Rishab Shetty’s Kannada film Kantara released in Telugu on Friday after creating waves at the box office in its home state. Kantara originally released in theatres on September 30 and quickly became a blockbuster in Karnataka. Now that it has been released in Telugu, the film has done well at the box office.
The film grossed Rs 5 crore on its opening day in the market. Leading film producer Allu Aravind released the film in Telugu, proving once again why he is a film judging master.
Rishab Shetty’s acting, Ajaneesh Loknath’s riveting background score, and especially the brilliant climax left the audience speechless. Everyone on social media praised the team’s efforts and thanked the makers for bringing the film accessible to Telugu audiences. The film is considered a Divine blockbuster, offering audiences a magical experience in theatres.
Besides making big bucks at the ticket counters, Kantara has achieved another feat. It has become the highest-rated Indian film on IMDb, surpassing KGF: Chapter 2. Directed by Rishab Shetty, Kantara is currently holds a rating of 9.4/10 on IMDb, which is the highest for an Indian film.
The movie casts Rishab Shetty and Sapthami Gowda in the main lead roles along with Kishore, Achuth Kumar, Pramod Shetty, Vinay Biddappa, and many others seen in supporting roles. The music was composed by B Ajaneesh Loknath while the cinematography was done by Arvind S Kashyap and it is edited by Pratheek Shetty, K M Prakash. The film is produced by Vijay Kiragandur under Hombale Films banner.
Director – Rishab Shetty
Producer – Vijay Kiragandur
Production Banner: Hombale Films
Actors – Rishab Shetty, Kishore Kumar, Achyuth Kumar, Sapthami Gowda, Pramod Shetty, Prakash Tuminadu, Manasi Sudhir, Shanil Guru, Deepak, Roy Panaje
Cinematographer – Arvindh S Kashyap
Editor – Prateek Shetty, KM Prakash
Music – Ajaneesh Loknath
Distribution – Geetha Film Distribution