Vinnaithaandi Varuvaayaa (Tamil: விண்ணைத்தாண்டி வருவாயா, English: Will you Cross the Skies for Me?) is a 2010 Blockbuster Tamil romance film directed and written by Gautham Menon, which features Silambarasan Rajendar and Trisha Krishnan in the lead roles. The film, produced by four producers and distributed by Udhayanidhi Stalin, features a successful music soundtrack composed by A. R. Rahman, cinematography by Manoj Paramahamsa and editing by Anthony Gonsalves. The film's story was also simultaneously shot and released by Menon in the Telugu language as Ye Maaya Chesave with a different cast.
The film explores the complicated relationship between a Hindu Tamil assistant director, Karthik, and a Malayali christian girl, Jessie. Karthik falls in love with Jessie only to be met by her indifference, behaving reluctant due to the fact that they belong to different religions and her strict conservative family will never consent to this. An unperturbed Karthik keeps following and wooing her, who eventually falls for his charms. However, they have to undergo many problems and emotional conflicts; whether they can overcome all hurdles forming the crux.
The film, began its initial schedule in February 2009, following a mystery launch with a series of publicity posters being launched without details of the cast or crew. Shooting continued through 2009, with the film garnering significant media interest, through schedules in Malta and the United States. Prior to release, the film became the first Tamil project to have a music soundtrack premiered, abroad from India, with a successful launch at the BAFTA in London. The film, released on 26 February 2010, along with the Telugu version to advanced bookings worldwide. Upon release, the film achieved positive reviews, with several critics giving the film "classic" status, whilst also become a commercially successful venture.