Shaakuntalam Film Total Box Office Collection (BOC): Is Samantha’s Latest Film Failed In Gathering Audience
Since Samantha’s Shaakuntalam was released people have been looking for more details on the movie where the main still stands for its BOC (Box office collection). Well, as you all know that the “Makkhi” movie actress has been doing rounds on the internet in headlines post her separation from her husband, and amid the controversy and much-trending headlines her latest film Shaakuntalam brought more news to netizens. Well, talking about the movie so when it was teased by the makers of the film the actress also shared some glimpses from the set in a series of pictures, where everyone praised her and even assumed that this is going to be huge in her pan career, but it seems like the movie is not living up to the expectations.
Although it is already a hot potato since the very first day of its release, keeping an eye on the film’s performance it seems like in the current phase the makers of the movie are not as much happy as they should be with it due to lack of earning on the Box office. Talking about the movie, Shaakuntalam is a 2023 Indian Telugu-language mythological drama film, that is directed and penned by Gunasekhar. If you are thinking that it is a real story then we would like to tell you that the film is based on a popular play Abhignyana Shakuntalam by Kalidasa. Well, before talking more about the film and its performance, here is the cast of the show.
Shaakuntalam Movie Cast & Story
However, the story is based on a noted play called Abhignyana Shakuntalam by Kalidasa, it has some changes adding some more drama to the story. As it is a mythological drama film so you can expect much from the story. Although, despite being a hot potato on the internet and featuring famous faces of the entertainment industry the film appears to fail at the Box office as its earning seem to go on pause.
- Samantha Ruth Prabhu as Shakuntala
- Dev Mohan as Dushyanta
- Sachin Khedekar as Kanva Maharishi
- Mohan Babu as Durvasa Maharishi
- Aditi Balan as Priyamvada
- Ananya Nagalla as Anasuya
- Prakash Raj as Sarangi
- Gautami as Gautami
- Madhoo as Menaka
Apart from these faces, there are some other characters as well that will grace your watch time and will fill it with much interest. Also, when the makers of the movie released a trailer on Youtube it did create a buzz among her fans. Talking about the trailer of the show so was launched twice, where first it was launched or released in the Hindi language on Jan 9, 2023, on the official YT channel of Tips Official and so far the clip has gained over 5 million views.
Shaakuntalam Film Box Office Collection
Well, starting from day 1 if we talk about the total earnings of the film then it earned a total of Rs 5 crore on day 1 and 1.5 crore on Day 2, but on Day 3 a slight jump of Rs 50 lakh was seen in the overall collection. According to the latest reports the movie has earned somewhere between 8-9 crore. Also, the critics praised Samantha Ruth Prabhu’s performance but criticized its VFX and writing. The film got the tag of a box-office bomb.
Now, when it comes to talking about the total collection of the movie then before reaching the end of the article, you should have a look at the budget of the film. Samantha’s latest film Shaakuntalam got ready with a quite decent budget of Rs. 65 Crore (Estimated), and it was released on 14 April 2023, and even after 3 days after its launch it earned only 5 crore which is quite dissatisfactory. Apart from its original language which is Telugu, it is released in 4 different languages as well, where you will see the film in Hindi, Tamil, Malayalam, and Kannada as well. But despite being released in 5 languages the film did not earn half of its budget.