Actress Sunny Leone is juggling between different Bollywood films, dance numbers in the southern movie world and brushing up her Hindi skills. On a career high, the Indo-Canadian actress says she's here to stay.
In an interview, she has spoken about her new projects and about her journey in the Hindi film industry.
Excerpts from the interview:
Ques: All of a sudden there is a lot happening in your career. How do you feel about this sudden surge of activity?
Sunny Leone: Well, to me it's beyond a surge. It's complete insanity, everything that is happening. I am so unbelievably happy about everything that is going on. Happy to be working and happy people are showing so much support.
Ques: Interestingly Bobby Khan's film casts you as an exotic princess and will not focus on your physicality. Does this shift in Bollywood's attitude towards you, please you?
Sunny Leone: I don't know about shift. This is just a different type of movie from what I have been cast for in the past. I believe that every movie should be different and I'm extremely excited about how this movie unfolds.
Ques: What do you play in the Pritish Nandy production?
Sunny Leone: I am not allowed to discuss the details of this movie yet. All I can tell you is that it will be someone that people have never seen from me.
Ques: Have you been able to improve your Hindi? When would you be able to dub your own lines?
Sunny Leone: Yes, I can dub but it comes down to the producer and how they feel about it. We shall see. (Also read:
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Ques: When we last spoke, you were keen on avoiding item songs. What made you accept Pink Lips?
Sunny Leone: I never avoid anything. It's about the right opportunity coming your way. I have a great relationship with T-Series and when they asked me, I said 'yes' based on my relationship with them and also the song was a killer.
Ques: You are also doing a song or two in South Indian films?
Sunny Leone: Yes, I am and am having a blast doing it. It's very different from Bollywood.
Ques: Your next release Tina and Lolo is a girl-bonding film. How did you get along with your co-star Karishma Tanna?
Sunny Leone: I love her. She is a complete doll and so much fun to work with. We both have a lot of good memories together.
Ques: It's been three years since you made Bollywood your home. What have you learnt about the Indian entertainment industry during this time?
Sunny Leone: I have learned so much in a very short time that I don't know where to begin.
Ques: Have you finally made some friends here?
Sunny Leone: I definitely have made some friends and I will be friends with them for the rest of my life. (Also read:
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Ques: Do you feel you have finally left your earlier career as an adult film actress behind?
Sunny Leone: Yes I do.
Ques: Do you feel you are finally a part of Bollywood?
Sunny Leone: I feel a part of my fans more and yes, Bollywood too. I'm here and want to stay.