The lifetime collection of Rishab Shetty’s Kantara has surpassed the numbers of Mani Ratnam’s Ponniyin Selvan. This is a huge boost for the Kannada Film industry.
Kantara beats PS-1
Rishab Shetty’s Kantara is earning well in all languages across the globe. The film achieved a new milestone by beating Ponniyin Selvan: Part 1’s lifetime collection in Hindi. Kantara earned over Rs 26 crore and is now inching closer to the Rs 30-crore mark in the North belt. This is indeed a huge boost to Kantara, which was largely a Kannada film. Initially, the film was released in Kannada and was later dubbed in other languages due to positive word of mouth.
The Kannada film Kantaram helmed by Rishab Shetty, hit the theatres in Hindi on October 14. The film started off a little slow and picked up pace as days progressed.
Trade analyst Ramesh Bala shared the news that the Hindi dubbed version of Kantara has rocketed past Ponniyin Selvan: Part 1’s lifetime collection. He wrote, “#Kantara Hindi has crossed #PS1 Hindi Lifetime Nett in India (sic).”
— Ramesh Bala (@rameshlaus) October 27, 2022
30-crore mark in Hind belt
Kantara (Hindi) is now inching closer to the Rs 30-crore mark in Hindi. According to trade expert Taran Adarsh, Kantara earned Rs 26.50 crore in 12 days.
#Kantara *#Hindi version* withstands the opposition posed by new releases [#RamSetu, #ThankGod, #BlackAdam], biz sees an upward trend on #Diwali… [Week 2] Fri 2.05 cr, Sat 2.55 cr, Sun 2.65 cr, Mon 1.90 cr, Tue 2.35 cr. Total: ₹ 26.50 cr. #India biz. Nett BOC. pic.twitter.com/hFkJpWiCiX
— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) October 26, 2022
Meanwhile, Kantara is an action thriller written, directed, and acted by Rishab Shetty. The film is about a predominant caste landlord who tries to seize the lands of the villagers. The film also features Achyuth Kumar, Kishore, Sapthami Gowda, and Pramod Shetty in important roles.