Mallu Adil Shah succeeded his father Ismail Adil Shah's death. He was supposed to be in the company of evil habits. Punji Khatun, Mallu Adil Shah's paternal grand mother with the help of General Asad Khan deposed Mallu Adil Shah and declared his younger brother Ibrahim Adil Shah I as the king.
A Visit to Bijapur by H. S. Kaujalagi
"Avalokana" a souvenir published by the Government of Karnataka
Centenary Souvenir published by the Bijapur Municipal Corporation
Wakiyate Mumlikate Bijapur by Basheeruddin Dahalwi
Tareekhe Firishta by Muhammad kasim Firishta
Shawahidul Awliyae Bijapur by Sayyad Murtuza Quadri Gachi Mahal