Richa Chadha and Pankaj Tripathi starrer – Shakeela directed by Lankesh’s trailer has just been released. The film shows the real-life shocking story of one of the most hated and loved adult film star that shook the industry in the late 90s and early 2000s.
Shakeela is a film inspired by life events of a famous star Shakeela who predominantly starred in southern cinema. She starred in many controversial and bold films.
Making her debut at a young age of 16, she went on to star in about 250 films. She was a major star in the late 1990’s and early 2000’s. Such was her aura that, stars back then used to avoid releasing their films opposite her.
Shakeela stars Richa Chadha and Pankaj Tripathi in the lead and is directed by noted director Indrajit Lankesh. The film portrays the hardships of the actress as she had to face lots of criticism, insults and betrayals from her own family members and the film fraternity who were influential in getting her films banned.
The film stars Richa Chadha, Pankaj Tripathi, Ester Noronha, Rajeev Pillai & Sheeva Rana.
The film is presented and produced by Sammys Magic Cinema Motion Picture Production and distributed by UFO. ‘Shakeela’ will hit theatres on December 25.