Vijay Tendulkar, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Vijay Tendulkar

Indian writer

Date of Birth: 06-Jan-1928

Place of Birth: Kolhapur, Maharashtra, India

Date of Death: 19-May-2008

Profession: screenwriter, writer, translator, journalist, linguist

Nationality: India

Zodiac Sign: Capricorn

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About Vijay Tendulkar

  • Vijay Dhondopant Tendulkar (6 January 1928 – 19 May 2008) was a leading Indian playwright, movie and television writer, literary essayist, political journalist, and social commentator primarily in Marathi.
  • He is best known for his plays Shantata! Court Chalu Aahe (1967), Ghashiram Kotwal (1972), and Sakharam Binder (1972).
  • Many of Tendulkar's plays derived inspiration from real-life incidents or social upheavals, which provides clear light on harsh realities.
  • He has provided guidance to students studying "play writing" in US universities.
  • Tendulkar had been a highly influential dramatist and theatre personality in Maharashtra for over five decades.

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