Katera Wikipedia, Summary, Cast, Review & More

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Kaatera is a Indian Kannada-language film of the action drama genre,  released in 2023. It was directed by Tharun Sudhir and produced by Rockline Venkatesh. The movie has Darshan, Aradhana Ram, and Jagapathi Babu as the main characters. The movie premiered on December 29, 2023, and has been enjoying a successful run in terms of box office performance.

Plot of the Movie

The story of the film centers on a blacksmith who courageously fights for the rights of the farmers residing in his community. He intends to implement the Land Acquisition Act, which aims to facilitate the return of land to farmers from the government. The film is situated in a rural setting and portrays the challenges faced by farmers as they resist the government.


  • Darshan as Kaatera
  • Aradhana Ram as Prabhavathi
  • Jagapathi Babu as Devaraya
  • Kumar Govind as Mahadevanna
  • Shruti as Kumari
  • Vaijanath Biradar as Chongla
  • Master Rohit as Puttaraju
  • Avinash as Shanubogha
  • Vinod Kumar Alva as Kaalegowda
  • Ravi Chethan as Maara
  • Shweta Prasad as Reena D’Souza


Tharun Sudhir made the initial announcement of the film on 16 February 2022, corresponding with Darshan’s birthday, but did not disclose much specifics. The idea was originally attributed to Umapathy Srinivas Gowda, however, it did not come to fruition. Subsequently, Rockline Venkatesh took over control of the project, and on 16 February 2022, an announcement was made by unveiling a poster. The project was named “Kaatera”, inspired by the renowned deity Kaateramma, who holds significance in Karnataka. Jagadeesh Kumar Hampi, known for his work in the film Guru Shishyaru, is co-writing the project. Acclaimed dialogue writer Maasti was recruited. The renowned actor Kumar Govind was officially signed on his birthday, 17 March 2023, through the release of a promotional poster.

Collection at the Box Office

Kaatera debuted in theatres with an initial box office revenue of $1.321 million on its first day. The picture continued to perform well, earning $1.11 million even on its fourth day. On the second day, the film garnered a remarkable Rs.7.85 crore, bringing the cumulative box office earnings to Rs.18.85 crore. The global box office revenue for Darshan’s film has surpassed $5.8 million, while the net collection in India stands at $5.2 million. This will increase over time. Given the box office collection in the opening days, movie appears that Kaatera’s success is inevitable.


The picture received high praise by audiences. OTTplay’s Swaroop Kodur gave it 3.5 stars and said, “Kaatera could have definitely but the film is certainly worth a watch.” As previously stated, the picture does not rely on its lead actor’s star status blindly and instead attempts to drive mostly entertaining ways.” Narayana. M of Filmibeat gave it 3.5 stars and wrote, “The movie [Kaatera] is made with the Fans who enjoy seeing it again can go to the theatre with their family.”

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