Personal Agenda: Sunil Grover
Sunil Grover is an Indian actor and stand-up comedian born in Dabwali, Sirsa, Haryana in a Punjabi Hindu family. He is well known for playing the role of Fakira in recent Bollywood movie Zila Ghaziabad, and Gutthi in Comedy Nights with Kapil. By Navleen Kaur Lakhichandigarh Updated: Nov 24, 2013 09:14 IST
Place of Birth
Arya Samaj Vidya Mandir, Dabwali /SD College, Chandigarh; Department of Indian Theatre, Panjab University
Late Jaspal Bhatti’s TV series Full Tension, when I was in college
High point of your life
Yet to come
Low point of your life
I hope it never comes
Currently I am
Explaining why I’m not doing Comedy Nights with Kapil
A Punjabi dish to die for
Baingan da bharta.
Your favourite Punjabi slang
Oh teri bhen di…
A Punjabi song you can’t stop humming
Tere shehar wali sajna kinni sohni lagdi dupehar by Gurdas Mann.
Rate your sense of humour on a scale of 1-10
7 rupees per kg.
What was the worst bit about playing Gutthi?
The men believed she is for real.
What should every man know about a woman?
You can’t really know everything about a woman. But, you can at least be aware of how much she can make you spend on her.
You’re the editor of a comic book. Who would you put on the cover?
Rajendra Nath, because he makes me laugh every time I see him.
Three funny men on television
Late Jaspal Bhatti, Kapil Sharma and Sudesh Lehri.
Your favourite piece of accessory
Bollywood’s most romantic pair
Deepika Padukone and Ranbir Kapoor.
A project that is close to your heart
Every project of mine is close to my heart.
Mere paas bangla hai, bank balance hai, gaadi hai. Tumhare paas kya hai?
Mere paas sawal puchne wale Amitabh Bachchan and jawab dene wale Shashi Kapoor ko mimic karne
ki capacity hai.
What are the three things you would do if you could?
Fly a plane, learn any martial art form and become the fastest runner.
Your favourite cuisine
At home, it’s Indian. Outside, it’s mostly Continental.
Pick two celebrities you’d have liked as your parents.
I wouldn’t want to share my limelight with celebrity parents.
A song that describes your life...
Aawara hoon, from the film Awara (1952).
A talent you would love to acquire
To be able to dance.
How do you de-stress yourself?
By listening to music and playing with my three-year-old son.
If not an actor-comedian, you would have been…
A physical education teacher.
Which colour dominates your wardrobe?
Shades of brown.
One thing that nobody knows about you…
When I’m tired, I snore.
A piece of advice you wish someone had given you 10 years ago…
That it’s not important to get married.
A rumour you’d like to start…
Queen Elizabeth wants to adopt Sunil Grover.
If you woke up one day and found you’d turned into a woman…
I would make sure that I make enough noise in the house to wake everyone up.
One thing you want to unlearn
Stop judging people on the basis of how they speak and what they wear.
A movie that always brings a smile to your face
Andaz Apna Apna
A film that you have watched over five times
The most overrated film
A movie that was a part of your childhood
What was the best part about playing Gutthi?
Women started thinking Gutthi is real, the mono-acting bit and the nasty things I got to do.
A celebrity you look upto