Characters Portrayal In Mahesh Dattani's Seven Steps Around The Fire
Keywords:Transgender, Hijra Community, Issues, Society, It-She (Anarkali).
This paper entitled, “Character Portrayal In Mahesh Dattani's Seven Steps Around The Fire” explains and portrays the mindset of people towards the hijra community in a more understandable and beautiful way. Mahesh Dattani is a famous actor and director who was the first Indian playwright to be awarded "Sahitya Academy Award". Through the characters of Uma Rao and Suresh Rao, Dattani projects two different kinds of people and their varied attitude towards the hijra community.