Gangadhar Gopal Gadgil

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Gangadhar Gopal Gadgil (25 August 1923 – 15 September 2008) was a Marathi writer from Maharashtra, India.

He was born in Mumbai in 1923. After receiving a master's degree in economics from the University of Mumbai, he worked as a professor of economics at Sydenham College and also a few other colleges in Mumbai.He was the first principal of well known Narsee Monjee College of Commerce and Economics

Expertise in economics[edit]

Gadgil stood for consumer rights. He was associated with Grahak Panchayat, Mumbai for a long time, and served for 15 years as the organization's president.

He wrote text books on Economics for college students. For some time, he served as an economic and financial advisor to Walchand Hirachand Group.

Literary accomplishments[edit]

Gadgil wrote novels, travelogues, one-act plays, literary critiques, children's stories, and a large number of short stories.[1][2]

He was associated with various literary institutions in India. He served as the vice president of Sahitya Akademi during 1988-1993.

Recognitions[edit]

Works[edit]

The following is a partial list of Gadgil's books.

  • Manaschitre (मानसचित्रे) (1946)
  • Kadu Ani Goad (कडू आणि गोड) (1948)
  • Navya Wata (नव्या वाटा) (1950)
  • Kabutare (कबुतरे) (1952)
  • Gopuranchya Pradeshat (गोपुरांच्या प्रदेशांत) (1952)
  • Talawatale Chandane (तलावातले चांदणे) (1954)
  • Liliche Phul (लिलीचे फूल) (1955)
  • Wegale Jag (वेगळे जग) (1958)
  • Sata Samudrapalikade (साता समुद्रापलीकडे) (1959)
  • Gunakar (गुणाकार) (1965)
  • Athawan (आठवण) (1978)
  • Uddhwasta Wishva (उद्ध्वस्त विश्व्व) (1982)
  • Crazy Bombay (1991)
  • Eka Mungiche Mahabharata (एका मुंगीचे महाभारत) (1992)
  • Sata Majale Hasyache (सात मजले हास्याचे) (1994)
  • Durdamya (दुर्दम्य)
  • Sahityatale Manadanda (साहित्यातले मानदंड)
  • खड़क आणि पाणी
  • मुंबई आणि मुंबईकर
  • भोपळा
  • बायको आणि डोंबलं
  • भरारी
  • सफर
  • बहुरंगी रसिकतेची
  • पाच नाटिका
  • प्रारंभ
  • अशा चतुर बायका
  • आम्ही आपले धडधोपट
  • बंडू बिलंदर ठरतो
  • बुगडी माझी सांडली ग
  • चीन : एक अपूर्व अनुभव
  • बंडू-नानू आणि गुलाबी हत्ती
  • स्नेहलता बंडूला अमेरिकेत नेते
  • बंडू, जगू आणि खतरनाक अब्दुल्ला
  • पाण्यावरची अक्षरे
  • बाबांचं कलिंगड आणि मुलीचा स्वेटर
  • एकेकीची कथा
  • गंधर्वयुग
  • काजवा
  • नायगाराचे नादब्रह्म
  • हिममय अलास्का
  • बंडू नाटक करतो
  • बंडू मोकाट सुटतो
  • हसर्‍या कथा
  • गंगाधर गाडगीळांच्या निवडक फिरक्या
  • मुंबईच्या नवलकथा
  • लंब्याचवड्या गोष्टी
  • बंडूचे गुपचुप

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ Kusumawati Deshpande and Mangesh Viththal Rajadhyaksha, A History of Marathi literature Sahitya Akademi, New Delhi, 1998