The film opened with critical acclaim and slowly turned into a box-office sensation. Now, megastar Kamal Haasan has penned an appreciation note for Kantara and Rishab Shetty.
Expressing his excitement about the warm praises from legend, actor Rishab Shetty shared a picture of letter and wrote, “It means a lot to receive such a lovely message from Legend of Indian Cinema. Too overwhelmed and awestruck to see this surprise gift from Kamal sir. Thanks a ton for this precious gift sir @ikamalhaasan @KantaraFilm @hombalefilms #Kantara #KamalHaasan”
Apart from being the lead in the film, Rishab Shetty has penned and helmed the film, which is produced by Vijay Kiragandur, under Hombale Films.
The film also starred Sapthami Gowda, Kishore, Achyuth Kumar, Pramod Shetty, Prakash Thuminad, Manasi Sudhir and Naveen D Padil.
The film was a huge commercial success and emerged as the second highest-grossing Kannada film of all time, as well as the second highest-grossing Kannada film of 2022.