Check Out: First look of Richa Chadda as Southern hottie Shakeela

The first look of Richa Chaddha as southern siren Shakeela is out and she is looks quite captivating. The actress dons a traditional Kerala saree called Kasavu Pattu. She was styled like a south Indian beauty. The film is being directed by Indrajit Lankesh.

Throwing light on her first look, Richa said, "The challenge for the look of the film but also a good one is that the story traces the journey of Shakeela’s younger days to her becoming a popular figure. Thus, the look spans over multiple years and with each passing year her look changes. To track that was challenging but for me as an actor it’s gratifying that I get to grow with the real character on celluloid. Shakeela is still a legend and we wish to do complete justice to her when the film is ready."

Richa’s spokesperson stated, “The film is the story of Shakeela, one of the most famous actors from Malayalam cinema from the 90s who rose to a spectacular amount of fame. Her fans were spread across Asia and she earned fanfare as a woman which back then was unheard of. The film’s script was exciting and is a great story to tell and the story will make for a great watch for the audience. The preparations will begin soon and the film should be going on floors in end April or May.”

The film is being directed by Indrajit Lankesh. The untitled film will go on floors this April and will release in early 2019.

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