|Directed by||V. Ravichandran|
|Written by||V. Ravichandran|
|Music by||V. Ravichandran|
|Cinematography||G S V Seetharam|
|Edited by||M. Sanjeeva Reddy|
Malla (Kannada: ಮಲ್ಲ) is a 2004 Indian Kannada romance - action film written, directed, composed and enacted by V. Ravichandran in dual roles. The film also stars Priyanka Upendra and Mohan Shankar in the lead roles. The film was produced by Ramu for his home banner Ramu Enterprises making his the first team up with Ravichandran.
The film found a widespread release across Karnataka state on 27 February 2004 and was declared a blockbuster at the box-office. However it received mixed response by the critics who claimed that the film highlights the unwanted intimacy scenes between the lead pair. The film is also reportedly the first to introduce the famous Kerala based traditional art Kalarippayattu in Kannada cinema. The stunt master K. D. Venkatesh was awarded in special category at the Karnataka State Film Awards for the year 2004.
- V. Ravichandran as Mallikarjuna (Malla)/ Shiva
- Priyanka Upendra as Priya
- Mohan Shankar as Hanuma
- KSL Swamy
- Pavitra Lokesh
- Shankar Ashwath
The music of the film was composed and lyrics written by V. Ravichandran.
|Soundtrack album by V. Ravichandran|
|Genre||Feature film soundtrack|
|1.||"Yammo Yammo"||V. Ravichandran||Srinivas, Anuradha Sriram|
|2.||"Karunaade"||V. Ravichandran||L. N. Shastry|
|3.||"Ee Preethiya Marethu"||V. Ravichandran||S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, K. S. Chithra|
|4.||"Masthu Nee Masthu"||V. Ravichandran||Hemanth|
|5.||"Olagirodhu"||V. Ravichandran||Udit Narayan, Suma Shastry|
|6.||"Mangalyam"||V. Ravichandran||L. N. Shastry, Suma Shastry|
|7.||"Bangadi"||V. Ravichandran||Mano, K. S. Chithra|
|8.||"Angada Angada"||V. Ravichandran||L. N. Shastry, Suma Shastry|