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Youth (2002 film)

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Release date
19 July 2002 (2002-07-19)

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Youth is a 2002 Tamil romance film directed by Vincent Selva, which is a remake of the Telugu film, Chiru Navvuto (2000).Many scenes from the movie was inspired from Italian movie Life is Beautiful. Vijay and Shaheen Khan appeared in the lead roles while Yugendran, Vivek, Manivannan and Sindhu Menon play other pivotal characters. The film opened to highly positive reviews and was declared as a "Super Hit" at the box office. The film was dubbed in Telugu and in Hindi with the same title.


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On his wedding day, Shiva (Vijay) discovers that his cousin and bride, Aruna (Sindhu Menon), has run away because she does not want to marry a cook, but he takes it lightly and moves to Chennai with the Aruna's brother Prabhu (Shyam Ganesh) to look for a job. One night, he saves Sandya (Shaheen Khan) from some goons. In gratitude, she kisses him. Shiva starts to fall in love with Sandya. After several occasions where they bumped into each other, Shiva harbours hope that she too reciprocates his affections.

However at Sandya's birthday party, she announces her engagement to computer engineer Pratap (Yugendran). Shiva is devastated at the news and leaves the room quietly. Sandya finds him standing alone at the swimming pool. She asks him about his impression of Pratap and is shocked when Shiva reveals to her that he loves her. Sandya declares that she only feels friendship towards him and tells him to stop loving her.

After receiving a telephone call, Shiva goes to the police station and finds Aruna. She had eloped to be with her lover. However, he later abandoned her and left her penniless. With no one to turn to, Aruna attempted suicide. Shiva takes her back home to take care of her. Prabhu was still angry and calls up their parents. Shiva speaks up for Aruna and gets the family to forgive her. Before returning to the village, Aruna meets Pratap and discovers that Sandya's fiance is actually the lover who abandoned her.

On the eve of Sandya's wedding, she finally understands that she loves Shiva and tells her father (Manivannan) that she does not want to marry Pratap. Her father refuses to cancel the wedding and gives Shiva a cheque for 10 million to get the latter to leave Sandya. Sandya runs away on her wedding day to look for Shiva and confesses to him that she loves him too. She wants to elope with Shiva but he brings her back to the wedding venue.

Before the ceremony starts, he calls Pratap into a room and closes the door. When the door reopens, Shiva and Pratap had changed clothes. Shiva is now in the groom's attire while Pratap is in ordinary clothes. Shiva marries Sandya in the end. On their wedding night, Shiva reveals to Sandya what happened between Pratap and him in the room. He offered Sandya's father's cheque to Pratap in exchange for calling off his engagement, which Pratap accepted. Shiva also reveals that he knew that Sandya's father would later cancel the cheque, thinking that Shiva is cheating him, which comes to pass.


The film is a remake of the 2000 Telugu film Chiru Navvuto starring Venu and Shaheen Khan. The film was also made in Kannada as Premakke Sai in 2001 with Ravichandran and Shaheen. Despite appearing in only four feature films, three of Shaheen's films have featured her reprising the role of Sandhya. "Velu" and "Prince" were considered as titles before naming it as "Youth". Some scenes were shot at Hyderabad where a song too was shot on a lavish set erected, and it had Vijay dancing with about a hundred dancers. Some stunt scenes were later shot at Chennai, at the Vauhini Studios, at the AVM Studios, a lavish set costing a cool Rs. 12 lakhs, was erected resembling a waterfall, with trees and grass around. A song was shot on the lead pair here. Some of the songs were shot in Canada. Director Mysskin worked as an assistant director for this film.


Critics from The Hindu gave the film a positive review, In regard to performances, the critic mentioned that "Vijay is so used to this romantic sojourn that the essay comes without effort", while it was cited that Shaheen Khan's "magical screen presence is definitely missing".


The film's soundtrack is composed by Mani Sharma. Sharma Reused three of the film's song from his previous Telugu films such as Annayya, Chiru Navvutho and Khushi, while the other three are new. The song, "Aal Thotta Bhoopathi Nanada", featured Simran in an item number. The title of the song translates to "I am the king of Aal Garden", referring to the now non-existent Hall's Garden region of Chennai with a spelling mistake.


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