Vinda Karandikar Birthday, Age, Family & Biography


Vinda Karandikar

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BIRTHDAY 23 August, 1918
BIRTH PLACE Sindhudurg , Maharashtra
COUNTRY India
AGE (in 2010) 91 Years Old
BIRTH SIGN Virgo
Last Updated on : August 22, 2017

Other Name: Govind Vinayak Karandikar
Appearance: Marathi

Birthday Countdown, Age and Birthday Facts

Vinda Karandikar was 91 years, 6 months & 22 days old age.


About   Edit

Govind Vinda Karandikar famous by his name Vinda Karandikar was born on 23rd August 1918 in Devgad Taluka of Sindhudurg District.  He was a noted Marathi poet, literary critic, writer, and a translator. His noteworthy work includes MrudaGandha, Swed Ganga, Parampara Ani Navata and Sparshaachi Palav.

Career

He came from a very poor family and due to the financial crisis, he couldn’t complete his studies. A well-wisher of him helped him complete his School and Graduation from Kolhapur. He was graduated with M.A degree in English Literature. After completion of his studies, he went to Mumbai and became a professor by profession. He was very much influenced by the works of Browning, Elliot, and Hopkins in those days.
 
Experimentation has been a forte of Karandikar’s Poems. His best poetic works include Svedganda, Dhrupad, and Virupika to name a few. Apart from being a famous poet, he was led his hands out for Marathi Literature as a critic, an essayist and a translator. He translated works of famous authors like Shakespeare and Aristotle in Marathi. For his contribution to the field of literature, he became only the third person from Maharashtra who was honored with Jnanpith Award in 2003.

Death Info

Vinda Karindikar died on 14-03-2010 at the age of 91 years in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India due to a brief illness.

DEATHDAY DEATH PLACE DEATH COUNTRY
14 March, 2010 Mumbai, Maharashtra India




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