he created and performed as ‘Gutthi’. He amicably separated with Kapil to form his own show ‘Mad in India’ for Star Plus, which did not do well. He came back on ‘Comedy Nights with Kapil’ and now plays roles of Gutthi as well as Kapil Sharma’s miserly father-in-law, and ‘various roles’.
Suni Grover as Shah Rukh Khan
Sunil Grover as Gutthi (pictures)