Mumbai: Richa Chadha and Pankaj Tripathi starrer Shakeela hits the silver screen on December 25 in five different languages. The release of the trailer has got all talking. The movie’s trailer was released on the internet on December 17 and it has received fulsome praise.
Two songs have also been released of the film which is grabbing eyeballs.Both the trailer and the songs have been released in five languages, ie, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, and Malayalam.
Richa plays Shakeela, a famous film actress in down south, who courted controversies for bold and revealing appearances in adult movies.
Releasing a statement the filmmakers said – “It is a film inspired by life events of a famous star Shakeela who predominantly starred in southern cinema. She starred in many controversial and bold films.”
Shakeela made her debut at a young age of 16 and went on to star in about 250 films. A major star in the late 1990s and early 2000s stars shuddered featuring in the same film opposite her.
Directed by Indrajit Lankesh, it is for the second time that the two actors are working together as lead characters. Their first outing together was Masaan released in 2015 and was critically-acclaimed for their performances. Among the other notable faces on the credit list are Esther Noronha, Rajeev Pillai, and Sheeva Rana.