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Eknath 

Eknath (1528-1599) is considered as the founder of secular poetry in Marathi. His Ekanathi Bhagavata or Bhavartha Ramayana is a literary masterpiece of Marathi literature.  <more>

Hari Narayan Apte

   Hari Narayan Apte (1864-1919) is the pioneer of Marathi novel. His important novels include Madhali Sthiti, Ushankala, Mi and Pan Lakshat Kon Gheto.  <more >

Jnaneshwar 

  Jnaneshwar (1275-1296) was the greatest philosopher-saint and Bakti poet of Maharashtra. He is revered for his great works like Bhawarthadipika, Anubhavamrita, Changadevaprasasti and Abhangagatha.  <more>

Namdev Dhasal 

Dhasal (b. 1946) is a leading Marathi poet renowned for his works like Golpitha, Murkh Mhataryane Donger Halwale, Priyadarshini, Tuhi Iyatta, Khel and Gandu Bageecha.  <more>

Ramadasa 

Ramadasa (1608-1681) composed an inspiring literary work in Marathi called Dasabodha.  <more>

Sane Guruji

  Renowned freedom fighter Sane Guruji (1899-1950) wrote several novels including novels Shyamchi Aai, Astik, God Shevat, and a Marathi translation of Tolstoy's book 'What is Art?' entitled Kala Mhanaje Kay?  <more>

S.N.Pendse 

  S.N Pendse (b.1913) is a major novelist of the post-Indipendence period. His famous novels include Haddapar, Garambacha Bapu, Tumbadche Khot and Rathachakra; the later brought him the Sahitya Akademi Award in 1963.  <more>

Tryambak Bapuji Thomre

Tryambak Bapuji Thomre (1890-1918) is acknowledged as one of the most outstanding nature-poets in Marathi literature. His important works include Samagra Balakavi, Anandi-Anand, Shravanamasi, Fulrani and Arun.  <more>

Vijay Tendulkar 

Vijay Tendulkar (b.1928) is one of the most outstanding dramatists in Marathi. His repertoire of plays includes Srimant, Gidhade, Sakharam Binder, Ghashiram Kotwal and Shantala! Court Chalu Ahe.  <more>

V.S.Khandekar

  V.S Khandekar (1889-1976) was a famous short story writer, novelist and essayist, who dominated the Marathi literary scene from 1930 to 1960. Some of his famous novels are Yayati, Don Dhruv  <more>



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