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Into the mind of a serial killer - Article in Sakal Times

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Prior to the release of thriller Raman Raghav 2.0, Dr Pradnya Ajinkya, occupational psychological counsellor, sheds light on the social conditions, psychological disorder and other aspects related to a serial killer, which is the film’s premise
His look, body language, and his gaze — all look dreadful in the trailer of the film Raman Raghav 2.0. The Anurag Kashyap-directorial, starring Nawazuddin Siddiqui, is based on the life of psychopathic serial killer Raman Raghav, who spread fear in the mind of Mumbaikars in 1960s, especially among slum dwellers and others who slept out in the open.
We thought it would be apt to take a look at the pathological behaviour, social conditions, past incidents, psychological makeup and other aspects of serial killers. The exact reasoning and point of aggravation that leads a person to commit such cold-blooded murders can only be studied by criminologists and psychologists. Studies have revealed a close link to childhood abuse, be it m…