Dakota Express

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Dakota Express
Directed by M. S. Rajashekar
Produced by Rockline Venkatesh
Starring Rockline Venkatesh
Om Prakash Rao
Music by Hamsalekha
Cinematography R. Janardhan Babu
Edited by Shyam
Rockline Productions
Release date
  • 11 April 2002 (2002-04-11)[1]
Running time
154 minutes
Country India
Language Kannada

Dakota Express is a 2002 Kannada comedy film, a remake of the 2001 Malayalam film Ee Parakkum Thalika.[2] It was produced by Rockline Venkatesh[3] and directed by M. S. Rajashekar.[4] The film stars Rockline Venkatesh and Om Prakash Rao in the leading roles.


Krisha owns an old bus and he is facing lot of problems due to the pathetic condition of the bus. He sold many valuable things to maintain this bus. His friend Sundar was his only companion. A mouse was also there as a character. It ate the passport of Sundar and Sundar went after that mouse. The story took a turn when Gayathri entered the bus as a nomad. She was actually the daughter of a minister. Her father forced her to join politics. So she left home. The police traced her out and had taken her back. Her father was making arrangements for her marriage with someone else. Meanwhile, Krisha realised that he cannot live without Gayathri. Krisha and Sundar secretly entered her house and finally all ended well by winning the heart of her father.



Dakota Express
Dakota Express album cover.jpg
Soundtrack cover
Soundtrack album by Hamsalekha
Released 2002
Genre Feature film soundtrack
Language Kannada
Label Arun Audio

The music was composed and written by Hamsalekha.[5]

Track listing
No. Title Lyrics Singer(s) Length
1. "Bassu Bassu" Hamsalekha S. P. Balasubrahmanyam  
2. "O God O God" Hamsalekha S. P. Balasubrahmanyam 4:25
3. "Jhum Anthu" Hamsalekha K. S. Chithra, Rajesh Krishnan  
4. "Bogase Kangala" Hamsalekha K. J. Yesudas  
5. "Gulaabi Hoove" Hamsalekha K. J. Yesudas  

See also[edit]


  1. ^ http://entertainment.oneindia.in/kannada/movies/dakota-express.html
  2. ^ "Patience helps". The Indian Express. Retrieved 2009-07-08. 
  3. ^ "Khusboo says no to mom roles". Screen Weekly. The Indian Express. 2005-07-15. Retrieved 2009-07-08. 
  4. ^ "How dull can you get?". Metro Plus Chennai. The Hindu. 2002-06-10. Retrieved 2009-07-08. 
  5. ^ Daasa songs