Sunny Leone is not just a name in India, she is a brand. An actress borned in Canada won hearts in India and became the most talked about topic in Indian industry. Her entry in Bollywood became sensational with her bold moves. Her journey in adult films gave her an identity which she is not ashamed of. She keeps sharing her journey in interviews proudly because she likes her work.
Her figure of 5.5" with her perfectly graceful body and appealing identity compliment her beauty. She has a huge fanbase for her bold moves amongst her fans.
Childhood of Karenjit Kaur
She was born on May 13th, 1981. In Canada, she used to live in Ontario's Sarnia with her family. She has a brother too. She shared in interviews that she used to be a 'tomboy' in her school days. She was good at sports in her school and enjoyed her childhood in all ways. She liked playing soccer and hockey in her childhood. Little Sunny loved skating in the icy country Canada. She shared that drinking hot chocolate used to be one of her most favorite drinks.
Her family was a deep believer of Sikh religion and Sunny also followed the same. Going to temple was also a weekly tradition in the family. She studied in a Catholic school in Canada. Later when Sunny was at the age of 13, her family shifted to US's California to reside with their grandparents. Her father passed away due to cancer in 2010 after her mother in 2008. This dual shock was quite disheartening for Sunny.
Life and lifestyle
Her real name is Karenjit Kaur Vohra. She changed her name to 'Sunny Leone' in the very beginning of her career. She started working in the famous Penthouse magazine with her new name. This name 'Leone' was given by the owner of the magazine Bob Guccione. She liked her nickname 'Sunny' and put that as her new name.
In April 2011, she started her married life with Daniel Weber. Daniel is also an actor and producer. He also owns a company. They got married with both Sikh and Jewish tradition. They both have worked in adult cinema together before their wedding. Daniel is really supportive towards Sunny's work in Bollywood and also in adult cinema. They both have their own production company of adult content in USA's Los Angeles named 'Sunlust Pictures'. Daniel also works as manager for Sunny. The couple has also adopted a girl child in 2017 from Maharashtra's Latur and named her Nisha Kaur Weber. After this, they became parents of twin girls named Asher and Noah.
Sunny began her career in porn contents during 2002. She had plans to enter Bollywood and get fame amongst Indians. She first was seen in the famous tv show Bigg Boss and became the hot topic of discussion.
Her Bollywood journey began with the film Jism 2 of Pooja Bhatt. This film gave her limelight and people recognised her as a bold actress in Bollywood. People who were seeking the options of old bold actresses found a ray of hope in that film. Her films Kuch kuch locha hai, Ek Paheli Leea although didn't perform very well in collections but people started noticing her work and presence in Bollywood. This was the time when she got a lot of offers and did films like Mastizaade, Ragini MMS 2 which was filmed by the famous Balaji Telefilms, also One Night Stand, Tera Intezaar have been important movies of her career.
In 2016, she was included in the top 100 most influential women in the year 2016 by BBC. Even today, Sunny is one of the most searched women in Google by Indians especially.
Sunny likes to be in a closed circle of friends as she doesn't want to be judged for everything she does. She says that having a happy space of her own is something she likes and cherishes in her life. She also quoted that women have rights to follow their dreams. She believes in women empowerment. Sunny likes to have a good collection of gadgets and also she lives exploring different brands of cars from time to time.
A web series describing her life has already been released on Zee5 app named 'Karenjit Kaur- The untold story of Sunny Leone'.
Currently, she has been in headlines for her Vikram Bhatt's directed web series 'Anamika'. She will be changing the perspective of people with this series as she has performed many action scenes in the series. She also hosts a tv show Splitsvilla on MTV. She is also working on a project which might hit the screen by next year.