Television empress Ekta Kapoor has now set her eye on the timeless love story, Devdas. The After Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Ekta attempts to recreate Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay's popular novel and this time on TV.
The classic story has been told before and retold, but it still remains one of the most loved love-stories of all time. Ekta Kapoor, who knows what sells, is apparently in tlaks with bringing the original triangle love story to television.
Devdas, the love story that revolves around the three charactres, Devdas, Paro and Chandramukhi, and their tragic yet beautiful story of friendship, ego, betrayal, rift, tragedy and of course love.
Ekta Kapoor, the lady behind the current hit TV show Jodha Akbar, is working on the script for the show and is plannimg to bag a prime time slot for the show on Colors TV.
Previously, the story of Devdas has been made into feature films by many including, Bimal Roy (starring Dilip Kumar, Vyjayanthimala and Suchithra Sen), Sanjay Leela Bhansali (featuring Shahrukh Khan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Madhuri Dixit), and Anurag Kashyap (modern version titled Dev D - starring Abhay Deol, Kalki Koechlin and Mahi Gill).
The star cast for the TV version is yet to be finalised as well. Let's wait and watch which lucky actors would bag this epic show.