Samantha Ruth Prabhu, who’s gearing up for the discharge of the upcoming Telugu mythological drama Shaakuntalam, just lately revealed that she had initially declined the movie supply.
She stated that she ultimately accepted the mission to confront the fears which were haunting her for the final three years.
In Shaakuntalam, Samantha Ruth Prabhu performs the central character Shakuntala, the daughter of Menaka and Viswamithra.
The movie, produced and directed by Gunasekhar, will likely be launched in Hindi, Tamil, Malayalam and Kannada on April 14, 2023.
Additionally, this mission marks Samantha’s maiden collaboration with director Gunasekhar.
In an interview, Samantha Ruth Prabhu opened up about why she initially turned down the supply to work in Shaakuntalam:
“The supply got here to me at a time after I had simply accomplished capturing for The Household Man 2.
“I had simply performed Raji, a personality so completely different from Shakuntala in so some ways.
“Shakuntala is a logo of purity, innocence, grace and dignity.
“Raji, alternatively, was all about being gritty and actual.
“I wasn’t certain if I might rework into Shakuntala at that time.”
Explaining the explanation why she ultimately signed the mission, she stated she noticed it as a possibility to confront her worry.
“Within the final 3 years, I’ve lived in plenty of worry. Shakuntala confronted a lot hardship however she confronted all of it with dignity and charm.
“Once I learnt about it, I took up the supply to confront my fears.
“How I confronted my worry within the final three years describes my evolution as an actor.”
The Eega actor described her function in Shaakuntalam because the closest she might get to her dream of taking part in a ‘Disney princess’.
Samantha Ruth Prabhu just lately watched the movie at a non-public screening occasion with director Gunasekhar and producer Dil Raju.
She shared an image from the screening and wrote: “And I lastly watched the film at present!
“Gunasekhar garu… you’ve my coronary heart.
“What an exquisite movie! One in every of our best epics delivered to life so endearingly!”
“I can’t watch for our household audiences to be swept away by the highly effective feelings! And all you children on the market…
“You’re going to like our magical world! Dil Raju garu and Neelima…
“Thanks for this excellent journey. #Shaakuntalam will without end be near me.”