Laali is a 1997 Indian Kannada drama film directed, written and scripted by Dinesh Babu starring Vishnuvardhan, Mohini and Shanthi Krishna in the lead roles. The film was produced by Rockline Venkatesh under his home production Rockline Productions.
The film was critically acclaimed upon release and won laurels at the Karnataka State Film Awards. While the film won the Second Best Film award, the lead actor Vishnuvardhan was adjudged the Best Actor for the year 1997. The music composed by V. Manohar was also received positively. It is considered one of the finest movies ever made by Dinesh Babu.