Kannada action-drama Kantara isn’t simply rounding up the moolah yet in addition procuring acclaim from all quarters. Actor Dhanush on Friday took to Twitter to call Kantara ‘mind blowing’ and a ‘must watch’. He proceeded to say that Rishab Shetty, who has directed as well as played the lead role, ought to be glad for himself for what he’s accomplished with the film.
Kantara, which translates to a mystical forest, tells the story of a local demigod (Bhoota) who trades forest land to the tribe’s people with a king in 1870 in exchange for joy. Numerous years after the fact, when the king’s son develops ravenous and wants the land back, he dies because of the wrath of Bhoota.
Dhanush tweeted, “Kantara .. Mind blowing !! A must watch .. Rishab Shetty, you should be very proud of yourself. Congratulations Hombale films .. keep pushing the boundaries. A big hug to all the actors and technicians of the film. God bless (sic).”
The film likewise stars Kishore, Achyuth Kumar, Sapthami Gowda and Pramod Shetty among others. It is having a phenomenal run at the box office with 13 days gross of ₹90 crore around the world. In Karnataka, it has earned around ₹70 crore up to this point regardless pressing onward at the ticket window.
Kantara has additionally become the highest-rated Indian film on IMDb, outperforming KGF: Chapter 2. The film is right now holding a rating of 9.4 on IMDb, which is the highest for an Indian film. It is followed by KGF Part 2 (8.4) and SS Rajamouli’s RRR (8). The film released close by Mani Ratnam’s masterpiece Ponniyin Selvan: 1 regardless figured out how to excel at the ticket window.
Last week, Chiranjeevi’s Godfather had a good release in Karnataka and figured out how to gather around ₹8 crore during its first-week run. Both Ponniyin Selvan and Godfather didn’t influence the box office prospects of Kantara.