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Written and directed by Rishab Shetty, the hit Kannada movie received an amazing response upon its birth in theatres on September 30.

Rishab Shetty's Kantara

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Rishab Shetty’s duration walk thriller “Kantara” is diagram to be became into a franchise, the movie’s producers confirmed on Wednesday.

Written and directed by Shetty, the hit Kannada movie received an amazing response upon its birth in theatres on September 30.

Reportedly mounted on a meagre budget of Rs 16 crore, the movie has earned over Rs 500 crore worldwide at the sphere save apart of labor.

Vijay Kiragandur, co-founding father of Hombale Movies, acknowledged the banner is delighted with the response to “Kantara” and the firm will soon commence increasing “either a prequel or sequel” to the movie.

“Rishab is away and as soon as he is encourage, we are able to debate what we want to reach — a sequel or a prequel. We can enjoy one thing in a couple of months. We positively enjoy plans for ‘Kantara 2’ but there’s no timeline,” Kiragandur knowledgeable PTI in an interview here.

Shetty had earlier acknowledged that he plans to fabricate a alter to-up to the blockbuster movie.

Situation in the fictional village of Dakshina Kannada, “Kantara” follows a Kambala champion, furthermore played by Shetty, who comes to loggerheads with an merely Forest Differ officer, Murali (Kishore).

Kambala is an annual lag, held from November to March in coastal Karnataka, by which a jockey drives a pair of buffaloes, tied to the plough, through parallel muddy tracks.

Per Hombale Movies co-founder Chaluve Gowda, the viewers associated with the movie as it showcased the deep-rooted rituals and beliefs that are prevalent in Indian society.

“These rituals are there all the plan in which throughout the arena in a undeniable plan. Irrespective of became there in ‘Kantara’, the an identical myth can happen in any section of the country. That’s how individuals associated to ‘Kantara’. Folks associated to it. We wished to sign a native discipline to a powerful broader viewers,” Gowda added.

Furthermore that contains Achyuth Kumar and Sapthami Gowda in pivotal roles, “Kantara” became furthermore launched in Telugu, Hindi, Tamil and Malayalam languages.

Besides the audiences, many commercial personalities collectively with Rajinikanth and Kamal Haasan praised the movie on social media.

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