Pune, Maharashtra India (PressExposure) May 06, 2011 -- IBN-Lokmat brings for its viewers an inspiring episode of Great Bhet. This episode will showcase a man of many facets Babasaheb Purandare, a historian, writer and theatre personality from Maharashtra, India. His works are mostly based on the events related to the life of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj. Great Bhet gives you an opportunity to know more about this outstanding personality who has been glorifying the state of Maharashtra, 'Babasaheb Purandare' only on IBN-Lokmat on Saturday, 7th May 2011 at 9:30 pm.
Babasaheb Purandare started writing stories related to the period of Shivaji's reign at a very young age, which were later compiled and published in a book titled Narayan Rao Peshwa. His most well-known of works is the drama, Jaanata Raja. This drama of tremendous mass appeal on the life and character of Chhatrapati Shivaji was published in 1985 and was also first staged in the same year. Since then the drama has been staged over 864 times in 16 districts of Maharashtra, Agra, Delhi, Bhopal, and the United States. Babasaheb's writings and commentaries have helped reach the Maharashtra of Shivaji era to every nook and corner. He is the sole proponent of the adage that history should reach every household and the crèches.
Babasaheb has published several books like Purandaryanchi Daulat, Purandaryanchi Naubat, Gadsanch - a treatise on the history of the forts and fortresses, Shelarkhind, and Raja Shiv Chhatrapati. This publication has almost sixteen editions and has reached over five lakh households to date.
A sense of pride in history, research orientation and perseverance to seek the truth, self-control, doggedness, passion, obsession and sharp memory characterize Babasaheb Purandare's personality. Know more about this inspiring historian and writer only on Great Bhet in IBN-Lokmat on 7th May at 9:30 pm.
You can also watch this episode on Sunday i.e. 8th May 2011 @ 12:00 pm & 5:00 pm.
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