New Delhi: Actor-director-writer-producer Rishabh Shetty, who became an overnight sensation after “Kantara”, made an appeal at a public forum for a film city in Bengaluru.
Rishabh was invited as a panelist for the 9th Seva Sushasan Garib Kalyan National Summit organized by the Ministry of Broadcasting and Information to highlight how the powerful force of India’s youth, Yuva Shakti, is a transformative force across the country. Waking up the wave
It was here that Rishab explained how the industry was getting support from the government and also requested the creation of a film city in Bangalore.
The theme of this year’s summit, ‘Yuva Shakti: Galvanizing India’, was addressed by each of the six panelists and Rishabh was the sole representative from entertainment and cinema.
Addressing his request, Rishabh said, “Reaching the audience is a challenge and we are getting support from the government. But there is also a need to build a film city in Bengaluru.”
At the summit, Rishabh was joined by Ritesh Aggarwal, founder and CEO of OYO Rooms, Patiala Gharana musician Aman Ali Bangash, former Indian hockey player and national captain, Viren Ruskinha, CAExpert co-founder Yashodhara Bajoria, and boxer Akhil Kumar.
The phenomenal success of “Kantara” ensured that it not only emerged as the second highest grossing Kannada film of all time and the third highest grossing film of 2022 across India, but also resulted in the Karnataka Govt. announced a monthly allowance for artistes over Bhuta Kola. 60 years
Rishabh is now working on “Kantara 2” besides other projects in the pipeline.