Sunny Hinduja, became an internet sensation overnight. Though he has been working in the industry for quite a long time now, the success of TVF’s Aspirants, where he worked recently got him fame and recognition in large numbers. He has been working with films and the TV industry. While the series has a lot of characters, one character that the audience is loving and can totally relate to is Sandeep Bhaiya. People are keen to know more about the actor who plays the role. Sunny Hinduja’s profile has always been low key, yet here we are with some of the amazing facts that you would be amazed to learn about him
1. Sunny Hinduja was born on November 25, 1990
He was born in a Sindhi family to Janak and Ritu Hinduja in Indore, Madhya Pradesh.
2. His father was a well-settled businessman. He also has an elder brother named Dhiraj and a younger sister, Simran.
3. He did his schooling at Daly College of India, Madhya Pradesh
Sunny then completed his B.E. in Computer Science from Birla Institute Of Technology & Science in Pilani.
4. Sunny was always interested in acting
He joined the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), Pune. Later, he joined the industry and stepped into a professional acting career. During an interview Sunny said,
“When I was in my seventh standard, I thought of becoming an actor, but never shared this with my parents. After completing my degree in engineering, I told them about my passion for acting. Interestingly my father wanted to join the FTII too, but he couldn’t due to his family commitments. So, their support was always there.”
5. He began his career as a theatre artist
He performed at various theatre plays like Dimaag-e-Hasti Dil Ki Basti, Men Without Shadows. After which he started giving auditions for movies and TV shows.
6. Rajkummar Rao, Jaideep Ahlawat and Vijay Verma were his batchmates at FTTI.
7. Sunny got inspiration from Govinda.
When asked about his one inspiration during an interview he shared,
“Not one, there are many in fact. Initially it started with Govinda because I consider him as an entertainer and then Akshay Kumar. While studying in FTII it was Robert De Niro, Al Pachino and when I started working in the industry it was Irrfan Khan, Naseeruddin Shah and Vijay Raaz.”
8. He got married to Shinjini Raval
The couple tied the knot on 22nd July of 2015 and they stay in Mumbai. Shinjini Raval is also an actor and has appeared in the movies like Delhi Belly, Peddlers and Shanghai.
9. His debut movie is Shaapit: The Cursed
Sunny Hinduja made his on-screen debut in the year 2010 with the Bollywood movie named ‘Shaapit: The Cursed’. In this film, he worked along with stars Aditya Narayan and Shweta Agarwal.
10. He has been a part of the film Ballad of Rustom, where he was seen in the lead role of Rustom
The film was also shortlisted as the best picture at the 2014 Academy Awards in the category of Oscars Reminder List.
11. Sunny appeared in a lot of other films and TV commercials as well
He appeared in so many famous films like Guy in the Sky, Pinky Memsaab, Long Live Brij Mohan, Mardaani 2, Bhaukaal, Jamun, Chacha Vidhayak Hain Humare. He was also seen on Tv commercials like LUX, Sprite, Men’s Jewellery, Ajman Shopping Festival, etc.
12. He is also seen quite very active in TV Serials like Mere Dad Ki Dulhan, Seven and Reports.
13. Sunny gained popularity and rose to fame after the TVF series “Aspirants”.
Playing the role of Sandeep Bhaiya in The Viral Fever’s (TVF) series Aspirants made him popular. The series is based on the life of students, who are struggling for competing for UPSC exams.
14. Recently he was seen in the web series The Family Man.
Sunny played the role of Milind in Amazon Prime Video web series, The Family Man along with Manoj Bajpayee and others.