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The story of the film revolves around Shakeela who is known for acting in adult-themed southern Indian films -- something which gave her a 'porn star' tag.
An outspoken and forthright actress, Richa has been vocal about the #MeToo movement as well.
The actor is currently in the city shooting for her next, "Shakeela", the eponymous biopic on the popular Malayalam adult star.
The film features Richa Chadha as Shakeela, who was one of the biggest stars of the '90s from Kerala and has acted in several adult films in languages spanning Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada.
Richa Chadda says she didn’t think twice when she was offered the role of the adult film star.
Richa, who has been busy shooting for her upcoming biopic "Shakeela", wanted to do something for Kerala, which was ravaged by floods.
Pankaj has been studying his character's nuances carefully. He will join the team towards August end in a location in Karnataka for the shoot.
Dressed in a traditional Kerala saree called Kasavu Pattu, Richa Chadha’s first look as Shakeela is revealed.
Richa plays Shakeela in the film, directed by Indrajit Lankesh.
In addition to the Bollywood heroine who will play the title role, the director has also got on board national award-winning actor Pankaj Tripathi to play the lead.
A biopic based on the life of popular Malayalam actor Shakeela is in the works, with Richa Chadha having been roped in for the project.
The film, directed by Indrajith Lankesh, will focus on the life of Shakeela, an immensely popular adult star from Kerala who had amasses fans across Malayalam, Tamil, Kannada and Telugu films.