Ramchandra Purushottam Marathe

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Ramchandra Purushottam Marathe
Born23 October 1924
Died4 October 1989
Other namesRam Marathe, Pandit Ram Marathe
Known forMarathi music, Hindustani classical music, Sangeet Natak
RelativesAnant Purushottam Marathe (brother)

Ramchandra Purushottam Marathe (23 October 1924 – 4 October 1989), also known as Pandit Ram Marathe, was a Marathi music director, singer[1], and actor on stage and in films.[2][3] As a child actor, he performed the title role of Krishna in Prabhat Film Company's 1938 film, Gopal Krishna.[4] He was disciple of Vilayat Hussain Khan, the maestro of Agra gharana of Hindustani classical music.[5],Master Krishnarao Phulambrikar and others. Through Master krishnarao, he developed his Khayal style which had elements of different gharanas such as Jaipur, Gwalior and Agra.[6]


  1. ^ Dr. Afshana Shafi (1 November 2017). THE LEGACY OF GANGUBAI HANGAL. Horizon Books ( A Division of Ignited Minds Edutech P Ltd). p. 71. ISBN 978-93-86369-56-7.
  2. ^ Parrikar, Ranjan. "Musical Traditions of India" (PDF). Retrieved 26 October 2011.
  3. ^ S. M. M. Ausaja (2009). Bollywood in Posters. Om Books International. p. 24. ISBN 978-81-87108-55-9.
  4. ^ Mujahar, Isak (1969). MAHARASHTRA BIRTHPLACE OF INDIAN FILM INDUSTRY. Connaught Circus New Delhi: GOVERNMENT OF MAHARASHTRA. p. 73. Retrieved 31 October 2018.
  5. ^ Tapasi Ghosh (2008). Pran Piya Ustad Vilayat Hussain Khan: His Life and Contribution to the World of Music. Atlantic Publishers & Dist. p. 71. ISBN 978-81-269-0855-4.
  6. ^ Shah, V. and Kashalkar, U., 2011. A Conversation with Ulhas Kashalkar. India International Centre Quarterly, 38(1), pp.134-141.[1]