Sunil Grover (born 3 August 1977) is an Indian actor and stand-up comedian. He came into limelight for his portrayal as Gutthi on but gained popularity for playing the role of Dr Mashoor Gulati and Rinku Devi on Comedy Nights with Kapil . Grover was also seen in Bollywood films The Kapil Sharma Show , Gabbar Is Back and The Legend of Bhagat Singh . Bharat
Early life and family background [ edit ]
Sunil Grover was born on 3 August 1977 in Mandi Dabwali, District Sirsa,
Haryana. He received Master's Degree in Theatre from Panjab University Chandigarh. He is married to Aarti and has a son Mohan. 
Acting career [ edit ]
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.
He gained a lot of popularity from the comedy show
and became well known for his comical characters like Gutthi, Rinku Bhabi and Dr. Mashoor Gulati. Comedy Nights with Kapil  He also mimics famous  Bollywood actors like Amitabh Bachhan 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 air. 
In 2016, Gover debuted in the Punjab film industry with
and the same year he portrayed Vaisakhi List Shraddha Kapoor's father in .
He made a comeback in television industry in August 2020 with the show
on Gangs of Filmistan Star Bharat where he played role of Bhindi Bhai. The show ended in October 2020. 
In 2021, Grover portrayed Gurpal Chauhan in 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. He shed almost 8.1 kilos for his role in “Sunflower”, a thriller series. 
Filmography [ edit ]
Denotes films / dramas that are not yet released
Television [ edit ]
Web series [ edit ]
Daaru Peeke Girna Billa Sharabi
Mere Husband Mujhko Piyar Nahin Karte Rinku Bhabhi
Dubbing roles [ edit ]
Animated films [ edit ]
Original Year Release
Dub Year Release
Adam West Ace – Hollywood Chicken Little
References [ edit ]
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"Everything You Need To Know About Sunil Grover Aka Gutthi". indiatimes.com. 14 March 2016 . Retrieved . 7 March 2019
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"Happy Birthday Sunil Grover: RJ Sud to Gutthi to Rinku bhabhi, his journey has been a laugh fest. Watch videos". The Indian Express. 8 March 2017 . Retrieved . 7 March 2019
". 'Pataakha': Vishal Bhardwaj reveals the look of five main characters | Bollywood Bubble" Bollywood Bubble. 11 August 2018 . Retrieved . 11 August 2018
Sunil Grover aka GutTV News (26 July 2014). Retrieved 26 April 2016.
Sunil Grover's Chutki fails to recreate Gutthi magic Archived 10 March 2014 at the Wayback Machine. Hindustan Times (21 February 2014). Retrieved on 13 August 2015.
Sunil Grover in new avatar as Sabjee. Zeenews.india.com (11 March 2014). Retrieved on 13 August 2015.
"Sunil Grover Finally Breaks Silence on The Kapil Sharma Show Comeback Rumours". News18. 18 September 2019 . Retrieved . 4 March 2020
"Kapil Sharma threw a shoe at Sunil Grover because the team ate before him". Hindustan Times. 22 March 2017 . Retrieved . 4 March 2020
"Sunil Grover's Kanpur Waale Khuranas to go off air, comedian explains why". Hindustan Times. 10 January 2019 . Retrieved . 4 March 2020
"Sunil Grover's Kanpur Wale Khuranas to go off air soon. Here's why". India Today . Retrieved . 4 March 2020
Farzeen, SAna (12 August 2020). "Sunil Grover: Will donate my earning from Gangs of Filmistan to charity". The Indian Express . Retrieved . 29 August 2020
Trivedi, Tanvi (24 October 2020). "Comedy show 'Gangs of Filmistaan' wraps up in less than two months - Times of India". The Times of India . Retrieved . 5 January 2021
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"Sunil Grover: Tandav was a new world for me as an actor". The Indian Express. 14 January 2021 . Retrieved . 14 January 2021
Parashar, Shivam (4 January 2021). "Tandav trailer out. 10 unmissable moments from new Saif Ali Khan web series". India Today . Retrieved . 5 January 2021
"Sunil Grover Breaks Silence On Returning On The Kapil Sharma Show: "But Yes, In Near Future.... "" Koimoi. 8 June 2021 . Retrieved . 26 June 2021
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"I love being a 'wanna-be' sometimes: Sunil Grover". Hindustan Times. 18 October 2013 . Retrieved . 23 September 2017
There are so many girls like Gutthi: Sunil Grover – The Times of India. Timesofindia.indiatimes.com (29 October 2013). Retrieved on 13 August 2015.
I left 'Comedy Nights with Kapil' to earn more money: Sunil Grover. Ibnlive.in.com (5 December 2013). Retrieved on 13 August 2015.
"Sunil Grover shoots for Comedy Nights". Patrika Group (24 July 2014) . Retrieved . 24 July 2014
Sunil Grover’s ‘Mad In India’ a poor version of Comedy Nights with Kapil. The Indian Express (21 February 2014). Retrieved on 13 August 2015.
Sunil Grover's new role on Mad In India is child named Sabjee. Movies.ndtv.com. Retrieved on 13 August 2015.
Sunil Grover says, My intentions are to act and to entertain with dignity. The GenX Times. Retrieved on 6 April 2017.
"Sunil Grover earns praises for his performance on the grand finale of Indian Idol Season 9 finale". The Times of India . Retrieved . 2 April 2017
Sadhna (28 August 2020). "Mashoor Gulati Sunil Grover turns Bhindi Bhai for Gangs Of Filmistan". India Today . Retrieved . 29 August 2020
"Sunil Grover Begins Shoot for Web Series Sunflower by Vikas Bahl". News18. 8 November 2020 . Retrieved . 18 December 2020
Bhasin, Shriya (8 November 2020). "Sunil Grover to play lead in ZEE5 web series 'Sunflower. '" www.indiatvnews.com . Retrieved . 18 December 2020
Keshri, Shweta (4 January 2021). "Tandav trailer out, into murky politics with Saif Ali Khan in new Amazon Prime web series". India Today . Retrieved . 4 January 2021
Radio Ha-ha | Business Standard News Business Standard > Beyond Business (14 September 2008). Retrieved 26 April 2016.
"Sunil Grover Awards: List of awards and nominations received by Sunil Grover". The Times of India . Retrieved . 8 December 2020
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