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Annabhau Sathe (Poet) Biography, Age, Death, Wife, Children, Family, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : August 1, 2020

Short Biography

Annabhau Sathe was born on 01-08-1920 in Wategaon, Sangli in the state of Maharashtra, India. He was an Indian Poet, Writer, Social Reformer, Activist, Novelist, Author & Screenwriter.

Other Name: Tukaram Bhaurao Sathe, Annabhau, Lokshahir, Sahitya Samrat
Other Professions: Writer Social Reformer Activist Novelist Author Screenwriter
Appearance: Marathi

Annabhau Sathe Complete Bio & Career

Even though he couldn’t even complete his formal education, he still penned down 35 novels in the Marathi language. His 19th novel titled Fakira was among his best work and for his work; he was bestowed with a state award in the year 1961. Besides novels, he has also penned down some of the finest short stories which have been translated in various Indian and foreign languages as well. In addition to short stories and novels, he also wrote a travelogue on Russia, 10 ballads, 12 screenplays, and a play in the Marathi language.
Annabhau Sathe adapted folkloric narrative style in his writings like lawani and powada which helped him become popular and also make sure that his work is accessible to maximum communities in Maharashtra.
After building a great career as a writer, he then became an advocate of Dalits and started penning down the stories based on the life experiences of workers and Dalits. HJe inaugurated a Literary Conference called Dalit Sahitya Sammelan in the year 1958 which was held in Mumbai. He during his speech emphasized the importance of workers and Dalits in building global structures.
His stories were a true testimony of Dalit resistance and self-respect. He is arguably one of the biggest icons of Dalits and especially to the caste (Mang) in which he was born. Landmarks like a flyover in Kurla and Lokshahir Annabhay Sathe Smarak, Pune have been named after this great man.

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Health Issues, Illness and Death Info

Annabhau Sathe died at the age of 48 on 18-07-1969 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

DEATHDAY 18 July,1969 (Friday)
DEATH PLACE Mumbai, Maharashtra

Annabhau Sathe Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was born to Bhaurao SatheValubai Sathe. He had a brother named Shankar Bhau Sathe.

Life's Important Dates Of Annabhau Sathe

Body Measurements

Skin Colour Black
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town Wategaon , Sangli
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
School N/A
College N/A
Qualification N/A
Hobbies Writing
Marital Status N/A
Net Worth N/A
Official Website N/A


Favorite Color White
Favorite Politician B. R. Ambedkar
Favorite Dress Dhoti Kurta
Favorite Food Homemade Healthy Food

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Annabhau Sathe

  • On 01-08-2002 on the day of his 82nd birthday, India Post issued a postage stamp of Rs.4/- in his honor.

Annabhau Sathe Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

Annabhau Sathe was 48 years 11 months & 17 days old age.