‘Kantara’ is one of the films that has shown success in the Pan India range from South. Made at a cost of Rs 16 crore, the film created a sensation when it was released silently. In the history of Kannada cinema, ‘Kanthara’ has crossed the record of 2 collections of KGIF. And in Hindi, Telugu, Tamil and Malayalam, the movie has collected more than expected. Trade circles say that the film has collected more than Rs.400 crore worldwide. Now ‘Kantara’ movie has got another record too.
In recent times, the movies that have created a sensation in the theaters, Bulli have fetched moderate ratings on the screen. Coming to our Telugu subject, it is remarkable that ‘Kantara’ movie, translated from Kannada to Telugu, got TRP ratings which are not available for Telugu hero movies. According to the information of Cine Circles, this movie which was aired recently on Star Malo got 12.35 ratings. This is truly a great thing. If Chiranjeevi’s Godfather movie is aired on TV, the movie gets 7.7 ratings, while Kantara gets 12.35 ratings. Saptami Gowda is the heroine in this movie directed by Rishabh Shetty and portraying the Bhoota Kola culture.
Kantara was shortlisted for the Oscars at the last minute but was not nominated. However, with the success kick given by Kantara, now Hombale Films is gearing up to make a prequel titled Kantara 2. Anyway, this time the producers are very determined to win the Oscars with Kantara 2.
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