Devdas – The Musical
Based on a novel written by Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay, Devdas is probably one of the most celebrated love sagas in Indian literature. Translated into almost every major language, this novella has seen its glory in Indian Cinema. And now, AGP World brings this masterpiece on stage with all its grandeur!
In the early 1900s a Devdas, a wealthy landlord’s son, and less affluent Paro are childhood friends who, as they grow older, fall in love. But the difference in their social status is a barrier for Devdas’ family and the young lovers are unable to marry. Paro is made to marry a wealthy older man. Heartbroken, Devdas seeks solace in the company of a glamorous courtesan, Chandramukhi, but he cannot forget Paro, and she can’t forget him either.
This theatrical rendition is a visual and musical extravaganza that brings to life the classical tale, of star-crossed lovers. This multi-starer love saga includes twelve mesmerizing songs, spectacular dance recitals, outstanding aerial choreography and grand sets that highlight the underlying passion of the original story.
Omung Kumar, national Award-winning art and cinematic director of Mary Kom, Bhoomi, Sarbjith and Saawariya, has designed the sets. Devdas is enriched by original songs and music expressing unrequited love sung by some of the most outstanding singers from the entertainment industry viz. Shaan, Kailash Kher, Alka Yagnik, Suresh Wadkar, Shail Hada, Bhoomi Trivedi, Antara Mitra, Deepali Sathe, Arun Dev Yadav & Amrita Talukder Choreographed by Shampa Gopikrishna and Bertwin D’Souza
Cast: Anant Mahadevan, Sunil Palwal, Aanchal Chauhan, Bhavna Pani, Smita Jaykar, Joy Sen Gupta
Produced by: Ashvin Gidwani Productions