The name of Ramu Enterprises new presentation featuring Super
Star Upendra and glamour girl Jennifer will be Masthi.
This information was disclosed by the producer Ramu and Director
Shivamani who addressed a press conference to provide information
about the title. According to the duo, the title had a majority
approval from many of the Kannada film fans who had sent in their
opinions about the title of the film.
"We had sought opinions from film fans through newspaper
advertisements. Many of the film fans felt that the new title
should have some connection with the earlier title we had for the
Before starting the shooting of the film we had decided to have
the title as Maasthi. But since the title attracted lot of
criticism from the Kannada literary personalities and the pro
Kannada activists, we were constrained to drop the title. Then we
called for film fans opinion and the overwhelming opinion was that
the new title has to be Masthi. Accordingly we have
decided to have the title as Masthi said Shivamani.