Shakeela poster: Richa Chadha looks fearless and bold as Shakeela

Shakeela is based on the life of the Southern actress of the same name, whose popularity soared after the untimely and tragic demise of Silk Smitha.

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Bollywood actress Richa Chadha’s forthcoming venture is one of the most awaited biopics of 2019 titled Shakeela is based on the real-life story of a 1990s adult film star.

The makers released the logo of the film with a tagline, ‘Not A Porn Star’.  Shakeela is based on the life of the Southern actress of the same name, whose popularity soared after the untimely and tragic demise of Silk Smitha.

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Richa Chadha took to her Instagram account recently and shared the first poster for the film. She had captioned her post, ” Bold and fearless. PRESENTING THE FIRST LOOK OF #Shakeela! @indrajitlankesh @shakeelafilm.”

 

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Bold and fearless. PRESENTING THE FIRST LOOK OF #Shakeela! @indrajitlankesh @shakeelafilm

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The first look of Richa Chadha has raised our anticipation to see the film hit the screens in 2019. Covered in authentic gold jewellery , which is a staple element of glamour in Kerala, Richa looks convincing as Shakeela Khan.

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Looks like the director Indrajit Lankesh is cautious and doesn’t want to be accused of ‘whitewashing’ the truth as had happened in the case of a recent blockbuster. Despite it all, Shakeela meets your eye, looking into the lens with confidence.

Shakeela is set to release sometime early next year and the film will focus on the actress’s rise to stardom and her popularity in Malayalam, Telugu and Tamil cinema and it stars Rajeev Pillai and Pankaj Tripathi.