Kantara Movie, which was a super hit in all the languages released overall, surprised everyone by collecting up to Rs.400 crores. While Rishabh Shetty’s performance in this movie was widely appreciated, the audience of all languages connected to the concept of ‘Bhuthakola’. Most importantly.. Rishabh Shetty’s performance in the last 20 minutes was praised by superstar Rajinikanth as well as top most celebrities.
In the state of Karnataka, one crore people watched this movie simultaneously in theatres.. where Rs. It collected 168.50 crores. Similarly, collections of Rs.60 crores in Telugu states, Rs.19.20 crores in Kerala and Rs.12.70 crores in Tamil Nadu. Box office records say that Kantara has collected up to Rs.96 crores in North India as well. In the end, it is noteworthy that Kantara looted Rs.44.50 crores overseas as well.
Saptami Gowda played the heroine opposite Rishabh Shetty. While Achyut Kumar played a negative role, Kishore played a key role as a forest officer. Director Rishabh Shetty’s portrayal of this ‘Bhuthakola’ culture in Tulunadu, Karnataka impressed everyone. The occasional ‘o’ sound in the movie has become very popular. Above all word of mouth publicity has worked well for this movie. It is not an exaggeration to say that no other movie has received as much word of mouth publicity as the Kantara movie in recent times! Kantara movie has entered ‘Amazon Prime’ today. This movie is already streaming.
Kantara is produced by Hombale Films with a budget of just Rs.15 crores. After KGF-2, the movie produced by Hombale Films, though it was a small movie, first hit the theaters. After that it turned into a pan India movie which no one expected. They are also thinking of making a sequel.