Jay Bhanushali and Mahi Gill
Jay Bhanushali and Mahi Gill

Sunny Leone has been in the news for all the right reasons off late. Her Ragini MMS 2 did well at the box office, her Pink Lips song has garnered over a million views on YouTube and she was signed on for a period film with T-Series, with her look in the movie being much talked about! After being turned down by many actors because of her image, the Indo-Canadian star has finally found her on-screen hero in Jay Bhanushali, who recently made his big Bollywood debut with Hate Story 2.

Bhanushali, who started his career as an actor on the small screen became a household name after hosting the popular reality show Dance India Dance. The film, which was initially said to have no male lead, will now have Bhanushali playing the role of a singer. Contrary to his television image, he will be portrayed in a never seen before avatar.

Sunny Leone's look in Leela | Image courtesy: thehansindia.com

Leela, a period film, is a passionate love story of a royal princess, which will be shot extensively in Rajasthan and London. Despite the image of the Baby Doll actress, Bhanushali had no problems working with her, stating that the script was more important to him and all the actors in the film will be seen in a new light! Rumours have also been doing the rounds that the Pizza actor Akshay Oberoi will feature in this dance musical. The film, being produced by choreographer Ahmed Khan and Bhushan Kumar of T-Series, will be directed by Bobby Khan, the brother of the choreographer.

We’re really excited to see these two actors romance each other on-screen in their new avatars! What do you think about this new pairing?