Shaakuntalam (U/A)
14/Apr/2023 2hrs 22mins


Critics Review


A grand cinematic experience with underwhelming storytelling

Samantha Ruth Prabhu looks divine as the flower-laden girl and in all the finery as the queen. Whether an innocent, doe-eyed beauty, a hapless and helpless wife being targeted or an indignant woman, her expressions are on point in each scene. Dev Mohan delivers a powerful performance as a righteous king, a fearless warrior and a pining lover. He aces the action sequences as adeptly as he slips into a gentle lover�s garb. Madhoo has a cameo as Menaka and in the short screen time, she looks exquisite and has an impactful role.(more)

Source: Dhaval Roy, Times Of India