Days after the seasoned actor lauded his film, Rishab Shetty—who both directed and performed the lead part in Kantara—met Rajinikanth. Rishab thanked Rajinikanth in a tweet and uploaded images on Twitter. In the first image, Rishab is seen rubbing Rajinikanth's feet and receiving his blessings.
As Rajinikanth held his hand and indicated that he appreciated something in the following image, Rishab grinned. In the third image, the pair was seated next to one another and talking. Rajinikanth honoured Rishab with a scarf after having him over.
Rishab wrote in Kannada while posting the images, "If you thank us once, we will praise you a hundred times" (red heart emoji). We are eternally grateful to you, @rajinikanth sir, for your support of our film Kantara. In response to the photos, a fan commented, "How privileged you are Rishab.. you met Thalaivar directly.. Great! I wish you success in all your endeavours. What a film! Amazing climax," read one comment. "Rishabh Sir, I'm looking forward to more fantastic films from you," said a person.
"Fantastic film, Rishab. Greetings to you and the entire crew. Please produce more of these films. I'm very glad to see you with Rajini, "another person tweeted. "What a great movie, Kantara! The climax in particular gave me goosebumps. It makes sense that it has generated 250 crores in just one month. Rishab Shetty did a fantastic job at directing and acting. The cherry on top are the wise remarks of Thalaivar." "Never, ever forget the movie Kantara! sir @chetty rishab Such an amazing film, we could almost feel the divine, "a user on Twitter commented.
Rishab recently received accolades from Rajinikanth for Kantara. Rajinikanth said the following on Twitter: "No one in cinema could have expressed, "The unknown is more than the known," better than @hombalefilms #KantaraMovie, which gave me goosebumps. Hats off to you, Rishab, as an author, director, and actor. Congratulation to the entire cast and crew of this Indian film gem."
In response, Rishab "Dear @rajinikanth sir, I have been a fan of yours since I was a young child. You are the biggest rockstar in India. Your acknowledgement is a dream come true for me. You motivate me to write more regional tales and motivate all of our audiences. Many thanks, sir."
Kantara, directed by Rishab, was published on September 30. The plot and stunning visuals of the movie received a resounding response from the audience.