Sunny Leone is aware of the importance of being in a movie that premieres on the Cannes Film Festival, and it is an expertise no one can take from her, the movie star stated on Wednesday, forward of the sold-out midnight screening of the Indian film “Kennedy.”
Once one of the highest grownup movie stars within the United States, Leone was on India’s model of the fact tv present “Big Brother” earlier than she moved into movie, a background that led to perceptions of her that she has needed to battle in opposition to.
“At the top of the day, you are human and it isn’t an awesome feeling. But I perceive their standpoint as properly. I include a specific amount of luggage and it is arduous to alter individuals’s perceptions,” she stated.
“That’s why ‘Kennedy’ means a lot. And that is why — sorry, this is the place I cry — and that is why having this movie accepted right here (at Cannes) is one of probably the most superb issues,” stated Leone.
“It’s like, you possibly can’t say something dangerous about this. You cannot take this one away from me,” the Canadian-born actor stated.
“Kennedy,” directed by Anurag Kashyap, follows a former police officer, performed by Rahul Bhat, who’s regarded as lengthy lifeless whereas nonetheless working for the corrupt system.
Kashyap, one of Bollywood’s most influential filmmakers, has offered movies at Cannes earlier than in particular screenings, together with 2012’s “Gangs of Wasseypur” and “Ugly” in 2013.