Devdas 2

This assignment continues our study of the 2002  Devdas For this assignment, watch the second half of the film.

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
  • Summarize the role of the song-and-dance numbers in developing the film’s characters and advancing its plot


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.”


Study Guide

Pay particular attention to the “Dola Re Dola” song-and-dance sequence that begins around 02:21:40 in the Swank streaming version. This is the film’s seventh sequence, referenced as “Dhola re” in the DVD’s song menu (screen shot above).


  • Devdas Film