Karthik finishes engineering school and aspires to become a filmmaker. His friend Krishna takes him to director Puri Jagannath and pleads with him to take him as his assistant. Meanwhile, ... See full summary »

Director:

(as Gautham Vasudev Menon)

Writers:

(dialogue), (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
Reviews
3 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

An aspiring filmmaker goes through the ups and downs of romance when he falls for a Christian woman who says she only wants to be friends.

Director: Gautham Menon
Stars: T.R. Silambarasan, Trisha Krishnan, Ganesh
Manam I (2014)
Comedy | Drama | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

A series of reincarnations within a single family which spans across four generations.

Director: Vikram K. Kumar
Stars: Akkineni Nageshwara Rao, Nagarjuna Akkineni, Naga Chaitanya Akkineni
Action | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

The Nanda family based in Milan,Italy is a very powerful family with a huge business empire. Raghunanda(Boman Irani), his son(Mukesh Rishi)and his grandson Gautam Nanda(Pawan Kalyan) manage... See full summary »

Director: Trivikram Srinivas
Stars: Pawan Kalyan, Samantha Ruth Prabhu, Pranitha
100% Love (2011)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

100% Love Balu is a brilliant student and always tops his class. Maha Lakshmi comes from a village and stays in Balu's house to do her graduation in the same college. Balu has the typical ... See full summary »

Director: Sukumar
Stars: Naga Chaitanya Akkineni, Tamannaah Bhatia, Tara Alisha
Gharshana (2004)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A strict young and inspired police officer takes charge of the Hyderabad crime branch of the police department. He starts working on a special duty. They mark several gangsters and he kills... See full summary »

Director: Gautham Menon
Stars: Venkatesh Daggubati, Asin, Saleem Baig
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

A Young Chap Gautham is on his way to Banglore to stop marriage of his Girlfriend who is getting married to another guy.In route he is kidnapped by John and demands him to narrate his ... See full summary »

Director: Nandini Bv Reddy
Stars: Nani, Nithya Menon, Sneha Ullal
Leader (2010)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Dr.Arjun Prasad is the son of the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh,who is killed in a bomb blast by naxals.He tries to become his father's successor by competing against his cousin,the ... See full summary »

Director: Sekhar Kammula
Stars: Rana Daggubati, Richa Gangopadhyay, Priya Anand
Ishq (2012)
Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Rahul (Nitin) falls in love with Priya (Nitya) at the first sight. Both of them alight a flight at Delhi to Hyderabad, but is diverted to Goa due to bad weather. They fall in love with each... See full summary »

Director: Vikram K. Kumar
Stars: Nithiin, Nithya Menon, Nagineedu
Arya (2004)
Action | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Arya (Allu Arjun) is a happy-go-lucky, college-going youth with an attitude. He falls in love with Geeta (Anuradha Mehta) at first sight. He proposes to her in front of her boyfriend Siva. ... See full summary »

Director: Sukumar
Stars: Allu Arjun, Anuradha Mehta, Siva Balaji
Bommarillu (2006)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

Siddu is the son of an over-protective business man. Every decision of his is made by his father, which leads him into frustration. He half-heartedly agrees to become engaged to a rich ... See full summary »

Director: Bhaskar
Stars: Siddharth, Genelia D'Souza, Prakash Raj
Orange (2010)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A man, who doesn't believe that love can last a lifetime, pursues an exuberant romantic, but their clashing ideologies keep them apart.

Director: Bhaskar
Stars: Genelia D'Souza, Shazahn Padamsee, Prabhu
Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Before he can marry his sweetheart, a wealthy city boy from England is challenged to prove his work ethic on a farm in rural India.

