The star actress heaped praises on Gunasekhar after watching the mythological drama for the first time‘Shaakuntalam’ starring Samantha and Dev Mohan in the lead roles, has been in the making for a long time now. Since the moment it was announced, fans have been eager to watch their beloved star as a mythological queen on screen. Unfortunately, the film was delayed several times due to various reasons and will finally be released on April 14, 2023. Today, Samantha revealed that the film's final edit has been completed and that she watched the movie. She took to Twitter to share a picture from what looks like a private screening attended by her, along with presenter Dil Raju, director Gunasekhar and producer Neelima Guna. The actress wrote, “And I finally watched the movie today! @Gunasekhar1 garu.. you have my heart. What a beautiful film! One of our greatest epics brought to life so endearingly! I can’t wait for our family audiences to be swept away by powerful emotions! And all you kids out there… you’re going to love our magical world! DilRaju garu and @neelima_guna thankyou for this wonderful journey.#Shaakuntalam will forever be close to me! 🏻🤗(sic)”‘Shaakuntalam’ is based on the play ‘Abhijnanashakuntalam’ written by Kalidasa, which is a tale of epic love between ‘Shakuntala’ and ‘Dushyant’ who get estranged because of an unfortunate curse. The movie boasts of a versatile ensemble cast, including Mohan Babu, Jisshu Sengupta, Sachin Khedekar, Madhoobala, and Allu Arjun’s daughter Allu Arha, who is making her Tollywood debut with the film.The movie will lock horns with the Chiranjeevi starrer ‘Bholaa Shankar’, which is a remake of the Tamil blockbuster ‘Vedalam’ starring Ajith Kumar, and Allari Naresh’s Ugram, both of which are slated for a theatrical release on the same day.