Original Sunny Leone Bio-Pic Maker Speaks Up Against The New Version

Original Sunny Leone Bio-Pic Maker Speaks Up Against The New Version

Karenjit Kaur: The Untold Story Of Sunny Leone is not the only Sunny story there is on the internet!
Original Sunny Leone Bio-Pic Maker Speaks Up Against The New Version

Karenjit Kaur: The  Untold  Story  Of  Sunny Leone is not the first on-screen  retelling of the Leone saga. Two years ago photographer-filmmaker Dilip Mehta made the far superior documentary Mostly Sunny, based on the life of Sunny Leone. The documentary took us  to all the places and people who went into the making of  the story  and was indeed  a comprehensive take on a unique and jolting life.

However even before Mehta’s documentary  was  released  on various  platforms — to favourable reviews — Sunny Leone and her husband Daniel Webber disowned the work completely,  leaving Mehta baffled and bereft  of a promotional figure for his  film.

Dilip Mehta 

Sunny and Daniel with Dilip Mehta 

Now when this work, promoted rather heavily in the media, on Sunny Leone hits the internet, Dilip Mehta expresses displeasure at  what he sees as nothing more — or less — than an  attempt to cash in on his efforts. “I haven’t watched the new series as yet. The way I see it, 'good' films get remade all the time. Frankly, I'm flattered. I assume in Karenjit Kaur: the untold story, Sunny Leone has now  'retold' the 'untold' story which was an 'untold' story which she very earnestly 'told' me in the first place in Mostly Sunny, my feature documentary on her which continues to screen on NETFLIX with an epic 5 star rating. And by the way Mostly Sunny too was 'sanctioned' by Sunny and her  husband. There was nothing unholy, untruthful or for that matter,  underhand about it. Sunny and her manager/husband Daniel Webber shared her formative adolescence years and subsequent  professional trajectory with glee. Her voice, figuratively and literally, is the very narrative of the documentary.I wonder what happened after that.”

Only Sunny and  Daniel can answer that question. But they maintain a  studied silence over Dilip Mehta’s documentary.

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