"Can’t wait to see it shine" Rishab Shetty shares the major feat Kantara achieved!

(The article is authored by Alar)

Since its release, Rishab Shetty's Kantara has received nothing but accolades. From Celebrities and to government ministers have been particularly vocal in their praise of the film, which opened in Kannada, which later dubbed into five other languages. Now that the film has acheived the big accomplishment, the actor claims with delight, "Can't wait to see it shine"

SS Rajamouli's RRR, Iravin Nizhal, Kashmir Files, and Chhello Show are just a few of this year's Indian smash hits that have been nominated for Oscars. In the list, Kantara, written, directed, and starring Rishab Shetty, has joined the other 301 films on the list of contenders for the Academy Awards in 2023 in two categories: Best Picture and Best Actor.

Taking to Twitter on Tuesday, Rishab Shetty shared the update, which reads, "We are overjoyed to share that 'Kantara' has received 2 Oscar qualifications! A heartfelt thank you to all who have supported us. We look forward to sharing this journey ahead with all of your support. Can’t wait to see it shine at the  Oscars,". Of note, Oscar nominations will be finalised on January 24, with voting beginning on January 11.

Kantara opened in theatres on September 30, 2022, to critical acclaim. Kishore, Achyuth Kumar, Sapthami Gowda, and Pramod Shetty star in this film produced by Hombale Films of KGF fame.   Action scenes were directed by Vikram More, while the film's score was composed by B. Ajaneesh Loknath and cinematography was handled by Arvind S. Kashyap. The production design was overseen by Dharani Gange Putra. The film has grossed over Rs. 400 crores. so far on a budget of Rs. 16 crores.

After its theatrical debut, the film premiered on Netflix and Prime Video, with Rishab Shetty playing a Kambala champion at odds with Kishore (DRFO police officer Murali). The film was a huge financial success, grossing more than any other Kannada film ever and more than any other Kannada film in 2022 combined.