First-look poster of Yagna Shetty's upcoming women-centric film is out
Director Mansore's upcoming film actor Yagna is titled ACT 1978
Mansore, the National Award-winning director of films like Harivu and Nathicharami, is all set with his third outing. The director, who had kept the details of his the upcoming film under wraps so far, has unveiled its first-look poster today. He tells CE that the film has been titled ACT 1978.
The intriguing poster features a pregnant woman, whose face is not revealed. The unidentified woman is seen holding a pistol and a walkie talkie, with a bomb tied to her waist. The film features 28 artistes, with Yagna Shetty in the lead role
“Pramod Shetty, B Suresha, Achyuth Kumar, Avinash, Shobraj, P D Sathish, and Krishna Hebale, along with theatre many other artistes are playing the key roles. Senior actor Shruti will be seen in a pivotal character,” says Mansore.
The director’s first film, Harivu, was based on a true incident that took place in a government hospital in Bengaluru. The film explored the relationship between a father and son.
His second film, Nathicharami, was about women from different walks of life. Both films garnered critical acclaim in national and international film circuits.
Presented by D Creations and produced by Devaraj R, the story of Act 1978 is written by Mansore, Dayanand T K, and Veeru Mallanna. The film has Satya Hegde cranking the camera.
On the other hand, the music for the film has been scored by Rahul Shivakumar and the lyrics has been written by Jayanth Kaikini.