Kumar is producing as well as acting in movie 1977, being produced
under his home banner. 1977 has two heroines; Namitha, who will be
a lawyer, and Farzana, who will be a journo.
Speaking about the film, Sarath Kumar said, "I have acted with
Namitha in quite a few films before. She is acting as an advocate,
but at the same time she has plenty of room to flaunt her glamorous
image. The film will be released in Telugu and Tamil and also some
"The film's title is taken from the year (1977) that late Dr.
MGR took over the reins of the State as Chief Minister, but the
film is not politically-oriented. Three-fourths of the film was
shot in Malaysia. The governmental bodies there were extremely
helpful. I will have six different disguises in the movie," he
maker GN Dinesh Kumar is debuting as director through 1977, which
is in the post-production stages