Devadasu (2006 film)

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Directed by Y.V.S Chowdary
Produced by Y.V.S Chowdary
Written by Y.V.S Chowdary(story & screenplay)
Chintapalli Ramana (Dialogues )
Starring Ram
Ileana D'Cruz
Sayaji Shinde
Music by Chakri
Cinematography Bharani K. Dharan
Edited by Kotagiri Venkateswara Rao
Release date
11 January 2006
Running time
174 mins
Country India
Language Telugu
Budget 7 crores[1]
Box office 14 crores[1]

Devadasu is a Tollywood film that released on 11 January 2006 and was directed and produced by YVS Chowdary. Debutants Ram and Ileana D'Cruz play the main leads while Sayaji Shinde plays the negative role. Indian actress Shriya Saran sizzles the audience with a special role.This film also won 2 Filmfare Awards South. This film was both Ram's and Ileana D'Cruz's debut film as artists. The movie Dubbed in Malayalam as Devdas also remade in Bengali as Paglu (2011). It was later dubbed in Hindi as Sabse Bada Dilwala.


Devadas (Ram) is the typical poor student, while Bhanumati (Ileana) is a rich NRI girl whose father is the senator of New York. They fall in love when the girl comes to India to learn classical Carnatic music. Coming to know about their love, Bhanu’s father Katamraju (Sayaji Shinde) hatches a plan to separate them. He promises to get them married but he takes his daughter and his mother back to USA. The rest of the story is how the street-smart lover boy makes it to USA and succeeds in attaining his girl.



Box office performance[edit]

  • The film's total gross is around Rs.17 crores.[2]
  • This film ran for 175 days in 17 theatres,[3] including a 205-day run in Odeon 70 mm, Hyderabad.[4]



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