Shakeela is back

Shakeela, who is not seen on screen in the recent past, is back. The yesteryear popular adult actress will do a cameo in her own bio-pic, which is being directed by Indrajit Lankesh.
Richa Chadha plays the titular role in the film, and before commencing the shooting, Richa had a rendezvous with Shakeela in Bengaluru.
Talking about the movie, the director says, “I was immensely impressed with her onscreen and offscreen personality. I wanted to portray her story, the hardships and rough phase when she was not getting films and was trying for character roles.”
Shakeela is known for her with works in softcore pornography and mainstream cinema. She has mostly acted Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu and Kannada language films. Shakeela debuted in the Tamil soft porn movie ‘Playgirls’ at the age of 20 as a supporting actress.
Shakeela was born in Chennai, her father was from Tamil Nadu and mother from Andhra Pradesh.