Director Gunasekhar is currently working on a mythological tale, titled Shaakuntalam. As the film is set to be a woman centric, Samantha Akkineni was roped in as the lead actress to headline the entire film. Now, the makers announced the pre production work of the film is proceeding at a brisk phase.
The makers of the film took to Twitter and shared a video of music composer Mani Sharma working on the music of the film. They revealed the music composition of the film had started, sharing the news on social media, they wrote, “Songs Composing starts. The much-lauded combination of Gunasekhar – Manisharma… and their beautiful melodies (sic.)”
Previously, Director Gunasekhar and music composer Mani Sharma worked together on movies like Okkadu, Arjun, Choodalani Vundi, Varudu and created soothing music, which are still cherished by music lovers.
Shaakuntalam is an upcoming Telugu film, which is an epic love story of King Dushyanta and Shakuntala, the daughter of sage Vishwamitra and the heavenly Apsara Menaka. The film will be bankrolled by Neelima Guna under the Gunaa Teamworks banner. Samantha Akkineni has begun the prep work of her mythological character and Popular designer Neeta Lulla has been roped in to supervise the costumes. Shaakuntalam is expected to go on floors soon.