South siren Samantha Ruth Prabhu starrer Shaakuntalam which was scheduled to release on February 17 has been postponed. According to reports, the film is now slated to hit theatres in March.
Directed by Gunasekhar, Shaakuntalam is based on the play Abhigyanam Shakuntalam by poet Kalidasa. Featuring Samantha Ruth Prabhu and Dev Mohan, the mythological movie is set to be released in Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam and Kannada.
Samantha Ruth Prabhu and Dev Mohan starrer Shaakuntalams release date has been postponed. Earlier, it was planned to hit the theatres on February 17.
The film is directed by filmmaker Gunasekhar and backed by the banner Gunaa Teamworks. It is based on the Indian mythological play Abhijnanashakuntalam written by poet Kalidasa.
It revolves around the epic love story of Shakuntala and king Dushyant. The movie has an ensemble cast including Dev Mohan, Samantha Ruth Prabhu, Allu Arjun’s daughter Allu Arha and others.
The film is a multilingual mythological drama and will be released in Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam and Kannada. It also features a large number of celebrities in prominent roles. It has music by Mani Sharma and cinematography is done by Shekar V Joseph.
South siren Samantha Ruth Prabhu’s latest venture, Shaakuntalam, was scheduled to hit the screens on February 17. However, the film got postponed to a later date.
Based on Kalidasa’s acclaimed play Shakuntala, this Telugu-language mythological drama is written and directed by Gunasekhar. It stars Samantha and Dev Mohan in the lead roles. It is being presented by Dil Raju under Sri Venkateswara Creations in association with Gunaa Teamworks.
The film was shot in grand sets around Hyderabad and is expected to be a treat for the audience with its visuals and cinematography. Its trailer and three lyrical songs have received a positive response from audiences.
The film is a tale of love between an abandoned infant – the first child in human history – Shakuntala, the daughter of Menaka and Vishwamitra. The plot is set against the backdrop of the epic Mahabharata.
Samantha Ruth Prabhu is an Indian actress who primarily works in Telugu and Tamil cinema. She is known for her performances in films such as Neethane En Ponvasantham and Kaththi.
The actress was born on 28 April 1987 to Telugu and Malayali parents in Pallavaram, Chennai. She began her career as a model and soon started acting in Telugu and Tamil films.
She has been a part of several successful movies in both Telugu and Tamil cinema, and she is best known for her role in AR Murugadoss’s action drama Kaththi (2014). She was nominated for Best Actress at the Filmfare Awards South and Critics’ Best Actress at the SIIMA Awards for her performance.
Her upcoming movie Shaakuntalam is a mythological romance based on the play Abhijnanashakuntalam written by Mahakavi Kalidasa. The movie is directed by Gunasekhar and will be released on February 17.