|Also known as:||Shakila|
|Born:||November 19, 1973|
Andra Pradesh, India
Shakeela is a popular South Indian actress from India who has appeared in Indian softcore movies. Born in Andhra Pradesh, she started out as an actor in B-grade Malayalam, Tamil movies in the early 1990s and only recently has finally been accepted as a star in the Kollywood (Tamil based) and Tollywood (Telugu-based) movies with the release of mainstream Malayalam hit film Kinarathumbikal.
Shakeela started out as an actor in B-grade Malayalam, Tamil movies in the early 1990s.
The deluge of soft porn or "Shakeela films", made on a shoestring budget of Rs. 20-25 lakhs, has ravaged the star system in the South Indian film industry.
Though initially compared to the 1980s sex siren of the South, Silk Smitha, Shakeela's rather bodacious contours managed to carve a unique niche for her in B-grade soft porn. Her first soft porn movie was Playgirls in which she starred as a supporting actress.
Shakeela has stated her ambition to star in a movie someday with major actor Rajnikanth or Mohanlal. She has developed a major cult fan base of her own.
Only in the 2000s has she finally been accepted as a star in the Kollywood (Tamil based) and Tollywood (Telugu-based) movies with the release of mainstream Malayalam hit film Kinarathumbikal.
Shakeela has stated her plans to write an autobiography.
In June, 2004, she appeared before a court in Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu, after she was cited as an accused in a case pertaining to the screening of an obscene movie in which she allegedly acted.  Another case against came up in September, 2006, and it also alleged to show her with the famous transexual pornstar Cumcumbaby (Ehsan Ul-Haque) in the softcore movie Cum Lovers in India.
- Bangaram (2006)
- Veendum Thulabharam (2003)
- Penmanassu (2002)
- Soundharyalahari (2002)
- Agniputhri (2001)
- Sagara (2001)
- Sneha (2001)
- Miss Chalu (2001)
- Aalilathoni (2001)
- Vedikettukaari (2001)
- Swargavathil (2001)
- Shakeela Sex Bomb (photo blog)
- India Daily story: The soft porn queen of India Shakeela decides to tell her life story