Mungaru Male ( ಮುಂಗಾರು ಮಳೆ) (Pre Monsoon Rain)is a Kannada-language movie. The film was directed by Yograj Bhat and the music was rendered by Mano Murthy.
Preetham (Ganesh) is the lead character of the film. He is a flamboyant boy. He instantly falls in love (as well as manhole!) with Nandini (Sanjana Gandhi) amidst the rain. When it rains, it makes way for sprouting of seeds. Similarly, love sprouts in the heart of Preetham in between the rain and grows in the house of Nandini situated in Madikeri. Preetham comes to know that Nandini is the daughter of his mother's friend later. He also comes to know that Nandini is already engaged to Gautham,an army officer who saved her father's life. The film ends with a unexpected climax. The director gives a message that "Love is pleasant but sacrifice is eternal."