Kantara Movie OTT Release Date, Budget, Box Office Collection, Hit or Flop, Cast and Crew, Reviews, First Look Posters, Story and Many More
Kantara is a 2022 Indian Kannada-language action thriller film written and directed by Rishab Shetty, and produced by Vijay Kiragandur, under Hombale Films. The film stars Shetty as a Kambala champion, who comes to loggerheads with an upright DRFO officer, Murali (Kishore). Achyuth Kumar and Sapthami Gowda feature in supporting roles.
Kantara Movie OTT Release Date
Kantara was released theatrically on 30 September 2022 in more than 250 theatres across Karnataka, and simultaneously in the US, UK, Europe, Middle East and Australia among other places globally. After the success in Kannada, the makers announced that the film will be dubbed in Hindi, Telugu, Tamil and Malayalam languages and will be released on 14 October 2022(Hindi) and 15 October 2022(Telugu). The Hindi version was reported to be released in over 800 screens across the country.
Kantara Movie Budget
Kantara Movie Box Office Collection
|Kantara Movie Box Office Collection|
|Production Budget||₹16 Crores [Approx]|
|India Box Office Collection||₹ 184.80 Cr|
|Hit or Flop||Blockbuster|
|Worldwide Box Office Collection||₹ 232.75 Cr|
|Oversease Collection||₹ 15.50|
|Total Earning Till Now||₹ 232.75 Cr|
|First Day||₹ 4.25 Cr|
|First Weekend||₹ 22.3 Cr|
|Running Time||142 minutes|
Kantara Movie Day Wise Box Office Collection
|Kantara Movie Day Wise Box Office Collection|
|Day 1||₹ 4.25 Cr|
|Day 2||₹ 5.40 Cr|
|Day 3||₹ 4.47 Cr|
|Day 4||₹ 4.51 Cr|
|Day 5||₹ 6.10 Cr|
|Day 6||₹ 8.7 Cr|
|Day 7||₹ 4.3 Cr|
|1st Weekend||₹ 22.3 Cr|
|2nd Weekend||₹ 45.5 Cr|
Disclaimer: The box office figures are compiled from various sources and our own research. The figures can be approximate and PagalMovie does not make any claims about the authenticity of the data. However they are adequately indicative of the box-office performance of the film(s).
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Kantara Movie Hit or Flop
Kantara Movie Public Reviews
- Kantara was released on 30 September 2022 and received critical acclaim from both the critics and audience, alike. The performances of the cast (particularly of Rishab Shetty and Kishore), direction, screenplay, production design, cinematography, proper showcasing of the Buta Kola, action sequences, editing, soundtrack, and musical score received high praise.
- The movie received a record breaking 99% rating with 60k+ reviews on BookMyShow, first time in the history of BookMyShow that a movie received such a rating.
- Rating : 9.6/ 10
- Review by : IMDB
- Site : imdb.com
- Rating :4/5
- Review by : Subhara Gupta
- Site : indianexpress.com
- Rating : critics rating 5/5
- Review by : Renuka
- Site : TimesofIndia.com
Kantara Movie Cast And Crew
The cinematography was handled by Arvind S. Kashyap, with B. Ajaneesh Loknath scoring music for the film and the action sequences were choreographed by the two time National Award winning action director Vikram More. The production design was handled by debutant, Dharani Gange Putra.
|Kantara Movie Cast And Crew|
|Release Date||14 October 2022|
|Star Cast||Rishab Shetty,Kishore,Achyuth Kumar,Pramod Shetty,Sapthami Gowda|
|Directed By||Rishab Shetty|
|Produced By||Vijay Kiragandur|
|Starring||Rishab Shetty,Kishore,Achyuth Kumar,Pramod Shetty,Sapthami Gowda|
|Written By||Rishab Shetty|
|Budget||16 Crore (Estimate)|
|Box Office Collection||50 Crore(Estimate)|
|Production Company||Hombale Films|
|Music By||B. Ajaneesh Loknath|
|Edit By||K. M. Prakash|
|Cinematographer||Arvind S. Kashyap|
|Country of origin||India|
|Distributed By||AA Films|
|Genre||Action Thriller Film|
Kantara Movie Role And Star Cast
|Kantara Movie Roles and Cast|
|Rishab Shetty as Kaadubettu Shiva|
|Sapthami Gowda as Leela|
|Kishore as Muralidhar|
|Achyuth Kumar as Devendra Suttooru|
|Pramod Shetty as Sudhakara|
|Shanil Guru as Bulla|
Kantara Movie Trailer
Kantara Movie Audio Video Juckbox
The music of the film was composed by B. Ajaneesh Loknath. Alongside him, 30–40 musicians were brought in. Mostly involving folklore music represented using Jaanapada songs using traditional instruments, the team took was assisted by Mime Ramdas. Songs usually sung by common people during crop harvest and those popular among the tribals of the area were used as a part of the album and the background score.
Kantara Movie Posters
Kantara Movie Story/Plot
In 1870 the king agrees with Bhoota (local demigod) to trade his forest land to the local tribes people in exchange for the happiness by Bhoota.
Later, in 1970, king's successor wants the land back, but succumbs to the wrath of Bhoota.
In 1990, the plot gets complicated by the entry of a strict forest officer (Kishore) who wants forest land to be untouched but is challenged by local youngster Shiva (Rishab Shetty) with the backing of King's successor in present day (Achyut Kumar).
The plot twists around - Who are all eyeing for the land? Who gets the land? Whether Bhoota/Daiva really exists?
The sequences of Belief on Daiva and Kambala are traditions of Coastal Karnataka (Tulunadu), India are beautifully placed in the plot of the film.