Samantha Akkineni is one of the most popular and versatile actress of South Indian Film Industry. It is known news that she has been roped in an upcoming periodic epic drama Shaakuntalam, in which she is playing the titular role. Yesterday evening Samantha Akkineni took to her Twitter and introduced her Prince Charming who is playing the role of Dushyant in Shaakuntalam, which is helmed by Gunasekhar of Rudhramadevi fame. As being speculated, young Malayalam hero Dev Mohan has been roped in to play Dushyant in Samantha Akkineni starrer Shaaakuntalam.
Dev Mohan is known for acting in Aditi Rao Hydari starrer 2020 Malayalam film. His debut movie, Sufiyum Sujatayum is the first Malayalam film released directly on an OTT platform.
The upcoming film Shaakuntalam starring Dev Mohan and Samantha will explore the love story of King Dushyanta and Shakuntala, daughter of Vishwamitra and Apsara, Menaka. The per production formalities of the pan-Indian project Shaakuntalam are in full swing and currently the team is erecting massive sets for the shoot of the film.
Neelima Guna is bankrolling this pan-India project Shaakuntalam and it will have the music by Mani Sharma. National Award-winning costume designer Neeta Lulla is working with Gunasekhar & Co for the epic drama.
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