Kantara’s ‘Jaw-Dropping’ TRP for ‘Telugu Version’ proves the film is not done yet

Kantara the blockbuster Kannada film that broke many records at the box office has also received a brilliant response on the television screen. It recorded a massive TRP rating, which is mind-boggling.

‘Jaw-Dropping’ TRP for ‘Telugu Version’

Kannada actor-director Rishab Shetty rose to fame with his thriller film Kantara. The film, which collected almost 500 crores at the box office, dug deep into the traditional practices of rural Karnataka, portraying the conflict between man and nature.


It has been 4 months now since the movie was released, and it’s surprising that Kantara is still refusing to slow down. After entertaining the masses on the silver screens, the film has now reached the OTT platforms and Television screens. On January 22, the Telugu version of Kantara was telecasted on Star Maa. The latest reports have revealed that the film has received a jaw-dropping TRP rating.

Telecasted on Star Maa

Kantara, which was telecasted on Star Maa at 6 in the evening, earned a record-breaking TRP rating of 12.35. Netizens have claimed that it is quite unusual for a movie, that too dubbed, to achieve such a tremendous review. Apparently, Kantara has surpassed the rating of Telugu superstar Chiranjeevi’s action thriller GodFather. The Mohan Raja directorial received a rating of 7.69.

Previously, Kantara saw its world television premiere on the Kannada television channel Star Suvarna on January 15 at 6 pm. It received a TRP rating of 15.8, as reported by Indian TV News.


The Kannada film made at a budget of Rs 16 crore, entered close to500-crore. The film also starred Sapthami Gowda, Manasi Sudhir, Kishore, Achyuth Kumar, and Pramod Shetty in titular roles. Produced by Hombale Films, known for bankrolling movies like the KGF franchise, Kantara’s soul-stirring music was scored by Anjaneesh Loknath.