Samantha Prabhu and Dev Mohan’s film postponed, new release date to be announced soon

If you’ve been looking forward to Samantha Ruth Prabhu and Dev Mohan’s Shaakuntalam, here’s something that might upset you a bit. On Thursday, the makers of the film released a statement and announced that they would not be able to release the film on November 4, which was its originally scheduled release date. Indeed, the long-awaited film will now be released in 3D.

In the released statement, the creators mentioned that they wanted to take the mythological drama to the next level. Therefore, to ensure a bigger and more exciting experience in the world of Shaakuntalam, they will now release the film in 3D. This means that the makers will now complete the 3D version of the film and will announce the new release date soon.

“Our goal is to give you a greater experience with ‘Shaakuntalam’ and immerse you in the ‘world of Shaakuntalam’, which we as a team thought 3D would be a great solution for. To facilitate this, we would take time to offer and therefore we will not be able to meet the previously announced release date. We thank the support and love given to us, from all over the world hoping for your support in this area as well! From all over the world, hoping for your support in this area too! We will announce the new release date soon,” the statement read.

Statement issued by the creators of Shaakuntalam.

Speaking of Shaakuntalam, the film depicts the epic love story of Shakuntala and King Dushyant of Mahabharata, played by Samantha and Dev Mohan respectively. The film also has an extremely accomplished star cast consisting of Sachin Khedekar Kabir Bedi, Dr. M Mohan Babu Prakash Raj, Madhubala, Gautami, Aditi Balan, Ananya Nagalla, and Jisshu Sengupta, among others. Another added star attraction is Star icon Allu Arjun’s daughter, Allu Arha, as Prince Bharata.


Presented by Dil Raju under Sri Venkateswara Creations in collaboration with Gunaa Teamworks, produced by Neelima Guna and written and directed by Gunasekhar, the film will be released in Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam and Kannada.

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