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Overview (1)

Birth NameSunil Varma Indukuri

Mini Bio (1)

Suneel was born as Sunil Varma Indukuri. He is an actor, known for Magadheera (2009), Maryada Ramanna (2010) and Khaleja (2010). He has been married to Sruthi since 2002. They have two children.

Spouse (1)

Sruthi (2002 - present) (2 children)

Trivia (2)

Discontinued M. Com [Master of Commerce degree programme at university] to get into films.
Sunil and his wife, Sruthi, were married in 2002 and have two children: a daughter, Kundana, born in 2005; and a son, Dhushyanth, born in 2010.

Personal Quotes (7)

[February 2012 - on developing six-pack abs for Poola Rangadu (2012)] The main reason why I developed the six-pack is to bring believability. Audiences have seen me in 160 films as a comedian. If I fight seriously in my movie as a hero, nobody will take it seriously. But if I develop six-pack [abs] and do it, people will believe me.
[February 2012 - on his weight loss] I had been a fitness freak for the past 3 years. I spent around one year for weight reduction and then used 2 years to build body. I used to be 108 kgs [238 lbs] at one point of time and now I am 78 [172] (due to muscles and bones). My waist size used to be 44-1/2 inches before, and now it is 31 inches.
[February 2012 - on his special diet for the climax fight sequence in Poola Rangadu (2012)] We shot the climax for 10 days. I used to drink egg white and water. I used to eat ice cubes. I used to eat 12 egg whites a day (4 egg whites each in morning, afternoon, and night). I used to eat some carbohydrates 4 hours before shoot as it helps in getting the 6-pack right.
[February 2012 - comparing his characters in his first 3 hit films as hero] In Andala Ramudu, I did the role of an innocent (amayakudu). In Maryada Ramanna, I did the role of a coward (pikiri vaadu). In Poola Rangadu, I am doing the role of a man of patience (sahanam vunnavaadu). First half is going to be like Andala Ramudu and second half is going to be like Maryada Ramanna which [is] an intense climax.
During my college days, I used to be really fat, and never bothered to exercise. I just concentrated on eating!
Even as a kid, I was a popular dancer in my hometown, Bhimavaram. I used to watch a lot of Chiranjeevi films and I always wanted to dance like him.
[January 2013] I'm less busy now, but more stressed out. The good part about playing solo lead roles is that I get to work in one or two projects in a year and I am able to spend time with my family. As a comedian, I used to work in three to four films simultaneously and I used to be very busy. But being a comedian was a less stressful job. How the film fared at the BO [Box Office] did not affect my standing as an actor. After I started playing lead roles, I had come to know what fear is. I was so tensed when my first lead film released because the fate of a 'hero' depends on the number of hit movies he delivers!

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