Actress Samantha Akkineni, who recently made her Hindi debut with The Family Man 2, has wrapped up shooting for the Telugu mythological drama Shaakuntalam. The actress wrote a long, emotional message on her social media accounts and thanked director Guna Sekhar for "making my dream a reality". Allu Arjun Shoots On The Same Set As His Daughter; Says ‘Pushpa Meets Bharata in Shaakuntalam’ (View Pic).

"And it's a wrap on 'Shaakuntalam'!! This film will stay with me for the rest of my life. As a little girl I believed in fairy tales ... not much has changed," Samantha tweeted, adding 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 beautiful world ... the world of Shaakuntalam ... a world like no other. But I was nervous and scared. Was it possible for us to create such beauty on celluloid??" Shaakuntalam: Samantha Akkineni Returns for the Second Schedule of Gunasekhar’s Film.

Samantha Akkineni Pens Emotional Note After Wrapping Shaakuntalam


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Bidding goodbye to the film, the actress ended her emotional tweet by thanking "this absolutely incredible human @gunasekhar1 sir, for he has created a world that has exceeded all my expectations. The inner child in me is dancing with joy." 'Shaakuntalam' also marks the movie debut of actor Allu Arjun's four-year-old daughter Allu Arha. It marks the entry of the Allu clan's fourth generation into the Telugu film industry.

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