Study of portrayal of male lead characters in Anurag kashyap films
Dr. Geetali Tilak
The study is focused on understanding the portrayal of male lead characters in films directed by Anurag Kashyap. It explores the characters, relations between the male lead characters and other characters.It also compares males of the Indian society with these characters in context of five films Gulaal, Ugly, Gangs of Wasseypur - 1, Gangs of Wasseypur - 2 and Raman Raghav 2.0. This is a qualitative research based on observations, case studies and interviews. Portrayals of male lead characters of these five films are multi-dimensional interms of writing and presentation, shades and traits. It brings out different shades of human nature. The characters in the films are the replica of common man in the society.It brings out different facets of human nature. It helps the audience to relate, understand and infer their own judgements. The research brings out the motifs of male lead characters and complexity of human nature, which is surrounded by love, hatred, revenge and mostly importantly the churning within which leads to the human transformation.