Vishnudas Bhave Gauravpadak Award: This year’s Vishnudas Bhave Gauravpadak Award was announced to veteran playwright Satish Alekar.

Vishnudas Bhave Gauravpadak Award : This year’s Vishnudas Bhave Gaurav Padak Award has been announced to veteran playwright, director, actor, writer Satish Alekar. The form of award is 25 thousand rupees in cash, memento, shawl and shrifal. On the occasion of Rangbhumi Day on 5th November, senior director, colorist Dr. The award will be distributed by Jabbar Patel.

Vishnudas Bhave Gaurav Padak Award is a prestigious award in Marathi theater and is given to those who have excelled in the field of theatre. This is the 55th Gaurav Medal to be awarded this year. This prestigious award in the field of theater has been distributed for 54 years now.

In memory of dramatist Vishnudas Bhave, colorists who have done outstanding work in the field of theater are honored with Vishnudas Bhave Gauravpadak. This year, Satish Alekar, a senior playwright, director, actor, screenwriter, who has worked and is doing remarkable work in many fields, was announced Vishnudas Bhave Gauravpadak. Senior Director, Painter Dr. Jabbar Patel’s Auspicious Hand Vishnudas Bhave Award will be presented to Satishji Alekar on November 5 on the occasion of Rangbhoomi Day.

Who is Satish Alekar?

  • Born : 1949 
  • Playwright, Director, Nut, Screenwriter Education: M. Essie. (Biochemistry) Pune University 1972


  • Founding Member of Theater Academy, Pune (1973), Managing the Institute from 1973 to 1992.
  • 1972 to 1996 B.J. Research Officer at Medical College, Pune
  • Department Head and Professor of Fine Arts Center at Pune University from 1996 to 2009
  • From September 2013 Savitribai Phule Pune University.
  • Ford Foundation, Delhi, Bharat Bhavan, Bhopal, Rashtriya Natya Vidyalaya, Delhi, University Grants Commission, Delhi, Goa Kala Academy, Panaji etc. from time to time associated as consultant.


  • Mickey and Memsaheb (1973), Mahanirvana (1974), Mahapur (1945), Begum B (1979), Saturday-Sunday (1982), Second Match (1989), Atireki (1090), Genarajaat (2003), One Day to Math (2011), Dialogue with Thaksi (2021)


  • 1) Suspension Bridge and Other One Acts (Suspension Bridge, Memory, Bhajan, Saamana) 1973, 2) Wall, Turn (1982) 3) Nobody Opens the Door, Bus Stop (1985) 3) Based One Acts (2011) Screenplay: Jait Ray Jait (Screenplay Dialogue) 1977, Katha Doan Ganapatrao (Dialogue) 1997 Television Series Dekho Magar Pyaarse (Hindi, 13 episodes) Direction 1985 (For Doordarshan Delhi)

Short Film Directing 

  • Hamal Panchayat (1979)


  • Mickey and Memsaheb (1973), Mahanirvana (1974), Begum (1979), Shanwar-Raviwar (1982), Atireki (1990)

Acting (Drama) 

  • Mahanirvana, Begum Barve, Shanwar Sunday

Acting (Marathi Films) 

  • Yashwantrao Chavan-  Bakhar of a storm, Akrit, Umbaratha, Ek Hota Vidushak, Devi Ahilya, Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar, Katha Doan Ganpatrao Nachi, Sakhi Majhi, Chintu, Chintu-2, Let It Happen – We Are On, Aajcha Divas Maja, Mhais, Hi-Way, Rajwade & Sons, Mr Shivaji Park Ventilator, Smile Please, Bhai Vishwarka Ki Valli


  • Pimpalpan, Nupur etc

Acting (Hindi Movie)

  •  Yeh Kahani Nahin, Ayya, Dekh Tamasha Dekh, 82

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