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10 Famous Marathi Writers All Time

Here we create a list of the ten famous Marathi writers. These writers did great work to make Marathi literature enjoyable. Most of the writers of Marathi literature are so much talent. But those who are listed below, their almost every book, are readers appreciated.

List of Famous Marathi Writers

Check the list of ten famous Marathi writers. I tried to write in detail about them. Read to end to know about ten famous Marathi writers.

1. Kusumagraj

Kusumagraj was one of the best Marathi writers. His full name is Vishnu Vaman Shirwadkar, Kusumagraj is his pen name. He was an eminent Marathi poet, playwright, novelist, short story writer. He was born on 27 February 1912 in Pune, Maharashtra, and he died on 10 March 1999 (aged 87) in Nashik, Maharashtra. He got the Sahitya Akademi Award in 1974.

2. Vishnu Sakharam Khandekar

Vishnu Sakharam Khandekar was a famous Marathi writer. He was the first Marathi author, who won the prestigious Jnanpith Award. Yayati, Kraunchwadh, Ulka are his notable work. He was born on 11 January 1898 and died on 2 September 1976 (aged 78).

3. Pralhad Keshav Atre

Prahlad Keshav Atre is popularly known as Acharya Atre. He was an eminent Marathi writer, poet, educationist, founder–editor of Maratha. He wrote many novels, biographies, poems, and essays. Acharya Atre was born on August 13, 1898, in Kodit Khurd, Saswad, Pune district, Maharashtra, and died on June 13, 1969 (aged 70) in Mumbai, Maharashtra.

4. Vasant Purushottam Kale

Vasant Purushottam Kale was well known to the  Marathi readers as Va Pu. He was a famous Marathi writer who wrote more than 60 books. Partner, Vapurza, Hi Waat Ekatichi, and Thikri are his notable works. He was a brilliant story-teller.

5. Ranjit Desai

Ranjit Desai was born in Maharashtra, India, on 8 April 1928. He is so much famous for his historical novels, Swami and Shriman Yogi. Ranjit got the Sahitya Akademi Award in 1964 and the Padma Shri in 1973. He died on 6 March 1992 (aged 63).

6. Shivaji Sawant

Shivaji Sawant was a famous writer in Marathi literature. He is well known for his famous Marathi novel Mrityunjaya. He was the first Marathi writer, who got the prestigious Moortidevi Award in 1994. His great work Mrityunjaya wrote based on Karna, one of the leading characters of the epic Mahabharata.

7. Vinda Karandikar

Vinda Karandikar’s full name is Govind Vinayak Karandikar, well known as Vinda. Vinda Karandikar was a well-known Marathi poet, writer, literary critic, essayist, and translator. He was born on 23 August 1918 in Dhalavali, Taluka, and he died on 14 March 2010 (aged 91) in Mumbai.

8. Durga Bhagwat

Durga Narayan Bhagwat is the full name of Durga Bhagwat. She was an Indian scholar, socialist, and writer. She was one of the most popular female authors in Marathi literature. I hope you will enjoy her writings.

9. Anand Yadav

Anand Yadav was a famous Marathi writer. Anand Ratan Yadav is his full name. He is well known to the Marathi literature people for his autobiography Zombi. He was born on 30 November 1935 in Maharashtra.  He was from an impoverished family from a small village.

10. Nagnath S. Inamdar

Nagnath S. Inamdar was a famous Marathi novelist. His career spanned almost five decades. He was born in 1923 and died in 2002. Shahenshah, Raau, Jhunja, Rajeshri, Shikasta, Mantravegala, and Jhep are his popular historical novels.

You can collect books  of these authors. You will enjoy their writings.

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Marathi Books

Best Marathi Story Books

Check out all the best Marathi story-books list given below. Here we try to list out the most popular Marathi story-books by some eminent authors. Marathi literature author is so talented, may you know that already. Their stylus is fantastic, especially stories and novels. In this article, you will get the list of best Marathi story-books.

1. Upara

Upara is a famous story by prominent author Laxman Mane. This story of this book narrated based on the autobiography of the author. He was a Marathi writer and a social activist. The story of this book about a true-life tale of Laxman Mane. It will make you cry. Upara book first published in 1980. The author got the Sahitya Akademi Award for this book.

