Director: Sanjay Leela Bhansali.
Music: Ismail Darbar.
Cast: Shah Rukh Khan, Madhuri Dixit, Aishwarya
Rai, Jackie Shroff.
Devdas 2002 is an interpretation of the novel by Bengali
littérateur Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay's classic.
This tragedy has the ability to move your hearts and
initial introduction of the characters has been depicted
in a very subtle way. Kausalya overjoyed with the excitement
of her son returning home after 10 years in London.
The first contact of Devdas and Paro his childhood love.
Paro's mother Sumitra building dreams of her daughter
married to Devdas. Chuni Babu who is a dear friend of
Devdas. Sad and lonely Devdas meets Chandramukhi.
son of Zamindar Narayan Mukherjee, Devdas (Shahrukh
Khan) was grown up in the village of Taj Sonapur, where
he spent his childhood by loving Paro (Aishwarya). They
grew up sharing a special relationship, in which they
existed only to each other.
all the obvious reasons of status and backgrounds of
both the families the bond that never broke grew stronger
and stronger between them. Devdas was sent to London
for education. Paro's world had crashed knowing that
her Devdas would be gone and she lit a lamp of love
signifying that he would return.
passed and Devdas returned, he was stunned to see his
childhood love that has become a stunning beauty. Paro's
mother Sumitra's marriage proposal causes rifts between
the families, even though Devdas tries to convince his
father only antagonism came his way.
leaves town and writes a letter to her, asking her to
forget him. Only the he realizes that he would never
be able to forget her ever! And much later, when he
reached out to her, it was too late as she was far too
humiliated. Heart broken Paro enters a chaste marriage
with Zamindar Bhuvan (Vijayendra Ghagte), Devdas walks
towards alcoholism & Chandramukhi (Madhuri Dixit).
a courtesan instantly falls in love with Devdas. A bond
is formed between Dev and Chandramuki where he could
share his love and pain of loss of his unfulfilled love
performs her duties sincerely but in her heart she could
never forget Devdas.
Devadas was intensely loved by two women, who were never
his. One he could never love and one he could never
Leela Bhansali's Devdas is a spectacular piece of art
with color. The sets by Nitin Desai were a treat to
the eye as said that one of most expensive movies in
Bollywood. Paro's house made of painted glass, the court
of Chandramukhi and the mansion of Parvathi.
Music by Ismail Darbar was more of situation based but
were melodious. Pandit Birju Maharaj and Saroj khan
once again proved their best with their sensational
numbers by Madhuri Dixit.
Pradhan's cinemotagraphy makes you live the story.
Rukh khan doesn't disappoint his fans. Where Aishwarya
Rai does justice to Paro by brining out the integrity
and passion of her character.
Dixit as always outshines everyone.
all the hype and grandeur. Devdas is a must see.