Bollywood actor Pankaj Tripathi is currently shooting for the upcoming biopic 'Shakeela'. In the pictures that has surfaced on the internet, one can see him portraying the role of a quintessential 90s hero for the biopic. In the film, the actor will be seen playing the role of a South Indian hero. Reportedly, the film is said to be a real-life tale of the adult film star Shakeela, which will be played by actress Richa Chadha. After having essayed in a series of roles and excelling in them, Tripathi will now be seen donning the look of a hero, and as per reports the character and the look has been inspired by the many actors from both Bollywood and south film industry. '
In the picture, Tripathi can be seen sporting an over-the-top style, flaunting bell-bottoms and colourful suits and shirts.
Here are the pictures!
'Shakeela' is Lankesh's first film in Hindi and has many Kannada film to his credit which includes 'Monalisa', 'Aishwarya' and 'Luv U Alia'. While Shakeela says in her memoir that she was inspired by Silk Smitha that she was inspired by Silk Smitha, whose tragic and short life was the basis of 'Dirty Picture' that released way back in 2001, Lankesh stated that the film will be different.
Actress Shakeela who has inspired the film has acted in a series of adult films that became a rage in the late 90s. The film is said to trace the life of the actress from her childhood to her life in the 90s. Earlier, the first look of the biopic was released and it caught the attention of the audience and has been the talk of the town ever since. Actress Richa Chadha has already started shooting her portions for the film. On the professional front, Pankaj is shooting for 'Shakeela' and is yet to sign other roles. As for Richa is gearing up to release the first single of her life as a background singer. In collaboration with Dr Zeus, Richa will lend her voice to the upcoming single titled 'Gawandiyan Da Dhol'.
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