Now, A Documentary on Sunny Leone
She was born Karanjit Kaur Vohra to a Sikh family in Ontario, Canada. At the age of 13 her family moved to Michigan and then to California. In her late teens she assumed the screen name of Sunny Leone and became a successful actress in the porn film industry.
She was the Penthouse Pet of the Year in 2003 and in 2010 Maxim magazine named her one of the top 12 porn stars. But Sunny Leone had more ambitions and she finally moved to India to act in Bollywood films, starting with the 2012 Jism 2, directed by Pooja Bhatt and produced by her father Mahesh Bhatt.
Leone quit her adult entertainment work and is now entirely devoted to building her Bollywood acting career Leone is now the subject of a documentary Mostly Sunny Partly Cloudy, directed by the Indian-Canadian filmmaker, Dilip Mehta (Cooking With Stella and the documentary The Forgotten Women), who is also a well-known photojournalist.
His work has appeared in Time, National Geographic and Fortune. He has also worked on his sister Deepa Mehta’s films, including doing the production design for the Oscar nominated Water.