2. Mrityunjaya

The story of the Mrityunjaya book is about a motivational tale of Karma, one of the leading characters of the ancient Hindu epic Mahabharata. This book is considered as one of the great work by Shivaji Saavant. This novel is narrated based on the autobiographic form. This excellent novel received numerous awards and accolades, was first published in 1979.

3. College Gate

Sagar Kalsait wrote the College Gate famous Marathi romantic-story book. The story of this book is about a heart touching love story that will remind you of a lot of old memories. This book describes the way how peoples change in our lives and the shapes who we are, and it also describes friendship, love, loyalty.

4. Yuganta: The End of an Epoch

Famous Marathi anthropologist Irawati Karve wrote The Yuganta: The End of an Epoch book. This book, generally called Yuganta, is a critical analysis of Mahabharata. The book at first has written in Marathi, but later it was translated in English by W. Norman Brown.

5. Shri Guru Charitra

The Shri Guru Charitra book was written between the 15th-16th century by famous Marathi author Shri Saraswati Gangadhar. Shri Guru Charitra’s book describes the life story of Shri Narasimha Saraswati. The central theme of this book about the life story of Shri Narasimha Saraswati, his philosophy, and related stories.

If you are interested in reading these books, you can can collect the free PDF copy of this books. You have to simply search the PDF copie on google. I hope you will enjoy your reading these book.

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Marathi Books

Best Motivational Books In Marathi

Here we have a collection of best motivational books of Marathi literature. If you are interested in reading Marathi literature books, these books are the must-read books for you. You will get a PDF copy of these books over the internet. Let’s check out the books list.

1. Mrityunjaya

Mrityunjaya is a famous motivational novel, which was written by Shivaji Saavant. This novel is narrated based on the autobiographic form. The story of this novel is about the Karma, is one of the leading character of the ancient Hindu epic Mahabharata. The author wrote in this novel about the search for the meaning of Being is man’s eternal quest. This excellent novel received numerous awards and accolades, was first published in 1979.

2. Asa Mi Asami

Eminent author Purushottam Lakshman Deshpande wrote the Asa Mi Asami novel. P.L. Deshpande was a famous Marathi writer, playwriter, fictionist, and screenwriter. This book is one of his famous motivational books. This book considered one of the best autobiography novels in Marathi literature. The central character of this novel is Clerk. This novel is the autobiography of Clerk.

3. Kosala

The Kosala novel is well-known as Kosla. Bhalchandra Vanaji Nemade wrote this autobiographical novel. The story of this book is about the life-story of Pandurang Sangvikar, a 25 years old young man. This book translated into many other languages. This novel first published in 1963.

4. Shriman Yogi

The Shrimanyogi novel is a famous biographical work by Ranjit Desai. Chatrapathi Shivaji was a Mamatha king. The story of this book narrated based on the life and the achievements of the great Maratha king, Chatrapathi Shivaji, who has been a legendary figure in Indian history. This book is a must-read type book.

5. Swami

Ranjit Desai is one of the most popular authors of Marathi literature. He wrote the Swami novel in 2004. The story of this book is about Madhavrao Peshave. This book considered the best history book for understanding the great Maratha worrier. In this Swami novel, the author gave an excellent depiction of the life of Madhavrao Peshwa. The story of this book will show you need no experience for politics. And this book will teach you how your relatives are against you.

6. Baluta

Dagdu Maruti Pawar wrote the Baluta novel. This novel was written based on the autobiographical form. The story of this book is about the author’s battle in his life and with his family. The story of this book is about the struggle with his demons and the sacrifices of his mother. In this story, his mother is the real “hero.” This book first published in 1978.

7. Kajalmaya

Legendary Marathi author G.A. Kulkarni wrote Kajalmaya, which is a famous novel of Marathi literature. Kajalmaya first published in 1972. The story of this book was written based on the theme of sadness, despair, negativity in life, dark shades, etc. I think this book will blow in your mind.

