Puttakkana Highway

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Puttakkana Highway
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Theatrical poster
Directed by B. Suresha
Produced by Prakash Raj
Shylaja Nag
Written by Nagathihalli Chandrashekar
Starring Shruti
Prakash Raj
Music by Hamsalekha
Cinematography H. M. Ramachandra
Edited by Jo Ni Harsha
Release date
  • 20 May 2011 (2011-05-20)
Country India
Language Kannada

Puttakkana Highway (Kannada: ಪುಟ್ಟಕ್ಕನ ಹೈವೇ) is a 2011 Indian Kannada film in the drama genre starring Shruti and Prakash Raj in the lead roles. The film is directed by B. Suresha. Prakash Raj and Shylaja Nag jointly produced this venture under Duet Movies and Media House banner. Hamsalekha composed the music and H. M. Ramachandra was the cameraman. The story is based on the novel by acclaimed writer Nagathihalli Chandrashekar.[1]


The story exploits the darker and brighter sides of the land acquisition scam. Puttakkana Highway is set in a remote village where people make their living through farming.



  • The movie won the National Award for Best Regional Film for the year 2010-2011.[2]
  • Puttakkana Highway won an award in 4th Bengaluru International Film Festival 2011.[3]