S05E2: Devdas (1955) - Top 10 Love Triangles

Devdas is a 1955 Indian Bollywood film, directed  by Bimal Roy, with music by Naushad. The film stars Dilip Kumar, Suchitra Sen and Vyjayanthimala in a love triangle. Set against the backdrop of rural Bengal during feudal times, it's the story of childhood friends, Devdas and Paro and whose love blossoms as they grow older, but are not able to get married due to Devdas' last minute cowardly decision and the story is about his descent into alcoholism and his friendship with Chandramukhi (Vyjayanthimala). You can listen and subscribe to our podcast on iTunes / Stitcher / TuneIn or on YouTube. You can also listen to this episode right here on this player below.

Podcast Episode Summary:
  • We talk about the lack of English words in the movie
  • We talk about is Devdas is a loser
  • We talk about if we liked the way Paro and Chandramukhi were portrayed and comparisons were obviously made between this version and SLB's version

The author did not like this piece of work and he was not happy with it - Tanvi

It's almost 30 minutes that they show their childhood and thye even have a song sequence? - Flo

I had to set my brain to 1900 - Tanvi

I have always liked Paro - Flo