Karenjit Kaur Vohra was born on May 13, 1981, known by the name she had adopted – Sunny Leone. She is a Canadian-born Indian-American actress and model, currently active in the Indian film industry. She is a former pornstar. She has an American citizenship. She has also used the stage name Karen Malhotra. She was named Penthouse pet of the year in the year 2003, and was a contract performer for Vivid Entertainment. She was named by Maxim, as one of the 12 top pornstars in 2010.
Former adult film actress Sunny Leone made a swift move into the Hindi film industry in 2012. And now the Indo-Canadian actress is all set to make her debut in a Tamil film. She says South Indian films would help her grow as a person and an actress.
Sunny, whose real name is Karanjit Kaur Vohra will be launched in the Tamil film industry with the upcoming film “Veeramdevi”.
When she was asked whether or not she agrees that working in a south Indian film will help to broaden her reach, Sunny told IANS in an e-mail interaction: “Yes, I agree that this film will help me grow as a person and as an actress. Being able to learn about a completely different culture is something that I like a lot and enjoy.”
In a surprise public announcement, Sunny Leone recently revealed that her biopic Karenjit will soon start streaming on Zee5.
Taking to her Twitter account to share the news, the actor revealed that the biopic will cover topics about her life such as why she moved to Canada, why she picked Sunny as her name, what her life used to be like before she stepped into the adult entertainment industry and her subsequent journey into Bollywood.
Zee5 confirmed the news soon thereafter as their official handle tweeted out that India’s “most searched celebrity will now be the most watched.”
Sunny Leone first rose to fame in India after appearing on the reality television show Bigg Boss. Leone has acted in Bollywood films such as Jism 2, Jackpot, Ragini MMS 2, and Ek Paheli Leela. Her last outing in Bollywood was Tera Intezaar in which the star was seen opposite Arbaaz Khan.