Kantara” took the audience by storm when it was released. Rishabh Shetty played the lead role and also directed the film. Currently, there’s a buzz surrounding the second part of “Kantara,” which is being developed in multiple languages.The upcoming second part will serve as a prequel to “Kantara,” delving into the events that transpired before the original film. The story is set in the backdrop of 400 AD, promising an intriguing narrative. Notably, Rishabh Shetty underwent an impressive 11 kg weight loss for his role in the film. The budget for “Kantara 2” is a whopping 150 crores, showcasing the grand scale of the production. The movie is set to hit the screens next year.
“Kantara” initially released in September 2022 as a Kannada film but quickly gained nationwide popularity, evolving into a massive hit. Produced under the Hombale Films banner by Vijay Kiragandur, the film was visually captured by Arvind S Kashyap, with music composed by B Ajneesh Loknath.The cast of “Kantara” included Saptami Gowda, Kishore, Achyut Kumar, Pramod Shetty, Shanyan Guru, Prakash Thuminath, Manasi Sudhir, Naveen D Patil, Swaraj Shetty, Deepak Rai Panaji, Pradeep Shetty, Rakshit Ramachandran Shetty, Pushparaj Bollara, and others in pivotal roles. Despite a modest budget of 16 crores, “Kantara” shattered collection records, becoming a phenomenal success.