Maheswara Rao Nadella | Published On: Nov, 29, 2023 | 04:14 PM
Rishab Shetty, the celebrated actor-director behind the blockbuster “Kantara,” recently voiced his concern at the 54th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) in Goa regarding the treatment of Kannada films by OTT platforms, expressing dismay over their rejections.
During an interaction, Rishab Shetty lamented the rejection of Kannada films by OTT platforms, attributing it to the perceived lack of success of commercial Kannada cinema. He urged sponsors to acknowledge and support Kannada films, emphasizing the audience’s previous support at platforms like NFDC Film Bazaar.
His steadfast commitment to Kannada cinema was evident as he turned down offers from other industries post the success of “Kantara,” affirming his loyalty to the Kannada audience.
Shetty stressed the importance of quality content, expressing confidence that audiences appreciate good content irrespective of language barriers. He reiterated his dedication to Kannada cinema, particularly with the focus on the forthcoming project, “Kantara Chapter 1.”
Rishab Shetty’s unwavering commitment to Kannada cinema and the fervour surrounding “Kantara Chapter 1” showcases his dedication to creating impactful and resonating storytelling within the industry.