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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 was 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]

Puttakkana Highway
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Theatrical poster
Directed byB. Suresha
Produced byPrakash Raj
Shylaja Nag
Written byNagathihalli Chandrashekar
Prakash Raj
Music byHamsalekha
CinematographyH. M. Ramachandra
Edited byJo Ni Harsha
Release date
  • 20 May 2011 (2011-05-20)


The story exploits the dark and bright 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]


  1. ^ "Puttakkana Highway movie review: Wallpaper, Story, Trailer at Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 6 August 2012.
  2. ^ "National Film Award for Prakash Raj - Puttakkana Highway | Cine Vedika | Telugu |Film News | Daily Serials | TV Shows | Movies| Music". Cine Vedika. Retrieved 6 August 2012.
  3. ^ "'Lucky' wins the Golden Bherunda award at BIFF - IBN South - IBN Bangalore - ibnlive". 26 December 2011. Retrieved 6 August 2012.