Advertisement
Monday, Dec 06, 2021
Outlook.com
Outlook.com

Marathi writer, playwright Ratnakar Matkari dead

Marathi writer, playwright Ratnakar Matkari dead
outlookindia.com
1970-01-01T05:30:00+0530
Mumbai, May 18 (PTI) Veteran Marathi writer and

playwright Ratnakar Matkari has died, family sources said on

Monday.

Matkari, 81, considered a pioneer of the children''s

drama movement in Marathi, died at a hospital in suburban

Marol here late Sunday night, a BMC official said.

Matkari had tested coronavirus positive last week, the

official said.

From story books for kids to plays, his work in

Marathi literature was phenomenal, a writer said.

In his condolence message, Maharashtra Chief Minister

Uddhav Thackeray said, We have lost a precious gem from the

world of literature. He wrote for children and for grown-ups

as well."

"His immense contribution in various forms such as

plays, short stories, novel has enriched the world of Marathi

literature," Thackeray said. PTI KK ND VT

VT VT


Disclaimer :- This story has not been edited by Outlook staff and is auto-generated from news agency feeds. Source: PTI

More from Website

ICC Test Rankings: India Reclaim Top Spot After Series Victory Against New Zealand

ICC Test Rankings: India Reclaim Top Spot After Series Victory Against New Zealand

India lead the ICC Test Rankings with 3465 points while world Test champions New Zealand take the second spot having accumulated 3021 points. On the World Test Championship table, India sit in the third spot with 42 points and a win percentage of 58.33.

Bhumika Chawla: Celebrities Should Raise Their Voice For Causes That Make A Difference

Bhumika Chawla: Celebrities Should Raise Their Voice For Causes That Make A Difference

‘Tere Naam’ actress Bhumika Chawla has been quietly doing a lot of humanitarian work throughout the pandemic. She speaks up about how celebrities should stand up for such important topics.

'Rust' Shooting: Alec Baldwin Fires Back At George Clooney’s Gun Safety Comments

'Rust' Shooting: Alec Baldwin Fires Back At George Clooney’s Gun Safety Comments

"There were a lot of people who felt it necessary to contribute some comment to the situation, which really didn't help the situation at all," said actor Alec Baldwin

More from Outlook Magazine

Diary | I Want To Fly: The Unrealised Dreams Of An Ex-Banker And Mother

Diary | I Want To Fly: The Unrealised Dreams Of An Ex-Banker And Mother

Kaveri Mishra, an ex-banker and a mother, turned into a full-time home-maker four years back. What holds her back every time she wants to return to her career?

India Needs Kabir Today More Than Any Other Time

India Needs Kabir Today More Than Any Other Time

The Mahindra Kabira Festival at Guleria Ghat in Varanasi was a gentle reminder of the Sufi saint’s centrality to India’s syncretism

Death Of Three Dalit Girls And A Story Of Pain And Humiliation

Death Of Three Dalit Girls And A Story Of Pain And Humiliation

Family from UP village forced to run around to complete post-death official paperwork and even last rites.

Advertisement

Outlook Newsletters

Advertisement
Advertisement