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Ratnakar Matkari Biography, Age, Death, Wife, Children, Family, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : May 18, 2020

Short Biography

Ratnakar Matkari was born on 17-11-1938 in Mumbai in the state of Maharashtra, India. He was an Indian Writer, Author, Playwright, Dramatist, Theatre Actor, Theatre Director, Television Director, Film Director, Film Producer & Screenwriter who was known for his work in Marathi cinema.

Ratnakar Matkari Complete Bio & Career

Ratnakar Ramkrushna Matkari was a renowned Marathi writer, director, and a producer. He earned a degree in economics from the University of Mumbi and post that started working in Bank of India. He worked there for the next 20 years. Post leaving his job he dedicated all his time in writing, directing, and producing Marathi plays. He even during his job used to write acts and his first act Wedi Manase was was presented at All Indian Radio in the year 1955. During the decade of the 1970s, he used to work as a columnist for magazines and newspapers. 
He did as many as 98 works which 8 one act plays, 3 novels, 33 plays and 3 collections of children plays among others. His novel Gudkatha which was based on adult mysteries was a huge hit. Many of his novels have been adapted for stage plays. Some of his famous plays include Sate Lote, Prema Kahani, and Ghar Tighanche Hawe. Many of his plays were translated in other langiages as well and the most noted of them being Char Diwas Premache. In adition to writing, directing, and producing, he also acted in his own plays. He also won the National Award for writing the script of Marathi film Investment which released in the year 2013. During the course of his career, he had been felicitated with various awards including the Dada Saheb Phalke Award for writing the script of the Marathi film Majhe Ghar, Majha Sansar in the year 1986. He also won the Maharashtra State Governments Gadkari Award in the year 1995.

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Health Issues, Illness and Death Info

Ratnakar Matkari died on 17-05-2020 in Mumbai in the state of Maharashtra, India at the age of 81.

DEATHDAY 17 May,2020 (Tuesday)
DEATH PLACE Mumbai, Maharashtra

Ratnakar Matkari Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was married to Pratibha Matkari. Together the couple had a daughter named Supriya Vinod (Film Actress & Producer) and a son named Ganesh Matkari (Film Director & Writer).

Daughter Supriya Vinod
Son Ganesh Matkari
Ratnakar Matkari Biography, Age, Death, Wife, Children, Family, Caste, Wiki & More
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Skin Colour White
Eye Colour Brown
Hair Colour Salt & Pepper

Personal Info

Home Town Mumbai
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
School N/A
College University of Mumbai, Mumbai
Qualification Post Graduate
Hobbies Travelling and Reading Books
Marital Status Married
Debut Film - Char Divas Premache (2008)
Best Movies Char Divas Premache (2008), Investment (2012), and Bhai - Vyakti Ki Valli 2 (2019) among others
Salary N/A
Net Worth N/A
Official Website N/A


Favorite Color Black
Favorite Player Sachin Tendulkar
Favorite Sport Cricket
Favorite Politician Bal Thackeray
Favorite Actor Sachin Pilgaonkar
Favorite Singer Lata Mangeshkar
Favorite Food Pohe

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Ratnakar Matkari

  • He has won various awards in his career including the coveted National Award.
  • He had also worked as a columnist for magazines and newspapers.

Ratnakar Matkari Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

Ratnakar Matkari was 81 years 6 months & 0 day old age.