Marital Status: Unmarried
Age: 46 Years
Hometown: Guntur, Andhra Pradesh
|Full Name||C. Shakeela Begum|
|Profession||Actress, Model, and Adult Film Actress|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters– 165 cm
in meters– 1.65 m
in feet inches– 5’ 5”
|Date of Birth||19 November 1973|
|Age (as in 2019)||46 Years|
|Birthplace||Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India|
|Hometown||Guntur, Andhra Pradesh|
|School||A Convent School in Chennai|
|College/University||Did Not Attend|
|Debut||Hindi Film: Aakhri Ghulam (1989)
Malayalam Film: Beauty Palace (1990)
Tamil Film: Jallikattu Kaalai (1994)
Telugu Film: Nayeem And Shakeela (2001)
|Hobbies||Watching Hollywood Movies, Listening to Music, Playing games on mobile|
|Boys, Affairs, and More|
|Parents||Names Not Known|
Note– She had 7 siblings. Her five siblings died.
|Favourite Actor||Kamal Haasan|
Some Lesser Known Facts About Shakeela
- She was raised in poverty before coming into the softcore porn industry.
- Shakeela was not a good student and went to six schools but got failed at every school.
- Prior to becoming a full-fledged actress, she worked as a child artist in movies until 1990.
- When she was 20 years old, she started to work as a softcore porn actress.
- When she was 23, her father passed away.
- When she started working in B-grade movies, she got her breakthrough with Kinnarathumbikal in Malayalam.
- Her B-grade films were also dubbed into Nepalese, Sinhala, Chinese, etc.
- In 2003, Shakeela started working in some comedy films of Tamil, Telugu, and Kannada Cinema.
- She can speak English, Hindi, Malayalam, Tamil, and other South Indian languages fluently.
- Shakeela has worked in more than 250 films.
- In 2018, director Indrajit Lankesh announced that he would make a biopic on Shakeela. Richa Chadda was set to portray Shakeela in that movie.
- She has written her autobiography and revealed that she was pushed into prostitution by her mother for the sake of money.
- She was offered a role in Rohit Shetty‘s Chennai Express but she rejected.