Sunny Leone, if we indeed consider gained popularity as a porn star in the realms of India. Being a porn star is not an idea well accepted in the Indian society, it goes against all the prejudices we have built around us. Sunny rose curiosity among the general citizens regarding her career. Glittering and sparkling, she has the image of a doll, but behind all the glimmer there was a constant push and effort to become what she is today.Sunny with her life demonstrates that nothing comes easy in life, success, privilege or fame.
Dilip Mehta, with his documentary ‘Mostly Sunny’ released on Netflix, gave Sunny a new sensational image to her already intriguing persona. She was the most searched celebrity for consecutive four years. It would be partial to say that being a porn star was the only reason she got so much popularity, but it certainly played a role in enhancing her fame in the Bollywood industry.
Sunny Leone was born in 1981 as Karenjit Kaur Vohra, and around her teens moved to California with her parents. After a few years, she joined the adult film industry and embarked a career as a porn star. She married David Weber, who worked with her in some of her movies, they have developed a mutual understanding between them.
The documentary allows us a glimpse into the slimy world of the adult film industry. Sunny’s younger brother, Sundeep gloomily describes the way his family has shunned. He declares his love for his sister. And nobody should be made to endure any indifference due to a few career choices. Sunny’s assistant Hitesh showed a complete devotion towards her, supporting her through all thins. Her work has also been appreciated by Marci Hirsch, for whom she previously worked.
Hence, Sunny Leone is much more than just a porn star. She is an individual.And is an independent thinking and certainly, should not be judged owing to her career preferences. She deserves equal respect and dignity as any other celebrity does.