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Devdas (I) (2002)

 -  Musical | Romance  -  12 July 2002 (India)
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After his wealthy family prohibits him from marrying the woman he is in love with, Devdas Mukherjee's life spirals further and further out of control as he takes up alcohol and a life of vice to numb the pain.

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Dwijdas
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Dev's Badima (as Ava Mukherji)
Dina Pathak ...
Badima
Vijay Crishna ...
Narayan Mukherji
Muni Jha ...
Kaka
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The son of Zamindar Narayan Mukherjee, Devdas (Shahrukh Khan) was born with a silver spoon in his mouth. He grew up in the lush village of Taj Sonapur, where he spent his childhood, indulged by his lovely playmate Paro (Aishwarya). They grew up sharing a special relationship, in which they existed only to each other. Oblivious of all the differences of status and background, a bond that would never break grew between them. Slowly, it changed to love but it was still unsaid. But the reverie was broken when his family sent Devdas to London for education. Paro's world crashed knowing that her Devdas would be gone and she lit a diya, for it signified the fast coming back of her loved one. Years passed and Devdas returned. Devdas was besotted by her stunning beauty and longed to have her back. But Zamindar Narayan Mukherjee (Vijay Crishna), Devdas' father, met Paro's mother Sumitra's (Kiran Kher) marriage proposal with condescending arrogance. It caused a rift between the families and even... Written by Anonymous

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A grand saga of timeless love

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Devdas - Flamme unserer Liebe  »

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INR 500,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£466,370 (UK) (12 July 2002)

Gross:

£1,663,692 (UK) (23 August 2002)
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Despite refusing the first two films of Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Kareena Kapoor screen tested for the role of Paro. See more »

Goofs

When Devdas meets Paro in the full moon night, while she was sleeping her black mole keeps changing position. See more »

Quotes

Devdas Mukherjee: Such vanity? Not even the Moon is as vain.
Parvati: How could it be? The Moon is scarred. I'm not.
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Referenced in Road (2002) See more »

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Silsila Yeh Chaahat Ka
Written by Nusrat Badr
Composed by Ismail Darbar
Performed by Shreya Ghoshal
Courtesy of Universal Music India
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Sanjay leela bhansali : A magician
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SLB is a god gifted director to bollywood and i am again spellbound by his work. He is the only director who can remake a super hit 1960s movie in 2002 with the same essence. This movie was marvelously made with a powerful star cast with mesmerizing scenes, dialogues and music at the same time.

Aishwarya rai has done her best and Madhuri was the same refreshing as 8 years ago. Shahrukh khan to put his best and this makes this movies unforgettable.

I consider this movie as one of the best movies made in India. I recommend this movie to everyone because even after the end, this movie won't get out of your mind.


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