Directed by Neeraj Ghaywan, ‘Masaan’ is a social drama featuring Richa Chadda, Vicky Kaushal, Vineet Kumar, Shweta Tripathi, Pankaj Tripathi and Sanjay Mishra. Set in the city of Banaras, the story deals with the lives of two characters named Devi (Richa Chadda) and Deepak (Vicky Kaushal), respectively which eventually converge. Devi is a teacher who is caught by the police red handed with her student at a hotel room. Subsequently, the police blackmail Devi and her family for a bribe to shut down the case. On the other hand Deepak (Vicky Kaushal) is a young boy who belongs to a lower caste and is forced to work on the Ghats of the Ganga in Banaras to burn dead bodies on funeral pyres. He falls in love with an upper caste young girl named Shalu (Shweta Tripathi) from whom he hides his identity. Their difference in caste leads to family and societal conflicts.
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