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Yuva (2004)

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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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Credited cast:
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Michael Mukherjee
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Lallan Singh
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Sashi Biswas
Vivek Oberoi ...
Arjun Balachandran
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Mira
Esha Deol ...
Radhika
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Prosonjit Bhatacharya
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Gopal Singh
Anant Nag ...
Arjun's Father
Vijay Raaz ...
Dablu
Loveleen Mishra ...
Shobha
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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)

Opening Weekend:

£57,889 (UK) (21 May 2004)

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$280,100 (USA) (28 May 2004)
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Hrithik Roshan was offered the role of Lallan Singh, but had to turn down the role, because of date problems. See more »

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In all the scenes that are shot in rain, you can see the sun light, people's shadow and clear blue skies. See more »

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

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Dol Dol
Written by BlaaZe
Composed by A.R. Rahman
Performed by BlaaZe and Shahin Badar
Courtesy of Venus Records and Tapes Ltd.
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A good depiction of youth's mind
27 December 2006 | by (Lahore, Pakistan) – See all my reviews

I agree to kaushik dave up to some extent that it bears a resemblance with Amores Perros but at one point only and it is that there are three different stories meeting at one point but that is the end.

What impresses me more about this movie is the true depiction of youth's mind (sp. in Pakistan, India and other third world countries). Today's youth is matured but confused, helping but selfish for themselves and above all sentimental yet insensitive. Like Arjun, on the face he is loving, caring and always wants to be with family but inside wants to go to US for good career. Same is true for Lallan, very selfish thinks only for himself and nothing else. But the true high point of the movie is Michael Thinking and approach towards things. He is the one driving force for others.

As per direction, Mani Ratman's movie is always special for its visual feat and that is also true for this movie. And above all AR Rehman Music is true to the story.


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