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13 Lesser Known Facts About ‘Devdas’!
‘Devdas’ was a dream project of Sanjay Leela Bhansali which released in 2002, starring Shah Rukh Khan as Devdas, Aishwarya Rai as Paro and Madhuri Dixit as Chandramukhi. The film was the third film adaptation and first coloured film adaptation of Sharat Chandra Chattopadhyay’s 1917 novella ‘Devdas’.
This beautifully creative vision of Bhansali won the maximum number of awards and was also the official entry for Academy Awards. We bring to you 13 lesser known facts about ‘Devdas’:
1) The role of Devdas was first offered to Salman Khan, but he declined and thus, the role eventually went to Shah Rukh Khan. Undoubtedly, Shah Rukh gave one of his career’s best performance in Devdas and took home Filmfare Best Actor Award in 2002.