The journey of Sunny Leone is one that has intrigued so many, that it made her the most searched Indian on Google in 2017. Her ride in Bollywood may not have been a steady upslope one, but this Indian-Canadian entertainer has got all of India’s attention. With a journey that’s been filled with ups and downs, Sunny Leone definitely has a gripping story to tell!
Here are 5 reasons why you need to watch Sunny Leone’s biopic, Karenjit Kaur:
1. Sunny Leone’s First Biopic Is A Real Reveal
Sunny’s journey from an awkward, unibrowed teen to an adult entertainer in LA a sensational story. Every episode in the series is structured in such a manner that it keeps swaying from her younger days to her teen to her stint as an adult entertainer. The episodes are much shorter (approx. 20 mins) than any usual TV series (45-50min) and are very specific.
Here is a sneak peek:
Talking about the experience of shooting the web show, Sunny had earlier shared with us, “It was a really interesting offer and I was excited. I thought I would be fine but when we started shooting, I realised I was not emotionally prepared. No person would be fine reacting to some really emotional and traumatic moments that they have pushed away. Going through it once again was really not easy and it was quite a challenging time to pull it off.”
2. Karenjit Kaur’s Mother Was A Closet Alcoholic
Sunny Leone’s troubled troubled childhood are seen through the film, whether it’s family financial struggles or her mother being an alcoholic, she puts up a strong face against all kinds of fights. While her father’s unemployment explains why Sunny took up her first assignment in the world of adult entertainment, her mother’s addiction to alcohol shows the actress’ fears and why she stuck to the chosen path.
3. Karenjit Kaur’s brother was her strongest support
The web series shows a strong emotional sibling bond with her brother who has always been very close to her. Sundeep (also known as Sunny) was the one person she confided in. He was also the first one to know about Sunny’s secret career and was supportive of her even when she broke the news to her parents.
In fact, it was her brother who first got to know of her being on the Penthouse magazine.
4. She started out as a model to earn some extra bucks
In one of the episodes, Sunny explains why she took up modeling. She had started modeling on the side for some extra bucks while she had been studying. In fact, her college supported to continue working while she studied to become a nurse and hence, Sunny continued her one off assignments. Little did we all know that she would become the post popular name in adult entertainment industry in LA and now, India.
5. Our Rating
Screen Play: 8/10
Season Duration: 8/10
Episode Duration: 9/10
Speaking at the launch, Sunny Leone, commented, “This is the first time I am telling my story on my own terms. And I am so thrilled by the warm response that the series has received so far. Reliving some of my life’s moments has been a very emotionally draining experience for me, and I am very thankful for the support of my real-life and reel-life family through all of this. This is a very special endeavour for me, and I hope this will enjoy your love and support as I have in the past years.”
Karenjit Kaur: The Untold Story of Sunny Leone is un-apologetically heroic and binge worthy show for you. Just make sure you’re 18+ 😉
JUST IN: Zee5 has officially announced on their Instagram handle that Karenjit Kaur: The Untold Story of Sunny Leone will also have a Season 2 whose date will be put out soon!