Devdas
Devdas (2002)

Set in the early 1900s, this film follows a young man named Devdas (Shah Rukh Khan) on his way home to India after having spent the past ten years in London. As the news reaches Devdas and his ex-love Paro's (Aishwarya Rai) respective… More

Rated: PG
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Release Date: January 12, 2010
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Critic Score: 88% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Patrick Z. McGavin
Chicago Tribune

It does what the movies were meant to do: move, dance and swirl in the popular imagination.

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Michael Dequina
TheMovieReport.com

There's more to Devdas than extravagance; the emotion and passion of the story is felt just as strongly in every frame as the budget.

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Kim Linekin
eye WEEKLY

Pleasures don't come much guiltier than this.

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Liam Lacey
Globe and Mail

It's all vastly sumptuous, though the spectacle frequently overwhelms the dramatic impact.

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Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

The entire film has an overwhelming hugeness to it that's hard to resist.

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Bruce Kirkland
Jam! Movies

Opulence rules. So does emotion. Pack a lunch and have an experience because Bollywood beckons.

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Jeffrey Chen
Window to the Movies

Aishwarya Rai's natural beauty anchors the film's three best musical numbers, which balance out the slower and heavier melodramatic parts. All in all, a classy production.

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Jeremy Heilman
MovieMartyr.com

When a movie throws as much at you as Devdas does, it's easy to forgive minor disappointments.

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Laura Bushell
BBC.com

At over two and a half hours, the film's epic scale may not suit some Western viewers, but those willing to surrender themselves to the drama are in for a real treat.

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Flixster Audience Score: 88% Flixster User Reviews
Wildaly M
"Where will I find again my lost innocence... my lost dreams... my lost childhood? Where has the shade of trees gone, where I made myself a home?"… More
Marion Ravenwood
Really long, and I didn't feel anything for the characters. It is a beautiful film to look at, the colors are vivid.
Kylie B
A tragic love story is universal.
Leo L
Here is an interesting movie that centralizes around the greatest component most tragedies/epic-dramas are made of: unrequited love. Here is a story that… More
Dannielle Albert
Spectacular colors, sets, costumes, music... must have cost a fortune to produce. The lovely Aishwarya Rai is absolutely stunningly gorgeous. This is quite… More
FanGirl Browncoat
Great musical numbers and visually beautiful. What I don't get is why these beautiful women are drawn to such a mean man.