|of German titles:||'|
|length (PAL - DVD):||160 minutes|
|of source language:||English; Hindi;|
|Age release:||FSK o. A.|
|film script:||Anurag Kashyap (dialogues); Mani Ratnam (FR)|
|production:||Mani Ratnam, G. Srinivasan|
|music:||A. R. Rahman|
|camera:||Ravi K. Chandran|
|cut:||A. Sreekar Prasad|
Yuva (Hindi, युवा, yuvā, wörtl.: Youth), an Indian film from the year 2004 of the renomierten Indian director Mani Ratnam. It is well-known in India as a particularly political director. The place of the cinematic action is the bengalische metropolis Calcutta (Kolkata), even if many photographs were turned in Tamil Nadu.
in the center stands the history of three men, whose fateful meeting on the Howrah bridge in Kolkata changes the life of each particular. The three characters Lallan (Abhishek Bachchan), Michael (Ajay Devgan) and Arjun (Vivek Oberoi) are to represent different facets of the youth of India.
Leaned against the Mexican film Amores Perros tells as episode film stories of everyone the individual three characters to Yuva: Lallan, the brutal racquet, which treats its wife Sashi (Rani Mukherji) everything else as good, is hired later by the right politician Prosonjit Bhattacharya (COM Puri) to put to the charismatischen student leader Michael the handicraft. Michael for his part loves Radhika (Esha Deol) and pulls from village to village, in order to induce the people together to political acting and promote komunale autonomy. The third character, Arjun, experiences a metamorphosis from the naive woman hero after the meeting on the bridge to the inspiratory politics newcomer, which gets involved in nearly unimportant the Love story with Mira (Kareena Kapoor), become in this film.
Yuva is the Hindi version of the film Ayitha Ezuthu.