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Samantha Ruth Prabhu starrer Shaakuntalam is one of the most awaited releases of 2023. The mythological drama features the Family Man 2 actress in the titular role. It is based on Kalidasa’s acclaimed Sanskrit play Abhijnana Shakuntalam. The makers have today shared a new update on the film with a poster and release date. As per the latest update, Shaakuntalam will release in theatres on February 17.


Taking to Instagram Samantha shared the new poster of Shaakuntalam. She captioned it as, ‘Witness the Epic Love Story #Shaakuntalam in theatres near you from Feb 17th 2023 Worldwide! Also in 3D ?

Check out the new poster shared by Samantha Ruth Prabhu here:


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As per the latest update, Shaakuntalam will release in theatres on February 17 worldwide in 3D format. The movie was earlier scheduled to hit the screens on November 4, 2022. But the release was delayed to make the film available in the 3D format.

The movie is written and directed by award-winning director Gunasekhar (Rudhramadevi). It revolves around the epic love story of Shakuntala and King Dushyant. Played by Yashoda star Samantha and Dev Mohan of Sufiyum Sujatayum fame.

Shaakuntalam is presented by Dil Raju via Sri Venkateswara Creations in collaboration with Gunaa Teamworks.  It is produced by Neelima Guna. Sachin Khedekar, Kabir Bedi, Dr M Mohan Babu, Prakash Raj, Gautami, and Jisshu Sengupta are also a part of the movie.  It is set to release on February 17 in Hindi, Tamil, Malayalam, and Kannada.

On the work front, Samantha has Khushi produced by Mythri Movie Makers and features Vijay Deverakonda as the leading man. She will reportedly be seen in the Indian version of Russo Brothers Citadel with Varun Dhawan.

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