Satish Alekar Biography
Satish Alekar is a marathi actor and theatre director, born in Delhi, India, but grew up in Pune, a center of Marathi culture in Maharashtra. He received his masters degree in biochemistry from University of Pune in 1972.
He is one of the most influential and progressive playwrights not just in modern Marathi theatre, but also larger modern Indian theatre.
He was awarded the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award in Playwriting (Marathi) in 1994, by Sangeet Natak Akademi, India's National Academy of Music, Dance and Drama.