Marathi film story writer Deulgaonkar dead

June 3rd, 2008 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS  


Nagpur, June 3 (IANS) Noted Marathi screen-play writer and V. Shantaram award winner Annasaheb Deulgaonkar died here Tuesday. He was 87. The writer of several film stories that launched the careers of many leading Marathi actors, Deulgaonkar had shifted to Nagpur from Pune after his wife’s death nine years ago and was living with his daughter Priti Wadnerkar.

Prominent films for which Deulgaonkar wrote the screen-plays include “Maherchi Sadi”, “Dhum Dhadaka”, “De Danadan”, “Lek Chalali Sasarla” and “Khatyal Sasu, Nathal Soon” starring Alka Kubal, Savita Prabhune, Mohan Joshi and Lakshmikant Berde.

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