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Is Devdas movie based on real story?

Is Devdas movie based on real story?

Devdas (Bengali: দেবদাস, transliterated as Debdās) is a Bengali romance novel written by Sarat Chandra Chatterjee. The character of Parvati was based on a real life second wife of zamindar Bhuvan Mohan Chowdhury, it was said that even the writer visited the village.

When was Devdas filmed?

Devdas (2002 Hindi film)

Production company Mega Bollywood
Distributed by Eros International Focus International
Release date 23 May 2002 (Cannes Film Festival) 12 July 2002 (India)
Running time 174 minutes

What is the story of Devdas movie?

Devdas (Shahrukh Khan) makes his way back home to India after spending 10 years studying in London. He plans to marry Paro (Aishwarya Rai), his childhood best friend, but his parents (Vijay Crishna, Smita Jaykar) do not want Devdas to marry her. They believe that Paro’s family, who descend from a line of dancers, is of a lower class than their own. Eventually, Paro marries another man, and the despondent Devdas descends into life-threatening alcoholism.
Devdas/Film synopsis

Is Devdas movie a remake?

Devdas is a film that grows on you. In 2002, Devdas got a grand remake by Sanjay Leela Bhansali. Starring Shahrukh Khan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Madhuri Dixit, the new Devdas was a starry affair. In 2009, Anurag Kashyap gave Devdas a jaw-dropping remake.

Who is the director of the movie Devdas?

Devdas (Hindi: देवदास) is a 1955 Indian Drama movie directed by Bimal Roy, based on the Sharat Chandra Chattopadhyay novel Devdas.

Is the movie Devdas based on a true story?

Based on the Novel by Sharat Chandra Chattopadhyay called Devdas, the movie is the story of childhood sweethearts, Devdas (Dilip Kumar) and Paro (Suchitra Sen) set against the backdrop of rural Bengal during feudal times.

Who was first choice to play Devdas in movie?

The movie powerfully depicts the prevailing social customs in Bengal in the early 1900s, which are largely responsible for preventing the happy ending of a genuine love story. Dilip Kumar was Bimal Roy’s first choice for the role of Devdas.

Which is the third remake of the book Devdas?

Devdas whispers Paro’s name with his last breath as he slowly dies, and immediately Paro’s lamp flickers out. Devdas is the third Hindi remake of the 1917 Bengali novel of the same name by Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay, following the 1936 and 1955 versions.