Sunny Leone has become a well-known face on the Indian movie scene since she made her debut back in 2012. The Indo-Canadian model and actress has become a fan favourite after starring in films like “Jackpot” and “One Night Stand”.
So, how did Sunny reach the current point in her career and what does the future hold? Let’s take a closer look.
Sunny Leone – rise to fame
Sunny was born on May 13, 1981, in Sarnia, Ontario in Canada. Her original name was Karenjit Kaur Vohra and she had Sikh Indian Punjabi parents. Growing up, Sunny was a tomboy who was happy playing in the street with the boys in her neighborhood.
As Sunny grew up, her parents moved the family to the US and it was here that she began working in the world of adult film entertainment. After appearing in Bigg Boss 5 in India, in 2011, Sunny changed the course of her career after an approach from Mahesh Bhatt who offered her a role in his film Jism 2. This was the start of Sunny’s film career in India. She has starred in many films since with arguably her most critically successful performance being in the horror film Ragini MMS 2, in 2014.
Away from the big screen
It’s not just on-screen that Sunny shows off her talents; she has also received some acclaim for her writing skills. Her book of short stories, “Sweet Dreams” was popular with fans.
Recently, Sunny has diversified further, as an ambassador for JeetWin, as first reported by this source. The partnership was announced on the gaming brands website and by Sunny herself, across social media. Sunny has described the new venture as a “delight”. She is enjoying being the focus of a new game that “JeetWin” has developed in honor of the partnership, “Bollywood Diva”.
Bright future for Sunny
Life certainly seems to be going well for Sunny, on screen and off. She also has a great home life with American partner Daniel Weber and their children Nisha, Noah and Asher.
As far as her film career goes, Sunny is still popular with fans and filmmakers alike. She has starring roles in two films that are scheduled for release later this year. Her role in “Rangeela” is Sunny’s debut in a lead role in Malayalam cinema.
She is also making her Tamil debut in Veeramadevi. This is a historical drama and war film and Sunny is the eponymous lead character. The film is scheduled for release in November 2020.
There is no doubt that Sunny Leone has led an interesting life so far. Her path has resulted in her living a happy family life and having a successful film career in India. It seems likely that Sunny’s star will continue to shine as she already has films that are due to be released, allowing fans to continue to enjoy her work. After that, it will be interesting to see where her many talents take her in the future.