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|Born||Sunil Varma Indukuri
28 February 1974
Bhimavaram, Andhra Pradesh, India
|Residence||Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India|
|Occupation||Actor, Voice actor|
Sunil Varma is an Indian actor, comedian, and voice actor from the Telugu film industry. His roles usually are to provide comic relief to the audience. He has won one Filmfare Award and 3 Nandi Awards. He appeared in the lead role for the first time in Andala Ramudu (2006), but he got his breakthrough with Maryada Ramanna (2010) directed by S. S. Rajamouli. He won several awards for his comic abilities. He displayed his six pack in the movie Poola Rangadu (2012) directed by Veerabhadram. Sunil Celebrated his 40th birthday for a noble cause donating to a blind school and spending time with them.
Sunil's early aspirations to the movie industry were fueled by watching films of Chiranjeevi in the lead role. Watching these films right from elementary school, Sunil dreamt of being a good dancer. He even went on to win awards in a local dance competition. With one of his teachers suggesting him of Bachelors in Fine Arts, he pursued this course. Thereafter, he attempted stage theater for a start. Due to his persona, he was not given enough opportunities in the theater.
In 1995, he entered the film industry by performing dances. He then joined a dancing school in Hyderabad. He considered art direction as well to make his ends meet. He wanted to be a villain but was cast in a comic role by the director. He is a close friend of director Trivikram.
Sunil's career began on a slow note with movies like Second Hand (which was stopped from production), and Peruleni Cinema.
Sunil acted as a Hero for the first time in the movie Andala Ramudu opposite Aarti Agarwal, in 2006 and his second film as hero was Maryada Ramanna opposite Saloni, directed by SS Rajamouli. Maryada Ramanna turned out to be a super hit, and today Sunil has established himself as a hero in the Telugu film industry. His next venture was with Ram Gopal Varma. The movie is titled Katha Screenplay Darshakatvam Appalaraju (KSD Appalaraju)and the movie was released on 18 February 2011.
Sunil next film in lead role is Poola Rangadu and it is released across 450 theatres worldwide.the film got good reviews and completed its 100 days. Sunil is set to star in a project titled "Ramudu Weds Seetha" and the much talked about "Napoleon".and,With the hit of Poola Rangadu, so many producers and directors are ready to do movies with Sunil.As a comedian sunil's remuneration was ~15Lakhs and later increased drastically with his successful hit of Poola Rangadu,up to 3 crores. Sunil worked very hard to get into this stage as hero.
Now Sunil accepts two multi starrers.one with Naga Chaitanya as his elder brother in Tadakha. and Next is a voice over for Siddharth in the direction of Ala Modalaindi fame Nandini Reddy He was well known for his punch dailouges in tollywood, Created a history in tollywood as best comidian.
- Filmfare Best Comedian Award (Telugu) - Pedababu (2004)
- Nandi Award for Best Male Comedian - Nuvvu Nenu (2001)
- Nandi Award for Best Male Comedian - Andhrudu (2005)
- Nandi Special Jury Award - Maryada Ramanna (2010)
- "Sunil spends his birthday at Devnar Blind School". Cinesiren. Retrieved February 28, 2013.
- Sunil - Telugu Cinema interview - Telugu film actor
- Sunil and Naga Chaitanya as brothers in Vettai remake www.ifilmish.com