|Directed by||G. N. R. Kumaravelan|
|Produced by||Dr. V. Rama Doss
|Written by||S. Ramakrishnan
(Story & Dialogue)
|Screenplay by||G. N. R. Kumaravela|
|Music by||Vijay Antony|
|Distributed by||Reliance Entertainment|
Yuvan Yuvathi (Male Youth, Female Youth) is a 2011 Indian Tamil romance film, written and directed by G. N. R. Kumaravelan that stars Bharath and Rima Kallingal. The film released on 26 August 2011, receiving mixed to negative reviews and became a box office failure. The film was dubbed in Telugu under the title Dear.
Kathirvel Murugan (Bharath) is a software engineer in Chennai. He shares his room with friend Sakkarai (Santhanam). Kathir hails from Usilampatti but wants to project him as city-bred and his ambition is to settle in USA. Kathir's father Sevaka Pandian (Sampath Raj) is against his son's attitude. An influential local chieftain, he is against inter-caste marriage and love. Kathir meets Nisha (Rima Kallingal), who too wants to go abroad. The latter loses her passport and Kathir helps her find it. Slowly Kathir falls for her. Meanwhile, Sevaka Pandian arranges for his son's wedding with a High Court judge's daughter, Thangameena (Anuja Iyer). In the meantime, Kathir and Nisha get their visa and get ready to leave together for USA.
The former thinks that he has escaped from his marriage and when he wants to propose to Nisha, he gets a rude shock. She informs him that she is going to USA for her marriage. In the meantime Kathir's father comes to know about their relationship and kidnaps her. Afterwards Kathir also comes to know about it and saves Nisha but Nisha's marriage gets stopped. Again after 10 months they both meet in the same country again Kathir's doesn't want to see her but his mind changes and tries to make Nisha love Kathir. At last they both fall in love with each other. Now, they return to their hometown for their marriage. Initially Kathir's father doesn't allow. Later Kathir convinces them and they both marry each other making it a very happy ending.
- Bharath as Kathirvel Murugan
- Rima Kallingal as Nisha
- Santhanam as Sakkarai
- Sampath Raj as Sevaka Pandian
- Anuja Iyer as Thangameena
- Sathyan as Chacha
- Devadarshini as Anu
- Five Star Krishna as Krishna
- Shobana as Sakkarai's wife
- Swaminathan as Sakkarai's father
- T. P. Gajendran as Thangameena's father
- Mayilsamy as auto driver
- Madan Bob as Alexpandian
- Sujatha as Sevakapandian's wife
- Hemalatha as Deivanai
- Shakthi Vasudevan as Saravanan (Guest Appearance)
Rohit Ramachandran of nowrunning.com gave it 1/5 stars stating that "Yuvan Yuvathi feels like being stuffed with stale food. You're likely to regurgitate". Malathi Rangarajan from thehindu.com stated, "A predictable yet enjoyable finish to a love story that sparkles with the energy of youth!".
|Soundtrack album by Vijay Antony|
|Released||1 July 2011|
|Genre||Feature film soundtrack|
|Vijay Antony chronology|
The soundtrack, composed by Vijay Antony, released on 1 July 2011. The album features 7 tracks with lyrics by Annamalai, Kalai Kumar and Priyan.
|1.||"Oh My Angel"||Annamalai||Vijay Antony||04:40|
|2.||"Mayakka Oosi"||Kalai Kumar||Vijay Prakash, Madhumitha||05:20|
|4.||"Kola Kuthu"||Annamalai||Vijay Antony, Snehga Lock up(Malaysia)||04:03|
|5.||"Un Kannai Partha Piragu"||Priyan||Karthik (singer), Ramya NSK||05:31|
|6.||"Kadalai Poduran"||Annamalai||Krishnan Mahesan||02:04|
- "Bharath returns to romance". The New Indian Express. 2011-07-01. Retrieved 2011-09-16.
- "Yuvan Yuvathi Review - Tamil Movie Review by Rohit Ramachandran". Nowrunning.com. 2011-08-26. Retrieved 2011-08-26.
- Malathi Rangarajan (27 August 2011). "It's a carnival out there". The Hindu. Retrieved 14 February 2012.