“Kantara” Hindi competed with Bollywood Diwali releases like “Ram Setu” and “Thank God”. This he Rishab Shetty entertainer has raked in more moolah than ‘Ram Setu’ and ‘Thank God’ on the Thane and Pune circuits. At the end of the third weekend, ‘Kantara’ Hindi earned his net profit of Rs 35.69 crore.
Commenting on the success of Southern films in the Hindi market, actor and pastor Rishab told ETimes: Every industry has its ups and downs. Maybe audiences no longer dichotomy of movies into Bollywood, Sandalwood, etc. People see it as an Indian movie. Kantara is a Kannada, regional and Indian film. The same applies to Hindi cinema. People are crossing language barriers to see content from across India. The entire film industry has made significant contributions to Indian cinema. ”
https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/entertainment/hindi/bollywood/box-office/kantara-hindi-races-ahead-with-rs-35-crore-nett/articleshow/95182383.cms ‘Kantara’ Hindi takes the lead at Rs 3.5 crore net | Hindi Film News