Samantha Ruth Prabhu is one of the leading actresses of India who has worked predominantly in Tamil and Telugu. The last film of the actress that was released was Kaathuvaakula Rendu Kaadhal and Yashoda. The upcoming project of the actress is Shaakunthalam. The historical drama has created a massive expectations among people as the trailer of the film which was released in multiple languages went viral and has raised fans' expectations. The film also has Dev Mohan, Sachin Khedekar, Mohan Babu, Aditi Balan, Nanaya Nagalla, and others in significant roles and marks the debut of Allu Arha, The five-year-old daughter of star Allu Arjun. It is to be released in Tamil, Telugu and Hindi.
Shaakunthalam is set to be released in 3D on April 14 and a month before it's release, the film has been screened to the lead actress of the film Samantha Ruth Prabhu. The actress has shared through Instagram that she got to watch it today. The actress said in her Instagram and Twitter post “And I finally watched the movie today! Gunashekar garu, You have my heart. What a beautiful film! One of our greatest epics brought to life so endearingly! I can’t wait for our family audiences to be swept away by the powerful emotion! And all you kids out there… you’re going to love our magical world! Dil Raju garu and Neelima… thank you for this wonderful journey. Shaakunthalam will forever be close to me.” the actress then shared a picture with Gunasekhar, the director of the film, Producer Neelima Guna and Telugu distributor Dil Raju.
The post has further heightened the excitement and anticipation of fans who have been waiting for Shaakunthalam to release for months now. The film was initially set to be released in November 2022 and was postponed to February. It was later postponed, as the technical, 3D elements, of the film was taking time. Now, the film is set to released on April 14.