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Samantha Akkineni’s newest project is a mythology film called Shakuntalam!

Shakuntalam, Samantha Akkineni

Samantha Akkineni will be essaying the role of Shakuntala, a major character from author Kalidasa’s play of the same name.

Popular face from the Tollywood industry actress Samantha Akkineni had an important announcement to make regarding her brand new film. She confirmed that she will be doing a mythological film which is being directed by Gunasekhar. Fans were in for an absolute treat as she also included the motion poster for the film. It is being called ‘Shakuntalam’.

The ‘Manam’ actress will be essaying the role of Shakuntala, a major character from author Kalidasa’s play of the same name. She was the wife of Dushyanta and Emperor Bharata was her son.

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The post also contained the hashtag that said ‘Epic Love Story’, which probably means that the film will majorly focus on Shakuntala and her love story with Dushyanta.

Samantha was last seen in the film ‘Jaanu’ alongside Sharwanand where she played the role of Janaki Devi. She has a lot of exciting projects her way like ‘Kaathuvaakula Rendu Kaadhal’ in Tamil and also the untitled Ashwin Saravanan feature. Season 2 of popular web series Family Man will also feature her with Manoj Bajpayee.

 

 

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