Vasant Purushottam Kale

Vasant Purushottam Kale (वसंत पुरुषोत्तम काळे; born 25 March 1932 -- 26 June 2001), 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. 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.

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)

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.