Vishwas Patil

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Vishwas Patil (born November 28, 1959, in Nerle, Kolhapur district) is an Indian author, historian,[1] and member of the Indian Administrative Service in Maharashtra. Well known for his work Panipat (novel about Third Battle of Panipat).[2] He has an M.A. in English Literature and a degree in Law.[citation needed]


  • Panipat, novel about Third Battle of Panipat
  • Sambhaji, biographical novel about Sambhaji
  • Ranangan, play based on novel Panipat
  • Chandramukhi, novel based on relations between a politician and a "tamasha" dancer
  • Not gone with the wind, novel based on the film industry personalities
  • Pangira, novel about hardship of village people
  • Mahanayak, biographical novel about Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose
  • Zadazadati (novel), a touching story of people displaced due to infasturcture projects like dams, it was honoured with Sahitya Akademi Award in 1992



  1. ^ Tare, Kiran (December 23, 2011). "The Burden of Battle". India Today. Retrieved 19 November 2012. 
  2. ^ Deshmukh, Vinita (November 16, 2004). "Retrial at Red Fort". Pune: Pune Indian Express. Retrieved 8 December 2010. 
  3. ^ Sahitya Akademi Awards Information