Samantha Ruth Prabhu — the South Indian actor whose elegant and charming expressions cast a spell over us. One of the popular pan-Indian actresses, she has worked in several blockbuster films. After her thriller movie ‘Yashoda’, she is ready for the release of yet another film. This time, it is based on the famous Sanskrit play called Abhignyana Shakuntalam by Kalidasa. And like every other film, promotion of this epic is a must! Samantha Prabhu shares a beautiful video of her ‘Shakuntalam’ promotions.
Samantha Ruth Prabhu Visits The Sri Peddamma Thalli
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The talented Samantha Prabhu is gearing up for the release of her new film ‘Shakuntalam’ — in which she plays the protagonist’s part. The story is about the daughter of Menaka and Sage Vishwanitra who falls in love with King Dushyant. After they have a child, King Dushyant forgets her due to the rishi’s curse. But destiny brings them together. After shooting this beautiful and historic movie, Samantha is starting her promotions with the blessings of Sri Peddamma Thalli.
She shares a video where she states that her mornings start with Sri Peddamma Thalli Devi’s blessings. She wants to start her movie promotions by visiting her temple. She even shows gratitude towards her fans for their support and strength. The video then shows the temple and how everyone involved in this movie is seeking devi’s blessings.
About Sri Peddamma Thalli
This divine temple is located in Hyderabad and is dedicated to Goddess Lakshmi. The architecture of the temple is simply gorgeous and the place attracts innumerable devotees every year. Moreover, this temple has become one of the most important places in Hyderabad. The word Peddamma means the supreme mother. It is believed that the goddess is a reincarnation of Mahishasura Mardini.
The temple is said to host various cultural festivals like Bonalu Festival, Rathotsavam, etc. During the Bonalu Festival, women carry earthen pots along with kumkum and haldi. The pot contains items like jaggery, curd, milk and rice and is offered to the goddess. Another popular festival celebrated at this temple is the Rathotsavam — organised on the Ratha Saptami.
So, are you ready to watch Samantha Prabhu as Shakuntalam?
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