Vijay Tendulkar

  • Sick of corruption, Paresh Rawal wants to take to gun November 7, 2012

    Pune: Well-known character actor and comedian Paresh Rawal created a flutter when he said he felt frustrated by corruption and sometimes felt like picking up a gun. "Sometimes, I want to become a Naxalite, take a gun and shoot these politicians. They are third-rate, shameless people without any morality," Paresh...
  • Face The Nation: Has theatre lost out to TV? May 20, 2008

    India lost one of its greatest modern playwrights, Vijay Tendulkar on Sunday. Tendulkar’s death is almost a metaphor for the death of a certain kind of theatre, a theatre of political radicalism and passionate social commitment. With his death, perhaps that kind of theatre has died as well, for Vijay...
  • Remembering Tendulkar: The radical writer May 20, 2008

    Playwright Vijay Tendulkar died on Monday morning in Pune after suffering from a long bout of myasthenia gravis. He was 80. In a career spanning close to six decades, Tendulkar with his 27 full-length plays and 25 one act plays, was a writer who explored radical political and social themes....
  • Amol Palekar remembers the late Vijay Tendulkar May 19, 2008

    It's a very emotional moment for those who've known and worked with Tendulkar. Veteran actor and theatre personality Amol Palekar fought back tears as he described his ties with him. ...
  • Vijay Tendulkar dies | Amol Palekar reminisces May 19, 2008

    New Delhi: Marathi playwright Vijay Tendulkar (80) died in a Pune hospital on Monday morning. The 80-year-old veteran playwright was suffering from myasthenia gravis, a debilitating muscular disorder. He had been undergoing treatment at the Prayag Hospital in Pune for the past five weeks, sources told PTI. Vijay Tendulkar born on January 6,...