Rebelling Without A Cause And Daddy Issues – Meet Indian Cinema’s New Angry Young Men

What is common between Siddharth of Kali (2016), Arjun of Arjun Reddy (2017), Surya of Naa Peru Surya, Naa Illu India (2018) and Kathir of Irumbuthirai (2018)?

Rebellion without a cause, daddy issues and gratuitous violence, though the films choose to call it “anger”. 

In this essay for Silverscreen, I write about today’s angry young men in Indian cinema.