10 Life Lessons Karenjit Kaur: The Untold Story Taught Us: “First Love Yourself”

With tonnes of criticism and hatred thrown her way, how did Sunny Leone brave it all? The answer lies in ZEE5 Original Karenjit Kaur: The Untold Story

1. Never lose your calm

A still featuring Sunny Leone in ZEE5 original Karenjit Kaur: The Untold Story
A still featuring Sunny Leone in ZEE5 original Karenjit Kaur: The Untold Story

When Karenjit Kaur Vohra decided to become Sunny Leone, she met with a major dose of hatred and criticism. But she took it all in her stride, with a beaming smile that never faded. This made India and the world wonder as to how did she survive with all that she was subjected to? Karenjit Kaur: The Untold Story very well traces this struggle of Sunny’s journey.

The interview at the beginning of her biopic Karenjit Kaur: The Untold Story is an insightful piece on the matter. Sunny was labelled as what every woman in India should ‘not’ be. But her journey from an adult movie actor to an item girl and a star in Bollywood has been unapologetically heroic and deservedly applaud-worthy. Seeking inspiration from the same, we have listed down 10 life lessons we can all learn from Sunny and her roller-coaster life ride.

During her early days in India, ainterview with a journalist attests the fact that Sunny never gave anyone the satisfaction that they can hurt her. She never let the embarrassments or regrets, or negativity get to her and steered clear of anything upsetting.  

2. Embrace the glorious mess you are

A screenshot taken from ZEE5 Original Karenjit Kaur The Untold Story
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Who needs a hero when you can be the heroine of your own picture? Don’t hold onto to your past, and always choose your happiness. You do you.  

3. Respect the struggle along the journey

Sunny Leone in a scene from Karenjit Kaur: The Untold Story
Sunny Leone in a scene from Karenjit Kaur: The Untold Story

There are no free lunches in this world! Nothing comes easy. So, pause every now and then to pat your own back, acknowledge and appreciate the hard work you have put in regardless.

4. Blue are the hills that are far away

Sunny Leone aka Karen in a scene from Karenjit Kaur
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There is nothing more horrifying than your own fears. Whatever be the experience, concentrate on the brighter side of the things. 

5. To err is to human  

Sunny Leone as Karen in Karenjit Kaur The Untold Story
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Mistakes maketh a man. None is indispensable to wrongs. Accept from your faults, take your lesson and move on. There is no shame in admitting to your blunders!  Sunny Leone, too, after all was ‘guilty of doing it’ her way. 

6. Don’t let anyone kill your vibe  

A picture from Sunny Leones Instagram
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Do not give anyone the power to affect you or your thoughts. Don’t accept what they expect.  

7. Celebrate your achievements

Rysa Saujani with Sunny Leone
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Take immense pride in all that you are and yet to become, big or small, give yourself the loudest applause. Always.

8. Aspire to inspire  

Sunny Leone, Marc Buckner in a scene from Karenjit Kaur
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Set goals, and work towards them. Shoot for the moon, dream big because who knows, you might end up with the stars if not anything else.  

9. Love what you do, do what you love

Sunny Leone as Karen in a scene from Karenjit Kaur The Untold Story
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The key to success is to enjoy every bit of your work and craft. Work you’re a** off and have a ball of a time while doing so!

10. Smile today, cry tomorrow. Repeat

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There is nothing a smile cannot fix. Sail through it all, with a beautiful one on your face.

Think you have anything more to add? We’d love to hear from you! Write to us with your inputs in the comments box below.

Go watch Karenjit Kaur on ZEE5 now to know Sunny Leone’s life story.

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