Kantar for the Oscars: Rishab Shetty’s Kantara is not only going places with its roaring box office milestone, but the film is also being celebrated for its engaging narrative. Apart from being a commercial success, the film was praised by critics for its effective portrayal of rural tradition and ancient folklore. However, the film’s impressive run in the Hindi belt has made it the third biggest Kannada hit of 2022. KGF: Chapter 2 and Vikrant Rona. Those who have watched the film have heaped praise on it on social media. A section of netizens even supported making the Kannada action thriller India’s official entry for the 2024 Oscars.Also Read – Kantara Hindi remake: Rishab Shetty has THIS to say…
RISHAB SHETTY RESPONDS TO FANS DEMANDING KANTARA FOR OSCAR 2024
A few days ago, Kangana Ranaut also praised the film and even talked about nominating it as India’s official entry for the Oscars 2024. Fans showered Rishab with immense love and laurels on the internet and even claimed that Kantara has the potential to win in multiple categories at the Oscars 2024. Reacting to the same, Rishab told ETimes, “I’m not reacting to that. I just saw 25,000 tweets about it. I’m happy about that, but I’m not commenting on it. Because I didn’t work for this success. I worked for work. That is all.” Also Read – Kerala-based band Thaikkudam Bridge to sue ‘Kantara’ makers for plagiarism
In response to the box office success, he said, “I don’t know. It just happened. Cinema has a certain energy and we talked about our culture and folklore in the film. So I think with God’s blessings the film was released all over India.” Also Read – Rishab Shetty reacts to Kantar’s success at the box office: “Audiences prefer stories rooted in Indian culture”
Apart from Rishab, Kantara also starring Sapthami Gowda, Kishore and Achyuth Kumar.
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