Shakeela, is all set to make a cameo appearance in her biopic starring Richa Chadha!
Before commencing the film’s shooting, Richa had a rendezvous with Shakeela in Bengaluru to understand the nuances. Seeing the camaraderie between both the actors and also to honor Shakeela’s popularity, Lankesh roped in the real Shakeela for a cameo in the film.
He said it was nice to shoot Shakeela for the biopic, though this is not the first time he has worked with her. Now as per reports South Indian adult star Shakeela is all set to make a cameo appearance in a biopic on her life. Director Indrajit Lankesh is helming the movie, which stars Richa Chadha in the role of Shakeela, who was popular in southern showbiz in the 1990s and continues to work even today.
In a recent interview, Director Indrajit Lankesh said ““I always wanted to make a film on Shakeela. I was immensely impressed with her on-screen and off screen personality. I wanted to portray her story, the hardships and rough phase when she was not getting films and was trying for character roles. I wanted to show the true story behind the superstar Shakeela.”
He said Shakeela has been an integral part of the making of the movie as she gave the team detailed insights into her life.“Even Richa got to spend time with her, understand her style of talking, her body language and such nuances. In fact, when she came on set, she gave us very interesting insights like about our art direction and how her house was and is in real life,” Lankesh added.