Samantha Akkineni, Shaakuntalam
Image Source: TWITTER/SAMANTHA AKKINENI Samantha Akkineni finishes up’Shaakuntalam’shoot on psychological note Actress Samantha Akkineni, who recently made her Hindi debut with ‘The Family Man 2 ‘, has finished up shooting for the Telugu mythological drama ‘Shaakuntalam’. The starlet composed a long, emotional message on her social media accounts and thanked director Guna Sekhar for ‘making my dream a truth ‘.”And it’s a wrap on ‘Shaakuntalam’!! This film will stay with me for the rest of my life. As a little woman I believed in fairy tales … very little has actually altered,”Samantha tweeted, including that Guna Sekhar was her “fairy godfather”. In another tweet, she sounded ecstatic about her role:”When he narrated this film to me, I was immediately transported to a most stunning world … the world of Shaakuntalam … a world like no other. But I was nervous and frightened. Was it possible for us to develop such appeal on celluloid??”

Bidding goodbye to the film, the starlet ended her emotional tweet by thanking “this definitely unbelievable human @gunasekhar1 sir, for he has developed a world that has gone beyond all my expectations. The inner kid in me is dancing with happiness.”

‘Shaakuntalam’ likewise marks the film debut of actor Allu Arjun’s four-year-old child Allu Arha. It marks the entry of the Allu clan’s 4th generation into the Telugu movie market.

Meanwhile, talking about ‘The Married man 2,’ the new season saw an extraordinary action from audiences, given that its launch on Amazon Prime Video on June fourth. The series has Samantha Akkineni in her launching Hindi role, as a Sri Lankan Tamil suicide bomber called Raji, and likewise brings back Priyamani, Sharib Hashmi and Sharad Kelkar in familiar functions.

Directed by Raj and DK, ‘The Family Man 2’ is included at the 4th spot on IMDb’s list of many popular shows. The series, nevertheless, dealt with the ire of certain sections prior to release, over claims that it depicted Tamils in an “objectionable way”.

(With IANS inputs)