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Rhaatee (Kannada: ರಾಟೆ) is a 2015 Indian Kannada romantic film written and directed by A. P. Arjun, in his third directorial venture after the successful films like Ambari and Addhuri. The film also marks the second production of music director V. Harikrishna under his home banner "Harmonium Reeds".[1] The film stars Dhananjay and Shruthi Hariharan in the lead roles.[2] The film has the musical score and soundtrack composed by V. Harikrishna. The film, launched officially on 3 March 2013 underwent several delays and took a long shoot time and finally released theatrically on 20 March 2015.[3]

2015 Kannada film Rhaatee poster.jpg
Film poster
Directed byA. P. Arjun
Produced byV. Harikrishna
Screenplay byA. P. Arjun
Story byA. P. Arjun
Shruthi Hariharan
Music byV. Harikrishna
CinematographySatya Hegde
Edited byDeepu S. Kumar
Harmonium Reeds
Distributed byThoogudeepa Distributors
Release date
  • 20 March 2015 (2015-03-20)
Running time
138 minutes


  • Dhananjay as Raja
  • Shruthi Hariharan as Rani
  • Bullet Prakash as Jagganna
  • Suchendra Prasad
  • Uday
  • Mohan Juneja
  • Patre Nagaraj
  • Mugu Suresh
  • Maapi Gowdru
  • Shyam
  • Mahesh
  • Addhuri Giri
  • Veeresh Gowdru
  • Kapali Raju
  • Alex


Soundtrack album by
ReleasedNovember 2014 (2014-11)
GenreFeature film soundtrack
LabelD Beats
ProducerV. Harikrishna

Music composer V. Harikrishna was roped in to score for both score and soundtrack consisting of 6 tracks.[4] Actor Sudeep recorded one song for the film in Chennai.[5] Lyrics for the tracks were penned by A. P. Arjun and Yogaraj Bhat.

1."Ratti Patta"A. P. ArjunVani Harikrishna, Santhosh Venky4:33
2."Raja Rani (male)"A. P. ArjunSanthosh Venky3:26
3."Jodi Hakki"A. P. ArjunSudeep3:23
4."Nanna Bennalina"Yogaraj BhatSonu Nigam3:39
5."Raja Rani (female)"A. P. ArjunShreya Ghoshal3:26
6."Devaru Illada"A. P. ArjunSanthosh Venky1:11
Total length:19:38


  1. ^ "Raate Launched". Chitraloka. 3 May 2013.
  2. ^ "Dhananjay in demand". Times of India. 16 April 2013.
  3. ^ "20 Kannada Films to Fight for January Release". The New Indian Express. 30 December 2014.
  4. ^ "Rhaatee (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) - EP". iTunes.
  5. ^ "Kichcha Sudeep sings for RAATE – Cineloka Exclusive". Cineloka. 28 November 2014.

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