8. Yayati: A Classic Tale of Lust

Vishnu Sakharam Khandekar wrote Yayati: A Classic Tale of Lust novel in 1978. The story of the Yayati novel is considered one of the most intriguing and fascinating classics of Mahabharata. This novel is a great scholar and one of the noblest rulers of olden times. Collect the PDF copy, and you will get it over the internet.

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Marathi Romantic Books

Best Marathi Love Story Books You Must Read

Read the Best Marathi Love Story Books list. If you are interested in reading Marathi romantic-story books, you are in the right place. Here we create a list of best Marathi love-story books. There are books from different authors. Let’s check out the books list.

1. Love

This book is a collection of three wonderful love stories. Famous Marathi author Mrs. Kimaya Kolhe wrote this novel. If you are interested in reading Marathi’s love-story books, I hardly suggest this book. The story of this book is fantastic, so this book is at the top of my Marathi love story books list. I hope you will enjoy this book a lot. You may get a common thread among all three stories, and that is simplicity. The stories of this book are unique and happened at different places.

2. Revolution Twenty20

Revolution Twenty20 is a Marathi love-story book by Chetan Bhagat. This book also translated into English. The story of this book is about two childhood friends Gopal and Raghav. They struggle to find success and love in Varanasi. The story of this book is lucid and unique. Collect this book; you will get it over the internet.

3. Half Girlfriend

Half Girlfriend is an Indian English coming of age. This book also translated into the Marathi language. Popular Mathi literature author Chetan Bhagat wrote this book. This book is considered a young adult romance novel. The story of this novel sets in rural Bihar, New Delhi, Patna, and New York. The story of this book narrated based on the story of a Bihari boy in quest of winning over the girl he loves.

4. College Gate

College Gate is a famous Marathi romance novel by eminent author Sagar Kalsait. The story of this book is about a heart touching love story. This story will remind you of a lot of old memories. The book, College Gate is not only cover with friendship but fiercely embrace loyalty, success, love, commitment. This book describes the way how peoples change in our lives and the shapes who we are. I hope you will enjoy this book.

5. Net-Prem: Prreeya Satputeh

The ‘Net-Prem: Prreeya Satputeh’ book has written, keeping mind about the readers of the modern age. Priya Satpute wrote this novel. The story of this book is about online relationships. This book is a must-read book if you are a romantic genre book lover.

6. Kalpanatit

Neha L V is a Marathi novelist, translator, short-story writer. Kalpanatit is one of the great works by Neha L V. Asia-Pacific Holdings Private Limited published this 300 pages book. This book describes the love story of a poor young man.

Every books of this list have amazing story. I hope you will enjoy these book. You may be get the free PDF copy of these books over the internet. Thanks for being here. Enjoy you reading time.

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Marathi Poem

7 Best Marathi Kavita Books | Marathi Poem Books

Marathi literature’s readers like to read poetry books. These are lots of Marathi language poems in Marathi. Here we have a collection of some popular poetry books. I hope you will like these books. You will get all these books are listed below over the internet. Let’s check out the best Marathi Kavita books or Marathi poetry books list.

1. Vinda Poems

Vinda Karandikar was a famous Marathi poet. He once received India’s prestigious Jnanpith Award in 2003  Vinda Poems‘ book is a compilation of some of his well-known selected poems. Vinda Poems collection was initially published in 1975. If you wish to read the most popular Marathi poems, this book is a must-read book for you.

2. The Boatride & Other Poems

Sahitya Akademi Award winner famous poet Arun Balkrishna Kolatkar is the original writer of this book. Indian poet and translator Arvind Krishna Mehrotra translated this book into English. This book is considered one of the best poems collection of Arun Kolatkar, which is fantastic, and one of the readers appreciated the book.

3. One Hundred Poems of Tukaram

Tukaram is the original writer of this book. He also referred to as Sant Tukaram, Bhakta Tukaram, Tukaram Maharaj. Tukaram was a 17th-century Hindu poet and saint of the Bhakti movement in Maharashtra, India. In this book, there is a combination of hundreds of best poems of this saint. Chandrakant Kaluram Mhatre translated this book into English, and this book published in 2015.

