This film was produced by Prem Chopra's brother and the film though long in the making was a suprise hit.

The film was announced with Shatrughan Sinhq in the lead.

Shakka was surprise hit for Jeetendra and the director of Shakka made another successful film with Jeetendra and the film was Jeo Aur Jeene Do.

All the songs were sung by Mohamed Rafi.

The Great Gambler's background music was used in Shakka (1981).

A funny situation occurs in the film due to its title "Shakka". Simple Kapadia is shown dancing to a song titled "Kabaka Shakka" by Roberta Kelly.