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Kaatera release date - Challenging Star Darshan's mega film to arrive in theatres this December

Kaatera stars Challenging Star Darshan, Radhana Ram, Kumar Govind, Shruti and others with Tharun Kishore Sudhir at the helm

Kaatera release date - Challenging Star Darshan's mega film to arrive in theatres this December
Darshan in 'Kaatera'

Last Updated: 07.19 PM, Nov 29, 2023


The year 2023 is set to end with a bang for all the Challenging Star Darshan fans. The actor's much-awaited film 'Kaatera', which has been in the making for quite some time, will arrive in theatres on a grand note on December 29th, 2023. The makers took to social media to emphatically announce the release date via a new promo video.


Darshan will be seen in a rugged avatar in this period actioner which has been written and directed by Tharun Kishore Sudhir. 'Kaatera' marks their third collaboration after 'Chowka' (special appearance or extended cameo by Darshan) and the 2021 film 'Roberrt'. 

Set against the backdrop of a rural setting, 'Kaatera' is billed as a commercial entertainer that tackles a major agrarian issue in Karnataka. In the past, Tharun Sudhir has spoken about being inspired by a real-life incident to make the film but one grows curious to see how he handles a sensitive issue against the towering expectations of the Challenging Star fans. Darshan's most recent release is the V. Harikrishna directorial 'Kranti' which failed to live up to the expectations and wasn't able to yield the desired box office results during its theatrical run.

V. Harikrishna will serve as the music composer of 'Kaatera', however, and the latest teaser/promo suggests that he is in top form for this all-important film. 

Radhana Ram, the daughter of late film producer Ramu and '90s superstar Malashree, makes her acting debut with 'Kaatera' and she will be seen in the role of Prabhavathi in the film. Shruti, Kumar Govind and others, too, are part of the cast. 

As far as the release date of 'Kaatera' is concerned, the makers will expectedly be wary of the competition they are likely to face from Salaar and Dunki, which are scheduled to release a week prior in theatres. Both films boast big superstars, namely Prabhas and Shah Rukh Khan, and also have the potential to rule the box office for extended periods of time. Will Kaatera be impacted by this? The answer's out on December 29th.

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