After crossing many hurdles in the last 38 years the second unfinished directorial venture of doyen of Kannada cinema S.R.Puttanna Kanagal's 'Savira Mettilu' is ready to hit the screen this week. Perhaps in the world cinema a film started 38 years ago is releasing for the first time. Thanks to Dr.D.B.Basave Gowda and veteran director K.S.L.Swamee for making the dreams of Puttanna fulfilled. Those appeared in the unfinished project of 'Savira Mettilu' not living today are Kalyankumar, Pandari Bai, Vajramuni music director Vijayabhasker, cameraman D.V.Rajaram, Nanjaraj Urs, Kanagal Prabhakara Shastry and others.
Those who are added to the cast when the film was started again by Basave Gowda are Ambarish, Ramakrishna, Sunderraj, B.V.Radha, Padma Vasanthi, Lakshmidevi, Hema Chaudhary, Jaya, Girija Lokesh, Ashalatha, Shivaram, Govinda Rao, Master Hirannaiai, Mukyamantri Chandru, Doddanna, Govinda Rao, Shivakumar and others.
The famous flute player Pravin Godkindi has given the final touches to the music direction of Vijayabhasker. S.Janaki, P.susheela, LR Ishwari, PB Srinivas, Sangeetha Katti, Kaushik have lent their voice for the lyrics of Nanja Raj Urs, Kanagal Prabhakara Shastri, Vijayanarasimha, Jayagopal, Prof.A.R.Mitra. Manjunath has done the remaining portion of cinematography of D.V.Rajaram.