Salman Khan, Anil Kapoor, Zayed Khan, Katrina Kaif,
Boman Irani, Mithun Chakraborty
Director: Subhash Ghai
Yuvvraaj is a musical drama of a fragmented family of
three brothers Gyanesh Yuvvraaj (Anil Kapoor), Deven
Yuvvraaj (Salman Khan) and Danny Yuvvraaj (Zayed Khan)
who are hostile and play games with each other to
inherit their father's wealth.
Their father dies and leaves the whole inheritance to
Gyanesh Yuvvraaj, the eldest one who is Mentally
retarded. Gyanesh, the autistic eldest brother is the
centerpiece of all action. All he longs for is love and
the enormous inheritance has no impact on him. He is
brilliant in all aspects of music.
In Yuvvraaj the director, Subhash Ghai has beautifully
presented the relationships which have always been about
love and tradition. Whether it is about the need, greed,
love, betrayal, hate and vengeance. They remain
unchanged. We have always seen enemies fighting, but it
is very interesting to see brothers within a family
fighting with each other.
(Katrina Kaif) plays the love interest of Salman Khan.
Katrina plays a musician of International Repute and a
catalyst in this film. It packs in enough complex
emotions making it an interesting drama.
Yuvvraaj is an interesting play of mind games of young
ones of today's time. But woven with grand music all the
way, which gives you goose bumps at many junctions of
the screenplay with great moments with the performances
from the lead stars.
The director's commendable efforts are visible in the
grand scale in the songs with rich visual experience and
orchestral sound. It is more of a feel-good-film rather
than a great film.
Deven Yuvvraaj - Salman Khan
Gyanesh Yuvvraaj - Anil Kapoor
Danny Yuvvraaj - Zayed Khan
Anushka - Katrina Kaif
Dr. P K Banton - Boman Irani
Sikandar Mirza - Mithun Chakraborty
Daniel Mehta - Bhupinder Singh
Om Prakash 'Mamaji' - Anjan Srivastav
Sukamana - Aparna Kumar
Bala - Chinmay Patwardhan
A quarrel with his father was reason enough for Deven
Yuvvraaj to leave home and live as a struggling singer.
He is in love and wants to marry the girl - Anushka
(Katrina Kaif) but her father wants her to marry someone
else. Therefore he signs a contract with the girlís dad
Dr. Banton (Boman Irani) that in 40 days, he will become
a billionaire in 40 days.
To acquire this wealth, he has
to go through an emotional roller coaster journey of joy
and pain with his two estranged brothers Gyanesh and Danny
Yuvvraaj (Zayed Khan) who he meets after 12 years. On
meeting them, he realizes that they are two individuals
who are completely opposite of each other, which makes his
task all the more difficult.
Danny Yuvvraaj has a passion for flying which kept him
floating on an air-cushion filled with his fatherís money.
A playboy and a brat he was sure that the inheritance
would be his. Shunned by the casinos and clubs he strikes
at Gyanesh in an attempt to get back what he thought was
The only actor who excels in
this drama is Anil Kapoor and the biggest disappointment
was Katrina Kaifís performance. Salman Khan has a good
screen presence, while Zayed Khan in a negative role is
Yuvvraaj is a drama of Money vs. Family, mounted on big
sets that are so good and visually impressive that keeps
the viewer involved. A musical treat all the way in
Subhash Ghai's inimitable style.
Credits & Crew:
Producer - Subhash Ghai
Director - Subhash Ghai
Story, Screenplay & Dialogue - Subhash Ghai
Screenplay - Kamlesh Pandey, Sachin Bhowmick
Executive Producers Shamira Karim, Raju Farooqui
Line Producer - Daniela Humlova
Original Music - A.R. Rahman
Cinematography - Kabir Lal
Film Editing - Subhash Ghai
Casting - Abhimanyu Ray
Art Direction - Omung Kumar
Costume Design - Anna Singh, Rocky S
Assistant Directors - Mrighdeep Lamba, Vishal Bajaj,
Production Manager - Sameer Farooqui
Art Department - Vivek Bhalerao, Rajendra Kumar Das, Rahul
Kurup, Ram More
Sound Department - Adil Ali, Kannan Ganapathy, Jehangir,
Mahendra M. Julka
Visual Effects - Salil Deshpande, Muthu Stalin, Ashish
Stunts / Action Director - Mahendra Verma
Costumes - Gauri Karan, Nainika Karan, Alvira Khan, Ashley
Rebello, Bipin Tanna