Mumbai: The maker has announces the release of its next film Daas Dev on 9th March 2018. The film directed by Sudhir Mishra, presented by Storm Pictures and produced by Saptarishi Cinevision Production.
The film follows a path contrary to the plot of the classic novel Devdas. But is a fiercely political film that talks about the protagonist’s addiction. The movie’s premise is novel in a way that it is a reverse story of Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay’s Devdas dipped in Shakespearean influences. If Devdas was a journey from a noble person to a ‘Das’, this is a journey from ‘Das’, a person who is a slave to his addictions and to the dynastic ambitions of his family to ‘Dev’. Set against the backdrop of Uttar Pradesh, ‘Daas Dev’ is a film about power, love and addiction.
The film stars Richa Chadha as Paro, Aditi Rao Hydari as Chandni and Rahul Bhat as Dev. The film also features power packed performances from Vineet Singh, Saurabh Shukla and Vipin Sharma. Anurag Kashyap will be seen in a guest appearance in the film.
Aditi Rao Hydari said, “My character Chandni redefines the iconic character Chandramukhi as an empowered woman of this generation, a woman who is not confined by rules. Her inherent goodness, strength and ability to do what needs to be done, when it needs to be done will reach out to women across India.” “With Sudhir Mishra helming this unique and powerful film, Daasdev has been a very challenging experience for me. Working alongside incredibly talented actors is always inspiring. I have found each moment of this journey enriching and have hopefully learnt and imbibed a lot as an actor!,” she added.
Rahul Bhat said, “Daasdev is the journey of Dev who fights all addictions including his addiction to power which is the most dangerous addiction to complete an arch and finally transform him from being a Das to becoming a Dev”.
Producer, Sanjeev Kumar (Saptarishi Cinevision Production) said, “When I heard the story from Sudhir Ji, I could instantly connect to his vision of the iconic characters – Devdaas, Paro and Chandramukhi set in the contemporary period. And we all know the kind of cinema Sudhir ji is known for. So I feel we have a solid product in our hand and I would love to begin my journey in the industry by endorsing such a powerful and thought provoking subject.”