Rishabh Shetty Refuses To Work With Rashmika Mandanna, Chooses Samantha Over Her: ‘These Type Of Actors…’

Rashmika Mandanna, Rishabh Shetty and Samantha Ruth Prabhu
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Rishabh ShettyHis fame skyrocketed with his Kannada film becoming a mega-blockbuster and registering a winning run at the box office. After doing wonders in the cinema halls, the film is ruling the internet online. A commercially successful and critically acclaimed film, the film has earned itself a place among the best films made in the country. While Kantra continues to make headlines, Rishabh Shetty recently grabbed headlines after he took a jibe at Rashmika Mandanna for an old interview that went viral recently.

Rishabh refuses to work with Rashmika

In an interview with Gulte.com, Rishabh was asked who among Samantha Ruth Prabhu, Rashmika Mandanna, Keerthy Suresh and Sai Pallavi he would like to work with. In his response, the director and actor of Kantara said, “I decide my actors after completing my script. I prefer working with newcomers as they come without any barriers. These actors, I They don’t like (my actors to write scripts). They choose to be doers, and I don’t like ‘type actresses’, I don’t like them.”

Praising the work of Sai Pallavi and Samantha, he said, ‘I like their work.’ Then he called him a true artist. Rishabh without naming Rashmika Mandanna also highlighted that the above actress is one of the finest actors in recent times.

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old interview of rashmika mandanna

This comes as a response to Rashmika’s previous interview with Curly Tales where she revealed that acting was not her first choice. Elaborating further, the actress shared that she had won the title of Fresh Face. “I said it’s okay to compete because one of my teachers came and told me. I participated and we had state level competition and national level competition and then I got the title.” Then he shared that they put his name and photo on the front page of the newspaper.”

Elaborating further, he recalled that he received a call from a production house and thought it was a prank call. However, fans noticed that the actress referred to the production house and refrained from naming it. For the uninitiated, the production Rashmika mentioned is Paramavaha Studios, co-founded by actor Rakshit Shetty, a dear friend of Rishabh Shetty. This marked her debut as an actress with the film Kirik Party.

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About Kantara

The story of ‘Kantara’ is set around a small community living in the forests of Kadubettu in the southern coastal state of Karnataka. Weaving an interesting plot of man vs nature conflict, where death leads to war between the villagers and the evil forces and Shiva, a rebel protects his village and nature.

The title has not only enjoyed an extraordinary journey at the box office but has also maintained its position at No.1. No. 1 in the list of current top 250 movies of India released recently by IMDb. And now, viewers can watch Kantara online. Kannada movie all released on 24 November on Amazon Prime Video.

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