April 20, 2010

MV Rajadhyaksha

Mangesh Vitthal Rajadhyaksha, long-time English professor and respected Marathi writer, died yesterday, aged 97. I only met him, if I remember right, twice. Yet even those brief encounters underlined the thoughtfulness, dignity and erudition people who knew him better always said he had in great measure.

My thoughts are with his family: wife Vijaya, daughters Mukta and Radha, and son Niranjan. Go well, sir. You will be remembered.


My insensitive mistake above corrected. Thank you, Raj.


Raj said...

The 97-year old professor leaves behind a mother?

Dilip D'Souza said...

What a stupid mistake for me to make. His wife Vijaya, of course. Will correct as soon as I finish this comment. Thank you for spotting it.