The team of Act 1978 is ecstatic. And it has every reason to be. Not only is the film the first fresh film from Sandalwood to hit screen during the pandemic, but has also drawn praise from none other than Sandalwood superstar Kiccha Sudeep. 

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The actor recently took to his social media handle to reveal that he had already watched the film and even wished the team good luck. “Saw the film..fantastic effort and fabulous performances by all. My bst wshs, team Act 1978. Cheers (sic)” posted Sudeep along with the list of the theatres the movie is releasing at. 

Director Mansore who was overjoyed by this gesture Sudeep thanked him while heartedly and shares how he is nervous about the release. Other Sandaleood biggies like Puneeth Rajkumar and Shivarajkumar have also lent their support to Act 1978. 

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A social thriller, the film stars Yagna Shetty in the lead and is her first big release post marriage. The actor has shared how the script was so spellbinding that she couldn’t refuse it. Act 1978 also has a big ensemble cast including Pramod Shetty, Achyuth Kumar, Sudha Belawadi, Ravi Bhat, Shruthi, Krishna Hebbale, Shobharaj, Raghu Shivamogga and RJ Nethra.