Devdas is a 1955 classic superhit Bollywood movie, based on the Sharat Chandra Chattopadhyay novel, Devdas. The film had Dilip Kumar in title role, Vyjayanthimala in her first dramatic role where she played as Chandramukhi, hooker with a heart of gold and Suchitra Sen in her Bollywood debut as Parvati in the lead. While Motilal, Nazir Hussain, Murad, Pratima Devi, Iftekhar and Shivraj playing other significant role with Pran and Johnny Walker in extended cameo appearance.
In 2005, Indiatimes Movies ranked the movie amongst the Top 25 Must See Bollywood Films. Devdas was also ranked at Number 2 on University of Iowa's List of Top 10 Bollywood Films by Corey K. Creekmur. The film was also noted for its cinematography and lighting under Kamal Bose that enhanced the emotional torment of the tight-lipped protagonist played by Dilip Kumar.
Directed by: Bimal Roy
Produced by: Bimal Roy
Screenplay: Nabendu Ghosh, Dialogue: Rajinder Singh Bedi
Based on: Devdas by Sharat Chandra Chattopadhyay
Starring: Dilip Kumar, Vyjayanthimala, Suchitra Sen, Motilal
Narrated by: Bimal Roy
Music by: Sachin Dev Burman
Cinematography: Kamal Bose
Released in: 1955
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