Richa Chadha surely knows how to get into a character. After portraying the bold Bholi Punjaban in the Fukrey series, the actress is gearing up for Shakeela biopic. Yes, the nineties adult star - in who's biopic the 31-year-old actress is playing the protagonist.
Richa was last seen in Daas Dev!
Sharing a few pictures of her look as Shakeela, Richa took to her Instagram account. In the photos, Richa Chadha can be seen draped in a saree, a traditional south Indian one, which she accessorised with gold jewellery and a tika on the forehead.
Right after this, her Instagram flooded with comments and like. The netizens actually appeared to appreciate Richa's look as Shakeela. "So gorgeous," wrote an user while another one added: "Mesmerising!" More comments on Richa's Instagram read: "You're like a painting" and "Love the look!"
During her time, Shakeela featured in many controversial projects in the Southern film industry, including Telugu and Tamil film. However, Shakeela was best known for her works in Malayalam cinema with Kinnara Thumbikal being one of her most popular films.
"The film is the story of Shakeela, one of the most famous actors from Malayalam cinema from the 1990s 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," Richa said about the movie.
Helmed by Indrajit Lankesh, this biopic will take us through Shakeela's different phases of life: to the pinnacle of popularity to how the craze about gradually faded away.