Indian Kannada language action drama film Kaatera is the latest pastoral action drama starring Darshan Thoogudeepa in the lead role. It was released on 29 December 2023.
It is Written and directed by Tharun Sudheer and produced by Rockline Venkatesh. Kaatera was made under the Rockline Entertainment and editing by Sudhakar. S. Raj and K. M. Prakash
The film stars Darshan as Katara, Aradhana Ram, Jagapathi Babu, Kumar Govind, Shruti, Biradar, Master Rohit, Avinash, Vinod Kumar Alva and Ravi Chetan as Mara all are in lead roles.
Katera is a blacksmith in Bheemanahalli. He has to deal with many challenges in the form of feudal landlords Devaraya and Kalegowda and their Land Reform Act to help the farmers of his village.
The Budget of film is Rs.45 crore and The film reportedly grossed an impressive Rs.11.79 crore worldwide on its release day. It had a good start at the Karnataka box office.
Darshan's film got positive response & a tremendous opening. Darshan was appreciated for his performance in this action film. Actress Aradhana Ram made her acting debut with the film.