4. Poems Of Vinda

Govind Vinayak Karandikar is well-known as Vinda Karandikar to the Tamil literature readers. You will get some best lyrics of Vinda Karandikar in this book. This book, published in 2007, and paperback of this book is 122. Collect this book if you are interested in reading this book.

5. Kala Ghoda: Poems

Arun Balkrishna Kolatkar was one of the most important and influential poets in post-Independence Indian poetry. He wrote both Marathi and English. Kala Ghoda: Poems book is initially written in Engish by Arun Kolatkar.

6. Live Update: An Anthology of Recent Marathi Poetry

Live Update: An Anthology of Recent Marathi Poetry is an anthology of Marathi poetry that emerged after the late eighties and the nineties. This book is translated and edited by famous Marathi writer and blogger Sachin C. Ketkar, published in 2005.

7. No Entry for the New Sun: Translations from Modern Marathi Dalit Poetry

No Entry for the New Sun: Translations from Modern Marathi Dalit Poetry book is originally a compilation of English translation of the most prominent author’s poets in Marathi Dalit poetry. Arjun Dangle wrote this book, and this book first published in 1992.

May be you will get the free PDF copy of these books over the internet. Collect these book, read and enjoy your reading time.

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Literature Historical

Chhava (छावा) By Shivaji Sawant

Renowned Marathi novelist Shivaji Sawantin wrote this novel. He is a well-known author as Mrityunjaykaar (Mean, Maker of Mrityunjay). Chhava is also a popular novel to the Marathi literature readers. He wrote about Great Sambhaji Maharaj’s life in this book; this book was first published in 1969. You can collect the PDF copy of this book free. Download the PDF copy of Chhava book from here. Coninental publisher published this book in 1969.

Book Details:

  • Book Name: Chhava (छावा)
  • Author: Shivaji Sawant
  • Genre: Historical
  • Category: Literature
  • Publisher: Coninental
  • Published: 1969
  • Total pages: 438
  • PDF Size: 09 Mb

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Marathi Books

8 Marathi Famous Books Everyone Shoud Read

Marathi literature’s authors are so much talented. They wrote many famous novels, poetry, and humor genre books. Here we have a collection of notable albums of Marathi literature by the most popular authors.

1. Jejuri

Jejuri is a famous poetry book by eminent poet Arun Balkrishna Kolatkar. Most of Arun Kolatkar’s poems found humor in many everyday matters. This book is one of the best books in Tamil literature. This book won the Commonwealth Prize. The poem is made up of a series of often short fragments. The fragments describe the experiences of a secular visitor to the ruins of Jejuri that is a pilgrimage site in Maharashtra.

2. Kala Ghoda Poems

Kala Ghoda Poems is another excellent work by Arun Kolatkar. This book is a famous poetry book by Arun Balkrishna Kolatkar. I hope you will enjoy this book a lot. This book first published in 2004. Kala Ghoda Poems book translated into many languages.

3. Ghashiram Kotwal

Prominent writer Vijay Dhondopant Tendulkar wrote this book. The Ghashiram Kotwal book considered the best play in Marathi literature. Ghashiram Kotwal first published in  1972. The story of this play is about political satire, written as historical drama. The theme of this drama based on the life of Nana Phadnavis. He was one of the prominent ministers in the court of the Peshwa of Pune.

4. Radheya

The story of this book is about Radheya, one of the leading characters of ancient Hindu epic Mahabharata. The tale of Radheya, the immortal character from The Mahabharata, has time and again been a matter of interest to all modern writers. Ranjit Desai enacted Radheya’s character in dramas and many novels. This novel based on her life.

5. Shri Guru Charitra

Shri Saraswati Gangadhar wrote the Shri Guru Charitra book between 15th-16th century. The story of this book narrated based on the life story of Shri Narasimha Saraswati. The central theme of this book about the life story of Shri Narasimha Saraswati, his philosophy, and related stories.

6. Kajalmaya

Eminent author Gurunath Abaji Kulkarni wrote Kajalmaya’s novel. This novel was so famous at that time also popular in the modern time of Marathi literature. Kajalmaya’s novel first published in 1972. The story of this book was written based on the theme of sadness, despair, negativity in life, dark shades, etc. The heart touching story of this book will touch your heart.

