‘Kantara’, the brainchild of Rishab Shetty, has proved to be one of the most successful and heartwarming films to come out of India in 2022. Despite being made on a humble budget, the film has captured the attention of audiences across state lines and beyond, winning hearts with its exploration of the myths and legends of coastal Karnataka and its depiction of village life.
The film has made waves both domestically and internationally, crossing the 100-crore mark in India and receiving critical acclaim at leading festivals worldwide. It recently premiered at the Geneva office of the United Nations and is set to release in Italy and Spain in their native languages.
Hombale Films, the production house behind the blockbuster hits ‘KGF 2’ and ‘Kantara’, recently took to social media to announce that the writing for the prequel to ‘Kantara’ has begun. The new film promises to showcase the relationship between nature and humanity and has left ardent fans eagerly anticipating its release.
With Rishab Shetty at the helm once again, and featuring the talented Sapthami Gowda and Kishore Kumar G in pivotal roles, ‘Kantara’ promises to be another captivating story of life in coastal Karnataka. The film will also see the return of B. Ajaneesh Loknath, the music composer of the first film, to create another memorable soundtrack.
Produced by Vijay Kiragandur and Chaluve Gowda under Hombale Films, ‘Kantara’ is a testament to the power of great storytelling and its ability to connect people across cultures and borders.