Wolverhampton Grand Theatre presents a film screening of the Bollywood blockbuster movie DEVDAS, featuring a pre-event curated by Jaivant Patel Dance, including live music and dance, plus an exclusive Q & A session, starting one hour before the screening.
Based on Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay’s enduring novel of lost love, DEVDAS star Shah Rukh Khan alongside Aishwarya Rai and Madhuri Dixit,
After his wealthy family prohibits him from marrying the woman he is in love with, Devdas Mukherjee’s life begins to spiral out of control. Will Devdas stand up to his parent’s opposition and fight for true love or will destiny lead him toward another path?
This screening of DEVDAS features a pre-event curated by Jaivant Patel Dance of live Indian music and dance by some of the most exciting artists, companies and community groups currently on the British South Asian arts scene; including sitarist/vocalist Debipriya Sircar, Bollywood Dreams Dance, Showmi Das and Nilakshi’s Bells & Beats. There will also be a Q+A with Kathak exponent Ashwini Kalsekar, who was a dancer in the film’s Kaahe Chhed Mohe song sequence picturised on Madhuri Dixit.
Enjoy this Bollywood classic like never before, embrace the stunning cinematography, the amazing dance scenes and the timeless songs from your seat in the Grand’s beautiful historic auditorium.
Jaivant Patel Dance is an award winning South Asian Arts company rooted in Wolverhampton and The Black Country.
Doors Open: 1.30pm
Live Pre-Event On Stage: 2pm
Devdas Screening: 3pm
Devdas Running Time: 3 Hours (includes a twenty minute interval0
Devdas Age Guidance: PG Certificate
Subtitles: This screening is in Hindi with English subtitles.