Vasant Purushottam Kale

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Vasant Purushottam Kale
Vasant Purushottam Kale.jpg
Native name वसंत पुरुषोत्तम काळे
Born (1932-03-25)25 March 1932
Maharashtra
Died (2001-06-26)26 June 2001
Nationality Indian
Occupation Writer, Architect

Vasant Purushottam Kale (Devnagari:वसंत पुरुषोत्तम काळे), (Birth-date 25 March 1932) - popularly known as Va Pu, was a Marathi writer who wrote short stories, novels, and biographical sketches.[1] He authored more than 60 books. His well-known books include Partner, Vapurza, Hi Waat Ekatichi, and Thikri. He was a famous story-teller and had over 1600 stage-shows (कथाकथन) in the theatres. He was the first story-teller to come in form of Audio Cassettes.

V.P. Kale was an architect by profession.

He died of heart failure on 26 June 2001 at his home in Mumbai.[2]

Short stories[edit]

  • Aik sakhe
  • Amithah ani me
  • Apan Saare Arjun
  • Badali
  • Bai Bayako Aani Calendar
  • Bhade
  • Bhul Bhulyia
  • Chaturbhuj
  • Chakkar
  • Dost
  • Donde
  • Duniya Tula Visrel - Lecture on Wasudev Waman Patankar
  • Ekmek
  • Fantasy Ek Preyasy
  • Gheneration GAP
  • Ghar Harawaleli Manse
  • Goshta hatatali hoti
  • Goph
  • Gulmohar
  • Hi Waat Ekatichi
  • Hunkar
  • Intimate
  • J K Malvankar
  • Karmachari
  • Ka Re Bhulalasi
  • Kahi Khara Kahi Khota
  • Katha-kathanachi katha
  • Lombkalnari Maanasa
  • Mahotsav
  • Manus
  • Mayabazar
  • Maza mazyapashi
  • Mi manus shodhtoy
  • Moden pan vaknar nahi
  • Nimitta
  • Navara Mhanava Aapala
  • One for the road
  • Partner
  • Pleasure Box
  • Panpoi
  • Prem mai
  • Ranga Manache
  • Rang Panchami
  • Sakhi
  • Sanvadini
  • Swar
  • Thikari
  • Taptapadi
  • Too bhramat aahaasi waayaa
  • Va Pu Sange Vadilanchi Kirti
  • Valay
  • Vapurvai
  • Vapurza (This is complition of passages from his earlier work)
  • Va pu 85
  • Zopala
  • Rutu Basanti Rooth Gayee

References[edit]

  1. ^ "People". Data India. Press Trust of India: 588. ISSN 0377-6832. OCLC 1797778. 
  2. ^ "Marathi litterateur V P Kale passes away". Mid-Day. 2001-06-27. Retrieved 23 March 2015.