Popular actress Shakeela who initially starred in many super hit soft porn films and eventually turned as a comic actress in mainstream films once the soft porn industry was banned recently sent shock waves in media by giving an interview about her autobiography that is yet to be released. After acting and writing the lady has worn a new hat and this time it is a bigger responsibility.
Shakeela is currently directing a Hindi-Telugu bilingual film that will be a heroine oriented flick. The cast and crew have been filled with debutantes. The shoot of the film is currently progressing in a small village in interior Andhrapradesh. The film is being funded by those who are residents of the neighborhood of Shakeela's native place. It was they who suggested that Shakeela herself can direct the film.
Shakeela has said that she has always been interested towards direction and she did not want to miss the offer when it came her way. She has written the story and screenplay for the film while dialogues department has been entrusted with a professional writer. Shakeela says though she is fluent in Telugu language she is not confident of penning the dialogues to perfection and that's why she has given it to someone else.
Shakeela has assured that her debut directorial will be a neat family subject and it will have a dubbed version in Tamil. She also has plans to direct her biopic in Tamil, Malayalam, Telugu, Kannada and Hindi.