“Signal Man 1971” to Hit Theatres in August


The much-anticipated film “Signal Man 1971” is set to release in August. Produced by Ganesh Prabhu B.V. under the Hindustan Muktha Media Entertainer banner and directed by K Shivarudrappa, the film stars Prakash Belawadi, Rajesh Nataranga, and Venkatesh Prasad in pivotal roles. The announcement was made during a recent press conference by the film’s team.

“Signal Man 1971” is a historical drama set against the backdrop of the 1971 Indo-Pak war, depicting the life of a railway signalman who worked for twenty years at a deserted railway station. The protagonist, played by Prakash Belawadi, experiences a transformation from isolation to becoming a valuable asset to the state and nation. The major portion of the film was shot on a specially constructed railway station set in Ooty.

The film’s crew includes Shekhar Chandru as the cinematographer, Suresh Urs as the editor, Osephachan as the music director, and Santosh Panchal as the art director. “Signal Man 1971” has already garnered attention by being showcased at several international film festivals, including the Bengaluru International Film Festival, Chennai International Film Festival, Mumbai International Film Festival, and the Bangladesh International Film Festival.

Producer Ganesh Prabhu shared his excitement about the project, noting that it is the first film produced by his company. He also revealed that the film won the Best Feature Film award at the Bangladesh International Film Festival, bringing pride and joy to the team.

Actors Rajesh Nataranga, Dimpy Pady, cinematographer Shekhar Chandru, and executive producer Venkatesh Prasad also spoke about their experiences working on the film during the press conference.

Signal Man


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