Ya Ya is a 2013 Indian Tamil comedy drama film written and directed by debutant I. Rajasekaran, who was an assistant to Director M. Rajesh and S. A. Chandrasekhar. The film features Shiva, Santhanam, Sandhya and Dhansika in the lead roles. It received ‘U/A’ certificate from Central Board of Film Certification because of the intense violence and a few other scenes. The film received mixed to negative reviews and was average at the box office.
There are two friends Ramarajan (Mirchi Shiva) and Rajkiran (Santhanam), who for reasons unknown prefer to call themselves Dhoni and Sehwag. They have nothing better to do than hang around together boozing and teasing pretty girls. Dhoni does not believe in the idea of working, but is still in search of a government job, knowing very well that he is not likely to get it. Kanaka (Sandhya), a police constable, is the daughter of Dhoni’s maternal uncle, and though their families want them to marry neither is interested. Meanwhile, Dhoni, while going for an interview meets and falls in love with Seetha (Dhansika). So impressed is he by her that when he meets the ugly-looking, buck-toothed local councillor Aishwarya (Devadarshini), who has promised him a job, he hugs her and declares his undying love for her, believing her to be Seetha. Though he apologizes to her, the much older Devadarshini is now very much in love with Dhoni and is determined to marry him. She gives money to Sehwag so that he separates the love of Dhoni and Seetha. Sehwag arranges friends of Dhoni’s sister to pose as his lover to separate him. Seetha believes this rumor and breakup with him. Dhoni blames Seetha as “accused no1” who cheated him. Then Dhoni comes to know that it was the plan of Sehwag to separate him, he breaks his friendship with him. Aishwarya’s fat brothers records the speech of Sehwag scolding Aishwarya in an inebriated state. In the early morning, Dhoni attends the marriage of Kanaka. Dhoni is shocked that Sehwag is the marriage groom. Seetha still mistakes Dhoni as a womaniser when she sees the same girl coming out misunderstanding. Girl tells all the truth to Dhoni about the plan which was overheard by Seetha. Aishwarya tries to kidnap Seetha but instead she gets kidnapped by Beerpal (Srinivasan) who mistaking her to be Seetha in order to take revenge on her for rejecting his love. After the marriage, Dhoni scolds Seetha alone himself for loving him then Seetha arrives at that place and again misunderstands him, she urges him to commit suicide. Varadharajan is searching for Dhoni who disappeared from home. Seetha is feeling guilty for his disappearance and also thinks that he might have committed suicide. Dhoni arrives at their home saying he disappeared from home to conduct the marriage of Aishwarya and Beerpal. The film ends with Dhoni and Sehwag uniting with their lovers happily.
Directed by I. Rajasekaran
Produced by MS Murugaraj
Written by I. Rajasekaran
Starring Shiva, Santhanam, Sandhya, Dhansika
Music by Vijay Ebenezer
Edited by T. S. Suresh
Production MS 10 Productions
Distributed by Sri Lakshmi Productions
Release date 20 September 2013
Running time 130 minutes