Yuvarathnaa is a 2021 Kannada-language action drama film written and directed by Santhosh Ananddram. produced by Vijay Kiragandur under the banner Hombale Films, it stars PuneethRajkumar, Sayyeshaa, Dhananjay, Prakash Raj, Diganth, and Sai Kumar. The music for the film is composed by S. Thaman, while cinematography was handled by VenkateshAnguraj and editing was done by Jnaneesh B Matad respectively. This marks PuneethRajkumar`s last film before his death on 29 October 2021.
Yuvarathnaa begins with the suicide of a meritorious student who succumbs to the ill will of money-hungry businessmen and her principal uses this to fight a battle against this. This micro fight is symbolic of the bigger threat looming large over private colleges trying to shadow government and government-aided ones. In the midst of this scenario lands Arjun, who joins as an engineering student midway through the course. Who is he? What is his mission? What connects Arjun to this movement?
For fans of the Power Star, this is a treat as it is a PuneethRajkumar show all the way. He gets to fight, dance, have strong dialogues, and charm with his smile. And he does all of that effortlessly. Prakash Raj has the other most prominent role and he stands tall as expected. Dhananjaya and Saikumar too entertain, as does DiganthManchale. The ensemble has a lot of known faces, be it Sonu Gowda, Sudharani, VishaalHegde, Achyuth Kumar, or Prakash Belawadi and all of them deliver within their limited means.
On the occasion of Sankranthi Udaya World Television Premiere Movie, ``YUVARATHNA`` will be telecasted on Saturday (15.01.2022) at 6.30 PM.