Vijay Tendulkar

Playwright, Author

1928 – 2008

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Who was Vijay Tendulkar?

Vijay Tendulkar was a leading Indian playwright, movie and television writer, literary essayist, political journalist, and social commentator primarily in Marāthi. He is best known for his plays Shantata! Court Chalu Aahe, Ghāshirām Kotwāl, and Sakhārām Binder. Many of Tendulkar's plays derived inspiration from real-life incidents or social upheavals, which provides clear light on harsh realities. He provided his guidance to students studying "playwright writing" in US universities. For over five decades Tendulkar had been a highly influential dramatist and theatre personality in Mahārāshtra.

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Born
Jan 6, 1928
Kolhapur
Also known as
  • Vijay Dhondopant Tendulkar
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  • Indian people
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  • India
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Died
May 19, 2008
Pune

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on July 23, 2013

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