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. An opulent Bollywood adaptation of a classical love story.
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the most elaborate costume and set design i have ever seen. watching Madhuri Dixit dance is such a privilege. and Aishwarya never looked so beautiful! much much better than her other movies like Dhoom 2....
Man, the way SRK plays Devdas (and also Devdas being Devdas) just makes me want to die. I love Paro and Chandramukhi, I love Kirron Kher's dramatic Sumitra, I love drunk ole Chuni Babu, I love the fantastic music and choreo and costumes and sets, but holy crap, if Devdas could have just died sooner that would have been fantastic.
yeahhhhh it has a dumb/problematic male protagonist and wacko illogical parents but that's how those things can be, the story narriation and flow is so beautiful that those distasteful bites don't hinder the overall experience