1. Rysa Saujani was born in Dubai, but she is now settled in England.
The Sunny Leone we know now is a sensation in Bollywood. Happily married to Daniel Weber and mother to three kids, she stays in Mumbai with her family. But the Baby Doll Sone Di fame is a far cry from Karenjit Kaur Vohra aka Gogu that she once was. The ZEE5 Original Karenjit Kaur: The Untold Story walks us through these unspoken and unheard chapters of Sunny’s life. 14-year-old Rysa Saujani plays the younger Sunny in the web series.
We bring to you five interesting facts about mini, onscreen Karenjit Kaur, Rysa, check them out. For instance, Rysa is a Dubai-born now living in the United Kingdom. No wonder the accent came to her naturally!
2. Rysa played the younger version of Huma Qureshi in 2017 film Dobaara: See Your Evil.
We bet you didn’t see this coming! Do you remember spotting this young talent in the Huma Qureshi movie?
3. In Karenjit Kaur: The Untold Story, Rysa plays the role of young Sunny Leone, from the age of 12-13 upto 15.
4. Rysa would interact with Sunny over Skype calls to prepare for her role.
Speaking about how she prepared for the role, Rysa had told a leading news agency, “Before arriving on the set, I did regular Skype calls, and felt like that helped me to understand young Sunny’s journey a lot more. I was able to have my questions cleared which allowed me to act in my best ability.”
5. Rysa is keen on continuing in Bollywood and wants to try Hollywood too if possible.
Rysa is currently completing her education in London, England. The budding actor wishes to continue in Bollywood and try her luck in the West, too.
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Watch Sunny Leone’s journey from a girl-next-door to an adult film star to a popular Bollywood celebrity in Karenjit Kaur: The Untold Story on ZEE5.