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Dev D (2009)
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After breaking up with his childhood sweetheart, a young man finds solace in drugs. Meanwhile, a teenage girl is caught in the world of prostitution. Will they be destroyed, or will they find redemption?

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Dev
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Dibyendu Bhattacharya ...
Chunni
Sindbad Phgura ...
The Twilight Players
Ammo 'Too Sweet' ...
The Twilight Players (as Ammo 'Too Sweet')
Jimi the Quiff ...
The Twilight Players (as Jimi 'The Quiff')
Parakh Madan ...
Rasika
Kuldeep Singh ...
Paro's father
Gurkirtan ...
Dev's father
Sanjay Kumar ...
Leni's father
Aseem Sharma ...
Bhuvan
Satwant Kaur ...
Dev's mother
Shena Gamat ...
Owner of Hotel Welcome
Helen Jones ...
Leni's mom
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Dev who, after spurning Paro's love due to a misunderstanding, turns to drugs and vodka for solace. Paro moves on but Dev still is in remorse. He meets Chanda, a prostitute with problems of her own. Dev likes her but his penchant for self-destruction prevents him and Chanda from truly getting together. He also meets sleazy people like Chunni, Chanda's pimp who drags Dev further into self-destruction to further his own needs. Written by Anonymous

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INR 60,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$10,950 (USA) (6 February 2009)

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$10,950 (USA) (6 February 2009)
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Director Danny Boyle helped Anurag Kashyap with the 'tripping away' scenes by introducing him to a special camera he (Boyle) had got from Holland. This let Kashyap show whats going on inside characters mind during the drug shots without actually showing drugs. See more »

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Dev calls Paro and the time shown in the movie is 11PM. Just after the call Dev goes to buy liquor but Dev is staying in Delhi and in Delhi liquor shops are closed by 10PM. See more »

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The end credits appear in reverse from the top before straightening out themselves as if the camera was held upside down. See more »

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Written by Amitabh Bhattacharya
Composed by Amit Trivedi
Performed by Joi Barua
Courtesy of Super Cassettes Industries Limited (T-Series)
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A Different Gear for Indian Cinema
6 February 2009 | by (India) – See all my reviews

A movie so great that it simply blows your heads off. Every character is Grey. No one is moral and every body is a victim of circumstances. the film is the pinnacle of movie making. the sheer audacity, rawness, and unrealistically realistic treatment creates magic on screen. and believe me one time is not good enough. songs are unbelievable as well. the characters of paro and chanda are so well written that before dev falls in love with them; u will fall in love with them. and both the ladies have done a remarkable job. mahi gill looks so elegant and an epitome of femininity. kalki has an amazing screen presence. with her earthy and next door girl looks, she will win ur heart and her school girl sexuality is incomparable. anurag is THE BEST director in this country and with a girlfriend like kalki he is a lucky bastard as well. and now we come to the real reason of watching the movie. abhay deol. he has become a cult figure for a lot of his fans. the concept is his and he has completely overshadowed and other devdas that ever was. from now on if anybody will be remembered as devdas, he will be abhay. after 7 movies he has overshadowed many heavyweights in the industry. he looks so natural and confident on screen. and how chilled this guy is can be judged from the fact that at the time of his biggest ever release he is rite now in new york for a welding course.


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