The world knows her as the former Indian pornstar who made headlines when she appeared in Bigg Boss Season 5 and signed a film with Mahesh Bhatt on the show. But, here are some other facts about her that we bet you never knew!
1. Sunny Leone was initially going to make her debut with Mohit Suri’s ‘Kalyug’ but the deal couldn’t be sealed because she demanded a hefty amount of around $ 1 million for the role. 7 years later, she finally made a debut in Bollywood with ‘Jism 2’.
2. Contrary to her image, Sunny Leone is not much of a party person. She likes to spend her time reading. Now we bet you didn’t know that.
3. She was once engaged to Matt Erikson, the Vice President of marketing at Playboy. Later, she got married to Daniel Weber.
4. Sunny Leone happens to be the first Indian adult film star to make an entry into mainstream Bollywood films.
5. “I informed my parents that I want to be a porn star after I won the Penthouse cover-of-the-year and 100, 000 dollars,” she once revealed in an interview.
6. Sunny Leone discovered her bisexuality at the age of 18.
7. Sunny Leone dated world famous comedian Russell Peters for a short while in 2008.
8. Named Karenjit Kaur Vohra by her parents, Sunny Leone grew up in a typical Punjabi family and watched Bollywood films. Her favourite actor is Aamir Khan ever since she watched his film ‘Dil’.
9. Sunny Leone is scared of bugs and insects.
10. She was once nominated as the 12th best pornstar of the world.
11. The first job of her career was at a German Bakery. From a bakery to Bollywood, Sunny Leone surely has come a long way.
12. "No script offered to me is approved without Daniel's permission. I do not sign any contract without making him read it.” Sunny Leone speaks up on her relationship with husband Daniel Weber.
13. She became the first South Asian / Indian model to feature as the Penthouse Pet Of The Month in March 2001.
14. When she started her career in the porn film industry, she signed a contract saying that she would only perform with females.
15. Sauvignon Blanc is Sunny Leone’s favourite alcoholic beverage.