Gunasekhar is known for his grandiose in his films. He is currently coming with a film titled Shakuntalam. Samantha is playing the lead role in the film which is her first in a mythological entertainer.
Gunasekhar is coming with Shakuntalam based on King Dushyant and Shakuntala Devi’s love story in Shakuntalam in Mahabharat’s Adi Parva. Gunasekhar revealed that the film is based on Kalidas’ work Abhignana Shakuntalam and the film is a love story of Dushyant and Shakuntala in the Himalayas backdrop. Dev Mohan is playing the role of Dushyant and the film has Mohan Babu in an important role.
What surprised all is Gunasekhar revealed that 50% of the shooting is completed. For those who are surprised, Gunasekhar said he completed shooting till May 10 and is planning to start the second schedule as the government has given permission till 1 PM. The film has estensive usage of Vfx and CGI. Mani Sharma is the music director for the film produced on Gunaa Teamworks and Dil Raju Promotions banner.