Mumbai: The first look of Bollywood actress Richa Chadha’s upcoming film based on the life story of Shakeela has been released today.
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The Indrajit Lankesh film is co-produced by Magic Cinemas and Yoddhas Entertainment. It is slated to hit the screens in summer next year.
Shakeela portrays the journey of the actor who rose to fame with her lead roles in adult movies in the south. It was this popularity which helped the actor get cameos in star vehicles such as Dhool with Vikram or Vijay starrer Azhagiya Tamizh Magan.
The actor also met Shakeela to understand her better. She is also expected to make a cameo in the film that also stars Pankaj Tripathi in a pivotal role.
The team of Shakeela has also unveiled the logo of the film and a tagline ‘Not a porn star’.
Talking about Shakeela, actress Richa Chadha said in a statement: “She was a brave soul who defied norms of the business during her time. To essay, the role of a living being is an additional responsibility on me as actor and team as the makers of the film.”