Famous National Award winning film editor Waman Bhosale passed away on 26th April 2021 in Goregaon. He was 89 years old.
‘Mera Gaav Mera Desh’, ‘Dostana’, ‘Inkar’, ‘Karj’, ‘Ghulam’, ‘Do Raaste’, ‘Agneepath’, ‘Andhi’, ‘Saudagar’, ‘Parichay’, ‘Hiro’ in the sixties and seventies. Waman Bhosale is in charge of compiling many big and successful films like ‘Ram Lakhan’
As a compiler, he had worked with many well-known Hindi directors.
Personal life of Waman Bhosale
Vaman Bhosale was born in Goa. After completing his primary education, he came to Mumbai in 1950 for further education. In 1952, he joined the Bombay Talkies film production company of D.N. Pai. He started working as an assistant to Pai. After working with him for six months, he started working as an assistant compiler in Filmistan. Released in 1969, ‘Do Raaste’, directed by Raj Khosla and starring Rajesh Khanna and Mumtaz, was the first film he collected independently.
Working withith Kapoor, Ravi Tandon, Subhash Ghai, Mahesh Bhatt, Raj Sippy, Ashok Gaikwad, K. He worked as a compiler with renowned directors like Vishwanath. Bhosale compiled the 1977 film Inkar and was honored with a national award for this film. Vaman Bhosale, who has been a compiler in Hindi cinema for more than four decades, has compiled more than 230 Hindi films and serials. Kaire, directed by Amol Palekar, is the last film he compiled.
References: E-paper Loksatta