|Directed by||Chi Dattaraj|
|Produced by||P. H. Ramarao|
|Screenplay by||M. D. Sundar|
|Story by||M. D. Sundar|
|Music by||Chellapilla Satyam|
|Edited by||P. Bhaktavatsalam|
Sri Rajarajeshwari Film Combines
Keralida Simha is a 1981 Indian Kannada film directed by Chi Dattaraj. The film stars Rajkumar, Saritha, Thoogudeepa Srinivas, Pandari Bai and Srinivasa Murthy in the lead roles. The movie was produced by P. H. Ramarao in the banner of Sri Rajarajeshwari Film combines.  The movie was recorded a Blockbuster at the box office and had a theatrical run of over 100 days in multiple centres.
A day before the release, the prints of the movie got stuck in Chennai and the producer had no option other than scrapping the movie. However, Parvathamma Rajkumar stepped in at the end moment and arranged for personal transportation for the rolls to be distributed to the district centres in Karnataka and saw to that the movie released smoothly. This incident proved her mettle in the industry as a distributor and her ability to sail through the crisis.
The film revolves around two brothers who are police officers. Rajkumar plays the role of elder brother of Shankar, who is a strict and honest police officer. The protagonist falls in love with a lawyer played by Saritha. The protagonist seizes a gang which involves in the consumption of illegal drugs. It is revealed that the leader of the gang is the son of a rich businessman played by Thoogudeepa Srinivas. Under difficult circumstances the lawyer played by Sarita becomes the defence lawyer for the accused.
- Thoogudeepa Srinivas
- Shakti Prasad
- Srinivasa Murthy
- Honnavalli Krishna
- Pandari Bai
|Soundtrack album by|
|Genre||Feature Film Soundtrack|
|1||"Ondu Maathu Nanage Gotthu"||Rajkumar, Sulochana||Chi. Udayashankar|
|2||"Amma Neenu Namagaagi"||Rajkumar, P. B. Sreenivas||Chi. Udayashankar|
|3||"Thiliyade Nanage Thiliyade"||Rajkumar||Chi. Udayashankar|
|4||"Eno Moha Eko Daaha"||Rajkumar, Vani Jairam||Chi. Udayashankar|
Due to the prints being blocked in Chennai, there remained an uncertainty over the film's release. Eventually the film had a low profile release without much marketing irrespective of which the film turned out to be a Blockbuster completing over 17 weeks of theatrical run in 11 centres across Karnataka.
- Filmfare Award for Best Actor (1981) – Rajkumar
- Karnataka State Film Award for Best Sound Recording (1981) – Seetharam