Son of Soil, Sunil Palwal conferred with National Bismillah Khan Yuva Puraskar Award in acting

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He dedicated his award to Padmashree Balwant Thakur, Saurabh Shukla, and Jeff Goldberg on the auspicious day of Guru Purnima.

JAMMU: The son of the soil, Sunil Palwal received this year’s National Bismillah Khan Yuva Sangeet Natak Academi Award in the field of Acting.

Sunil was born on 22nd May, 1985 and brought up in Katra but move to Jammu to pursue Bachelors from GGM Science College.  He was pursuing Mass Communication from Delhi before he got selected for a diploma course in Drama in Himachal Cultural Research Forum and Theatre Academy Mandi, Himachal Pradesh. He had a major turnaround in 2008 when he got himself enrolled in Films and Television Institute of India (FTII), where he got an opportunity to work under some of the finest actors and directors of India, be it Naseeruddin Shah or Saurabh Shukla, Benjamin Gilani or Meeta Vasisht, Tom Alter or Rakesh Bedi, he’s worked with all.

Sunil made his silver screen career in 2013 on television with ’24’ Produced by Anil Kapoor and directed by Abhinay Deo.

He got his First Film ‘ Yeh Dil Ramta Jogi’ directed by Swaroop Kanchi in 2014. In 2017, he played an interesting character in Jolly LLB 2.

He was featured in many TV shows also like Prithvi Vallabh (Sony), Mahakumbh (Life OK), 24 (Sony), Rush (MTV), CID (Sony), Shapath (Life OK), Balika Vadhu (Colors), Sapne Suhane Ladakpan ke (Zee T.V), etc.

He has proved his mettle and won the accolades of the theatre fraternity of India includes ‘An Ode to Wisdom’, ‘Clear’, ‘Gunhegaar’, ‘Rizwaan’. ‘Jaanch Padhtaal’, ‘Khamosh! Adaalat Jaari Hai’, ‘Mote Raam Ka Satyagrah’ etc, as a lead actor.

He has also been associated with the production of Barff (Saurabh Shukla) and Mughal-e-Azam (Feroz Abbas Khan). Sunil Palwal received critical acclaim and appreciation from all quarters for playing these historical characters

Presently, he is working on a series of shows ‘Pajama Party’ as a lead actor under the guidance of Atul Satya Kaushik.

He dedicated his award to Padmashree Balwant Thakur, Saurabh Shukla, and Jeff Goldberg on the auspicious day of Guru Purnima.

Sunil said Jammu has immense talent, but one thing aspirants should always keep in mind is, never stop believing in themselves.

Sunil credits his success to family, friends and especially the Jammu region.

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