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Indukuri Sunil Varma (born 28 February 1974), known mononymously as Sunil, is an Indian actor who works predominantly in Telugu films, and has also featured in Tamil films. Noted for his comic roles, Sunil has appeared in over 180 films in his career, including a few lead roles. He has won three state Nandi Awards and two Filmfare Awards South.Sunil played a lead role in Andala Ramudu (2006) and later went on to star in several Telugu language films including commercial successes like Maryada Ramanna (2010), Poola Rangadu (2012), and Tadakha (2013).Sunil started as the antagonist in the films Colour Photo (2020) and Pushpa: The Rise (2021), which were commercially successful films. His Tamil films include Maaveeran (2023) and Jailer (2023), the latter of which is his highest grossing release till date.
Sunil started his career in 1996 when first worked as an extra in the film ''Akkada Ammayi Ikkada Abbayi'', however, Sunil's scenes did not make it to the final cut of the film. 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. ''Chiru Navvutho'' and ''Nuvve Kavali'' were the first films that he acted in. ''Nuvve Kavali'' was the first one to release.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 then cast in the lead role in ''Poola Rangadu'', directed by Veerabhadram Chowdary. 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 an unusual role of a serious gangster Mangalam Seenu, very different from the comedy roles he usually plays. The success of the film brought him many offers to play negative roles and he made his Tamil debut in 2023 with ''Maaveeran'' (2023).
Sunil hails from Bhimavaram of Andhra Pradesh, India. Sunil celebrated his 40th birthday for a noble cause donating to a blind school and spending time with them.Director Trivikram Srinivas and Sunil were 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.