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Devdas (2002)
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Call no.:
DVD 009 356
Title:
Devdas
Originally produced:
2002
Format:
DVD
Summary:
Devdas (Shah Rukh Khan) and Parvati (Aishwarya Rai) have shared a special bond since childhood and is put to the test when Devdas is sent away to England to further his studies. Parvati (or Paro) waits for him and lights a diya signifying her undying love for Devdas. When he finally returns Paroþs world lights up again. Their love is fully supported by Paroþs mother Sumitra (Kiron Kher) who is full of life and joy.
However thanks to a meddling sister-in-law (Ananya), the love story takes an unfortunate turn after Devdasþ mother Kaushalya (Smita Jaykar) insults Sumitra and refuses to accept Paro as her daughter-in-law.
The hurt Sumitra arranges Paroþs wedding to Zamindar Bhuvan (Vijayendra Ghatge), a rich widower. Hurt by the turn of events Devdas turns to his college friend Chunni Babu (Jackie Shroff) who opens Devdasþ eyes to the world of alcohol and prostitutes. Enter Chandramukhi (Madhuri Dixit) a popular tawaif, who falls in love with the righteous Devdas. Sadly even her love cannot save the doomed Devdas who quickly becomes an alcoholic. The pain of his lost love can only be numbed by alcohol and it is that alcohol which ultimately consumes Devdasþ life.
Credits:
Mega Bollywood, Pvt, Ltd. ; screenplay, Prakash Kapadia and Sanjay Leela Bhansali ; produced by Bharat Shah ; directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali.
Edition:
Anamorphic widescreen ed.
Publication:
London : Eros International, c2002.
Languages:
In Hindi with English subtitles.
Details:
2 DVDs (300 min.) : sound, color
Country of production:
England
Director(s):
Bhansali, Sanjay Leela
Screenwriter(s):
Bhansali, Sanjay Leela
Kapadia, Prakash
Producer(s):
Shah, Bharat
Cast:
Shahrukh Khan, Madhuri Dixit, Aishwarya Rai, Jackie Shroff.
Production:
Cinematographer, Binod Pradhan ; editor, Bela Segal ; lyrics, Nusrat Badr ; music, Ismail Darbar.
Notes:
Based on the novel by Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay.
Aspect ratio 2:35:1.
On container: Program content c2000.
Special features: theatrical trailers; indian premier in Mumbai; making of Devdas; world premier at Festival de Cannes; classic scene of Shah Rukh, Aishwarya & Madhuri.
Subjects:
Caṭṭopādhyāya, Ṡaratcandra, 1876-1938 Film adaptations.
Man-woman relationships Drama.
Motion pictures, Indic.
Genre:
Feature films.
Romance films.
Motion pictures, Indic.
Film adaptations.
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Location: Van Pelt Video Collection
Format: DVD
Region: NTSC (North America)
Region: PAL
Genre: Feature films
Genre: Film adaptations
Genre: Motion pictures, Indic
Genre: Romance films
Year: 2000s
Spoken language: Hindi
Subtitles: English
Title: Devdas
Director: Bhansali, Sanjay Leela
Actor: Dixit, Madhuri
Actor: Khan, Shah Rukh
Actor: Rai, Aishwariya
Actor: Shroff, Jackie
Musical score composer: Darbar, Ismail
Country of production: England
Screenplay: Adaptations
Film technique: Live action