7. Pachola

Raosaheb Rangnath Borade wrote Pachola novel. This novel first published in 1971. Pachola is a short, Marathi-language novel written. The story of this book is about Parvati, who was the wife of a tailor. The author of this book tried to express the emotional stresses created in the lives of village artisans because of modernization.

8. Geeta Rahasya

Famous Marathi author Bal Gangadhar Tilak wrote Shrimadh Bhagvad Gita Rahasya’s novel. This novel is popularly, also known as Gita Rahasya or Karmayog Shashtra. Geeta Rahasya’s book first published in 1915 in the Marathi language.

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Marathi Novel Books

10 Best Marathi Kadambari | Best Marathi Novel Books

If you read the best Marathi novel books, you will feel the power of Marathi’s writer. Marathi literature has a strong history. The authors of the Marathi literature are so talented. They wrote lots of famous books. Here you will get the list of 10 best Marathi Kadambari.

1. Pan Lakshat Kon Ghetto (पण लक्षात कोण घेतो?)

Pan Lakshat Kon Ghetto is a famous Indian Marathi novel. Eminent author Hari Narayan Apte wrote in the form of an autobiography, and this novel first published in 1980. The story of this novel is about the Yamuna. She is a young Hindu middle-class woman. Pan Lakshat Kon Ghetto considered being a classic novel in Marathi literature.

2. Gulamgiri

Gulamgiri is a famous novel by Jyotirao Govindrao Phule. This novel first published in 1873. This novel tells the story of Brahminical supremacy and hegemonies in the social structure of Indian society. The author thanked Christian missionaries and the British colonists in this book. The reason was for thanked them for making the lower castes realize that they are worthy of all human rights.

3. Gramgeeta

Gramgeeta is an  Indian Marathi epic. The story of this book is about Indian village life. Rashtra Saint Tukdoji Maharaj wrote this poetry authored book, which first published in 1979. For developing the village community, this book is an ideal reference.

4. Rau

Rau is a historical Marathi novel; Nagnath S. Inamdar wrote this novel. This book first published in 1972. The story of this novel narrated based on the story of Maratha Empire’s general Peshwa Baji Rao I and his second wife, Mastani. The Rau novel aslo adapted into a film in 2015. The title of the movie is Bajirao Mastani.

5. Yugandhar

Shivaji Sawant wrote the Yugandhar book. This book is a Hindu religious mythology category book. The story of this book is about Lord Krishna and his life. This book first published in 2000 in the Marathi language. Then in 2003, this book published in the Hindi language.

6. Kolasa

Bhalchandra Vanaji Nemade wrote a famous Kosala novel, which first published in 1963. This book is also known as Kolsa. The Kolasa debut novel, also translated into English, was published in 1997. The novel tells the story of a 25 years young man, Pandurang Sangvikar. Sometimes also known as Kosla. Bhalchandra Vanaji Nemade wrote this novel. The story of this novel was written using the autobiographical form.

7. Akkarmashi

Sharankumar Limbale wrote the famous Marathi novel Akkarmashi. This book, published in 2005. This book is an autobiographical novel by Sharankumar Limbale. The story of this book is a glimpse into the life of a Dalit. In our present society, life is about as far as one can imagine. Hunger defined as something beyond. This book explains all of the bad times of a person’s life.

8. Kajalmaya

The Kajalmaya novel first published in 1972. Legendary Marathi author G.A. Kulkarni wrote this novel. The story narration of this book based on the theme of sadness, despair, negativity in life, dark shades, etc. I hope you will enjoy this book a lot.

9. Dasbodh

Saint Samarth Ramdas wrote Dasbodh Advaita Vedanta’s spiritual book in the 17th-century. He wrote this book for his disciple, Kalyan Swami. If you read this book, you will learn spiritual guidance on matters such as devotion and acquiring knowledge. This book will help you in answering queries related to day-to-day life and how to find solutions to it.

