Rishab Shetty’s ‘Kantara’ is taking India’s movie industry by storm. The film has become one of the biggest grossers in the industry and is continuing its winning streak in the pan-India market.
According to trade tracker Sacnilk, the worldwide collection of the Kannada movie has crossed Rs. 250.5 crore. The movie’s success has been dubbed gravity-defying by trade analysts and film enthusiasts.
Kantara has crossed the Rs. 200 crores gross mark at the Indian box office, becoming the second Sandalwood film ever to do so. At a time when big budget movies are failing to make a mark, Kantara, made on a modest budget of around Rs 16 crore, has become the most-watched film ever in Karnataka. This feat was achieved beating KGF 1 & 2.
The Hindi version continued its phenomenal run in the 3rd week with a collection of Rs. 35.65 crore.
Directed by Rishab Shetty and starring the filmmaker himself, the movie is about land grabbing and the conflict between man and nature. The film involves culture of Kambla and Bhootha Kola.
According to Sacnilk, the India gross collection of the film was Rs. 234.5 crore as on 30th October 2022 and overseas collection was Rs. 16 crore. This film is produced by Vijay Kiragandur under the banner of Hombale Films.