Sunil Pal was born in Chandrapur (Maharastra, India). He is a popular Indian comedian and actor, and the 2005 winner of The Great Indian Laughter Challenge on STAR One. Lately he has been seen acting in many Bollywood flicks doing minor comic roles. In 2010, he wrote and directed a comedy film, Bhavnao Ko Samjho, which featured a record 51 stand-up comedians.
Sunil Pal Biography
Sunil Pal came to Mumbai in 1995 when his father (who then used to work with Indian Railways) got transferred. He studied in Janata Vidyalaya city branch Ballarpur school. He joined the Junior College. There he used to mimic his professors and famous actors. After college, he struggled for three years.
Later Sunil Pal contested in The Great Indian Laughter Challenge, and won the competition. He was the favourite of viewers, who were enthralled by his remarkable ability of impersonating many film actors (like Sunil Shetty, Nana Patekar, Sunny Deol, Dharmendra, Naseeruddin Shah, and Irfan Khan) with commanding progress. In addition, his self-created character of the drunkard “Ratan Noora” was widely admired.
Soon after the show followed many small roles in Bollywood movies. So far he has worked in seven films. His first major Hindi film, Bombay to Goa released in 2007, although he has played roles in Phir Hera Pheri. On a tour with Sonu Nigam, he met Neeraj Vohra (writer and director) who later gave him a role in Phir Hera Pheri (2006). He has also worked in Apna Sapna Money Money and he has produced, written, and directed a film called Bhavnao ko Samjho. The film is in the Guinness Book of World Records for a record 51 stand up comedians acting in a single film. His upcoming movies are Dharna Unlimited, Dirty Politics, Krish 3, Tukkafit, Filmi Duniya, Rajni ki Lag Gayi, Tenshion Mat Le yaar, Bhanwri Ka Jaal, Money Back Guarantee. While the film was bashed by critics, audience members who follow The Great Indian Laughter Challenge enjoyed the film due to the stand-up comedians acting in the film and similar jokes.