|Other Name(s)||Master Sunny and Sunny Hindustani|
|Famous For||Winning the Indian Idol 11 in 2020
|Date of Birth||Year 1998|
|Age (as in 2019)||21 Years|
|Birthplace||Amarpura Basti, Bathinda, Punjab, India|
|School||Govt. Senior Secondary School, Sanjay Nagar, Bathinda|
|College/University||Did Not Attend|
|Educational Qualification||6th Standard (School dropout)|
|Caste/Community||Sansi Community Facebook|
|Hobbies||Travelling, Playing the Harmonium, Dholak, and Tabla|
|Relationships & More|
|Parents||Father- Late Manak Ram (singer, Shoeshiner)
Mother- Soma (Balloon seller)
|Siblings||Sister(s)- Rekha, Maya, and Sakhina
Brother- Name Not Known
|Favourite Actor||Salman Khan|
|Favourite TV Show||Mausiqui Ek Khoj|
|Favourite Singer(s)||Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, Shankar Mahadevan|
|Favourite Colour(s)||White and Green|
Some Lesser Known Facts About Sunny Malik
- Sunny was born and brought up in Bathinda.
- Since his childhood, he was fond of singing, and he used to actively participate in the cultural programs of his school. He also used to perform at various cultural events in his village.
- In 2014, his father died in Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla.
- After his father’s demise, all the responsibilities of his family came on his shoulders and he had to quit his studies and started working as a boot polisher.
- In the same year, he sang ‘Akhiyan De Buhe,’ which was released by TMC Punjabi.
- In 2019, Sunny participated in one of India’s most popular singing reality show, “Indian Idol Season 11.” In the show, he earned laurels from the judges for singing Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan’s song- “Afreen Afreen.”
Diwali is the perfect day to learn about people who Rise. A friend sent me this saying he was in tears watching it. Find the whole clip on YouTube & I challenge you to remain dry-eyed. TV & social media have done us a great service: Discovering talent in the humblest locations pic.twitter.com/dbf7SFmWAj
— anand mahindra (@anandmahindra) October 27, 2019
- His friend, Deepak Malik also appeared in “Indian Idol Season 11.” Both have also performed together in various other programs.
- On 23 February 2020, he became the winner of Indian Idol 11. He won a trophy along with the prize money of Rs. 25 lakh, a car, and a singing contract with T-Series.