Samantha Akkineni has started shooting for 'Shaakuntalam' in Hyderabad. Gunasekhar and his production design team completed a set resembling a kingdom for weeks at a studio in Hyderabad. The current schedule is taking place on the set.
The mythological drama, backed by Dil Raju, also features Dev Mohan. He is participating in the schedule alongside the 'Oh Baby' and 'Majili' actress.
Based on the play Abhijnana Shakuntalam, the 2022 release also features Mohan Babu. Produced by Gunaa Teamworks, too, the film is Samantha-centric and will release in multiple languages.