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An Analysis of the Various Problems of New Young Generation in the Works of Chetan Bhagat | Original Article

Ritu Roy Dr. Monika Singh in Shodhaytan (RNTUJ-STN) | Multidisciplinary Academic Research


Novelists and writers express human sentiments and aspects of life or convey a particular perspective what is in their hearts. The novels of ChetanBhagat do both. In his novels, Bhagat describes a genuine narrative, mixed with real occasions and a serious, dull base. His language resonates with the youth and gains him immense popularity. His work centers around the youth and their issues. He has shown his profound concern over today's youth in every book, namely, the challenges, aspirations and objectives. He normally talks about methods for his composition about young people's fears and apprehensions, and all things that distract them.In socially moderate India, his compositional subjects include parental scholarly weight, along with premarital sex, drinking and various other tabooed subjects .The author has painted the picture of the young generation of India and the malpractices in the society in his all novels. Five Points someone (2004) criticizes the Indian education system which is based on the bookish knowledge only. His second novel One Night @ the Call Center (2005) depicts the Indian youth fighting against some odds for career in commercial sector. The third novel The 3 Mistakes of My Life (2008) throws light on the sport, commerce and communal carnage on the name of religion. Bhagat’s fourth novel 2 States: The Story of My Marriage (2009) discusses the issue of cultural conflict. His fifth novel Revolution 2020: Love, Corruption, Ambition (2011) delineates the hot topic of corruption in education. Recently, Chetan Bhagat has published his sixth novel Half Girlfriend (2015) cantering the youth. Thus, almost all of his novels are overloaded with social realism and the youth shading light on their ambitions, struggle, love affairs, marriage institutes, corrupt politics and media culture.