SHOCKING! Kantara Fame Rishab Shetty REFUSES To Work In Bollywood; Says, ‘Kannada Cinema Is My Karmabhoomi, Will Bring Dubbed Version Of My Films To Hindi Belt Audience’

Rishab Shetty opens up about why he would never work in the Hindi film industry

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SHOCKING! Kantara Fame Rishab Shetty REFUSES To Work In Bollywood; Says, ‘Kannada Cinema Is My Karmabhoomi, Will Bring Dubbed Version Of My Films To Hindi Belt Audience’
Filmmaker Rishab Shetty is currently busy basking in the success of his pan-Indian film Kantara. He has been receiving love from the fans and accolades from critics as well as industry people from all corners of the world. Ever since the movie became a box-office hit, the actor has been asked if he would broaden his horizons and work in other entertainment industries.

In a recent interaction with author Chetan Bhagat, Rishab shared why he would never join Bollywood and continue to dedicate his time to making movies for the Kannada industry. Over the past few years we have seen many South actors working with Bollywood filmmakers, and vice versa, to reach out to a larger audience. When Bhagat asked if Shetty had any such plans, he refused. ALSO READ: Kamal Haasan PRAISES Rishab Shetty Starrer Kantara For Its Compelling Storytelling; Veteran Gets Inspired After Watching The Film- Reports


The Times Of India quoted Rishab saying that the Kannada film industry has given him a platform to flourish as an actor, director, and writer. He revealed that he would continue to work in his industry and bring audiences dubbed versions of his films. ALSO READ: Kantara OTT Release CONFIRMED? Here's WHEN And WHERE The Rishab Shetty Starrer Will Stream Online- Check It Out!

He said, "The Kannada film industry gave me a platform to become an actor, director and writer. Today, I am here, on this stage, and my film Kantara has got so much appreciated because it is from the Kannada industry. If audiences from the Hindi belt or any other region find my Kannada films interesting, I will bring those films to them in a dubbed version. There is no language barrier in cinema today, and people are watching regional content as is. Kannada cinema is my karmabhoomi and I would like to continue working there." 

Written and directed by Rishab Shetty, the movie is produced by Vijay Kiragandur and Chaluve Gowda under Hombale Films. While Shetty plays the lead in the movie, it also stars Sapthami Gowda, Kishore, Achyuth Kumar, Pramod Shetty, Prakash Tuminad, Naveen D Padil in pivotal roles. Apart from Kannada and Hindi, the movie was also released in Tamil, Malyalam, and Telugu. Set in coastal Karnataka, the movie deals with the issues of land politics and man vs. nature.


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