Sunny Leone journey to Bollywood: Some amazing facts of Sunny Leone that you might not know.
Sunny Leone is actually Indian-Punjabi but has Canadian citizenship. Her real name is Karejit Kaur Vohra. In her childhood, Sunny loved playing basketball and Ice hockey.
She often played those games with boys for which her friends and neighbors called her a tomboy. Sunny Leone belonged to a lower-middle-class family and has witnessed a lot of financial issues and arguments between her father and brother. This situation made her think to earn a lot of money.
At a very young age, Sunny started working as a staff in a German Bakery. Later she has also worked in the car maintenance shop and many others, where she could fetch some money.
Sunny at the age of 19 made her mark on the adult film industry. At her 16 she was interested in a basketball player of her same team. She lost her virginity at 16 with the same basketball player whom she liked.
Sunny always wanted to become a nurse and was continuing to dedicate time to her studies. Later a friend of hers introduced Sunny about Penthouse magazine. (A magazine for fashion and also promoted nudity and pornography).
In 2001 Sunny made into the cover page of Penthouse magazine for which she was paid a big amount of 1 lakh Dollar. Later she gave the amount to her parents stating that she won a lottery. But sooner she also revealed the real reason to her family.
Penthouse magazine ordered Sunny to change her name from Karenjit to Sunny. She accepted the name very happily as her brother’s name was also Sunny. In an interview, she has mentioned her brother as her biggest supporter. She also revealed that her brother was the first one to know about the Penthouse magazine.
Initially, in her adult film days, she made a contract for 3 years where she had directed to do only Lesbian movies. Later she signed a contract for 6 months agreeing to make movies with men. But she also had a deal that her movies shall only be made with her boyfriend Matt Erickson.
Matt Erickson was the chairman of playboy marketing. Both Matt and Sunny wanted to get married and later in 2008 they had a break up for unknown reasons.
Later and luckily she made Daniel Weber and by 2011 both got married to each other.
Now they also own a twin baby by the surrogacy technique. In spite of this Sunny has adopted a baby girl from a village of Maharastra. This act was praised by a lot of people from Bollywood.
In 2007, Sunny was nominated in AVN awards for almost all the categories. AVN is the most famous award for pornographic movies. By 2010 she made a rank among the top 10 pornstars of the world.
Famous director, Mohit Suri offered Sunny Leone a role in Kalyug movie but her higher demand for fee made Suri take back the offer. 7 years later, She made a debut in Bollywood film, Jism 2 directed by Mahesh Bhatt. After entering into Bollywood she also announced her retirement in the adult film industry.
In her initial days in Bollywood, She faced a lot of stereotypes regarding her past by Politicians and many Bollywood stars. In an interview, Sunny said, “ 80 % of my web-site’s visitors and 60% from revenue of sunny leone. com’ is from India.
Sunny got a hug love and also faced a lot of controversies in Bollywood. Moreover Sunny also crossed Katrina Kaif in terms of Google search.
Till now Sunny has got a long queue of movies. She can be seen in both as a lead actress or supporting/item song in her movies. The movies where she has starred as female lead are Jism2, Ragini MMS-2, Jackpot, Mastizade, One night stand, Ek Paheli Leela. She also worked as a supporting or item girl in many movies such as Raees, Arjun Patiala, Bhoomi, Motichoor Chanakachoor, Singh is Bling.
Sunny’s upcoming movies are Rangeela directed by Santosh Nair and Veeramahadevi directed by Vadivudaiyan. Both films are yet to declare the confirmed release date due to the COVID-19 Pandemic.