Devdas 1

The 2002 version of Devdas is one of Hindi cinema’s most successful and influential films. For this assignment, watch the first half of the film (through 01:32:20).

Devdas DVD song menu
Devdas DVD song menu


After completing this assignment, students should be able to

  • Summarize the film’s plot
  • Recognize these major characters and their roles in the film
    • Devdas Mukherjee
    • Kaushalya Mukherjee
    • Kumud Mukherjee
    • Parvati “Paro” Chakraborty
    • Sumitra Chakraborty
    • Chandramukhi
    • Kali Babu



The film is available streaming through Swank, and a direct link is provided above. (Log in using your SWAN username and password.) If this link does not work in your browser, you can access the film directly by logging into Swank through Galileo:

  1. Follow Galileo > Browse by Type > Multimedia > Swank
  2. Once at Swank, search for “Devdas.”