Kusumagraj - V.V. Shirwadkar [ ] is the most renowned Marathi poet, Writer and hugely revered as the most elite phenomenon in Marathi literature even today. His Birthday is celebrated as "Marathi Day" in Maharashtra. His Play - “Natasamrat” has gathered huge accolades and still considered as one of the best plays in Marathi language.
Kusumagraj grabbed huge attention world over for his “Vishakha” which was collection of Marathi poems. He has touched different emotions that no other contemporary marathi poet could able do and this fact set him as the unique. After the grand success of ‘Vishakha’ ,he has come up with series of poem collections.
He was equally revered for his plays. Especially “Natasamrat” has changed the outlook to look at Marathi plays and set a new hallmark. His other plays were also successful.
He has also been active as a novelist and short story writer.
He was recipient of many award and accolades such as he had been awarded Padmabhushan by Government of India in 1991
This app is an humble effort to grab all the work of the great Kusumagraj and present it to his fans and followers.
Special Thanks for Tabla - Tabla Maestro Mr. Rasik Kulkarni [ M.A. Sangeet, Tabla Alankar] !