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Updated December 17th, 2023 at 09:06 IST

Kaatera trailer: Darshan plays a blacksmith and leads a crusade against landlords in Karnataka

In Kaatera trailer, Darshan steps into the role of a blacksmith, leading a revolt against oppression in rural Karnataka during the mid-1970s.

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A still from the trailer of Kaatera | Image:YouTube screengrab
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The makers of Kaatera recently dropped the trailer of the film, sharing a glimpse of the narrative of the movie. Tharun Kishore Sudhir earlier collaborated with Darshan in the film titled Roberrt. The film was regarded as one of Darshan's best performances and now the actor is expected to deliver much more in Kaatera.

Darshan's gritty transformation in Kaatera trailer

In Kaatera, Darshan steps into the role of a blacksmith, leading a revolt against oppression in rural Karnataka during the mid-1970s. The trailer hints at a departure from his superstar persona, showcasing his immersive portrayal of a character deeply entrenched in the film's narrative.

The film transports audiences to 1974, infusing a retro ambiance evident in its cinematography and costume design. This nostalgic backdrop enhances the storytelling, adding depth to the struggle against tyrants and landlords, mirroring real-life inspirations.

The title Kaatera is based on the goddess Kaateramma. She is worshipped by devotees across Karnataka. The title goes best the storyline as it balances reality with entertainment. The film was earlier titled D56.

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A still from Kaatera trailer | Image: YouTube screengrab

 

Darshan starrer Kaatera sends out a social message to the audience

Director Tharun Sudhir, drawing from a real-life incident, addresses the agrarian crisis, cleverly blending social relevance with commercial appeal. Kaatera promises an amalgamation of action-packed sequences and engaging moments, designed to resonate with Darshan's loyal fans.

A still from Kaatera trailer | Image: YouTube screengrab

 

All we need to know about the film Kaatera

Joining Darshan on this cinematic journey are Aradhana Ram, making her debut alongside Shruti, Kumar Govind, Jagapathi Babu, Avinash, Vijanath Biradar, Achyuth Kumar, and others, each playing pivotal roles. V. Harikrishna's musical compositions and Sudhakar S Raj's cinematography further elevate the film's immersive experience. For the unversed, the film will release in theatres on December 29. The release date of the film was announced via a special video on social media. 

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Published December 17th, 2023 at 09:06 IST

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