Sammy! by Partap Sharma – Summary

Sammy! is play in two acts about the irrepressible ‘Mahatma’ in Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi. Through a witty, lively debate between two actors, Sammy traces the development of the Father of our Nation from a young, naive man to the enlightened, shrewd person that he later becomes. The title is explained early on in the drama; …

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Short Biography of Vijay Tendulkar

Vijay Dhondo Tendulkar was an eminent Marathi playwright, journalist, essayist and screen playwright. Though he abandoned formal education, the love of books festered in him by his father remained till the end. He had a rare ability to instruct himself, combined with a first hand knowledge of the world which went into the making of …

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Short Biography of Dilip Chitre

Dilip Purushottam Chitre, a bilingual writer and critic of the post Independence India, wrote in Marathi and English. He was also a painter and filmmaker. Chitre‘s tryst with literature started with his help to his father, Purushottam Chitre who ran a periodical named Abhiruchi. Chitre was born in Gujarat, but his family moved to Mumbai …

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Kabir’s Philosophy

Kabir‘s assumption was based on his experience which percolated from his long association with society, which is sometimes referred to as Kabir‘s philosophy of life. His philosophical insight depended much on what internalized from his own realization of the world. He had no well doctrinated philosophy because he had neither formal education nor did attend …

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