It's a Telugu adaptation of Sharat Chandra chatterjee famous novel Devdas. It's eternal love story between Devadasu (ANR) and Parvathi(Savithri). Devadasu son of a landlord is a egoistic and spoiled brat from childhood itself. Due to his mischievous acts he will be sent to Britain for higher studies. After coming back from foreign he meets paru aka parvathi feels attraction. Due to social status differences Paru's parents were forced to fix marriage with a Zamindar widower with 5 children. Paru approaches Devdas for eloping from home, Devdas a fickle minded person cannot go against his father's wish and traditions. Paru marriages a old widower whose daughter is elder than his daughter. Paru takes responsibility of the family n streamlined everything. Devdas starts missing Paru under the influence of a friend becomes alcoholic and comes in touch with prostitute Chandrakala. Chandrakala understands the pain of devdas and she loves him wholeheartedly. Due to his father's death, his elder...
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This film is an 'Industry Hit' in Telugu Cinema then. It grossed around 1.1cr with a share of 55 lakhs in 1953. But including its Tamil version, it grossed a total of 1.3cr with a share of 65 lakhs then. The estimated number of tickets sold (Footfalls) for this film are around 4.34cr including its Tamil version. See more
Version of Devdas