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Shaakuntalam motion poster: Samantha and Dev Mohan weave magic as Shakuntala and King Dushyant in this epic love story

The makers also announced the release date of Shaakuntalam, directed by Gunasekhar.

Shaakuntalam motion poster: Samantha and Dev Mohan weave magic as Shakuntala and King Dushyant in this epic love story
Samantha Ruth Prabhu and Dev Mohan in Shaakuntalam

Last Updated: 11.03 AM, Sep 23, 2022


The film being prepared for release in Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, and Kannada is the massively produced film Shaakuntalam, which is based on the critically acclaimed Sanskrit play Abhijnana Shakuntalam by Kalidasa. The epic love story of Shakuntala and King Dushyant from the Mahabharata, as depicted by Samantha Ruth Prabhu and Dev Mohan, is the central theme of the mythological drama.

The audience has been intrigued by the movie's first poster, which recently debuted, and their excitement for this next epic drama has reached new heights.


The film, directed by the incredibly talented Gunasekhar, is a whimsical love story set in Kashyapa Kanumalu (Kashmir). The grandeur and splendour of Dushyant's Puru Dynasty give the movie its extraordinary quality.

Earlier, reports were making the rounds that Samantha was unhappy with the makers of Shaakuntalam. However, Neelima Guna, the producer, quashed the rumours with a note posted on her social media pages. She said that as they get ready to provide a high-calibre product to the fans, the post-production work is moving along quickly and the hard CGI complexity is being handled with good precision. Thus, the time for the new updates. Neelima added that the team deserves the fans' help and understanding during this pivotal time, which she is confident they will give them. When they can, they will release new content and updates.

Along with a captivating plot, the movie also includes a talented cast, including Jisshu Sengupta, Dr. M. Mohan Babu, Prakash Raj, Madhubala, Gautami, Aditi Balan, and Sachin Khedekar, Kabir Bedi in key roles. Allu Arha, the daughter of Allu Arjun, who plays Prince Bharata, is another draw to the ensemble cast.

The movie, which will be released on November 4, 2022, is being presented by Dil Raju under Sri Venkateswara Creations in association with Gunaa Teamworks, produced by Neelima Guna, and written and directed by Gunasekhar.

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