Who Is Kantara Actor Rishab Shetty? Know More About His Career, Family & More

Here's all you need to know about Kantara actor and director Rishab Shetty-

Kannada film Kantara has now emerged as the biggest blockbuster of the year. Rishab Shetty’s directorial has now surpassed many biggest blockbusters like Yash’s KGF 2 among others. Many celebs from the industry have shared their reviews on the film calling it a “blockbuster” and a “must watch” movie. While many netizens have even demanded that the film should go for the Oscars nomination next year.

The Kannada blockbuster will soon surpass the 200cr club with its worldwide collections. The box office success of the film has now left the fans and audience wondering about the cast and the legendary director of the film who is still not known among the audience. Though the film has passed many milestones, however only a few hardcore fans are aware of the actor and director Rishab Shetty. Here’s all you need to know about Kantara actor and director Rishab Shetty-

Rishab Shetty Career And Movies

Rishab Shetty might be the rising star of the industry now, however, the actor and director has been associated with the industry since 2006. Rishab was earlier known by his name Prashant Shetty. Rishab did a diploma in cinema direction from Bangalore’s Government Film and TV Institute.

He later worked with A. M. R. Ramesh in his 2006 released film Cyanide. He later worked for a TV Show, before making his acting debut with the 2012 film Thuglak which also starred Rakshit Shetty. He again collaborated with Rakshit Shetty in 2014 with the film Ulidavaru Kandante, in which Rishab played a pivotal role.

Rishab Shetty And Rakshit Shetty

Both Rishab Shetty and Rakshit Shetty share a close friendship. Many reports even rumored that both the actors were brothers however the two are only good friends. The two met when Rishab was working as an assistant director for a television drama. The duo later collaborated in 2014 for their film Ulidavaru Kandante. Rishab later collaborated with Rakshit in 2016 for the film Kirik Party which might also get a remake in Hindi.

Rishab Shetty’s Best Films & Upcoming Movies

In 2018 Rishab Shetty directed Sa.Hi.Pra later got a National Film Award for being the best children’s film. Apart from this Kirik Party, Ricky are also some of the most acclaimed works of the actor. His recent release Kantara is now leading the charts. While Rishab will soon collaborate with Kannada producer Allu Aravind.

Rishab Shetty’s Wife And Children

The Kantara actor is married to Pragathi Shetty since 2017. The couple was blessed with their son Ranvit Shetty in 2019.

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