Samantha Akkineni will be returning to acting after a long time. She has recently participated in the launch ceremony of Shakunthalam, her next, which will be directed by Gunasekhar.
Shakunthalam is taken from the Mahabharat, Adi Parva. The regular shooting of this movie will kickstart very soon.
Malayalam actor Dev Mohan was paired opposite Samantha. He will be playing the role of King Dushyant. However, Samantha will have the highest importance in this mythological drama.
It is said that she is charging the highest remuneration for this movie. She will be taking home Rs. 2.5 Crores as the remuneration which is the highest in her career. Manisharma is the music composer of this movie. More details will be revealed very soon.