Shaakuntalam, the multilingual mythological drama headlined by Samantha Ruth Prabhu, will release in theatres on February 17 worldwide. The Telugu film was earlier scheduled to hit the screens on November 4, 2022, but the release was delayed so that the audience was able to experience the love story in the 3D format.
Samantha took to her official Twitter page on Monday to announce the new release date of Shaakuntalam.
Based on Kalidasa’s acclaimed Sanskrit play Abhijnana Shakuntalam, the film is written and directed by award-winning director Gunasekhar (Rudhramadevi).
Billed as a whimsical tale, Shaakuntalam revolves around the epic love story of Shakuntala and King Dushyant, portrayed by Yashoda star Samantha and Dev Mohan of Sufiyum Sujatayum fame, respectively.
The movie is presented by Dil Raju via Sri Venkateswara Creations in collaboration with Gunaa Teamworks and is produced by Neelima Guna.
Sachin Khedekar, Kabir Bedi, Dr M Mohan Babu, Prakash Raj, Madhubala, Gautami, Aditi Balan, Ananya Nagalla and Jisshu Sengupta also round out the cast of the movie. Shaakuntalam will also be released in Hindi, Tamil, Malayalam, and Kannada.
Samantha Ruth Prabhu has become a household name and has been capturing the hearts of her fans not only down south but all over the country. Fans have been eagerly waiting for her films and now her next project’s release date along with its poster has been unveiled.
After seeing the poster audiences are mesmerized and their enthusiasm elevated to the highest level to watch this upcoming mythological drama.