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.