According to a Times of India report, Kantara 2 will not be a sequel but a prequel. In a recent media interview Kantara (2022) director Rishab Shetty revealed that the plot of the next part will be the event that takes place many years before this. He also added that it will go into the background of the deity.
The film became the second highest-grossing Kannada film of the year. Kantara starred Sapthami Gowda alongside Shetty who has written and directed the film, Kishore Kumar G and Achyuth Kumar in prominent roles.