Mysore Mallige (Kannada: ��������������� ���������������������) is a 1992 Indian Kannada drama film directed and co-written by T. S. Nagabharana and produced by Srihari Khoday. The story is based on a 1942 work of the same title by the acclaimed poet K. S. Narasimhaswamy. The film was an attempt to create a story based on the poetry.
The film's cast consisted mainly of actors from a theatrical background including Girish Karnad, Sudharani, Anand, Sundar Raj and H. G. Dattatreya.
The film was well received upon release. It went on to win National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Kannada and the lyrical works by Narasimha Swamy fetched him the National Film Award for Best Lyrics. The film also received multiple Karnataka State Film Awards including Best Film, Best Actress and other technical categories.
On the occasion of 101st birth anniversary of K. S. Narasimha Swamy, a leading Kannada daily reported that this movie was the inspiration for the 1994 Hindi movie 1942: A Love Story.
Girish KarnadSudharaniAnandSundar RajH. G. DattatreyaShankar RaoKasaragodu ChinnaKishori BallalPankajaSripathi BallalShimoga Venkatesh
The music of the film was composed by C. Ashwath. All the 9 songs composed for this film have been from the literary work collection of poet K. S. Narasimha Swamy.
The film has won the following awards since its release.39th National Film AwardsNational Film Award for Best Feature Film in KannadaSilver Lotus Award ��� Best Lyricist ��� K. S. Narasimhaswamy1991���92 Karnataka State Film AwardsSecond Best FilmBest Actress ��� SudharaniBest Cinematographer ��� B. C. GowrishankarBest Sound Recording ��� Aravinda Kiggal and K. S. KrishnamurthyBest Editor ��� Suresh Urs40th Filmfare Awards SouthBest Film ��� KannadaBest Director ��� Kannada ��� T. S. NagabharanaBest Actress ��� Kannada ��� SudharaniBest Music Director ��� Kannada ��� C. AshwathThis film screened at IFFI 1992 Panorama section.