Sunil Rodrigues is a stunt director and stunt coordinator in the Indian film industry. He also works as the supporting actor and is mainly seen in Bollywood films, but he works in many South Indian films too.
He did stunt direction in a large number of Bollywood films such as Manmarziyaan, Karwaan,
Nanu Ki Janu, Pari,
Shubh Mangal Saavdhan, Gurgaon, Phillauri,
Rocky Handsome, Dilwale, Drishyam, Badmashiyaan,
Happy New Year,
Singham Returns, and Himmatwala. He has worked in many South Indian films also such as Zanvoy No. 1, 31 Divas, Neerali, Sophiya, AshemZalemKashem, Mukkabaaz, and Puli.
He worked as a supporting actor in the films Itihaas and Koyla in the year 1997. He also did the stunt coordination in an English film called Viceroy’s House. In the film Dilwale,
Rohit Shetty and
Shah Rukh Khan required the stunt scale and action to be bigger and bigger, and Sunil did the stunt choreography in it that included more than 200 stuntmen that were bought from Bulgaria and South Africa.
He directed intense action sequences for this film hence it has an unlimited amount of action. In this film, he worked with the actor Shah Rukh Khan,
Boman Irani, Johny Lever,
Pankaj Tripathi, and many others under the banner of Red Chillies Entertainment and Rohit Shetty Productions.
In the 2018 film Manmarziyaan, he worked with the famous director
Anurag Kashyap, assistant directors Jayesh Khatwani, Rishika Kumar, Daksh Chadha, and the producers Aanand L Rai,
Vikas Bahl, Vikram Aditya Motwane. He did the stunt direction, and the stars were
Abhishek Bachchan, TaapseePannu, and
Vicky Kaushal who played the lead role. The film released worldwide on 14 September 2018.
It is a romantic drama that includes a pinch of comedy as well. In “Golmaal Again” also, he was the stunt director. It is again a Rohit Shetty film that casts
Tusshar Kapoor, and many other celebs. It is a comedy film with lots of action sequence. His career as a stunt director gave him wide popularity and success. He worked in most of the hit Bollywood action films.
Even though he is not visible on the big screen but his stunts are visible, and the audience loves his work. Those who love action films are a big fan of his, and he is an inspiration for those who want to come in this field as a stunt director or in anything related to this.