Shanta Shelke, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Shanta Shelke

Marathi poet and writer

Date of Birth: 19-Oct-1922

Place of Birth: Pune, Maharashtra, India

Date of Death: 06-Jun-2002

Profession: writer, poet, translator

Nationality: India

Zodiac Sign: Libra

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About Shanta Shelke

  • Shanta Janardan Shelke (Marathi: ????? ?????) (12 October 1922 – 6 June 2002) was a Marathi poet and writer in the Marathi language.
  • She was also a noted journalist, and academic.
  • Her work included song compositions, stories, translations, and children's literature.
  • She presided over many literary gatherings. Some of her compositions were noted either as stand-alone poetic works or as songs sung by Marathi greats like Lata Mangeshkar, Asha Bhosale and Kishori Amonkar, to name a few.
  • Her pen name was Vasant Avsare.

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