Samantha Akkineni is one of the versatile actresses of South Indian film Industry. The actress has wooed the audience with her versatile performances on the big screen. Now Samantha Akkineni is gearing up to play the role of a princess in her upcoming period drama film Shaakuntalam, which will be helmed by Gunsekhar of Rudhramadevi fame. Recently during the media interaction, Majili actress revealed that she had been waiting for a film like this to come along so that she could play this character.
Rangasthalam and U turn fame Samantha Akkineni said that she always wanted to play the role of a princess on the screen and now she has an opportunity for her upcoming movie. According to her, she is getting to play her dream role for the first time in her decade long career. She is hoping to give her 100 percent for the film.
Gunasekhar’ directorial venture Shaakuntalam was launched on 15th March with Pooja ceremony. Samantha Akkineni looked gorgeous at the launch event. She was spotted wearing a white saree that was decorated with shells, pearls and sequins.
Shaakuntalam is all about the love story of Shakuntala and Dushyant and how they meet at Sage Kanva’ aashram.