CASIRJ Volume 5 Issue 6 [Year – ] ISSN – TRAGIC VISION IN VIJAY TENDULKAR’S GHASHIRAM KOTWAL Dr. Vandana V. Abstract: Vijay. Ghashiram Kotwal is a Marathi play written by playwright Vijay Tendulkar in , as his response to the rise of a local political party, Shiv Sena, in Maharashta. Ghashiram Kotwal. Front Cover. Vijay Tendulkar. Seagull Books, – Performing Arts – 55 pages Bibliographic information. QR code for Ghashiram Kotwal.

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The thief was someone else. While he is groaning this, sutradhar and the Brahman line suddenly start chanting: Since then, popular and controversial, and always contemporary, the play has been produced in many Indian languages, and Theatre Academy has also performed it in several European countries.

This servant is on guard. Can we find her? The main characters were played by Prakash Belawadi and Mohan Agashe. That old overripe bastard! The Chorus of Brahmans stands on the sidelines of the drama, sustaining its musical chant.


Nana with his insatiable desires for sex and with his numerous wives parodies Lord Krishna. A Hindi devotional song with the mridanga-drum begins. The significance of this picture becomes apparent in the last stage direction of Act One: Nothing, something, really nothing. Trivia About Ghashiram Kotwal. Sir, listen to my complaint. Did you steal or ghxshiram

The situation goes out of hand when a few people in the jail die from suffocation. A Brahman makes way for the palanquin. Ghashiram came to Poona city to tenduulkar his livelihood but every time he defeated or humiliated by the power. Nana sits on a high seat.

My daughter will not come again to Your Highness house. Where is my baby, where is she? The police call out the time of night.

Ghashiram Kotwal

Goddam piece of dung! The film’s screenplay was written by Vijay Tendulkar. Look at him, eating her like a peach On stage the traditional rites and hubbub that precede a wedding are mimed. No one in Poona today has the audacity to watch the great Nana Phadnavis! Ganapati dances the Ganapati dance, Brahmans of Poona bow and ghashirm. Come on, let me go.


Sir — the corpse has been lying in the cremation ground since morning. He storms out through the audience.

The garden of saras. It seems you are a Brahmans from Kanauj.

I might have died. Otherwise I will be humiliated Act One 53 all over Poona. One petty thief less in a world of big thieves.

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He is an evil incarnate. Number of view doe snot mean much unless some good comments are there. Are you afraid, dear? The permit is real, but they call it counterfeit. You look better here. The heart that gives a daughter to your whims and fancies, Highness. The hell with you. Til send my men out right now to look for a husband and I’ll arrange everything.

He knocks at an imaginary door. He holds different moods, situations and characters in one organic whole.

Gathered in the garden