|upcoming movie Daas Dev|
Daas Dev director Sudhir Mishra, who is anticipating the arrival of his upcoming movie Daas Dev has opened up about the storyline. He said the story is dissimilar to the first `Devdas` as it is more about flexibility and freedom.`Daas Dev`, in his opinion, is all about the protagonist`s liberation. "It is a guy who breaks the shackles rather than a guy who becomes a `daas`. It is not a downer, in the end, it is an `upper`. It is a story of freedom, of standing by Paro, of how he liberates himself. Rather than dying with her or she be dying behind a closed door," added Mishra.
Mishra interpreted the concept of Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay’s `Devdas` in an unconventional manner saying,"If you take the literal meaning of the original `Devdas`, it means God`s slave. So, this is a journey of a noble creature who becomes a slave, to his addiction, to his guilt, and dies. Now in my film, he is a `daas` who is a slave to an addiction to alcohol and power is also an addiction in the context of politics. He is the heir to a political dynasty. It is about how he rids himself of that addiction-it`s a reverse, more positive journey," Mishra told.
The movie had earlier come under speculation, as to its genre. Clearing all doubts, the filmmaker commented, "We didn`t want people to misunderstand `Daas Dev` as a political drama. Politics is the conflict in the love story and music is an integral part of the film."
Sudhir Mishra Daas Dev is a romantic political thriller, featuring Aditi Rao Hydari, Richa Chadda, Rahul Bhat, Dalip Tahil, Saurabh Shukla and Anurag Kashyap. It is scheduled to release on March 23.