Gaalipata is a 2008 Indian Kannada language film directed by Yograj Bhat. It stars Ganesh, Diganth, Rajesh Krishnan, and Daisy Bopanna in the lead roles. The film is a romantic comedy and revolves around the lives of three friends who embark on a road trip in search of true love. The story begins with the introduction of the three main characters- Ganesh (Gani), Diganth (Dolly), and Rajesh Krishnan (Raj). Gani is a young man who works for a software company in Bangalore. He is in love with his colleague Vaishali, but is unable to express his feelings to her. Dolly is a rich playboy who has never been in a serious relationship. Raj is a struggling singer who dreams of making it big in the music industry.
One day, Gani decides to take a break from his monotonous life and heads to his hometown Coorg with Dolly and Raj. They arrive at Gani's ancestral home, where they meet Gani's cousin Prasad (Sunil). Prasad is a cook and runs a small restaurant in Coorg. It is here that Gani meets his childhood friend Khushi (Daisy Bopanna), who works as a local guide. Gani is pleasantly surprised to see Khushi, and soon realizes that he has feelings for her.
Meanwhile, Dolly falls in love with a girl named Shwetha (Neethu), whom he meets at a coffee shop. Raj also meets a girl named Nandini (Anjana Sukhani) during their stay in Coorg. As the three friends continue their road trip, they face several challenges, and their relationships are put to the test.
The film's plot revolves around the various love stories and their complications. The actors' performances are noteworthy, with each of them delivering their roles with aplomb. Ganesh and Daisy Bopanna share wonderful chemistry on-screen, and their romantic scenes are a highlight of the film. The cinematography is breathtaking, with the lush landscapes of Coorg being captured beautifully on camera.
The film's music is composed by Mano Murthy, and the songs are catchy and melodious. The tracks "Minchagi Neenu Baralu" and "Nadheem Dheem Tana" went on to become popular hits among the audience.
Overall, Gaalipata is a delightful film that is a must-watch for all romantic comedy enthusiasts. The film's humor, music, and performances make it a perfect mix of entertainment and emotions. It is no surprise that the film went on to become a huge commercial success and a cult classic in Kannada cinema.