Actor-filmmaker Rishab Shetty’s latest Kannada film ‘Kantara’ has broken the record of Yash-starrer ‘KGF 2’ and has come out victorious by becoming the highest-rated Indian film on IMDB.
The film, which released on September 30, is an action-thriller written and directed by Rishabh and produced by Vijay Kiragandur. According to IMDB, the film has a rating of 9.5/10. ‘KGF-2’ has been rated with 8.4 and ‘RRR’ has 8.0.
Set and filmed in Keraadi in coastal Karnataka, the film stars Rishabh as a Kambala champion, who is at loggerheads with an upright DRFO officer, Murali (Kishore).
The Hindi-dubbed version of the film will be released on October 14.
Anurag Thakur meets ‘Kantara’ team, talks about making India ‘film hub of the world’
After hitting the bull’s eye at the box office, Kannada movie ‘Kantara’ is now trending across the country with accolades pouring in from all quarters. Union Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports, Anurag Thakur met the Kantara team Thursday and wished them success.
Taking to social media, Anurag Thakur shared a picture of his meeting with the team of ‘Kantara’. Thakur tweeted:
“I met @hombalefilms team and wished them success for their film #Kantara. Also listened to their ideas to make India film hub of the world.”
Several celebrities like Dhanush, Anil Kumble, and Prashanth Neel have expressed their appreciation for the film.
With its pan-India release, Hombale films’ ‘Kantara’ is garnering all-round praise. The film began to spread its charm from the very first day of its release in Kannada and continued its winning streak when it released in Hindi.