10. Sai Satcharitra

The Sai Satcharitra book is also well-known to the Marathi literature readers as Sri Sai Satcharitra. Shri. Govind Raghunath Dabholkar wrote this book. Hemadpant Dabholkar is his alias. This book is the biography of Sai Baba’s true-life stories of Shirdi. The original copy of this book first published in 1930.

You will get the PDF copy of these books over the internet. I hope this article will be helpful for.

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Marathi Books

Best Marathi Books To Read Before You Die

You are here, that means you are searching for the best Marathi books. So, here in this article, I am going to share with you the best Marathi books ever. Marathi is the native language of Maharashtra. More than 83 million people speak in Marathi. Marathi literature reader’s figure is not so short. If you are a Marathi literature reader, you can read the books given here. These books are all time famous book of Marathi literature.

1. Kosala (कोसला)

The Kosala novel sometimes also known as Kosla. Bhalchandra Vanaji Nemade wrote this novel.  This novel is a debut novel by Nemade, first published in 1963 in Marathi language and later English translated copy of this book published in 1997. This book also translated into eight Indian languages. This novel could be considered an autobiographical novel. Using the autobiographical form, the author tried to expose the life-story of Pandurang Sangvikar, a 25 years old young man.

2. Zombi (झोंबी)

Zombi is a famous novel, which first published in 1987.  Eminent author of Marathi literature Anand Yadav wrote this novel. Zombi means ‘fight against all the odds.’ The story of this novel narrated based on the autobiographical account of a young boy, of Maharashtra. The sad story of his family, his loving mother, his life of utter poverty, and his eagerness to receive the education. I assume, after reading this book, you will be able to know that actually, what is debt? How does it feel to a man?

3. Mrityunjaya (मृत्युंजय)

Shivaji Saavant wrote this novel. This novel also translated into English, Hindi, and some of the Indian languages. The story of this novel is about the selective retelling from Karna, one of the leading characters of the epic Mahabharata. This novel first published in 1979. The Mrityunjaya novel received numerous awards and accolades.

4. Dnyaneshwari (ज्ञानेश्वरी)

The Dnyaneshwari book written by the Marathi poet and saint Dnyaneshwar Kulkarni. This book also referred to as Jnaneshwari or Bhavartha Deepika. This book considered a commentary on the Bhagavad Gita. The Dnyaneshwari book has written in 1290 CE. Hardcover of this book published in 1291 CE.

5. Mahanayak (महानाहयक)

Mahanayak is a Marathi historical novel, which is written by eminent Marathi author Vishvas Patil. The story of this book narrated based on the life of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose. Mahanayak novel translated into English and many other Indian languages.

6. Upara (उपरा)

Upara is an autobiography genre novel. Marathi writer and a social activist Laxman Mane wrote this novel. The story of this novel about a true-life tale of Laxman Mane. I assume it will make you cry. This book first published in 1980. Laxman Mane got Sahitya Akademi Award for this novel.

7. Baluta (बलुतं)

Dagdu Maruti Pawar wrote the Baluta novel. This novel is autobiographical. The story of this book is about the author’s battle. The battle is with his demons and the sacrifices of his mother. In this story, his mother is the real “hero.” This book first published in 1978.

8. Shyamchi Aai (श्यामची आई)

Famous author and social activist Sane Guruji wrote the Shyamchi Aai tributes novel. This novel hailed as one of the greatest tributes to the mother’s love in Marathi literature. This book, published in 2011. I hope you will enjoy this book a lot.

9. Gramgeeta

Gramgeeta is an epic about Indian village life by Rashtra Saint Tukdoji Maharaj. This book is a book of poetry authored book. Gramgeeta first published in 1979. The story of this book is an ideal reference for developing the village community. You can collect this book if you are interested.

10. Dasbodh (दासबोध)

Dasbodh is a 17th-century Advaita Vedanta spiritual book. The saint Samarth Ramdas wrote this book for his disciple, Kalyan Swami. This book provides readers with spiritual guidance on matters such as devotion and acquiring knowledge. You will also get help in answering queries related to day-to-day life and how to find solutions to it.

All these books are so popular with the Marathi literature readers. I assume these books are the best Marathi books that you must have to read before you die.