Shaakuntalam Movie: Release Date, Star Cast, About the Film, Makers, Budget, Trailer & More

Tollywood Film Industry is set to bring another Pan-India release with actress Samantha in her upcoming film Shaakuntalam. Get to know about the 'Shaakuntalam' movie release date, star cast, about the film, makers, budget, trailer & more

By Puja Roy, Updated : Jan 09, 2023 18:47 IST
Shaakuntalam Movie: Release Date, Star Cast, About the Film, Makers, Budget, Trailer & More
Shaakuntalam

After delivering blockbuster hits like Kantara, RRR, and Bahubali 1 & 2, Tollywood Film Industry created havoc at the Indian box office and overseas too. This time came up with Shaakuntalam starring Samantha, a famous south actress featured in the Netflix series Family Man 2. Read the details on the Shaakuntalam movie release date, star cast, the film, makers, budget, trailer & more. 

Shaakuntalam Movie: Star Cast 

South Indian diva and superstar Samantha Ruth Prabhu in the female lead role as Shakuntala. Alongside, Malayalam actor Dev Mohan is playing the role of Shaakuntala’s husband Dushyant in his Telugu debut.

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Surprisingly, Allu Arha daughter of Telugu superstar Allu Arjun plays the role of Prince Bharata, the son of Shakuntala and King Dushyant. 

In supporting roles, Mohan Babu a veteran star, Aditi Balan, Ananya Nagalla, legendary Prakash Raj, Madhoo, Kabir Bedi, Kabir Dahan Singh, and Gautami play pivotal roles. 

Shaakuntalam Movie: Makers 

The project was announced by National Film Award-winning director Gunasekhar of “Okkadu”, “Manoharam” and “Rudhramadevi” fame in October 2020. The film’s production began in February 2021 at Annapurna Studios in Hyderabad and ended in August 2021.

The film was extensively shot around Hyderabad, including Ramoji Film City, Ananthagiri Hills, and Gandipet Lake.

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Shaakuntalam Movie: About the Film 

Shaakuntalam is a beautiful tale of Shakuntala and the great king of ancient India King Dushyanta, the king of Hastinapur, and the ancestor of the Kuru Dynasty. This epic love story is told in the Adi Parva of the ancient Indian Hindu epic Mahabharata.

It was dramatized by many writers, but the most famous adaptation is Maharishi Kalidasa’s play Abhigyanashakuntalam. 

Shaakuntalam Movie: Budget

The filmmakers of this Pan-India film decided to spend lavishly on this romantic story. The film’s estimated budget is around Rs 60-70 Crores. However, the exact number is not finalized by the makers.  

Shaakuntalam Movie: Trailer 

Shaakuntalam Movie: Release Date 

The viewers can witness the epic love story Shaakuntalam on 17th February 2023 in nearby theatres. The film is also be released in a 3D format for a better view of the efforts made by the video makers in the film. 

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