Shakuntalam is an upcoming big budget mythological drama in which Samantha Akkineni is playing the titular role whereas Dev Mohan is playing King Dushyant. The film is helmed by Gunasekhar who is best known for his epic period drama Rudhramadevi with Anushka Shetty. Now according to the latest update, Samantha Akkineni has wrapped up the entire shoot of Shakuntalam. The actress herself confirmed the same by sharing a post on twitter and said, “And it’s a wrap on Shaakuntalam!! This film will stay with me for the rest of my life. As a little girl I believed in fairy tales, not much has changed .I still do, and Gunasekhar sir is my fairy godfather making my dream a reality.”
Last year, speaking at the launch of Shakuntalam, Samantha said that this would be her dream project and dream role. This is the first time, Samantha is working with Gunasekhar.
Allu Arjun and Sneha’ daughter Allu Arha is playing Prince Bharata in the film and she also recently wrapped up her part.
Meanwhile, Samantha Akkineni will also be seen in an upcoming Tamil romantic comedy Kaathu Vaakula Rendu Kadhal, which also stars lady superstar Nayanthara and Vijay Sethupathi, which is helmed by Vignesh Shivan.
And it’s a wrap on Shaakuntalam !!
This film will stay with me for the rest of my life .As a little girl I believed in fairy tales .. not much has changed .I still do ❤️….and @Gunasekhar1 sir my fairy godfather ☺️ for making my dream a reality . pic.twitter.com/yYootg3DnM
— S (@Samanthaprabhu2) August 12, 2021