Spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar is the latest celebrity fan of Rishab Shetty’s Kannada movie Kantarawhich is based on Karnataka’s rooted folklore and ancient tales of land and gods.
The film was screened for Sri Sri Ravi Shankar at the Bangalore ashram of Art of Living. Later, Rishab shared a video of the event and a news byte from Ravi Shankar praising the film. The spiritual guru said in Kannada: “The success of this film makes Karnataka so proud. The acting and story were very nice. It shows the greatness of Malenadu in a beautiful way.”
We thank Guruji @SriSri for the screening of #Kantara. It was our privilege to show the film in the @BangaloreAshram. We want to be rooted in our culture and promise to always continue it.@shetty_rishab @VKiragandur @hombalefilms @gowda_sapthami @AJANESHB @actorkishore pic.twitter.com/wwsUQ7R0D0
— Rishab Shetty (@shetty_rishab) Nov 1, 2022
Rishab Shetty posted the video on his handle and thanked ‘Guruji’ for his support and love. “We thank Guruji @SriSri for showing #Kantara. It was our privilege to screen the film at the @BangaloreAshram. We want to be rooted in our culture and promise to always continue it,” read Rishab’s post.
Kantara turned out to be a surprising box office success. It stars Rishab Shetty in the lead role, who also wrote and directed it.