Madgulkar (October 1, 1919–December 14, 1977) was an Indian poet,
lyricist, play-writer, actor and orator. Ga Di Ma, as he was popularly
known, was the leading name in Marathi literature and one of the great
modern poets of Maharashtra.
Ga Di Ma successfully tried his hands in many stream of literature, including
poetry, stories, epics, novels, autobiographies and lyrics. He has almost
30 acclaimed works across these categories. The subjects covered by him
in his creations are just as varied.
Ga Di Ma was equally proficient in Hindi. He first entered the world of
films in March 1938 at Kolhapur. His pen contributed to as many as 157
Marathi and 23 Hindi films. It was Ga Di Ma who penned the story and dialogue
for V. Shantaram's film Do Ankhen Barah Haath, which won recognition at
international film festivals.
He is especially admired for having written Geet Ramayan, a collection
of 56 verses encompassing the entire epic of Ramayana. It earned him the
title of "Modern Valmiki". The music was composed by Sudhir Phadke.
गदिमा वेबसाईट | Gadima Website
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