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Rishab Shetty Reveals The Influence Behind Shiva's Character In 'Kantara'

Team VC |Sunday, 20 Nov 2022 - 12:13 PM

Rishab Amitabh
Rishab Amitabh

Big B aka Amitabh Bachchan's ‘angry young man’ persona influenced Rishab Shetty's role in Kantara!

Rishab Shetty's blockbuster film Kantara has emerged as one of the biggest hits of 2022. The movie, which was also written and directed by Rishab, is receiving massive love from industries leading actors including RajinikanthPrabhasDhanush, and Anushka Shetty among others. Superstar Rajinikanth even gifted him a gold chain for the success of his film. 

Now in an exclusive interaction with Pinkvilla, the director-cum-actor revealed the inspiration behind his much-appreciated character Shiva from ‘Kantara’. 

Talking about Shiva, Rishab said he's a big fan of Amitabh Bachchan and has watched several of his Bollywood movies.

“My character Shiva in Kantara has similarities to Big B's angry young man persona. Jo angry young man the, wo definitely Shiva mein bhi hai wo sab, "(The angry man avatar, Shiva also had all of it)” said Rishab.

Apart from this, the actor also spoke about RRR actor Jr NTR, and called him an 'energetic performer'. He said that “he can pull off any kind of character.” Speaking about KGF star Yash, Rishab said that “he is an inspirational man, and that despite being an outsider, he worked his way into the industry and found success.”

‘Kantara’ is now gearing up for its OTT release. The blockbuster will start streaming on Amazon Prime Video from November 24, 2022, in all major South Indian languages.

Kantara also stars Sapthami Gowda, Kishore, and Achyuth Kumar in pivotal roles. Hombale Films (Of KGF fame) bankrolled the film.

Also Read: ‘Kantara’ Termed Masterpiece By 'Gehraiyaan' Actor

Updated date:  Sunday, 20 Nov 2022 - 12:13 PM

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