Kannada movie Kantara starring Rishab Shetty in the lead, is one of the widely spoken about films ever since it released on September 30, 2022. The film which is set against the backdrop landlord grabbing, forest wealth smuggling and the plight and practices of a coastal tribal community, is written, directed by Rishab Shetty and produced by KGF fame Hombale Films.
Now a producer from Hombale Films has shot down an update that Kantara will be making its digital premiere on Amazon Prime Video on November 4, 2022. Karthik Gowda, creative producer at Hombale took to Twitter to state,
Wrong News! We will let you know when it is coming but certainly not November 4th. https://t.co/uU30w9jVC1
Kantara also stars Sapthami Gowda, Kishore, Achyuth Kumar, Pramod Shetty among others. The movie has music by Ajaneesh Loknath, who recently courted controversy for his hit number Varaha Roopam from the film. Kerala-based music band Thaikkudam Bridge has announced on Instagram that they will be taking legal action against the music director and the makers of Kantara for plagiarizing their 5 year old song Navarasam.
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