Vasant Purushottam Kale

Vasant Purushottam Kale, popularly known as Va Pu, was a Marathi writer.[1] He wrote more than 60 books. His well-known works 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 writer[clarification needed] to come in form of audio cassettes.

Vasant Purushottam Kale
वसंत पुरुषोत्तम काळे
Vasant Purushottam Kale.jpg
Born(1932-03-25)25 March 1932
Mumbai, Maharashtra
Died(2001-06-26)26 June 2001 (aged 69)
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
NationalityIndian
OccupationWriter, essayist, novelist, architect
Notable work
Partner, Vapurza, Hi Waat Ekatichi, and Thikri
Parent(s)
  • Purshottam Kale (father)

He has also written so many story collection books which include "Sakhi" , "Taptapadi" , "One for the road" etc. which are praised by the readers for being relatable.

Kale was an architect by profession.

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

Short storiesEdit

  • 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
  • partner
  • Ranga Manache
  • Rang Panchami
  • Sakhi
  • Sanvadini
  • Swar
  • Thikari
  • Taptapadi
  • Too bhramat aahaasi waayaa
  • Va Pu Sange Vadilanchi Kirti
  • Valay
  • Vapurvai
  • Vapurza (a compilation of passages from his earlier work)
  • Va pu 85
  • Zopala
  • Rutu Basanti Rooth Gayee

ReferencesEdit

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