Rishabh Shetty‘s Kantara is making numerous waves outside the Kannada border, and rightly so.
In 1847, the King, at the bidding of the Panjurli (boar) demigod,
From Lucia (2013) to Ulidavaru Kandanthe (2014), Kirik Party (2016), Sarkari Hi Pra Shaale (2018), and Garuda Gamana Vrishabha Vahana (2021).
The opening moments of Kantara offer a few wide historic clues. In quick succession, the script details the context of the present conflict.
hands over a massive expanse of land to the tribal denizens of the forest and is in return confident of decades of peace and prosperity.
Many generations later, the King's successor, pushed by greed and under the influence of alcohol on power, wants all of the land to be restored to the royal family.
The deity, infuriated on the violation of the long-standing covenant, metes out immediate punishment to the offender.
In 1990, the yr. wherein Kantara is set, a central authority officer arrives in the village with a quick to wrest manipulate of the woodland land beneath Neath his charge.
The climactic good-versus-evil confrontation - it is not an ordinary hero-vanquishes-villain construct, catapults Kantara to an exalted plane.
It offsets the one disadvantage that dilutes the film's a bit. Such is Shiva's halo that the characters around him - his pals and his girlfriend Leela (Sapthami Gowda