The Young child actor from Mumbai, Sunny Pawar became a Hollywood celebrity overnight when his portrayal as Saroo in the biographical drama movie, Lion received excellent reviews from audiences. He is more than an ordinary kid as he was the only kid, who was selected for the role of Young Saroo out of the 2,000 tapes and countless kids.
Sunny Pawar, who belongs to a middle-class family, has become a favorite among the Hollywood A-listers. His finest acting skills supported him to also enlist in a nominee of the handful of awards including Critics' Choice Movie Award.
Sunny Pawar's Wiki
Sunny Pawar was born in 2008 in Mumbai, India and is currently 11 years old. However, his birthday is yet to come forth. He stands at the height of 4' 8" (1.42 meters), as per the wiki.
Sunny hold an Indian nationality and belongs to Asian (Indian) ethnicity. Possessing the Hindu religion, Lion's actor is currently studying at Air India Modern school, Mumbai. The young talented boy, Sunny was nominated for the Critics' Choice Movie Award in the category of the Best Young Performer.
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Sunny, age 11, is not just an ordinary schoolboy but is a Hollywood star now. With the outstanding and jaw-dropping performance in the movie Lion, he earned notoriety with a hefty amount of income. The movie was nominated for the Oscar and had the box-office collection of $140.3 million from the production cost of $15 million. Since Sunny plays the character of young Saroo Brierley, he probably earned a noteworthy amount of wealth.
Hailing from a slum area in Mumbai, Sunny beat out more than 2000 children, who auditioned for the role of Saroo and double-clutched his place. Despite having a quandary in acting because of the English language, Sunny overcame through his task with a better and overwhelming result. And the result was remarkable; he was praised by celebrities including, Viola Davis, Andrew Garfield, Dwayne The Rock Johnson (former husband of Dany Garcia), Jimmy Kimmel (former husband of Gina Kimmel).
Also, he has also debuted in a few other movies including, Love Sonia and AA BB KK. Currently, Sunny is working on the upcoming film, Chippa, a coming-of-age tale of a ten-year-old boy called 'Chippa.' Besides acting, Sunny is interested in becoming a police officer and serve as a cop in his city, Mumbai.
Sunny's Family; Indian Parents
Sunny is the son of Indian parents, Dilip Pawar and Vasu Dilip Pawar, who grew up in Mumbai, India alongside his two siblings, a brother, and a sister. His father is a former government office sweeper whereas his mother is a housewife.
He was born in a middle-class family, but Sunny has now changed the life standard of his family through his charismatic acting talent. His father owns the credits of his success as he was the one who was behind the scene of movie guiding him, accompanied him in different events.
Sunny Pawar watched the movie 'Lion' with his family, a dad, mom and two siblings (Photo: mid-day.com)
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As of now, Sunny is rejoicing quality time with his family. Most prominently, his parents, wants him to give priority to his education.