Mukherjee family is on a roll! After resurrecting Love in Mumbai, Shubir Mukhejee (youngest son of Shashadhar Mukherjee) has signed Judi Shekhoni for his upcoming film Club Dancer!! Judith Shekoni was last seen in Twilight Sagas: Breaking Dawn (Part 2) as ‘Zafrina’, an Amazonian Vampire with supernatural power who also leads the Amazonian pack.
Judi also appeared in studio films such as Garfield 2 (FOX) with Jennifer Love Hewitt , Billy Connelly and graced the large screen as the lead opposite Tony Todd in Jekyll and Hyde and opposite Connery in Private Moments, she also brought her essence to films such as Maybe Baby with Hugh Laurie and It was an Accident with Thandie Newton
Brought up in Britain, she has trained extensively including Shakespeare and the Classics. Her career in the UK included roles on every major television channel - including the glamorous role of Precious on the UK's No1 Television series Eastenders (BBC) and national staples such as Casualty (BBC), Hollyoaks (Channel 4) and Fat Friends (ITV). Judi's lead role in Hallmarks 'The Hidden City' struggling with an alcoholic father opposite Paul Barber led to her desire to work in the US.
Her first actual introduction to US audiences was with CBS's King of Queens where she caught both Deacon and Doug's heart. This was quickly followed playing a supermodel suspected of murder in NCIS (CBS) and other successful primetime shows such as Brothers and Sisters (ABC), All of Us (CW) and Pilots and TV movies including Damages as a professional escort opposite Cole Hauser (FOX).
The actress is scheduled to arrive in India during the weekend and shoot her portions for the next ten days .According to the producer Shubir Mukherjee “Judi is an immensely talented actress who will add international edge to the film and give it recognition in the overseas markets.”
A full fledged launch of the film is expected to take place next week with all the cast members and Judy Shekoni in Filmalaya Studios.