Rick Basu's debut directorialfilm Devi is based on Sarat Chandra
Chattopadhyay's classic tragedy Devdas in a female perspective. Actress Paoli Dam is playing the lead role in the film. Director said: "The genders of
the main characters have been reversed and the story is based in the 21st
century. Some changes have been made, as society has changed a lot and men
women relationships have evolved."
Paoli dam is Devi Banerjee in the film Devi who is addicted
to drugs. The starting of the film is very dramatic with 30-40 cops in cars and
a helicopter chasing Devi.