Shakuntala... An eternal love story... About

To love is to suffer; to avoid suffering one must not love; but then one suffers from not loving….Presenting love in its most original form for the first time on Indian television!! From the Star One stable comes a classic – Shakuntala- an eternal love story.

Sakuntala is one of the most passionate love stories ever written in the subcontinent. Nowhere else you will see the agony and ecstasy of love as intense and compelling as in Shakuntala. Star one is proud to present this masterpiece to our viewers in a daily half hour format. The fable is produced by Moti Sagar and we are confident that Sagar Pictures has the legacy and skill set to do full justice to this timeless classic.

Shakuntala is a name that sparks an aura of undefinable beauty and the innocence of young Love. Shakuntala was the daughter of celestial apsara Menaka and sage Vishwamitra and was abandoned by her parents' right after she was born. The baby is found by sage Kanva who gives her refuge in his ashram and raises her like his own daughter.

Shakuntala grows up to be a breath taking beauty. In a chance encounter she meets the love of her life, King Dushyant. Circumstances separate Shakuntala from King Dushyant and this is just the beginning of her journey of love, sacrifice and devotion.

The story of Shakuntala is a classic example of love so pure that it transcends all artificial boundaries that human beings create. Within a setting that boasts of intricate grandeur, authentic detailing and classic costumes, Star One will showcase the love story with a promise to re- affirm the faith that true love actually exists!