The Climax Kola scenes were shot in natural moonlight. The complete set was directed by Raj B Shetty of Garuda Gamana Virshaba Vahana fame.
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The entire opening sequence is shot admist the real ongoing festival. The actual people in the sequence are the villagers. It was shot without a body double.
Yes Kantara has has received 2 Oscar qualifications. The Qualifies For Best Picture Oscars Contention List.
Rishabh Shetty stated that while the events he was referring to were based on a real story from his village, the world of Kantara was a product of his imagination.
They had create a village, a school, temple, and a tree house using natural resources. They managed to smoke the entire village for a single shot.
Due to the movie, the Karnataka Government has declared a monthly stipend for Bhuta Kola performers who are 60 years old or above.
The movie was produced with a budget of 16 crores INR and completed within 96 days. It went on to generate revenue of almost 188 crores INR within just one month of its release.