Synopsis: 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
  Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 44 wins & 7 nominations.
185 min

Badi Ma, Dwijdas, Kumud, Padma,

Dharamdas, where's everybody?

Look, here's Devdas' letter.

Devdas is returning from London

Really? Happy tidings!

Dwijdas! You hear? Devdas is coming!

- I don't think so. Ma is lying

You're lying, Ma.

- Here's the letter

Show me the letter

Shubhankar! My Devdas is coming!

- Really?

Give your brother the good news

Badi Ma... Badi Ma...

my Tempest is coming home

Thank God

Compliments, lady!

- Not in tears Dharamdas

I want a promise. I am going...

to receive Devdas. I alone.

Yes, but wind the clocks once again

After so many years! My son is back

Winding clocks won't make time move,

nor any faster brings the son home

I know Kumud! But look

how my heart throbs

Oh when will the day give way

to the night...?

Drum up the cheer!

Let the music play

What joyous tempest stirs my

heartstrings! Drum up the cheer

Let the music play!

- Welcome the onset of Tempest

Hey, Sister Kaushalya

sweet Shondesh for you

Sumitra! Lovely timing!

- Sumitra-Kaki's timing!

Always opportune.

And your "Shondesh" is famous!

Hear that Didi? (Didi=sister)

- Let her talk. Guess who's coming?

I know! Mr Chattopadhyay...?

Silly! You won't believe this!

My Tempest, my Devdas is coming!

Really Didi...?

- Yes, yes, really!

Thank Goddess Durga

My compliments, Didi!

- I'm seeing my son after 10 years

What might he look like? What might

he sound like? What will he tell me?

How am I going to survive

tonight, Sumitra?

How I wish I wouldn't blink!

What if he walks in right then?

I only remember Devdas, the boy

who'd walk up to my house...

peep around the door to ask me...

- Kaki-Ma, is Paro in?

There she goes, into the act

And when Dev stormed out,

I'd send Paro to find him

Found him always in guava orchards.

- And Dharamdas would haul him in...

by his ear! Some friendship!

- And when Devdas was leaving...

going abroad for his studies,

how my Paro ran after his buggy...

as if possessed. Arre O'Deva

Arre O'Deva

In that scorching sun, her feet

blistering on the gravelly soil...

yet she ran on, screaming,

I'm going with Dev

I'm going abroad too!

- Are you out of your mind?

Send her abroad? My silly girl

She owed Dev three Rupees

Let me go. I got to give him

his 3 Rupees

A lamp lit for a loved one

draws the wayfarer home

For 10 years, in that belief

she kept that lamp alight for Dev

Not once she let the lamp go out!

I must tell her, she'll be glad

She will be overjoyed.

- Yes Sumitra, go

It's your son who's coming home

and she is the happier for it

Why not? She's our neighbour.

Paro and Devdas...

were childhood friends.

- What's left of that childhood?

Both are grown ups now...

Kaki-Ma's "Shondesh"?

What's up Kaki-Ma?

- Manorama, where is Paro?

Where else? Must be in her room,

talking to her lamp

Not lamp!

- Devdas

Oh God.

- What's the matter?

The news I have for her

will drive her mad with joy

What news?

Paro, Devdas is coming


- Yes, Devdas is coming

They're preparing for a welcome!

Kaushalya-Didi is nearly going mad

The whole house is

in raptures...

Silly, are you crying?

Let not tears of joy

douse the lamp before Dev arrives

No power on Earth can put out

this lamp

Shall we put the mighty lamp

to test?

"At season's change..."

"come cloudwaves"

"A waft will come

to blow out this lamp"

"I have never let extinguish

the flame of our love"

"This longing I didn't let die

will never be extinguished"

"This flame, my love..."

"This longing I didn't let die

this flame will never be extinguished"

"The flame of my desire"

"My love, come to me my love"

"Now come to me"

"As this lamp burns..."

"I'm burning in my every pore

and my heart"

"Now come to me"

"Come to me, my love"

"Distance took us..."

"worlds apart"

"Only pain remained"

"My eyes yearned,

awaiting your return"

"but there you always were..."

"glittering, glowing..."

"awash in joys..."

"While here...

I burned for you"

"while here,

I was burning"

"Once again, clouds thunder..."

"raining in thunderous rhapsody"

"Tempest strikes again..."

"but my lamp is never doused..."

"my love, my flame..."

"no matter how much the rains,

tempest and thunder torment you"

"neither wind nor thunders

will extinguish it"

"Come now, come to me, my love"

"Come, my love"

"She's crazy"

"She's naive"

"Oh yes, with a gust of wind

will come the one you seek"

"My love..."

"come to me my love"

"The passion,

she will never let die"

"My love, this lamp is you"

"My love,

my beloved"

"Hurry! The buggy is here!

Kaushalya, quick"

Devdas is here!

- Coming

I was lighting the welcome-lamp.

Tell Badi-Ma (=Grandma)

If you take so much time,

Devdas will give himself a welcome

Give himself a welcome?

Today, I'm welcoming him

Wait a minute! I get to see Devdas

first. Everyone shut your eyes

For my sake.

- All right?

Lady! I don't believe! Could the

world change so much in ten years?

Deva is as tall as my shoulders,

my very shoulders he sat upon

See him and you'll forget to blink!

- Don't torment me! Where's my Dev?

Got off on the way. Said, he will

be back after seeing "My Paro"

Should be here any moment

Chhoto-Ma, you wanted to be the first

to set your eyes on Devdas?

Will it be Paro's eyes now?

Chhoto-Ma, what to do with this?


I think it's Devdas


how have you been? Fine?

Come in son, welcome

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