Movie Review: Yuvraj; Starring: Anil Kapoor, Salman Khan, Zayed Khan, Katrina Kaif and Boman Irani; Director: Subhash Ghai;
Rating: 2.5 out of 5*; Yuvvraaj: Is an average entertainer
Yuvvraaj basically begins as the story of Deven Yuvraaj (Salman) who is madly in love with Anushka (Katrina). He is a chorus singer where and she is a cello player in a musical group based in Prague. Her rich dad Mr. Banton (Boman) is completely against marrying her off to Deven given his poor financial condition and tormenting past. Deven is the son of a London based multi billionaire, Yogendra Yuvraaj (Javed Sheikh) who was thrown out of the house by him for beating up his dim-wit older step brother, Gyanesh (Anil) when young. As Banton fixes his daughter’s engagement within a rich family, Deven comes to know about his father’s death and instead of getting sad becomes very happy. He gets under the impression that now he will be inherit a part of his late father’s huge empire.
In excitement he enters into a contract with Banton that within 40 days if he does not become a billionaire then he can marry of his daughter to someone else. But as Deven reaches his ancestral home, destiny has other plans. His youngest brother, Danny (Zayed) a spoilt rich brat is busy living life in the fast lane with little care about his older brother Gyanesh. As their dead father’s will is opened by their old trusted lawyer, Sikander Mirza (Mithun Chakravorty) they all get a shock of their life to learn that almost the entire property is given to the autistic Gyanesh with just peanuts left for Danny and Deven and some other relatives who have been hanging around with them with a hope of a bigger pie for themselves. Desperate, both Danny and Deven unwillingly join hands to cheat their innocent older brother. As a part of his plan, Deven overnight takes Gyanesh back to Prague. Gyanesh gets exposed to his only passion in life – Music all thanks to Anushka. What happens after that forms rest of the film.
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