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Yuva (2004)

Not Rated | | Action, Drama, Thriller | 22 May 2004 (India)
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Michael, Arjun and Lallan, three men from three different strata of society, cross paths one morning in Calcutta and change one another's lives forever.

Director:

Mani Ratnam

Writers:

Anurag Kashyap (dialogue), Mani Ratnam (screenplay)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Ajay Devgn ... Michael Mukherjee
Abhishek Bachchan ... Lallan Singh
Rani Mukerji ... Sashi Biswas
Vivek Oberoi ... Arjun Balachandran
Kareena Kapoor ... Mira
Esha Deol ... Radhika
Om Puri ... Prosonjit Bhatacharya
Sonu Sood ... Gopal Singh
Anant Nag ... Arjun's Father
Vijay Raaz ... Dablu
Loveleen Mishra Loveleen Mishra ... Shobha
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Abhinav Kashyap Abhinav Kashyap ... Trilok
Saurabh Shukla
Simran
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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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Genres:

Action | Drama | Thriller

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Official Sites:

Official site

Country:

India

Language:

Hindi | Bengali

Release Date:

22 May 2004 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Youth See more »

Filming Locations:

Calcutta, West Bengal, India

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Box Office

Budget:

INR100,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$210,000, 23 May 2004

Gross USA:

$331,166

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$567,746
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Madras Talkies See more »
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Runtime:

| (DVD)

Sound Mix:

Stereo | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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The song " Badal" was later sampled by Squashead for the song "Tasso". 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 Three Dots (2004) See more »

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Written by BlaaZe
Composed by A.R. Rahman
Performed by BlaaZe and Shahin Badar
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Best Hindi movie as of 2004
26 May 2009 | by gunsnsujSee all my reviews

What else would you call a movie that has a little bit for everyone -- Yuva is an entertainer first -- of course it has a lot of firsts as well..the structure, for example, is something that is unique...all the 3 story lines start on Howrah bridge and how the director comes back to the Howrah bridge accident to take of to one of the 3 stories is poetic.. Songs add lustre to this painting and is very inherent to the flow. Anurag's dialogues are a huge plus -- I loved Om Puri's Bengali dialogues --"paranthu lekin" As far as the cast goes -- Ajay did really well as did Abhishek -- Among the ladies, I loved Esha. The Tamil version was not as engrossing as the Hindi version was, and I think that was primarily because of the cast. Mani is Mani...awesome movie.


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