Sunil Grover

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Sunil Grover
Sunil Grover at Tassel Fashion & Lifestyle Awards 2016.jpg
Grover at Tassel Fashion & Lifestyle Awards 2016
Born (1977-08-03) 3 August 1977 (age 41)[1][2]
Mandi Dabwali, Haryana, India[3]
Nationality Indian
Occupation Actor, Performer,Comedian
Years active 1999–present

Sunil Grover (born 3 August 1977) is an Indian actor and stand up comedian. He came into limelight for his potrayal as Gutthi on Comedy Nights with Kapil but gained immense popularity for playing the role of Dr Mashoor Gulati on The Kapil Sharma Show. Grover will next be seen in two Bollywood film Pataakha and Bharat.[4]

Early life and family background[edit]

Sunil Grover was born in a Punjabi family of Mandi Dabwali, a small town of Sirsa, Haryana. His father was a bank manager. He has an elder sister and a younger brother. He completed his schooling from Mandi Dabwali and completed graduation from Guru Nanak College. He received Master's degree in Theatre from Panjab University Chandigarh. He was interested in acting from his childhood and used to mimic his teachers.[3]

Acting career[edit]

Sunil was discovered during his college days by the late satirist and comedian Jaspal Bhatti.[5] He has also acted in India's first silent comedy show, SAB TV's Gutur Gu in the initial 26 episodes.

He was with comedian Kapil Sharma in the comedy show Comedy Nights with Kapil and became immensely popular for playing comical characters: Gutthi, Rinku Bhabi and Dr. Mashoor Gulati.[6][7]

Sunil debuted in the Punjab film industry, with Vaisakhi List in 2016 and the same year he portrayed the role of Shraddha Kapoor's father in the Baaghi movie.



Year Title Role
1998 Pyaar To Hona Hi Tha Barber Totaram
1999 Mahaul Theek Hai[8]
2002 The Legend of Bhagat Singh Jaidev Kapur
2005 Insan Mahesh
2006 Family: Ties of Blood
2008 Ghajini Sampat
2011 Mumbai Cutting
2013 Zila Ghaziabad Faqeera
2014 Heropanti Driver
2015 Gabbar is Back Constable Sadhuram
2016 Vaisakhi List Tarsem Lal
Baaghi P. P. Khurana
2017 Coffee with D Arnab Ghosh
2018 Pataakha Dipper
2019 Bharat TBA


Title Role Channel Notes
Full Tension Various characters DD National [8]
Professor Money Plant Zee Punjabi [8]
Lo Kar Lo Baat Himself SAB TV
Kya Aap Paanchvi Fail Champu Hain? Ruk Ruk Khan Filmy
Kaun Banega Champu
Chala Lallan Hero Ban ne Lallan
Gutur Gu Balu Kumar SAB TV
Comedy Circus Various characters Sony Entertainment Television
Comedy Nights with Kapil Gutthi, Khairatilal, Kapil's father in law and Various characters Colors TV [9][10][11]
Mad In India Chutki Star Plus [12][13]
The Kapil Sharma Show Dr. Mashoor Gulati, Rinku Devi, Piddu and Various characters Sony Entertainment Television [14]
Indian Idol 9 Dr. Mashoor Gulati/Rinku Devi [15]
Sabse Bada Kalakar Dr. Mashoor Gulati Guest appearance
Super Night with Tubelight Dr. Mashoor Gulati, Bachchan Sahab and Various characters Television special to promote Tubelight
Super Night with Padman Dr. Mashoor Gulati, Rinku Devi and Various characters Television special to promote Padman
Dus Ka Dum Bachchan Sahab and Rinku Devi Television special
Jio Dhan Dhana Dhan Professor Sahab Jio TV
Colors TV
web & television series


Title Notes
Hansi Ke Phavvare as Sud on Radio Mirchi[16]


Title Role
Daaru Peeke Girna as Billa Sharabi
Mere Husband Mujhko Piyar Nahin Karte as Rinku Bhabhi


  1. ^ "Everything You Need To Know About Sunil Grover Aka Gutthi". 14 March 2016. Retrieved 9 March 2017.
  2. ^ "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 9 March 2017.
  3. ^ a b
  4. ^ "'Pataakha': Vishal Bhardwaj reveals the look of five main characters | Bollywood Bubble". Bollywood Bubble. 2018-08-11. Retrieved 2018-08-11.
  5. ^ Sunil Grover aka GutTV News (Jul 26, 2014). Retrieved 26 April 2016.
  6. ^ Sunil Grover's Chutki fails to recreate Gutthi magic Archived 10 March 2014 at the Wayback Machine.. Hindustan Times (21 February 2014). Retrieved on 2015-08-13.
  7. ^ Sunil Grover in new avatar as Sabjee. (11 March 2014). Retrieved on 2015-08-13.
  8. ^ a b c "I love being a 'wanna-be' sometimes: Sunil Grover". Hindustan Times. October 18, 2013. Retrieved September 23, 2017.
  9. ^ There are so many girls like Gutthi: Sunil Grover – The Times of India. (29 October 2013). Retrieved on 2015-08-13.
  10. ^ I left 'Comedy Nights with Kapil' to earn more money: Sunil Grover. (5 December 2013). Retrieved on 2015-08-13.
  11. ^ "Sunil Grover shoots for Comedy Nights". Patrika Group (24 July 2014). Retrieved 24 July 2014.
  12. ^ Sunil Grover’s ‘Mad In India’ a poor version of Comedy Nights with Kapil. The Indian Express (21 February 2014). Retrieved on 2015-08-13.
  13. ^ Sunil Grover's new role on Mad In India is child named Sabjee. Retrieved on 13 August 2015.
  14. ^ Sunil Grover says, My intentions are to act and to entertain with dignity. The GenX Times. Retrieved on 6 April 2017.
  15. ^ "Sunil Grover earns praises for his performance on the grand finale of Indian Idol Season 9 finale". Timesc of India. Retrieved April 2, 2017.
  16. ^ Radio Ha-ha | Business Standard News Business Standard > Beyond Business (September 14, 2008). Retrieved 26 April 2016.

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