Actor Samantha Ruth Prabhu, who is gearing up for the release of her upcoming Telugu movie Shaakuntalam, in the end, got to watch it in a private screening along with her director Gunasekhar and producer Dil Raju. In an Instagram post, she thanked Gunasekhar for creating a stunning film that’s one of the epics brought to lifestyles endearingly.
In Shaakuntalam, Samantha plays the character of Shakuntala, daughter of Menaka and Viswamithra. Dev Mohan plays Dushyanta, and Mohan Babu plays Durvasa Maharishi in the film. The movie, produced and directed by Gunasekhar, can be released in Hindi, Tamil, Malayalam and Kannada. This venture marks Samantha’s maiden collaboration with Gunasekhar.
Sharing a image post the screening, Samantha wrote: “And I finally watched the movie today! Gunashekar garu.. you have my heart. What a beautiful film! One of our greatest epics brought to life so endearingly! I can’t wait for our family audiences to be swept away by the powerful emotions! And all you kids out there… you’re going to love our magical world! Dil Raju garu and Neelima… thank you for this wonderful journey.#Shaakuntalam will forever be close to me!”
The trailer of Shaakuntalam was launched in January.
Samantha was seen on screen in the Telugu motion-thriller Yashoda. In the film, Samantha plays a surrogate mom who gained’t stops at whatever to shield her child. She’s presently taking pictures for her upcoming Telugu film, Kushi.
Recently, Samantha joined the sets of the Indian version of Amazon Prime’s upcoming net series, Citadel. She might be visible alongside Varun Dhawan in the display, co-created through Raj and DK.