Sunny Leone was shy shooting lovemaking scene: Mahesh Bhatt

All that glitters is not gold and all porn stars are not bold, says the inimitable Mahesh Bhatt while revealing that Sunny Leone was shy and uncomfortable while filming the lovemaking scenes with Randeep Hooda in her Bollywood debut ‘Jism 2’.

"I always knew that she is a very shy person. Just because she is a porn star doesn`t mean that she has lost her feminine quality of being shy. During the lovemaking scene with Randeep she was finding it very difficult to do it comfortably," Bhatt, who is producing the film, told IANS over phone from Sri Lanka, where ‘Jism 2’ is being shot.

" `Jo nazar aata hai wo hota nahin hai`. All that glitters is not gold, all soldiers are not brave, all holy men are not holy and all porn stars are not bold. At times reality is different," added the filmmaker.

The Indo-Canadian adult star of Punjabi origin was finalised for the role by Bhatt during her stint in the reality show ‘Bigg Boss 5’.

‘Jism 2’ is a sequel to 2003 film ‘Jism’, in which Bipasha Basu`s steamy scenes became the talk of the town.

Pooja Bhatt, who had produced the original, is directing part two.

Sunny surprised the entire crew with her shy behaviour.

"Everyone was surprised with her shyness, but I understood that it will be difficult for her. It`s not easy to shoot a lovemaking scene; it is a very demanding thing. Those who believed that it would be a cakewalk for her will be shocked by this revelation," said Bhatt, who has also written the script of the film.

‘Jism 2’ will see Sunny as seductress Izna. The love triangle also features Arunoday Singh.

Randeep, who shot lovemaking scenes with Mahie Gill in ‘Sahib Biwi Aur Gangster’, was equally uncomfortable while shooting the scenes.

"Even for Randeep it became very challenging although he has shot similar scenes before. One has to understand that it`s not a fighting scene," Bhatt said.

Named by Maxim as one of the 12 top porn stars in 2010, Sunny, whose real name is Karen Malhotra, recently, celebrated her 31st birthday in Sri lanka.

Bhatt said Sunny wants to move on from being just a porn star and is looking forward to establishing herself as a part of tinsel town.

"Sunny is concerned how she will be perceived by the world as an actress because everybody knows her just as an adult star. She wants to be known for something more than that," he added.

Sunny`s career seems to have taken off here. Apart from "Jism 2", she has also bagged a role in a sequel to "Ragini MMS". She has also endorsed a phone and a condom brand.

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