Sunny Leone and Arnold Schwarzenegger. Both the actors are extremely popular across the world. While the former is a renowned Bollywood A-lister, the latter is a Hollywood action icon who has had a successful political career. But there is something common between both of them. Can you guess what?
Let us tell you. Both the stars have a common background, i.e they started out in the porn industry. Sunny shot to limelight when she posed for Penthouse Magazine in her teens. Soon, her popularity grew manifold and Sunny became a renowned face in the adult industry . Later, she started acting in adult movies and her popularity ascended great heights. Sunny also appeared in the 2004 Hollywood film The Girl Next Door, which featured Emile Hirsch and Elisha Cutberth.
But it was her stint in reality show Bigg Boss in 2011 which made her a household name in India. The show opened the gates of Bollywood for her. She made her debut in Jism 2 wherein she essayed the role of a pornographic actor. Although the film was commercially unsuccessful, but Sunny got noticed for her role. Soon, she starred in Ragini MMS 2 and gained instant popularity for her song Baby Doll which is still played in several pubs and parties.
Since then, Sunny has appeared in several Bollywood movies and earned a name for herself. She recently shared the screen space with Shah Rukh Khan in his gangster drama Raees which released this January. As far as her past is concerned, the 35-year-old says she has no regrets and her success is a befitting reply to those who spoke bad things about her.
Sunny is also known for her dancing prowess, which makes her a hot favourite among viewers, especially youth. Check out the Desi Look song from her 2015 release Ek Paheli Leela.
He has been an iconic bodybuilder, actor, businessman and politician. But his fans know him as Arnie. Yes, you guessed it right. He is none other than Arnold Schwarzenegger. The Austrian-American actor has gained worldwide acclaim for his roles in films like The Terminator, Total Recall, Predator, Red Heat, Collateral Damage and others.
But do you know Schwarzenegger started out as a porn star, and posed nude several times for a gay magazine named After Dark? It is indeed surprising but true. Now, all his fans do is to sit back and watch him take on the baddies in films.
Besides Schwarzenegger, one Hollywood legend who started his career in adult movies is none other than Sylvester Stallone. Known for his memorable roles of soldier John Rambo and boxer Rocky Balboa, the 70-year-old actor did a role in soft porn film The Party At Kitty and Stud’s. Several years later, he confessed that the need to pay apartment rent forced him to take up the role.