Gajanan Digambar Madgulkar

[GaDiMa] (1 October 1919 – 14 December 1977 / Madgule, Sangli, Maharashtra / India)

Gajanan Digambar Madgulkar
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Gajānan Digambar Mādgulkar was a prominent Marāthi poet, lyricist, writer and actor from India. He is popularly known in his home state of Maharashtra by just his initials as Ga Di Ma (गदिमा).It can be rightly stated that his contribution to Marathi culture was rich in its content as well as high in its quality.


Madgulkar wrote poetry, short stories, novels, autobiographies and scripts, dialogs and lyrics for Marathi as well as Hindi movies. His poems are well known for being adapted to a wide range of musical forms such as Sugam-Sangeet (light music), Bhāwa-Geet (emotional songs), Bhakti-Geet (devotional songs), and Lāwani (a genre of folk songs in Maharashtra).... more »

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