Telugu star Allu Arjun announced on Thursday (July 15) that his four-year old daughter Allu Arha will be making her debut in the film industry.
Arha will be seen in the film ‘Shakuntalam’, and she marks the fourth generation of the Allu clan in the film world. She will share screen space with ‘The Family Man 2’ actress Samantha Akkineni in the mythological drama.
Proud father Arjun shared a picture of Arha on Instagram with a note that read, “Great grand daughter of Padmasri Allu Ramalingaiah garu, Grand daughter of Sri Allu Aravind garu, adorable daughter of Sri Allu Arjun garu and Sneha garu” Welcome on board Allu Arha as the valiant, little wonder Prince Bharata in Shakuntalam.”
Arjun captioned the note as, “A proud moment for the Allu family to announce that the fourth generation, #AlluArha will be making her debut with #Shakuntalam movie. I want to thank @gunasekhar1 garu & @neelima_guna garu for giving my daughter this beautiful movie as her debut and . I had an altogether different journey with @samantharuthprabhuoffl and am happy to watch Arha debut with her movie. My best wishes to the entire Cast & Crew of #Shakuntalam.”
Arjun’s brother Allu Sirish also shared a photo of Arha on his Instagram. “Wishing my cutest baby niece Allu Arha all the best for playing Prince Bharata in #Shakuntalam. I’m sure she’ll make all us proud,” he captioned his post.
The youngest Allu to enter the family, Arha will be directed by Gunasekhar. Besides Samantha, the film will also see actor Dev Mohan as Dushyanta, the king of Puru Dynasty along with Aditi Balan and Mohan Babu in supporting roles. Arha’s debut is based on a popular Indian play Shakuntala written by Kalidasa.
Meanwhile, Allu Arjun has kickstarted shooting for his Pan-India project, ‘Pushpa’, co-starring South stunner Rashmika Mandanna.
(With IANS inputs)