Shakeela trailer: Richa Chadha gets into the skin of an adult star


Her story is almost folklore today, but the truth is that so much happened to her while she soared to success from nothing and then came back to nothing again.”
Shakeela is releasing in theatres on December 25. The trailer also introduces us to Pankaj Tripathi as a star who eventually gets threatened by Shakeela’s success. (Photo: Zee Music Company/YouTube)The trailer of Shakeela, starring Richa Chadha in the lead role, is out. Don't Miss These StoriesShakeela trailer: Richa Chadha gets into the skin of an adult starFirst look of Saif Ali Khan-starrer Tandav unveiledTaapsee Pannu gives sneak peek into grueling training for Rashmi RocketClick here for more

Filmmaker Indrajit Lankesh said in a statement, “Shakeela is truly a labour of love and commitment to show Shakeela’s story is iconic in so many ways. Shakeela became popular among the masses after she started appearing in films which many termed as ‘soft porn’. Directed by Indrajit Lankesh, Shakeela is a biopic of adult star Shakeela who made a name for herself in the south Indian film industry in the 90s. Click here to join our channel (@indianexpress) and stay updated with the latest headlines
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— Zee Music Company (@ZeeMusicCompany) December 16, 2020
The film is quite reminiscent of Vidya Balan’s Dirty Picture as they both charter similar territory where the protagonist isn’t apologetic about her decisions and proudly owns her career, despite the social norms of the day. The trailer offers a peek into Shakeela’s journey from the time she lived a simple life as a teenager to her tryst with showbiz. Written by Sampada Sharma
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Updated: December 16, 2020 2:47:19 pm

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