Versatile Actor Turns Sarangi For Shaakuntalam!

Mythological drama Shakuntalam starring Samantha Ruth Prabhu is one of the much-anticipated films coming from Tollywood. The Pan-India film has an ensemble cast. Shakuntalam is slated for a grand release next month. The magnum opus is carrying high expectations and the makers are giving their best in promotional activities.

Veteran actor Prakash Raj is also playing a key role in the film. Prakash Raj is playing a boatman named Sarangi. The makers dropped the first look from the film. Prakash Raj's character is an important one as it aids Shakunatala in her most important voyage.

"Aiding Shaakuntala on her most important voyage is this humble boatman. He croons as he rows with his crew, describing the journey of life as he navigates through the waters..In this very special role is the versatile performer Prakash Raj garu as Sarangi," the makers said.

The Mythological drama is slated for a grand release on the 14th of April. It's barely four weeks and the makers are busy promoting the film. At regular intervals, the first looks of characters from the film are dropped. Recently actress Madhubala's look as Menaka was dropped. The poster looks are increasing the buzz for the film

On the other hand, the team is busy visiting the holy shrines to take the divine blessings for the film. Samantha and the rest of the team visited the famous Peddamma Temple in Hyderabad. The team offered special prayers at the temple and sought the blessings of the Goddess.

Team Shankuntalam watched the final copy of the film recently and they are confident that audiences would love the magical world they created. You're going to love our magical world', Samantha said after watching the final copy with the team.

Shakuntalam is a Mythological drama written and directed by Gunasekhar. Neelima Guna bankrolled the film under the Gunaa Teamworks banner. Samantha is playing the titular role and will be seen as the daughter of mage Vishwamitra and nymph Meneka.

The film is based on Kalidasa's Abhignyana Shakuntalam. Dev Mohan is playing King Dushyant. The film has an ensemble cast of Prakash Raj, Mohan Babu, Jisshu Sengupta, Madhoo, Gautami, Aditi Balan, and Ananya Nagalla.
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