Samantha Ruth Prabhu's Shaakuntalam POSTPONED again; Makers release a statement
The makers of Samantha Ruth Prabhu's Shaakuntalam shared an official statement to announce that the film got postponed.
Samantha Ruth Prabhu's highly anticipated upcoming mythological film Shaakuntalam got postponed again. Yes, the film was scheduled to be released this month, on February 17. However, the makers shared a statement to announce that Shaakuntalam got postponed and a new release date will be shared very soon.
The makers of the film took to Twitter and shared a statement to share that Shaakuntalam will not be released on February 17. The statement read, “WE REGRET TO INFORM OUR BELOVED AUDIENCE THAT WE WOULD NOT BE ABLE TO RELEASE SHAAKUNTALAM THIS 17TH OF FEBRUARY, WE WOULD BE ANNOUNCING THE RELEASE DATE SOON. THANK YOU FOR YOUR CONTINUED SUPPORT AND LOVE.” The post was shared with the caption, “The theatrical release of #Shaakuntalam stands postponed. The new release date will be announced soon.”
Take a look at the official statement of Samantha Ruth Prabhu starrer Shaakunatalam postponed
The much-awaited film, which is helmed by Gunasekar, has garnered attention with its official trailer and two singles. Recently, the lyrical video of the third song Yelelo Yelelo from Shaakuntalam was released on Thursday and it’s a song that tries to capture the different emotions of a pregnant woman, played by Samantha. Sung by Anurag Kulkarni, the film has music by Mani Sharma.
The official trailer of Shaakuntalam was released last month and received mixed responses from the audiences. The trailer of Shaakuntalam is a visual treat. Samantha is introduced as the first abandoned child in human history and the daughter of Menaka and Vishwamitra, princess Shakuntala. The film is about Shakuntala’s fight for her love and the repercussions she has to face for the same.
Conceptualized and directed by Gunasekhar, the venture has been backed by the production banner Gunaa Teamworks, Shaakuntalam was earlier slated to be out in the cinema halls on 17th February this year. Shaakuntalam is a mythological movie based on the play Abhijnanashakuntalam, written by poet Kalidasa. Mohan Babu, Sachin Khedekar, Gautami, Aditi Balan, Ananya Nagalla, and Varshini Sounderajan will also perform prominent roles in the forthcoming drama, along with others. The film also marks the debut of Allu Arjun’s daughter Allu Arha.
Samantha has started shooting for her upcoming film, Citadel India, co-starring Varun Dhawan. The shooting of Kushi, which was halted due to Samantha Ruth Prabhu's health issues, has resumed recently. Directed by Shiva Nirvana, Kushi marks the second collaboration with the Arjun Reddy star Vijay Deverakonda. The film is expected to release very soon.
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