Vijay Tendulkar Character Analysis

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Vijay Tendulkar, a great Marathi playwright, was born on 7 Th January, 1928 in Mumbai (Maharashtra).Silence! The court is in session (1967), the first Tendulkar’s play to become part of the New Indian Drama phenomenon of the sixties and the first significant modern Indian play in any language to centre on woman as protagonist and victim. With its production Tendulkar became the center of a general controversy. He had already acquired the epithet of “the angry young man” of Marathi theatre but now he was definitely marked out as a rebel against the established values of fundamentally orthodox society. Ghashiram Kotwal is the most controversial musical historical play of Vijay Tendulkar. It concerns with the reign of Peshwas in the 18th c.in …show more content…
The play is highly relevant as it discusses the present atrocities occurring on women throughout India including Delhi ‘Nirbhaya’ gang rape case and demands for verdict and bits the elite society to ponder on the issue seriously and barter system is to be found in Ghashiram Kotwal. It is the system which was a deeply rooted in the Indian society. It has been followed by Indian people for the internal exchange. Ghashiram, who is a protagonist of this play. He gives his own daughter two Nana Phadnvis for political power. He feels that political power is an important than his own daughter. It is the reflection Barter system through dramatic art. Exchange is the main purpose of the Barter system but barter system is not related to anything but human being. The power and Barter systems are come up with political point of you. It focuses over all human relationships. There is a combination of different interest of the people. Barter system has been evaluated through political as well as social condition. It has become very prominent element of society. It has been captured reality that is “what happened” and “what will happen” with human being. It has been reflecting the current issues from the Indian …show more content…
The Court Is In Session” is an English translation of a play written in marathi in the year 1967 by Vijay Tendulkar. The title of this play in Marathi is “Shantata! Court Chalu Aahe!” Where did the germ of an idea that inspired Tendulkar to write this play come from? The play is based on a short story by Friedrich

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