Is almighty Daiva coming back? “Daiva” is a word that has supreme power in itself. And Kantara not only tells this, but it shows this. I know, that this movie needs no introduction because most of you have already watched it. An entertainment masterpiece that is successful in giving goosebumps to its audience. The story of a small village in Karnataka, an Indian state, in which the local people of the village believe in the supreme power of God called Daiva. They believe that he is the protector of the village and their forests. The film shows the continuous war between humans and nature. Now, don’t tell me that you have already missed this masterwork by Rishab Shetty. But still, if you have missed this, you can catch it up on Netflix. Trust me, it will not disappoint you as it is a “genuine representation” of South-Indian culture.
Kantara is a very small-budget movie that was released to back on 30 September 2022 and you will not trust me guys, it is still in the theatres as of February 2023. The movie was made under a budget of 16 crores Indian rupees and earn 450 crores at the box office. Well, in India no one could expect this much popularity for this kind of small movie, but now it is not small anymore. Believe me, it is a true gem of Indian Cinema. Everyone must watch it at least once, by the way, the movie has that potential, you can even watch it more than once. The movie was well-praised by critics as well, and it got 8.4 ratings on IMDb. So, now come to the topic, I know you all have been waiting for this announcement, and here it is.
Kantara Part 2 Release Date
Recently, at an event, Rishab Shetty announced, that Kantara is coming back. Yes, you guys read it right, a prequel from the sides of the makers and Homable Films will be released. But the exact official date has not been announced yet, maybe we will get to see the second part in 2024. The scripting of the movie’s second part has been started, but no news regarding the commencement of the shooting is disclosed yet.
At an event on the occasion of Kantara has completed 100 days in the theatres, Rishab said that the audience has actually already watched the second part, and they will now come back with the first part. Confused right? I know, so, let me explain this to you, in the second part actually we will get to see the prior story behind Daiva. We can say that till now, in the first part, we have watched the trailer only, the real story is yet to come. So, are you excited? Well, I already know your answer.
|Name Of The Show||Kantara|
|Part Number||Part 2|
|Genre||Rural, Action, Thriller|
|Kantara Part 1 Release Date||30 September 2022|
|Kantara Part 2 Release Date||Renewed|
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Kantara Part 2 Story
As we have mentioned earlier that this part will be the prequel to the first part. So basically you will get to see the earlier story of the village or the almighty Daiva. In this part, you will watch how it all started, and how the village people unbrokenly believe in the powers of Daiva. Maybe in this part, you will get to know what Bhoota Kola means. Actually, we can say that it is a ritual dance performed why one of the village people whose family has been performing this for years.
But if we talk about the story of the first part, it shows the story of a village in which the local people worship Daiva. They all believe that he is the protector of the village and their Woodlands, and he actually is. The movie is the story of a war for land between evil humans and the protector of nature, Daiva. In Kantara, Rishab Shetty plays the role of Shiva, who becomes the source body for Daiva to enter in, so that he can protect the villagers and their woodlands.
Well, we cannot say anything for sure regarding the storyline of the second part, but we can definitely say that this part will not disappoint you as well. So you can keep your hopes high without any fear because something great is coming back.
Kantara Part 2 Cast and Characters
Till now there is no official information regarding the cast of the second part from the sides of the makers. But here we have told you about the whole cast which performed in the first part if you have not watched the movie yet check the list here. In the movie, we have Rishab Shetty in the role of Shiva and Shiva’s father, and he is also the writer-director of the movie. Then we have Kishore as Muralidhar, Pramod Shetty as Sudhakara, Sapthami Gowda as Leela, Achyuth Kumar as Devendra Suttooru, Swaraj Shetty as Guruva, Shanil Guru as Bulla, Pradeep Shetty as Mohana, Prakash Thuminad as Raampa, Deepak Rai Panaajee as Sundara, and many more.
The cast of the show is brilliant, yes we know, it does not include any big names, but this cast most probably may return for the second part as well. Kantara movie sets the example for those small films from Indian cinema which are lagging behind the big-budget movies from Bollywood and Hollywood as well. Nowadays, audiences want more entertainment pieces like Kantara, and if you search about Indian Cinema deeply, you will get those movies that are the true representation of their culture.
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Some Facts About Kantara
- If you have watched the movie then you will definitely remember the sound of Daiva, according to Rishab Shetty who is also the writer and director of the movie, that sound was recorded at the end of the filming because of the different situations that showed in the movie. He says, that the sound at the beginning of the movie is different from the sound at the end.
- This great movie was shot in just 96 days. Can you believe it?
- In the movie, most of the Kola dance scenes work performed in the natural moonlight because the makers wanted to keep the original thing as it is.
- Raj Shetty was the choreographer of the Kola dance.
- In an interview, Rishab told that both of his shoulders were dislocated during the shoot of an action sequence.
- In the movie, Rishab Shetty performed all the stunts in Kambala on his own.
- The movie was going to be released in the Kannada language only, but after seeing its popularity the makers decided to make it a PAN India release.
Where Can You Watch Kantara Online?
Well, you can watch the whole movie on Amazon Prime Video, but if you want to watch it in the Hindi language you can go to Netflix as well. So, if you have not watched the movie yet, please I must recommend you, go and watch this. I guarantee you will love the movie if you like to watch reality and culture on the screen.
The movie is one of the highest-rated movies on IMDb, it has 8.4 ratings out of 10 on the platform.
Kantara Part 2 Release Date- FAQs
The official date is not announced by the makers, but most probably the second part will come in 2024.
It was released on 30 September 2022.
Yes, definitely it will come in 2024 as a prequel.
It was Rishab Shetty at the beginning and end of the movie.
Yes, even Kantara was a blockbuster.
Partially, we can say, the story is fictional, but the plot of the movie is inspired by true rituals performed in some places in Karnataka.
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