Bengaluru, March 19 - Actor and filmmaker Rishab Shetty's all-time Kannada blockbuster Kantara
has been confirmed to release in Italy and Spain in their native languages.
Directed by Shetty, Kantara was one of the biggest blockbusters of 2022 with a worldwide gross collection of over 400 crores. It was made on a budget of approx. 15 crores and was released in the original language initially but became a nationwide sensation after releasing in other Indian languages.
Overseas, it did business of approx. 44 crores and now, the makers want to cash in on the opportunity by releasing the movie in other international markets. The dubbing work to release in Italian and Spanish language is currently going on and the release date will be announced soon.
Produced by Hombale Films, the film stars Shetty as a Kambala champion who is at loggerheads with an upright forest officer, Murali (played by Kishore). It also stars Achuth Kumar, Sapthami Gowda, Pramod Shetty, and Vinay Biddappa in key roles.