Shaakuntulam is an upcoming mythological drama which has Samantha in the titular role. Today morning Gunasekhar took to his twitter and made the official announcement regarding the release date of Samantha and Dev Mohan starrer Shaakuntalam. He tweeted: Witness the #EpicLoveStory #Shaakuntalam in Theatres from Nov 4th 2022 Worldwide! #ShaakuntalamOnNov4. The movie Shaakuntalam will be released in the theaters on 4th November worldwide in a very grand manner.
As her Hindu mythology, Shakuntala was the daughter of Apsara Meneka and Rishi Vishwamitra. She lived in a forest with her teacher, Rishi Kanva. In the forest she meets King Dushyant, and falls in love with him. Later the two get married. After she has their baby Bharat, Dushyant leaves her in the forest with a promise to come back for her soon. However, due to a sage’s curse, Dushyant forgets all about Shaakuntala, until destiny brings them together again.
Shaakuntalam, the big budget drama is directed by Gunasekhar and produced by Neelima Guna. Gunasekhar is best known for his epic period drama Rudhramadevi with Anushka Shetty, Rana Daggubati and allu Arjun. Shakuntalam will be released in Hindi, Tamil, Malayalam and Kannada.
Samantha who was last seen in Kaathu Vaakula Rendu Kaadhal, has number of projects such as Yashoda, Citadel, Kushi and others in her kitty.
Witness the #EpicLoveStory #Shaakuntalam in Theatres from Nov 4th 2022 Worldwide!#ShaakuntalamOnNov4 https://t.co/hmdjPKUKzj@Gunasekhar1 @Samanthaprabhu2 @ActorDevMohan #ManiSharma @neelima_guna @GunaaTeamworks @SVC_official @neeta_lulla @tipsofficial #MythologyforMilennials
— Gunasekhar (@Gunasekhar1) September 23, 2022