In another boost for the south Indian film industry, the Kannada blockbuster ‘Kantara- A Legend’ starring Rishab Shetty in the lead, also be featured on the list of films eligible for an Oscar nomination. ‘Kantara’ will not only be in the running for the Best Picture, but its cast including Rishab Shetty, Sapthami Gowda, Kishore, Manasi Sudhir, and Achyuth Kumar and stand a chance at securing the Best Actor nomination.
Sharing their happiness, the film’s team took to their official Twitter page and wrote, “We are overjoyed to share that ‘Kantara’ has received 2 Oscar qualifications! A heartfelt thank you to all who have supported us. We look forward to share this journey ahead with all of your support. Can’t wait to see it shine at the #Oscars #Kantara #HombaleFilms (sic).”