Director: T.S. Nagabharana; Writer: T. S. Nagabharana, C. Ashwath, Basavaraj; Producer: Srihari L. Khoday; Cinematographer: B. C. Gowrishankar; Editor: Suresh Urs; Cast: Girish Karnad, Sudharani, Anand, Sundar Raj, H. G. Dattatreya, Shankar Rao, Kasaragodu Chinna, Kishori Ballal, Pankaja, Sripathi Ballal, Shimoga Venkatesh
Summary: Mysoora Mallige is woven from the lyrical poems of K. S. Narasimha Swamy, one of the modem Kannada poets inspired to sing by the love of his land.
Padma is a village girl who is in love with the poet Manju, a fervent patriot. Her father is a village accountant, an instrument of the village's feudal structure, and he opposes Manju's activities. He tries to arrange his daughter's marriage to a man of his own views, but Padma and Manju are united, with the help of Chennaiah, a bangle seller.
In an attempt to save Chennaiah, who becomes involved with nationalists, Manju is wounded and given up for lost. The poet's works are later published by his wife (Padma). Ultimately in the book release function Padma and Manju both united happily.