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Renowned poet, writer Dilip Chitre passes away

Renowned poet, writer and critic Dilip Chitre passed away at his Pune residence in the wee hours on Thursday.

mumbai Updated: Dec 10, 2009 11:14 IST

Renowned poet, writer and critic Dilip Chitre passed away at his Pune residence in the wee hours on Thursday.

Chitre, 71, was suffering from cancer, family sources said.

He was one of the foremost Indian writers and critics to emerge in the post Independence era. Besides being a bilingual writer, writing in Marathi and English, he was also a painter and filmmaker.

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