(Last Updated on : 12/09/2015)
Bhalchandra Pendharkar was a stage actor, singer and drama producer, haling from Maharashtra
, known affectionately as "Anna
". Bhalchandra Pendharkar gained immense popularity through his play "Duritanche Timir Javo". The song "Aai Tujhi Aathvan Yete" in Marathi was very popular from this play.
Early Life of Bhalchandra Pendharkar
Bhalchandra Pendharkar was born on November 22 in the year 1921. He was a Marathi stage actor, singer and drama producer
Career of Bhalchandra Pendharkar
Bhalchandra Pendharkar was affectionately known as "Anna" and gained immense popularity through his play "Duritanche Timir Javo". Bhalchandra Pendharkar played a vital role in strengthening of the "Lalitkaladarsh Natak Mandali" which was founded in 1908 by Keshavrao Bhosale in the year 1907. Bhalchandra Pendharkar has the most memorable contributions to the field of Marathi Theatre and some of his nobale works on Marathi Theatre were like ' Duritanche Timir Jaavo', 'Panditrao Jagannath', 'Gita Gaati Dnyaneshwar' and 'Shabbas Birbal Shabbas'. Bhalchandra Pendharkar had a very disciplined life and he ensured that the play starts on time. He has recorded over 300 plays which were played in Mumbai Marathi Sahitya Sangh. The works of Bhalchandra Pendharkar has a great collection on Marathi Theatre
for future generations.
Bhalchandra Pendharkar died at a private hospital in Mumbai
on Tuesday, August 11, 2015 after a brief illness. He was then 94.