She sets men’s hearts aflutter and with her perfect figure and adorable face, it is not difficult to see why. And yet, Indo-Canadian actress Sunny Leone is surprisingly modest. She made headlines in India when she became a part of the reality show ‘Bigg Boss’ and had veteran filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt visit her in the ‘Bigg Boss’ house to offer her a lead role in ‘Jism 2’.
Sunny is now back in the city, which probably explains the soaring mercury levels. The actress arrived on Wednesday to begin shooting for ‘Jism 2’ and the movie’s co-producer actor Dino Morea was at hand to receive his leading lady at the airport.
“This is the first time I’m entering this country as an actress. It feels good. I have heard a lot about Pooja Bhatt and Mahesh Bhatt and am really excited about working with them,” a smiling Sunny notes.
Her initial fame might be the result of her stint as a North American porn star but she seems determined to prove her calibre as an actress to her Indian fans. “I read the entire script properly before signing it because I wanted to know what I was getting into, what sort of character I would be playing,” says the newbie.
If the poster is any indication, ‘Jism 2’ promises to be a sensuous film and according to Sunny, it comes with a strong script, a modern take on love and jealousy.
Sunny might be flattered that director Mahesh Bhatt didn’t bother waiting for her reality TV show to conclude before offering her this role, but she is definitely not taking the opportunity for granted.
In fact, she plans on leaving no stone unturned to make her debut in Bollywood memorable. Says an elated Sunny, “I was really honoured to know that this is the first time someone was approached for a film on a television show. Preparations are on in full swing for ‘Jism 2’. I’m taking Hindi lessons. I want to live up to Pooja and Mr Bhatt’s expectations. I shall do my best.”
The film has creating a satisfying buzz. ‘Jism 2’ will star Sunny Leone alongside Randeep Hooda and Arunodhay Singh. Mahesh Bhatt has penned the script of the film that Pooja Bhatt will direct.