Happy Birthday Sunil Grover: Hidden gems of actor-comedian you can stream online
 
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Happy Birthday Sunil Grover: Hidden gems of actor-comedian you can stream online
Aishwarya Vasudevan
Aug 03, 2021
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Sunil Grover celebrates his birthday on August 3 and has turned 44 this year. The actor-comedian has been entertaining people since the late 90s but became a household name with his stint on Comedy Nights with Kapil and The Kapil Sharma Show. However, Sunil also showed his acting skills in a couple of web series which dropped this year - ZEE5 original Sunflower and Tandav streaming on Amazon Prime Video.

Not many know that Grover has featured in a few movies wherein he had brief appearances. But if you look back, they are indeed funny and deserved to not be forgotten.

On the occasion of Sunil's birthday, take a look at a few movies and shows starring Sunil which you can stream online.

1
Pyaar To Hona Hi Tha
6.8OTTplay Rating
A remake of the Hollywood film French Kiss, Pyaar To Hona Hi Tha is a love story between two strangers who meet on a flight for the first time. Sanjana (Kajol) travels to India knowing that her fiancé is in love with someone else. She meets Shekhar (Ajay Devgn) and cooks up a plan to separate her ex from his current lover. However, in the process, Shekhar falls in love with Sanjana. In the film, Sunil Grover plays the role of a barber who accidentally shaves half of Shekhar's moustache while shaving him.
2
The Legend of Bhagat Singh
8.6OTTplay Rating
The film chronicles the life of India's freedom fighter who fought for the country's independence. Ajay Devgn plays the titular role and the film starts from the Jallianwala Bagh massacre which Bhagat Singh witnessed as a child to the time when he was hanged to death at a very young age on March 23, 1931. The film also features Sushant Singh, D. Santosh and Akhilendra Mishra in the lead roles while Sunil Grover is seen as Jaidev Kapoor.
3
Ghajini
7.8OTTplay Rating
A remake of the Tamil film of the same name, this AR Murugadoss directed is inspired by the Hollywood film Memento helmed by Christopher Nolan. The film is about a businessman named Sanjay Singhania (Aamir Khan) who suffers from anterograde amnesia. He is set out to avenge the death of his girlfriend (Asin) who was brutally murdered by Ghajini Dharmatma, a notorious gangster. The film features Sunil Grover in a special appearance wherein he is asked to fake as Sanjay by Kalpana for a party.
4
Gabbar Is Back
6.9OTTplay Rating
The Akshay Kumar starrer is the Hindi remake of the 2002 Tamil film Ramanaa. The film is about a professor named Aditya Singh Rajput aka Gabbar who is on a killing and kidnapping spree of corrupt officials. Only Constable Sadhuram (Sunil Grover) is convinced that he can crack this case but is constantly insulted by his senior officers who thinks he is nothing less than a driver.
5
Baaghi
5.5OTTplay Rating
Inspired by the Indonesian film The Raid: Redemption, Baaghi is the Hindi remake of the 2004 Telugu film Varsham. The film features Tiger Shroff and Shraddha Kapoor as Ranveer Pratap Singh aka Ronny and Siya Khurana who are being hunted down by Raghav Shetty (Sudheer Babu). Shetty is in love with Sia but she doesn't reciprocate the feels as she falls for Ronny. The film then takes an action-packed turn as two rebels in love plan an escape from Raghav's shackles. Baaghi also features Sunil Grover who plays the onscreen father of Shraddha.
6
Pataakha
7OTTplay Rating
Pataakha is a story of two sisters Badki and Chutki played by Radhika Madan and Sanya Malhotra. They are always at loggerheads and can't stand each other for a second. To go separate ways, they get married and fate takes an interesting turn when they get to know they are neighbours. Thus both can never be away from each other. The film stars Sunil Grover as Dipper Naradmuni who adds fuel to the fire to increase fights between Badki and Chutki.
7
Bharat
4.8OTTplay Rating
This Ali Abbas Zafar directorial stars Salman Khan in a titular role and revolves around his life from the post-independence era. The film is adapted from the 2014 South Korean film Ode to My Father. Bharat also features Sunil Grover in an important role as Vilayti Khan who is Bharat's best friend. They are inseparable since childhood and travel everywhere together.
8
Sunflower
8OTTplay Rating
Sunflower is a ZEE5 original black comedy series starring Sunil Grover in the leading role. The film is directed by Vikas Bahl and is set against the backdrop of a murder that takes place in a middle-class housing society in Mumbai named Sunflower. Sunil plays the role of Sonu Singh in the web series.
9
Tandav
4OTTplay Rating
Tandav is a multistarrer series streaming on Amazon Prime Video. The political drama is about how much one can go in pursuit of power and stars Saif Ali Khan, Dimple Kapadia in the lead roles. Sunil Grover plays the role of Gurpal Singh who is the right-hand man of Saif's character Samar Pratap Singh.

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