Director Gunasekhar delivering woman centric film Rudhramadevi, now he has announced ‘Shaakuntalam’ there are many speculations about the main female lead. finally the makers reveal motion poster of Shakuntalam and officially confirmed that Samantha is on the board to play the role of Shakuntala.
The big reveal motion poster says, ‘The Ethereal and Demure.. Shakuntala is Samantha.’ ‘Shaakuntalam’ is based on a love affair and secret marriage of Dushyanta and Shakuntala. Now that Samantha is confirmed for Shakuntala role, it would be interesting to see who will reprise Dushyant’s role.
Gunasekhar’ magnum opus ‘Shakuntalam’ will have the music by Mani Sharma. Gunasekhar is planning to make it as a pan India project and the regular shoot kick-starts soon. Meanwhile Samantha will be seen playing the negative role in the web series The Family Man 2.