The way Rishab Shetty’s Kantara won the hearts of the audience was phenomenal. Bringing the story from the heartlands of India, the film earned immense love from all across including, renowned celebrities, political dignitaries, cricketers and the audience. The film also booked a phenomenal run at the box office and went on to collect a huge figure of Rs 450 crore.
While the audience is still gushing over the rage of Kantara, the rumors of its sequel have been hovering all around, rising the excitement of the audience to the next level. With the phenomenal success the film achieved, the audience has been waiting to hear about the announcement of its sequel and finally, the makers are here with one for the audience.
Recently, Kantara completed its 100 days and to mark this remarkable milestone in the journey of the film, the team called for a celebration. On the occasion, the writer, actor, and director of the film, Rishab Shetty was seen speaking about the Kantara sequel. Shetty shared that what the audience has seen for now is actually part 2 and therefore what will be released next is Kantara’s prequel. Dropping hint about the release date, the actor also revealed that the film is likely to hit theatres in 2024.
“We are very pleased and thankful to the audience who had shown immense love and support to Kantara and taking the journey ahead, with the blessing of almighty Daiva the film has successfully completed 100 days and I would like to take this opportunity to announce the prequel of Kantara. What you have seen is actually Part 2, Part 1 will come next year," Shetty said.
“The idea has been flashed into my mind while I was shooting for Kantara because the history of Kantara has more depth to it, and currently, if the writing part is concerned we are in the middle of digging into more details. As the research is still progressing, it would be very early to reveal details about the film," the actor added.
Having graced the occasion, the producer, Vijay Kiragandur also opened about the same and said, “Kantara introduced the audience to a new cinema altogether and we would love to sustain and in fact boost the rage that the film has created among the audience on the screens by announcing the sequel, as the film has now completed its 100 days. Rishab and our team have been working on the story rigorously as the film has many more things to tell to the audience while opening the back story of Kantara and we can just guarantee that the sequel of Kantara is going to be more massive and grand than before."
The prequel for Kantara will be produced by Vijay Kiragandur and Chaluve Gowda, under Hombale Films, the film will feature Rishab Shetty in the lead.
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