The family is from Bangalore living in a rented house. He has his parents, one older sister and two younger sisters.
Mallikarjuna keeps normal health.
Mallikarjuna’s family circumstances are ones of pathetic condition. His father works as a laborer, but since he is irresponsible, he does not care to support the family. The mother is the sole earning member who earns a meager income as a maid servant. She struggles hard, but fails to make ends meet. Finally, she requested for sponsorship assistance from Vathsalya Charitable Trust for this child so that he could look forward to a better future.