Known for his character as Akash in a renowned TV serial named, Dehleez (February 16, 2009 - May 22, 2009), which was publicized on NDTV Imagine, Sunil Barve was born on 6th October 1966. The serial is based upon a wedded young lady, who needs to venture out of the limits of her home to work for the sake of her husband.
Sunil Barve was raised up in Mumbai, India. At first, he had no intention of joining the entertainment industry, as he never saw himself as a performing artist. Sunil Barve received his Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry from Patkar College, Mumbai and soon after getting his degree, he started working as a medical representative in a company. According to him, he was not happy working over there and used to question himself, “Is this what I want from my life?” By going towards the direction his heart showed him, Sunil left his job and turned towards the acting industry.
Life in the industry wasn’t easy, and he wasn’t one of those actors who entered the industry with a lead role. At first, he worked as a supporting actor in many movies and TV serials. He wasn’t as successful in the Hindi Movie Industry, as in Marathi Movie Industry. There is a list of Marathi movies in which he was cast, some of them as, Lapandav (1993), Jamla ho Jamla (1995), and Aai (1995). He also owns a company, Barve's production company Subak, which has produced some plays (Marathi).
As a child, Sunil used to take Tabla and singing classes, and soon it gave him the opportunity to enter the entertainment industry. His singing ability gave him a chance to present a character in a stage play, from which his career started. In his journey towards success, his family played a huge part. They used to support his decisions and used to help him a lot by every possible way to make him sparkle among the others.