Actress Sunny Leone has made it to the BBC’s 100 most influential women.
This year’s BBC 100 women list marks the fourth year of the season. They are once again a mixture of high-profile and influential women including entrepreneurs, engineers, sportswomen, business women, fashion icons and artistes.
Sunny, who is celebrating her fifth year anniversary in Bollywood, started in Indian showbiz by participating in the controversial reality TV show “Bigg Boss” in 2011.
She went on to star in Bollywood films like “Jism 2”, “Jackpot” and “Ek Paheli Leela”.
Apart from the actress, the list also includes four Indian names – Gouri Chindarkar (Sangli), Mallika Srinivasan (Chennai), Neha Singh (Mumbai) and Saalumarada Thimmakka (Karnataka), read a statement.
Some of this year’s high profile women include singer-songwriter Alicia Keys; US gold medal winning gymnast Simone Biles and French politician Rachida Dati.
The BBC’s 100 Women season kicked off on Monday.