shakeela begum casually known as shakeela in film world, she came to limelight after doing some B-grade soft-core porn films, she was a craze among youngsters to old and was a sex symbol in late 90’ and early 2000's. She did over 250 films in all major south indian languages. In fact she did some topless scenes in her films initially which created a stir.
She was born in january 1973 in a conservative Muslim family, her mother Chan Begum was from nellore, andhra pradesh, while her father Chan Basha was a madras resident, she did initial schooling from madras, but as she wasn’t good in studies she quit without passing out the matriculation.
She acted in many B-grade soft porn movies, she did some topless scenes as well, she was a craze among the people in her era predominantly because of her buxom and curvaceous body figure. Later she forayed into mainstream cinema, and did some comical roles in major films in many south indian films.
In fact soft-core porn film industry is often referred as ‘Shakeela films', she wrote her autobiography as well. Reportedly a biopic of her in the making, Richa Chaddha of Masaan fame is portraying her character on screen.