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Richa Chadha visits Shakeela’s ancestral home for research

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Published : Aug 3, 2018, 1:49 am IST
Updated : Aug 3, 2018, 1:49 am IST

The actress has already met with the yesteryear South siren while confirming the role.

Shakeela Khan
 Shakeela Khan

Richa Chadha will be starring in Indrajit Lankesh’s directorial venture, a biopic on famed Malayalam actress Shakeela’s life. The Fukrey actress will be playing Shakeela in the biopic and has been prepping for the same.

The actress has already met with the yesteryear South siren while confirming the role.

A source reveals, “Richa who is extremely thorough with her prep no matter what the role, will be heading to Shakeela’s ancestral home to get more details about her life, understand her family history and dynamics. She will also be learning the dialect of the region to get the tone of the character right.”

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 As Shakeela and Richa have met, she will have the Malayalam actress herself showing Richa around the home and neighbourhood.

Richa will also begin learning Malayalam for the role and has already begun watching a few of Shakeela Khan’s blockbuster hits to study the body language for her role. She starts shooting for the film in August and wants to be prepared for the same.

Richa will be heading to Shakeela’s ancestral home to get more details about her life.     —Source

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