Birth Place :Wayanad, Kerala
Debut :Second Show (2012)
Height :1.75 m
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Sunny Wayne (born as Sujith Unnikrishnan) is an Indian film actor who works in Malayalam cinema. He made his acting debut in Second Show (2012) directed by another debutant Srinath Rajendran. Wayne grew up in Wayanad. He is an alumni of Calicut University Institute of Engineering and Technology where he graduated in Information Technology. He then worked in Bangalore, in the IT field.
Sunny Wayne’s launch pad was Second Show which was released in 2012. Upon release the movie received positive reviews from viewers as well as critics. The film ran successfully for 100 days in Kerala. Wayne’s effortless portrayal of Kurudi won him immense praise and popularity. Some reviews even stated “Currently In Malayalam Film industry, no one else could have done Kurudi’s role as perfectly as Sunny”. After Second Show, Wayne did a cameo appearance in Vineeth Sreenivasan’s musical-romance film Thattathin Marayathu. Even within the short screen time Sunny left his mark as his character Majeed. His dialogues in the movie created a rage among the movie goers.
In 2013, Wayne played a supporting character in Rajeev Ravi’s Annayum Rasoolum. He portrayed Rasool’s friend Ashley and story unveils through his narration. The Sify.com reviewer stated “Sunny Wayne underlines why he is regarded as one of the most talented actors to have happened to Malayalam cinema during recent times and his narration sets the mood very well.” Wayne went on to play the main protagonist, cosmetic surgeon Roshan a playboy in Nee Ko Nja Cha (Ninnem Kollum Njanum Chavum) directed by debutant Gireesh. The Times of India wrote “Sunny Wayne throws himself into the character of Dr Roshan, a seasoned playboy with calm elegance. He looks sleek, stylish and sometimes genuinely funny.” Another review stated “once again his genuine acting and comedy timing plays a big part for Nee Ko Njaa cha”. He appeared in Neelakasham Pachakadal Chuvanna Bhoomi directed by Sameer Thahir.
2012 : Nominated, SIIMA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for Second Show
2012 : Jaihind TV Award Best Actor in a New Face for Second Show