‘Yeh Kannada picture karega,’ says Rishab Shetty after Ayushmann Khurrana’s floors him with his Kannada

The evolution of South Indian cinema has been much debated over the past year or two with 2022 in particular pointing out more than ever. Actors and filmmakers in the Hindi Film Industry have shown a keen interest in collaborating with South Indian talent, and the boundaries can be seen to be gradually blurring with the opportunity to be explored by the likes of Shah Rukh Khan, Karan Johar and others. outside their borders.

Rishab Shetty, in this regard, has been the most sought-after name after the success of Kantara. The actor-director recently appeared at a year-end panel discussion where he shared the platform with stars Dulquer Salman, Varun Dhawan, Vidya Balan, Janhvi Kapoor and others. Rishab Shetty’s brilliant performance in Kantara would come up in conversation more than once, with both Janhvi and Vidya Balan asking him to cast her in his next and Anil Kapoor, the mainstay of the panel, confirming that Rishabh’s next should be with him.

But it was Ayushmann Khurrana who wooed Rishab the most and rightly so An Action Hero the actor’s kannada fluency! Yes, Ayushmann couldn’t hold back and blurted out some words in Kannada, which not only impressed Rishab Shetty but also claimed that the Bollywood actor has every chance of acting in a Kannada film.

“Olle scream,” (cute scream) said Ayushmann referring to Rishabh’s iconic scream in the climactic portions of Kantara. “Yeh Kannada picture karega,” Rishabh says in response to laughter from the entire panel and then to make things more pleasant, Ayushmann adds, “Naanu ninna ishta padthini” which translates to “I like you” in Kannada.

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