Rishab Shetty posted a photo of the appreciation letter sent by none other than Kamal Haasan. He praised Rishab’s Kannada film Kantara. Rishab posted a photo of the framed letter on social media and thanked Kamal Haasan for his letter. He wrote, “It means a lot to receive such a lovely message from Legend of Indian Cinema. Too overwhelmed and awestruck to see this surprise gift from Kamal sir. Thanks a ton for this precious gift sir (sic),”
For unversed, Kantara is a 2022 Indian Kannada-language action thriller film which stars Rishab Shetty as a Kambala champion. The movie is written and directed by Shetty himself. Kantara was released on 30 September 2022 and was produced by Vijay Kiragandur, under Hombale Films.
The Hindi version of Kantara has already beat the lifetime collection of KGF: Chapter 1 (Hindi) and turned out to be a huge commercial success. It has emerged as the second highest-grossing Kannada film of all time, as well as the second highest-grossing Kannada film of 2022.