Michael, Arjun and Lallan, three men from three different stratas of society, cross paths one morning in Calcutta and change one another's lives forever.

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Cast

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Michael Mukherjee
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Lallan Singh
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Sashi Biswas
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Arjun Balachandran
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Mira
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Radhika
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Prosonjit Bhatacharya
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Gopal Singh
Anant Nag ...
Arjun's Father
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Dablu
Loveleen Mishra ...
Shobha
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Trilok
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Storyline

Michael (Ajay Devgan) , Arjun (Vivek Oberoi) and Lallan (Abhishek Bachchan) are three young men in Kolkata , with different ideals and objectives . Michael is an idealistic youth leader who dreams of a better India being created by the youth power . Arjun is a self-centered , opportunistic , easygoing fellow whose objective is to immigrate to a developed country and make big money . Lallan is a goon who works for Prosenjit Chatterjee (Om Puri) , an immoral politician . The lives of these three different people become intertwined following a murder attempt and an accident in broad daylight on the Hooghly bridge . Written by Soumitra

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Budget:

INR 100,000,000 (estimated)

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£57,889 (UK) (21 May 2004)

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$280,100 (USA) (28 May 2004)
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Trivia

During the shooting of the final fight sequence on Howrah Bridge between Lallan (Abishek Bachan) and Arjun (Vivek Oberoi), Vivek Oberoi broke his leg when he tried to avoid an oncoming motorcycle. See more »

Goofs

During the song "Badal Jo Aaye", Ajay Devgan's bike changes from a Yamaha Libero to Hero Honda Passion and back to Libero again. See more »

Connections

Alternate-language version of Ayitha Ezhuthu (2004) See more »

Soundtracks

Kabhi Neem Neem
Written by Mehboob
Composed by A.R. Rahman
Performed by Madhushree and A.R. Rahman
Courtesy of Venus Records and Tapes Ltd.
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Simply Youthful

Yuva is a great comeback for Maniratnam as a Hindi film director after the unsuccessful Dil Se. His earlier regional language films like Velu Nayakan, Anjali, Roja, Bombay, Iruvar and many more have been highly successful all over India. Yuva is a thrilling story of three young guns of Calcutta whose stories get connected by a road mishap. The film is based upon college. Ajay Devgan (two time National Award winner) has given a fantastic performance as a college leader along with Vivek Oberoi. The actors are aptly casted and the film is technically very good. Cinematography is just out of this world. But the limelight is stolen by Abhishek Bachchan who has given the performance of a lifetime. His role of a street-side malefactor will surely win him awards. HATS OFF TO YUVA & MANIRATNAM!!!


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