Mugila Mallige is a family drama starring Sarita,srinath and Ashok in lead. Sarita the protogonist of the movie works for srinath by looking after his household work and his children. Srinath introduces sarita into newspaper for short story by seeing her talent,as the day passes her popularity grows exceptionally. Srinath has younger brother Ashok who is married.However sarita has all the love for him but does not expresses it. She expresses it only through her short story series Mugila Mallige.In the end she commits suicide and writes it in her novel before dying.