Damodar Mauzo

Damodar Mauzo is a novelist, short-fiction writer, literary critic and scriptwriter. His works include the short-story collections Chit’tarangi (for children), Ganthan, Zagrannam, Rumadful and Bhurghim Mhugelim Tim; the novellas Sood, Tsunami Simon and Ek Ashil’lo Babulo (for children); the novel Karmelin (recipient of the Sahitya Akademi Award 1983); and the biographical sketches Oshe Ghodle Shenoy Goembab and Unch Haves Unch Mathem. He wrote the screenplay for the National Award-winning film, Aleesha, as well as dialogues for two more films.