SRK commemorates 13 years of ‘Devdas’ on Twitter and with Dubsmash


It is thirteen years since Sanjaya Leela Bhansali’s ‘Devdas starring Shah Rukh Khan, Aishwarya Rai and Madhuri Dixit hit the theatres.

Shah Rukh who played the titular role of the anguished and alcoholic Devdas commemorated the film with a Dubsmash video. He mouthed his famous dialogue from the film, "babuji ne kahaa gaon chhod do, sabne kahaa paro ko chhod do..."

The 49-year-old actor took to Twitter to pay tribute to the film. "Saved by the candle... it's kinda strange to do me by me..." the actor tweeted.

‘Devdas’ is a Bengali romantic novel by litterateur Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay which was adapted into films a number of times in various language versions.

He also posted a collage with the pictures of the three versions of ‘Devdas’ on Twitter. The pictures including the 1935 Bengali film by Pramathesh Barua , the 1955 Hindi film directed by Bimal Roy starring Dilip Kumar, Suchitra Sen and Vaijantimala and the 2002 version to which he paid the tribute.

Along with the collage, Shah Rukh tweeted a ‘thanks’ to the entire team of the movie. "Thx Sanjay, Binod, Prakashji, Bela, Madhuri, Aish, Sarojji, Vaibhavi, Ismail Monty & whole team & Devbabu for the masterpiece," he wrote.

The ‘Chennai Express’ star also thanked his co-star Jackie Shroff. "And a special thanks to my favourite Jaggu Dada... 'Hum la ilaaj ho gaye Chunni Babu.'"

Shah Rukh’s ‘Devdas’ which released on July 12, 2002 starred Aishwarya as Paro, Madhuri as Chandramukhi, Jackie as Chunni Babu, Kiron Kher as Paro’s mother and Smita Jaykar as Devdas’ mother.