As per the report, Fukrey actress Richa Chadha who is famous for her versatile roles in Masaan, Sarabjit, Gangs of Wasseypur, Tamanchey, Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela etc has been signed in to play the lead role in a biopic on a 1990s’ south Indian adult fim star ‘Shakeela’, Shakeela was from Kerala who featured in several adult films in Tamil, Telugu, Malyalam and Kannada languages.
While she had bagged the film some time ago, if rumors to be believe she faced solid competition for the role from actresses like Huma Qureshi and Swara Bhasker, but Richa finally got selected for the role.
Richa is planning to learn Malyalam to get her accent and language right.
“Richa will be taking Malayalam lessons from a tutor before she starts shooting so as to get the right diction and to justify her character. She is very excited to learn the language and start shooting for this movie,” a source told Deccan Chronicle.
The title of the biopic is not finalized yet, it planned to go on floor from this August and will be directed by Indrajit Lankesh.
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