VJ Sunny, known by his real name Arun Reddy, is a contestant of Telugu’s most controversial reality shows Bigg Boss Telugu 5. He has mainly worked in Telugu TV serials. Arun came into the spotlight after playing the role of Suryadevara Jai Surya in the television serial Kalyana Vaibhogam. Check out VJ Sunny Height, Age, Girlfriend, Family, Biography, Facts & More.
BIOGRAPHY OF ARUN REDDY
VJ Sunny, a 32-year-old South Indian actor, was born on 17 August 1989 in Khammam, Telangana. Apart from being an actor, he is a video jockey by profession.
The brown-eyed actor is approximately 5’9″ tall. The colour of his hair is black.
Arun Reddy was born to Venkateshwarulu and a doctor who works in a government hospital, Kalavathi. He has a sister, Rajitha Devi.
VJ Sunny attended Mary’s College, Yousufguda, Hyderabad, to complete his schooling. He did a Bachelor of Commerce from Osmania University, Hyderabad, Telangana.
He always wanted to become an actor. After completing his education, he began focussing on his career and joined a theatre group in Hyderabad to improve his acting skills. He started with acting in many theatre plays. Sunny then appeared in Allaudin (theatre play), after which he gained immense popularity. Apart from acting, he also hosted a TV show called Just For Men.
Subsequently, he appeared as a lifestyle journalist and talked with numerous distinguished personalities. In an interview, while talking about his journey, Arun said,
Even when I was a journalist and would do interviews, I always wondered what it would be like to be on the other side of the camera – it was always my dream to be an actor. As a journalist, I did my part of society and mow as an actor, I want to entertain people. When I was taking interviews of celebrities, I always had a dream to pursue acting. I am a theatre student and I like dramas and acting. Although I started my career as a journalist I always wanted to get into the field of acting.”
In 2017, Arun debuted as a television actor with the Telugu serial Kalyana Vaibhogam alongside Meghana Lokesh.
In the following year, he participated as a contestant in the dance reality show Dance Jodi Dance.
His debut film as a lead actor was Sakala Gunabhi Rama (2021), opposite Ashima Narval.
- Late Sushant Singh Rajput is his favourite actor.
- Arun likes to hear the song Padi Padi Leche Manasu’s Title Track (2018).
- Sunny has been listed several times among the Hyderabad Times Most Desirable Men.
- He appeared in various TV commercials and print advertisements.
- He loves to sing songs and play the guitar in his free time.
- Arun Reddy is a motorbike enthusiast.
- He was one of the members of the celebrity Kabbadi team Darling Devils.
- Sunny has won many accolades for his role in the Telugu TV serial Kalyana Vaibhogam in 2017.
- In an interview, Arun revealed that he kept his name, Sunny, after the name of his best-loved bike when he was in his teenage. Taking about the same, the actor says,
It was a secret that I did not want to reveal. I wanted people to know me only as sunny and not Arun Reddy. I wanted my screen name to be Sunny since my childhood as I had a bike, which I christened Sunny and people used to address me as Sunny and that’s how I chose my screen name.”
- While giving an interview, he disclosed that how his mother became his biggest inspiration. Arun added,
My mother always wanted to be an actress; however, she could not pursue her dream as no one encouraged her when she was younger. She supported my decision and, I am proud to say that my mother Kalavathi is the reason why I pursued acting.”
- In 2018, after he went out of the show, Kalyana Vaibhogam, there were gossips that he quarrelled with the makers of the show. In an interview, he cleared all such rumours and told,
There is no truth in these speculations. I still have a great rapport with the Kalyana Vaibhogam team and the channel as well. It’s just that my contract with the makers of the show has expired and I chose to move on with my other work-related commitments. This 1000-episode journey will stay with me forever.”
The actor extended,
I had a clean and cordial exit. It was a great working experience with the team which loved me so much, appreciated my work and encouraged me all the while. I want to gracefully move on with the same support and best wishes.”
- VJ Sunny is a non-vegetarian.
- In 2018, he was awarded Big Telangana Pride Award by the FM station Big FM.
- He is a dog lover and owns a pet dog, Laura.
JOURNEY IN BIGG BOSS
Arun Reddy aka VJ Sunny is one of the contenders of Bigg Boss Telugu 5. He has received a huge fan following after he participated in the Bigg Boss house. His fans are working hard to keep him in the first position. As per the media reports, he is topping the charts in nomination polls, it is sure that he will reach the finals. Talking about his performance, he has accomplished all the difficult tasks given to the contenders by the Bigg Boss from day one.
The show airs on Star Maa and streams on the OTT platform Disney+ Hotstar. Nagarjuna is the host of the controversial show.
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