Devdas (2013 film)

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Devdas
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Directed by Chashi Nazrul Islam
Written by Sharat Chandra Chattopadhyay(novel)
Chashi Nazrul Islam
Keshob Chattopaddhay
Starring Shakib Khan
Moushumi
Apu Biswas
Music by Imon Shah
Cinematography Lal Mohammod
Edited by Atiqur Rahman Mollick
Production
company
Distributed by Ashirbad Chalochitra[1]
Release date
  • 15 February 2013 (2013-02-15)
Running time
150 minutes
Country Bangladesh
Language Bengali

Devdas is a Bangladeshi Bengali romantic film based on the Sharat Chandra Chattopadhyay novel Devdas. It is the second Bangladeshi and fifth Bengali version of the story. It was directed by Chashi Nazrul Islam, who also directed the 1982 version, and stars Shakib Khan as Devdas,[2] alongside Moushumi and Apu Biswas in the leading roles.

It was released on 15 February 2013 to positive response from critics, and a good opening at the box office.[3][4]

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Soundtrack[edit]

The soundtrack of the film composed by Imon Shah.

Production[edit]

The movie was expected to be released in 2011, but due to Film Censor Board problems, it failed to do so. In December 2012, it got clearance from Bangladesh Film Censor Board after cutting some scenes about which the board showed concern considering public sentiment. Scenes portraying Chunilal character wearing 'coatee', usually worn on Punjabi or kurta in the Indian subcontinent, "looked like a Mujib coat" (a kind of black waist coat used by the country's founding president Sheikh Mujibur Rahman) to some members of the censor board and asked to cut those.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Devdas clearance from BCFB Archived 2011-07-06 at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ "Devdas Bangla Movie by Bulbul Ahmed Sakib and Moushumi - Bangla Movies". Retrieved 31 October 2016. 
  3. ^ "সাদা-কালো-রঙিন দেবদাস - দারাশিকো'র ব্লগ". 19 February 2013. Archived from the original on 21 December 2013. Retrieved 31 October 2016. 
  4. ^ "এবার ছোটপর্দায় দেবদাস". Jaijaidin (in Bengali). Retrieved 31 October 2016. 
  5. ^ "বৈশাখে রঙিন দেবদাস" [Devdas colorful in Baishakh]. BanglaNews24.com (in Bengali). Archived from the original on 20 July 2012. Retrieved 31 October 2016. 
  6. ^ Kamol, Ershad. "Devdas 'finaliy' gets release on Friday". New Age. Dhaka. Archived from the original on 2 November 2013. 

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