Release date of Samantha’s pan-Indian film Shaakuntalam out
We had earlier reported about Samantha starring in a pan-Indian film titled ‘Shaakuntalam’. The film is directed by Gunasekhar, who has made popular Telugu films like ‘Okkadu’ and ‘Rudhramadevi’. It is produced by Neelima Guna’s Gunaa Teamworks and Sri Venkateswara Creations. The makers have announced that the film will hit screens on November 4.
‘Shaankuntalam’ is the screen adaptation of Kalidasa’s epic Sanskrit play, Abhijnana Shakuntalam. The film explores the love story of King Dushyantha and Shakuntala, the daughter of sage Vishwamitra and apsara Menaka.
Malayalam actor Dev Mohan of ‘Sufiyum Sujathayum’ fame plays the male lead character, Dushyantha. Allu Arjun’s daughter Allu Arha will be seen essaying the role of Prince Bharata. Aditi Balan and Mohan Babu also star in it.