Directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali, After his wealthy family prohibits him from marrying the woman he is in love with, Devdas, he takes up alcohol and a life of vice to numb the pain. Early 1900s, follows a young man named Devdas on his way home to India after having spent the past ten years in London. As the news reaches Devdas and his ex-love Paro’s respective households, the family matriarchs remember when the young couple were still children. When Devdas’ mother found out the two wanted to get married, she refused to give her consent, and in doing so, set off a sequence of events which would lead Devdas into alcoholism. Though Paro has agreed to an arranged marriage with a wealthy landowner, but she still loves Devdas.