Wikipedia Information / Biography Profile
- Sunny Kaushal is an Indian actor and assistant director and is the brother of Bollywood star Vicky Kaushal.
- Handsome and talented, Sunny comes from a well-known family of filmmakers and actors but is working hard to make his own name as an artist.
Personal Life & Family Background :
- Sunny was born in 1989 to parents Veena and Sham Kaushal in Mumbai, Maharashtra.
- Sunny’s father, Sham is well known action director. He has worked on Bollywood classics that include Padmaavat, Bajirao Mastani, Bajrangi Bhaijaan and Dangal. His mother Veena is a homemaker.
- He comes from a Hindu Punjabi, middle class family and his grandparents hailed originally from Hoshiarpur in Punjabi.
- Sunny’s older brother Vicky is a rising Bollywood star & has given back-to-back hits in years 2017 & 2018.
- Sunny was once on his way to becoming a Chartered Accountant but he dropped out of school to pursue his acting career.
Career, Salary & Net Worth :
- Sunny began his career as an actor by taking part in various theatre productions in his local community. He also played a few small and key roles in various skits and plays held at local theatres.
- He eventually decided to commit to acting 100% & made his big screen debut in 2016 in the Bollywood flick Sunshine Music Tours and Travels. In the movie, Sunny played the role of an orphaned boy.
- During his debut year, he also successfully auditioned for a web series called “Official Chukyagiri” in which he played a character named ‘Spandan Chukiya’. The series also starred Mithila Palkar & Aahana Kumra went on to become a big hit & garnered millions of views online.
- The next couple of years, Sunny continued to auction for more roles and even tried his hand as an assistant director for another big screen production.
- In 2018, he landed another role in a feature titled “Gold” which became a Hollywood hit. Sunny played the character called Himmat Singh who was a hockey player. The role received a lot of praise from both viewers & fellow industry professionals.
Trivia, Height & Fun Facts :
- Sunny admitted that although his father warned him against it, he used to rely on being the son of a renowned action director to get connected in the industry when he was still starting out. He eventually stopped doing that once he realized that not a lot of people were impressed by his family name and were instead, more concerned about his acting abilities.
- Sunny is quite active on social media and has over 40 000 followers on Instagram. He enjoys posting photos of himself, his adventures and he often uses his account as a platform to promote his movies.
- He was nominated for a Screen Award in the Best Male Debut category.
- When he is not working, Sunny loves to stay active. He enjoys going to the gym, playing squash, swimming and travelling to new and exciting destinations.
- He also enjoys reading and spending some quality time by himself.
- His favourite actors are Hollywood legend, Will Smith and Bollywood leading men, Ranveer Singh and Hrithik Roshan.