Producer: Venu Chettiar, Venu Chettiyar
Director: J. Mahendran
Writer: Based On Novel By Umachandran, Umachandran
Release Date: 15 August,1978
Storyline: Mullum malarum (english: thorn and flower or thorns also blossom) is a 1978 indian tamil drama film directed by j. mahendran and produced by venu chettiar. the film, which features rajinikanth, sarath babu, fatafat jayalaxmi and shoba, marked mahendran's directorial debut and was adapted from writer umachandran's award-winning novel of the same name, albeit with several changes.