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Rishab Shetty's Kantara Reviewed By Rajinikanth: "Gave Me Goosebumps"

Kantara fan club is increasing day after day and how

Rishab Shetty's Kantara Reviewed By Rajinikanth: 'Gave Me Goosebumps'

A still from Kantara.(courtesy: YouTube)

New Delhi:

Rishab Shetty's Kantara continues to garner praise from critics, actors and filmmakers. The latest one to join the list is superstar Rajinikanth. Blown away by the extraordinary experience offered by Kantara,Rajinikanth gave a big shout-out to Rishab and his team for creating “this masterpiece in Indian cinema.” Kantara, directed by Rishab, also stars him in the lead role. In a tweet, Rajinikanth wrote, “The unknown is more than the known,' no one could have said this better in cinema than Hombale Films. Kantara, you gave me goosebumps. Rishab Shetty, hats off to you as a writer, director and actor. Congrats to the whole cast and crew of this masterpiece in Indian cinema.”

Rajinikanth's appreciation for his work in Kantara was like a “dream come true” for Rishab Shetty. Re-tweeting the veteran actor's review, the director-actor wrote, “Dear Rajinikanth sir, you are biggest superstar in India and I have been your fan since childhood. Your appreciation is my dream come true. You inspire me to do more local stories and inspire our audiences everywhere. Thank you, sir.” Rishab Shetty also added a folded hands and heart icon.

Kantara also stars Murali, Acyuth Kumar and Sampathi Gowda in the lead roles. The film was released on September 30 and has been, since then, fetching praise for its exceptional story and performances. But more on that later. First, read Rajinikanth's tweet on Kantara here:

Now, take a look at Rishab Shetty's reply to Rajinikanth's shout-out here:

Before Rajinikanth, Dhanush also praised the film for its magnificent work. He called the film “mind-blowing” and a “must-watch.” His tweet read, “Kantara... Mind-blowing!! A must-watch... Rishab Shetty, you should be very proud of yourself. Congratulations Hombale Films... Keep pushing the boundaries. A big hug to all the actors and technicians in the film. God bless."

Other prominent actors such as Prabhas and Rana Daggubati were also all praise for Kantara's great concept and thrilling climax.”. Read their reviews here:


Kantara initially released in Kannada. After the success of the film, the makers decided to release the dubbed version in other languages, including Hindi and Malayalam.