Mumbai: Ever since Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut has seen Rishabh Shetty’s film ‘Kantara’, she is not tired of praising him. Not only this, the actress also demanded to send ‘Kantara’ as an entry from India for the Oscar Award. Now the film’s lead Rishabh Shetty has also reacted to it.
The actor has shared a video message after receiving praise from Kangana Ranaut in which he has thanked the actress for praising the film Kantara. Rishabh has directed and written this Kannada film as well as played the lead role of a Kambala champion in the film.
The ‘Thalaivi’ star watched the film on Thursday and since then she is not tired of praising it. Meanwhile, she wrote on her Insta story that she wants this film to represent India at the Oscars next year.
Rishabh Shetty thanks Kangana for Praise shared her happiness on Kangana as well as ‘Kantara’ getting so much appreciation from the world.
The actor revealed in one of his interviews, “As soon as I got her (Kangana) message, I shared it on my Instagram stories and tagged her too. It’s nice to receive accolades for an original regional film. I always thought that more regional is more universal. This is the story of my village which I am presenting to the world. It is being liked all over the world. People are talking about elements like our beliefs, tradition, culture, rituals, lifestyle. As a writer, I feel happy”
To present the film for the Oscars, Kangana wrote on her Instagram story on Friday, “I think #Kantara should be India’s entry at the Oscars next year, I know the year is not over yet and better. Movies may come but more than Oscars India needs right representation at global level… This land of mysteries and no one can understand human beings, only embrace it… India is like a miracle… If you try And understand its meaning you will only be disappointed but if you surrender to the miracle then you too can become one. .. Kantara is an experiential reality that the world must experience.. @Rishabhshetty77.”
The film also stars Achyut Kumar, Pramod Shetty and Saptami Gowda. The film was released in cinemas on 30 September, followed by two weeks later in Telugu, Hindi, Tamil and Malayalam.