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Richa Chadha meets the real Shakeela as she prep for the biopic on the actress’ life

Recently, Richa Chadha met Shakeela in Bangalore where the actress spoke about the anecdotes from her early days and her long career

Richa Chadha meets the real Shakeela as she prep for the biopic on the actress’ life
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Bollywood actress Richa Chadha is all geared up to play the role of a popular adult film star from the south-Shakeela. Best known for her adult films, Shakeela became a rage overnight after her first mainstream film 'Playgirls' in which she acted alongside Silk Smitha.

One of the most popular names in the south even today, Shakeela has a story that makes for a compelling celluloid tale for the audience to watch. She rose to stardom after Silk Smitha, grabbing every producer and director’s attention in the Southern film industries also becoming the first female actor in Malayalam cinema to gain such popularity back when it was a largely male-dominated business.

Richa, who is known for doing experimental roles and roles which are defying, was the ultimate choice for the filmmakers to play the titular role in the Shakeela Khan biopic. She recently met Shakeela in Bangalore for the first time for an official meet and greet session. Both real and reel Shakeela spent a great deal of time together and had a great time bonding understanding each other.

Shakeela shared anecdotes from her early days and her long career, giving the Fukrey actress all the details she would need to play the part to perfection.

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