Daas Dev: The Sudhir Mishra film has lofty ambition but not enough impact

HINDI cinema can never have enough of Devdas, Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay’s immortal character, who chose dissoluteness over self-determination in his endless pursuit of self-love. Many cinematic iterations over the years have steadily crafted, and grafted, an image of Devdas as the eternal Indian lover. Sudhir Mishra’s retelling bungs in some Shakespeare and a bit of […]

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