Kaatera is a Kannada language movie that is written and directed by Jadesh Kumar Hampe and Tharun Kishore Sudhir. R. Jagapathibabu and Kumar Govind star as lead actors Darshan and Aradhana in supporting roles.

A lot of talented people worked behind this film. V. Harikrishna composed the music. Sudhakar S Raj is the cinematographer. The setting was designed by KM Prakash. Rockline Venkatesh produced the film through his company Rockline Entertainments.


Release Date29 December 2023
Star CastDarshan, Aradhana Ram, Jagapathi Babu
GenresAction, Drama
DirectorTharun Sudhir
MusicV. Harikrishna
ProducerRockline Venkatesh
EditorK. M. Prakash
WriterTharun Sudhir, Jadesh Kumar Hampi
CinematographerSudhakar S. Raj
Production CompanyRockline Entertainments


Kaatera tells an interesting story set in the historical context of Hampi in the 1970s. Through the history, the film not only provides fascinating action scenes, but also shows the complex socio-economic circumstances of those difficult times that allowed viewers to recognize them what life was really like back then.


  • Darshan as Kaatera
  • Aradhana Ram as Prabhavathi
  • Jagapathi Babu as Devaraya
  • Kumar Govind as Mahadevanna
  • Vinod Kumar Alva as Kaalegowda
  • Shruti as Kumari
  • Vaijanath Biradar as Chongla
  • Achyuth Kumar
  • Danish Akhtar Saifi
  • Padma Vasanthi
  • Master Rohit as Puttaraju
  • Avinash as Shanubogha[11]
  • Srinivasa Murthy
  • Ravi Chethan as Maara
  • Shweta Prasad as Reena D’Souza


Kaatera film are brings back the actor Darshan and director Tharun Kishore Sudhir, as they originally worked together in the successful film Roberrt. The film also stars Radhanaram, daughter of famous Kannada actress Malashree as the lead actress for the first time. Fans were eagerly waiting for Radhana’s first major performance.

The film was first released to the public on February 16, 2023 on the occasion of Darshan’s birthday celebrations, and created a lot of excitement. To build up anticipation for the film’s theatrical release on November 29, the makers released an exciting behind-the-scenes video about the making of the film and then released the official poster premiered on December 12, further fueling fan interest.



When was the Kaatera movie released?

The movie was released on 29 December 2023.

Who directed Kaatera movie ?

The movie directed by Tharun Sudhiri.

Who are the main actors in Kaatera ?

‘Kaatera’ star cast includes Darshan, Aradhana Ram and Jagapathi Babu.

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