Comedian turned actor Sunil has been roped in an upcoming movie Chanakya, which is progressing at the brisk pace, in which Tollywood hot chunk Gopichand is playing the lead role. Sunil who has received lot of applause for his movie Aravinda Sametha Veera Ragahva, and recently released movie Chitralahari, will be seen playing the role of comedian in Chanakya.
The sources say that Sunil will be now testing the waters with Gopichand‘ next film Chanakya, which is being helmed by Tamil film maker Thiru. In this spy thriller, Sunil is playing a peppy role that not only gives him a chance to play a comic caper role but also allows him to perform action sequences.
Sunil has acted acted over 177 Telugu films in his career. Sunil has won two Filmfare Awards and three Nandi Awards, which are the highest awards in Telugu cinema. He took his first lead role in Andala Ramudu, which was released in 2006. Apart from his comic roles, his commercial successes as a lead actor include Maryada Ramanna in 2010 helmed by Baahubali film maker SS Rajamouli.
In Gopichand and Sunil starrer Chanakya, Mehreen Kaur Pirzada is playing the female lead and Bollywood actress Zarine Khan will be seen playing important role.