Dilip Chitre (17 September 1938 – 10 December 2009 / Gujarat / India)
Dilip Purushottam Chitre (Marathi: दिलीप पुरुषोत्तम चित्रे) was one of the foremost Indian writers and critics to emerge in the post Independence India. Apart from being a very important bilingual writer, writing in Marathi and English, he was also a painter and filmmaker.
He was born in Baroda on 17 September 1938. His father Purushottam Chitre used to publish a periodical named Abhiruchi which was highly treasured for its high, uncompromising quality. Dilip Chitre's family moved to Mumbai in 1951 and he published his first collection of poems in 1960. He was one of the earliest and the most important influences behind the famous "little magazine ... more »
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- At Midnight in the Bakery at the Corner
- Bhopal Embryos
- Determined to Tell Lies
- Father Returning Home
- Flesh Tint
- Haiku in the Memory of Dadar Beach Circa...
- Horniman Circle Garden Circa 1964
- In The Light of Birds
- In Your Poisoned Wounds
- Kiev, Ukraine : April 1980
- Leningrad, sans Mandelstam, April 1980
- Lost Images
- Ode To Bombay