On the occasion of the Akka Mahadevi Jayanti, the Akka Mahadevi Samiti is screening a short film, In the Footsteps of Akka Mahadevi , on Friday at Rao Bahadur Dharmapravartha Gubbi Thotadappa Centenary Hall (beside City Railway Station), at 11 a.m.
The show, featuring the message and life of the 12th century Kannada Bhakti poet, will be inaugurated by Governor H.R. Bhardwaj.
Leeladevi Prasad, former Minister and Samiti president, has conceptualised and produced the telefilm.
The core cast includes Prateeksha Kashi, who plays the eponymous role while Shashidara Kote plays Allama Prabhu.