Recently a news surfaced on the Internet that the Gangs of Wasseypur actress Richa Chaddha will play the role of an adult star in her next film. And guess what this adult star character actually exists in real life. Yes, you read it right! Bollywood is making a biopic on an adult star.
We are talking about the adult star of South, Shakeela. She was active in films during the 90s. She was a Malayalam actress belongs to Kerela. She worked in Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam films.
The biopic with Richa at its center will tell the tale of Shakeela from when she entered the film industry at the age of 16 and will trace her life journey from there. Richa’s spokesperson has said,
“The film is the story of Shakeela, one of the most famous actors from Malayalam cinema from the 90s who rose to a spectacular amount of fame. Her fans were spread across Asia and she earned fanfare as a woman which back then was unheard of. The film’s script was exciting and is a great story to tell and the story will make for a great watch for the audience. The preparations will begin soon and the film should be going on floors in end of April or May.”
Shakeela’s films were not limited to South India only, in fact, they were dubbed into Chinese, Nepalese, and in other languages too. Late journalist Gauri Lankesh’s brother will direct the film. The film is slated to release in 2019. Shakeela has worked in 250 films so far. Shakeela also wrote a book on her life.