Dhanush called the film ‘mindblowing’ while Prabhas registered that his experience was so good that he watched the film for the second time. Taking to their respective social media handles, Dhanush said, " 'Kantara'...A Mind blowing!! A must watch... Rishab Shetty, you should be very proud of yourself. Congratulations Hombale Films. Keep pushing the boundaries. A big hug to all the actors and technicians of the film. God bless."
Prabhas said, "Watched 'Kantara' for the second time and what an extraordinary experience it has been! Great concept and a thrilling climax. A must watch film in theatres!!!"
The film features Shetty and Sapthami Gowda in the lead and has been written and directed by Shetty himself. Produced by Vijay Kiragandur, Kantara has music by B Ajaneesh Loknath.