'Luv Ki Arrange Marriage' Star Sunny Singh Is Open To Hollywood

"You never know when and how it will happen."

Luv Ki Arrange Marriage star Sunny Singh

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Having been in the industry for over a decade, Sunny Singh has cemented his status as an experienced Indian actor. As the Bollywood star now promotes his latest release on ZEE5 Global, Luv Ki Arrange Marriage, he says he’s at a point in his career where he’s open to opportunities in international markets. 

When asked by Draw Your Box if he’d consider venturing into Hollywood and following in the footsteps of the likes of Priyanka Chopra, Alia Bhatt and Anupam Kher, Singh said “it depends” on what the movie and role is, but he’s definitely not opposed to it.

“It depends if they make films where there are many actors from different countries performing, or an action film or something like that – I would love to do it,” he said. 

“I would love to do it, but it depends, right? You never know when and how it will happen.” 

It's not only actors who have taken their talents to the US in recent times, but also Indian musicians. Earlier this month, Diljit Dosanjh became the first Punjabi artist to perform on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. Like many South Asian fans, Singh is very proud of Dosanjh’s achievement and what it symbolises for global representation of brown talent.

“I wish I was there dancing,” Singh cheekily told Draw Your Box, referring to Dosanjh’s performance. 

In his latest movie, Luv Ki Arrange Marriage, Singh plays the character Luv, who meets Avneet Kaur’s character, Avneet in a traditional arranged marriage setup. Following some initial clashes, they begin to develop authentic romantic feelings. However, things take a turn when Sunny's widowed father (played by Annu Kapoor) finds himself smitten by Avneet's single mother (played by Supriya Pathak). 

In portraying this lead role, Singh embraced his comedic side, but was also required to tap into the universal feelings and experiences of falling in love, all the while navigating family dynamics and the drama that comes with Indian weddings.

“We know people who are in relationships, how they act… and how their behaviour is,” he said. “So we know all about that… Luv to handle his father. He has to handle so many things.” 

Luv Ki Arranged Marriage

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In fact, managing those familial relationships was an aspect that Singh personally resonated with. In this way, he felt his character was similar to him.

“The similarity is where I keep handling everybody – like the father's relationship or a family's or friend's relationship,” he said. “That relates with me a lot, because as a friend, you help your friends, right?

“The comedy part is always there, because in normal life, I have a [sense of] humour which people around [me] like,” he added. 

Prior to Luv Ki Arranged Marriage, Singh has starred in films such as Pyaar Ka Punchnama 2, Jai Mummy Di and Akaash Vani. Circling back to his career ambitions, Singh said, “it is the best feeling when you are attached to such good movies and such good scripts”.

“I just want to finish like, 200-300 films in my career, and I want people to respect [that],” he said. 

Going forward, whether it’s in Bollywood or Hollywood, Singh prioritises his work ethic with a goal that is loud and clear: “Keep doing the same kind of work, and keep working as if it's your first movie”. 

Luv Ki Arranged Marriage is available to stream on ZEE5 Global. Watch the trailer below.