Director Gunasekhar’s Telugu film Shaakuntalam, a retelling of Shakuntala’s story from the Hindu epic Mahabharata, and highlights romance between Shakuntala (Samantha Ruth Prabhu) and Dushyant (Dev Mohan) and the origin story of King Bharath (Allu Arha plays prince Bharath). The movie released in 3D in theaters worldwide on April 14, 2023 and has now made its digital premiere without much fanfare.
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The mythological romance drama released on OTT at midnight today i.e. May 11, 2023 and can be streamed in Telugu, Tamil on Simply South and Tentkotta (outside India). In India, the movie is streaming on Amazon Prime Video in Tamil, Telugu, Hindi, Malayalam and Kannada languages under the title 'Shaakunthalam', with English subtitles.
With a runtime of over 2 hours and 22 minutes (142 minutes), Shaakuntalam also stars Sachin Kedekar as Kanva Maharshi, Mohan Babu as Durvasa Maharshi, Aditi Balan as Priyamvada, Ananya Nagalla as Anasuya, Prakash Raj as Sarangi, Gautami as Gautami, Madhoo as Menaka, Kabir Bedi as Kashyapa Maharshi, Jisshu Sengupta as Indra Deva, Kabir Duhan Singh as King Asura, and Varshini Sounderajan as Sanumathi among others.