Meena's younger brother, who is born in the middle of the book. Meena is initially jealous of her brother, who gets all of Mama's attention (even other characters think that Sunil is too dependent on Mama). But after Nanima arrives, Sunil begins to be a bit more independent, and Meena grows to love her brother.
Sunil Character Timeline in Anita and Me
The timeline below shows where the character Sunil appears in Anita and Me. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
...the village notices the old woman’s arrival. After Nanima greets Pinky and Baby and then Sunil, she comes to great Meena, who recognizes her mother’s traits in her grandmother’s face and... (full context)
...then takes her granddaughter under her arm, calling her Junglee, and falls back asleep. Although Sunil usually never sleeps through the night, Meena wakes up the next day to see him... (full context)
Nanima’s arrival revolutionizes life in Meena’s house. Nanima’s presence has magically allowed Sunil to distance himself from his asphyxiating relationship with mama and to extend his love to... (full context)