The first look of Shakeela got released about adult star where Richa Chadha plays the titular role. Richa who essays the adult star dubs her as a “brave soul” and a person who has defied norms in the industry. “She was a brave soul who defied the norms of the business during her time and her story was much more than what people know of. To essay, the role of a living being is additional responsibility on me as actor and team as the makers of the film,” says Richa.
“I’m looking forward now that the film has wrapped up for the release next year. We have kept the story to the most authentic version of her real life. Shakeela herself has been pivotal to making this film happen and helping us in in-depth knowledge into her life which has helped us tell the story in its most authentic version possible,” adds Richa. Helmed by Indrajit Lankesh the film be released in Summer 2019.