Director: Prabhudheva
Stars: Trisha Krishnan, Siddharth, Prakash Raj
Edit

Cast

Cast overview:
Naga Chaitanya Akkineni ...
Karthik (as Naga Chaitanya)
Samantha Ruth Prabhu ...
Krishnudu ...
Krishna
Sanjay Swaroop ...
Raghava Rao
Devan ...
Surekavani ...
Karthik's Mother
Lakshmi Ramakrishnan ...
Teresa Thekekuttu
...
Himself (as Puri Jagannath)
Sudheer Babu Posani ...
Jerry Thekekuttu (as Sudheer)
Surekha Vani ...
Karthik's mom
Sapan Saran ...
Nandhini
Trisha Alex ...
Anupama
...
Herself
T.R. Silambarasan ...
Himself
Subbalakshmi ...
Jessie's Grandmother
Edit

Storyline

Karthik finishes engineering school and aspires to become a filmmaker. His friend Krishna takes him to director Puri Jagannath and pleads with him to take him as his assistant. Meanwhile, Karthik accidentally meets his landlord's daughter Jessie and falls for her at first sight. Despite being younger than her, Karthik expresses his wish to love her. Her father Joseph will not accept his daughter to marry a Hindu. Jessie is torn between Karthik and her family. Will Karthik win his lady love, and will he fulfill his dream of becoming a filmmaker? Written by P.V.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

A different love story, yet again

Genres:

Romance

Certificate:

PG-13 | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

26 February 2010 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Y.M.C.  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

(Technicolor)|
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

This movie was shot simultaneously in Tamil and with a different cast as Will You Cross the Skies for Me? (2010). See more »

Quotes

Karthik: Hi, are you going to the office?
Jessie Thekekuttu: [sarcastically] No, I am going to play cricket... coming?
Karthik: You are hot... Oh, its hot! Blue suits you a lot.
Jessie Thekekuttu: Oh! Really?
Karthik: Yeah.
[Jessie looks back to check whether her dad is watching her]
Karthik: Why do you keep looking back?
Jessie Thekekuttu: If my dad sees me talking to you, I am a dead meat!
Karthik: [surprised] Oh!
Jessie Thekekuttu: How old are you?
[...]
See more »

Connections

Referenced in Saahasam Swaasaga Saagipo See more »

Soundtracks

Aakasam
Performed by Naresh Iyer
Produced by A.R. Rahman
Written by Anant Sriram
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
A visual feast and a love story for everybody.
28 February 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

While most other Telugu films continue to be the same routine of blowing up SUV's and long winded dialogs of bravado, Gowtham Menon puts out a love story that is so simple it is ingenious. Ye Maaya Chesave is the story of a girl named Jessie a Christian and a guy named Karthik who is a Hindu. It turns out she is also older than him and her father disapproves of him. She doesn't want to disappoint her dad nor can she let go off Karthik. How the movie turns out needs to be seen on the big screen. Naga Chaitanya as an aspiring filmmaker brought out the right dosage of charm and conviction to the role. Newcomer Samantha was a perfect fit for the role of Jessie. She had a dream debut and hopefully we will see more of her. Gowtham Menon showed that there is still place in the industry for a girl who doesn't need expose nor for a guy to throw out vulgar dialogs. Krishnudu as the friend of Karthik is very apt and provides great comedic relief. 80% of the movie focuses on Karthik and Jessie that you even forget there are other characters. While some may consider the movie slow and long winded Menon took the opportunity to make the movie that focuses on it's story and nothing else, no separate comedic track or a villain or any of that. Watch out for cameo's from Puri Jagannath, Simbu and Trisha.

A huge tip of the hat to the maestro A.R. Rahman for providing some melodious music and background score that really add to the film. This is him first Indian film since his Oscar victories. One of the real stars is cinematographer Manoj Paramahamsa. The way he captured Kerala and it's surroundings as well as New York City is just a visual feast to the eyes and to be seen on the big screen. He really was able to capture why Kerala is called "God's own Country".

For me personally this is the best family movie on the Telugu screen since Bommarillu.


17 of 20 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Ye Maaya Chesave (2010) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?