After the success of Yashoda, actress Samantha Ruth Prabhu is all set to enthral audience with her princess avatar in Shaakuntalam, the release date and first look poster for the mythological drama is out.
Written and directed by Gunasekhar. It is produced by Neelima Guna under Gunaa Teamworks and distributed by Sri Venkateswara Creations. Based on a popular play Shakuntala by Kalidasa, the film features Samantha in the titular role of Shakuntala and Dev Mohan as Dushyanta, the king of Puru Dynasty along with Mohan Babu, Gautami, Aditi Balan and Ananya Nagalla in supporting roles.
Actress Samantha dropped the poster on her social media, she captioned it, “Witness the Epic Love Story #Shaakuntalam in theatres near you from Feb 17th 2023 Worldwide! Also in 3D, @gunasekhar1 @samantharuthprabhuoffl @devmohanofficial#ManiSharma @neelima_guna @[email protected] @hanshithareddy @[email protected] @neeta_lulla @tips #EpicLoveStory#MythologyForMillennials #ShaakuntalamOnFeb17”
The film also features Mohan Babu, Aditi Balan, Ananya Nagalla, Prakash Raj, Gautami, Madhoo, Jisshu Sengupta, Sachin Khedekar, Kabir Bedi, Kabir Duhan Singh, Allu Arha, Varshini Sounderajan, and Malhottra Shivam.
The film was shot extensively around Hyderabad, including Ramoji Film City, Ananthagiri Hills, and Gandipet Lake. The film releases in theatres on 17th Feb 2023.
Samantha is also busy wrapping Kushi, which is written and directed by Shiva Nirvana. Produced by Mythri Movie Makers, the film also stars Vijay Deverakonda in lead.