of Mani Rathnam's latest film 'Yuva' was released
today at a function organized at Taj Banjara hotel.
K Raghavendra Rao and Venkatesh were invited as chief
guests. Mani Rathnam, Siddardha (Boys hero), Trisha
and Meera Jasmine attended on behalf of 'Yuva' film.
The other guests who came to meet Mani Rathnam were
D Suresh Babu, C Aswini Dutt, KS Rama Rao, M Shyam
Prasad Reddy, KS Rama Rao, G Adiseshagiri Rao, S Gopal
Reddy, KC Sekharababu, Arjuna Raju, MS Raju, Prabhu
Deva, YVS Chowdary, Valluripally Ramesh, Genelia,
Jaya Sudha and Jeevitha.
Madhavan, Siddardha, Surya (Kakha Kakha fame), Trisha
and Meera Jasmin play the main leads in this film.
AR Rehman provided music. Sunkara Madhu Murali is
producing this film in Telugu on Murali Films banner.
Aditya Music bought the audio rights.
Bharani said that he was invited for an audition for
'Dalapati' film and he was rejected as his age did
not suit the character which was later played by Amrish
and K Raghavendra Rao released the audiocassette.
Siddardh said that he worked as an assistant director
to Mani Rathnam before making his debut as hero in
'Boys' film. He thanked Mani Rathnam for casting him
said that she is feeling honored and proud to be in
Mani Rathnam's film. She said that the film is very
Venkatesh said that he is a big fan of Mani Rathnam
and he is eagerly waiting for the release of 'Yuva'.
Mani Rathnam said that he wanted to make 'Yuva' without
any songs. He asked AR Rehman to give a background
track. After listening to the track, he felt that
he should add it as a song in 'Yuva'. After that six
songs were added automatically.
organizers provided a couple of TVs at the venue so
that the guests and press can view the excitement
of 2nd one dayer between India and Pakistan.