Sunny Pawar

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Sunny Pawar
Born Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Nationality Indian
Education Learning(School)
Occupation Child Actor
Years active 2016–present

Sunny Pawar is an Indian child actor, born in 2008.[1][2]

He is best known for his role as a younger Saroo Brierley in Garth Davis's Lion[3] a 2016 Australian biographical film directed by Garth Davis and written by Luke Davies with Dev Patel, Rooney Mara, David Wenham, and Nicole Kidman.[4] Pawar was cast in this movie while attending Air India Model School in Mumbai and living in a modest neighborhood of Kalina, which several media outlets described as a slum. He was cast out of 2,000 other students at the age of 6.[5]

Pawar earned critical praise for his performance in Lion. After the movie was released, he made several television appearances on American talk shows, including The Late Show With Stephen Colbert. He also was present at the 2017 Oscars as well as the Golden Globes.

Pawar returned to his home in India after attending the award ceremonies and plans to pursue his acting career while also continuing his education. Presently Sunny is all set to enter Marathi silver screen with his upcoming film ‘A B C’ Directed By Ramkumar Shedge, He is playing the title role of ‘Hari’ in this film.[6][7]


Year Film Role Notes
2016 Lion[8] younger Saroo Brierley Debut Film
2017 Love Sonia Bang Bang
2018 A.B.C. Movie Hari Director Ramkumar Shedge [9]


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