After the period action blockbuster KGF2, producer Vijay Kiragandur will next be collaborating with the actor-director, Rishab Shetty. Rishabh is in the director’s seat and plays the main lead as well in the upcoming flick.
The film is titled Kantara- a legend and deals with man vs nature conflict, the film was announced in early Aug 2021 and shooting for the same started in the Aug end. The shooting was completed in March 2022. Now as per the reports, the film is currently in the post-production phase.
For the unversed, Rishabh Shetty is a Kannada actor and director, he made his acting debut in the industry with the critically and commercially hit Bell-Bottom, in the year 2019. The film went on to become the highest grosser of that year.
Rishabh Shetty Directorial Films
Rishabh has directed three Kannada films so far, Ricky, Kirik Party and Sa.Hi.Pra.Shaale Kasaragodu, Koduge: Ramanna Rai. All three films are critically and commercially successful. Koduge Ramanna Rai won the national award in the category of Best Children’s Film.
Kantara Release Date
The anticipated Kannada movie Kantara can surprise the audiences like previous releases like 777 Charlie. Kantara will be released in theatres on 30 Sept 2022. Makers unveiled the release date by launching a new look poster, featuring Rishabh in a fierce look.
ದಸರಾದ ಜೊತೆಗೆ ಕಾಡ್ಗಿಚ್ಚಿನ ಬಯಲಾಟಕ್ಕೆ ಸಾಕ್ಷಿಯಾಗಿ..
ಸೆಪ್ಟೆಂಬರ್ 30ರಂದು ಕಾಂತಾರ ಅನಾವರಣ.
This Dasara, get ready to be dazzled & transported into a new universe of #Kantara.@shetty_rishab @VKiragandur @hombalefilms@HombaleGroup @gowda_sapthami @AJANEESHB@KantaraFilm #KantaraOnSep30 pic.twitter.com/Z9QmG3s3PF
— Hombale Films (@hombalefilms) June 3, 2022
Kantara will also explore Kambala sport, a buffalo race that is held every year in paddy fields. And reportedly Rishabh will be seen taking part in the race with his buffaloes in the film.
Kantara Star Cast
Along with Rishabh Shetty, the film features Kishore, Achyuth Kumar, Sapthami Gowda, and Pramod Shetty. Sapthami Gowda will be seen playing the main lead actress opposite Rishabh.
The teaser of the film was released along with Yash’s KGF2 in the theatres, the one, and a half minute teaser is filled with the action sequences and amazing visuals, trailer is also out now on 5th of Sep, 2022:
Rishab Shetty along with directing, acting also wrote the film, it is produced by Salaar, KGF2 producer Vijay Kiragandur under his banner Hombale Films. The technical team includes Arvind S Kashyap is cinematographer, KM Prakash Editor and Music and Background score given by B Ajanessh Loknath. Vikram Mor choreographed the Stunt sequences.