Karenjit Kaur Vohra(born May 13, 1981), known by her stage name Sunny Leone (/liˈoʊni/), is a Canadian-born Indian-American actress and model, currently active in Indian film industry. She is a former pornstar. She has American citizenship. She has also used the stage name Karen Malhotra. She was named Pet of the Year in 2003, was a contract performer for Vivid Entertainment, and was named by as one of the 12 top porn stars in 2010.
She has played roles in independent mainstream events, films, and television series. Her first mainstream appearance was in 2005, when she worked as a red carpet reporter for the MTV Video Music Awards on MTV India. In 2011, she participated in the Indian reality television series Bigg Boss. She also has hosted the Indian reality show Splitsvilla.
In 2012, she made her Bollywood debut in Pooja Bhatt's erotic thriller(2012) and shifted her focus to mainstream acting which was followed up with Jackpot(2013),Ragini MMS 2(2014),Ek Paheli Leela(2015) andTera Intezaar(2017).
Apart from her acting career she has been part of activism campaigns including the Rock 'n' Roll Los Angeles Half-Marath onto raise money for the American Cancer Society and has also posed for a People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals(PETA) ad campaign with a rescued dog, encouraging pet owners to have their cats and dogs spayed and neutered.