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Devdas (1955)

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Childhood sweethearts, Devdas and Paro grow up in a small village with a love-hate relationship which changes to love when they mature. Devdas' dad does not approve of his marriage or even any friendship with Paro, and sends him away to Calcutta where he is introduced to a dancer, Chandramukhi, who adores him and falls hopelessly in love with him. Devdas in not aware of Chandramukhi's affection ... See full summary »

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Vyjayanthimala ...
Chandramukhi (as Vyjayanti Mala)
Motilal ...
Suchitra Sen ...
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Murad ...
Devdas' father
Kanhaiyalal Chaturvedi ...
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Moni Chatterjee
Iftekhar ...
Bhijudas
Shivraj ...
Nana Palsikar ...
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Ashim Kumar
Ram Kumar
Vikram Kapoor
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Devdas and Parvati had been inseparable as children, and as they grew older, Love Blossomed. Devdas is sent away for studies by his parents - he and Parvati are separated. A chain of events lead to Parvati being married off to someone else and Devdas drowns his sorrows in alcohol. When Devdas is pronounced critical due to his drinking, he remembers the promise he had made to Parvati, of coming to see her before he dies. Will he fulfilled this promise or not? Written by gavin (gunmasterM@hotmail.com)

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Saratchandra Chatterji's novel under the brilliant direction of Bimal Roy becomes india's finest cinema of all times.Equally brilliant is Hrishikesh Mukherji's editing. Dilip Kumar and Suchitra Sen take film acting to new heights in their portrayal of Devdas and Paro.


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