,” the actress, who had played in the adult movies in Malayalam, had also worked in character roles. Recently, she revealed that while she was playing in Chotta Mumbai produced by
, the comedy cum character actor, Shakeela’s mom was unwell. Shakeela approached Maniyan and explained her situation. The producer had given her the full amount without any second thought, even though she had to finish three fourth of her portions.
Impressed by Maniyanpilla Raju’s gesture, Shakeela had written a love letter to him, but she didn’t get any response from him. When Shakeela stated like this, Raju's response was different. When Raju was inquired about her letter, he said that he paid her salary in advance, but is not aware of any love letters. Meanwhile. Shakeela’s biopic has been made with Richa Chaddha as the lead.