Samantha Ruth Prabhu who is suffering from the autoimmune disease Myositis is back in good health now and the actress attended the trailer launch of her upcoming movie Shaakunthalam. After launching the trailer of the movie, Samantha spoke about the struggles she’s been through in her life.
Wearing a white saree at the event, Samantha started shedding tears when director Gunasekhar was speaking. Social media has now been flooded with clips of Samantha crying with fans writing, “We’re with you, Sam (sic).”
In a video, Samantha is heard saying, “No matter how many struggles I face in life, one thing won’t change. That’s how much I love cinema and cinema loves me back. I strongly believe that this love will grow manifold with Shaakuntalam.” Further thanking Gunasekhar for the opportunity, Samantha added, “In Indian literature history, the story of Shakuntala is one of the most memorable ones. I feel so lucky that Gunasekhar sir chose me for this character. It is truly my privilege.”
A mythological drama Shaakunthalam is about the love story of Shakunthala, and Dushyantha and her life’s struggles after marriage. Shakunthala is the daughter of Vishwamitra and Menaka. The movie is slated for release on 17th February this year.