Karhaadaa Personalities

Below is a list of 125 eminent Karhade personalities picked in no specific order. These and many other personalities will be covered in the Whos Who book we are working towards.

These names are listed here for multiple reasons. Those of us who do not know, can see which great personalities we have a history of. Some who have forgotten will be reminded of them. Many of us will be amazed by seeing that we Karhade folk have worked in a variety of fields in different locations among different people across the world and still left indelible marks.

Most importantly, the reader should see that he belongs to a family of great caliber, which has irrespective of time, place and field become a success in his/her field by believing in his/her values, intelligence, hard work, courage and determination. These personalities show that if we put in efforts, we can definitely leave our mark in our field of choice.

Hyperlinks are given for personalities whose bio-data or other important information is available on the web.

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Personality City
Sarvadnya Shri. Chakradhara Swami - Founder of Mahanubhav Panth Phaltan
Param Pujya Vasudevanand Saraswati - Ganesh Vasudev Tembe Swami Maharaj Mangav
Dharmasindhukar Baba Bhatt Padhye Rajapur /Sangameshwar
Shri. Moropant Paradkar (Kavivarya Moropant) Baramati
Rani Lakshmibai Nevalkar Tambe Jhansi
Shri. Rangavadhoot Valame Maharaj - Pujyashrii Bapujii Ahmedabad
Brahmarishii Shripad Damodar Satawalekar Sawantwadi
Sri. Jagannath Ganesh Gunye aka Swami Kuvalayananda Lonavala
Padmabhushan Dr. N. S. Hardikar Ghatprabha
Param Pujaniiya Shri. Madhav Sadashiv Golwalkar Guruji, [2] Nagpur
Bharat Ratna Shri. Govind Vallabh Pant (Paradkar) Garhwal
Shri. Bal Gangadhar Kher Mumbai
Shri. Ganesh Vasudev Mavlankar Ahmedabad
Vedasamrat - Sakharam Maheshwar Bhatt Padhye Lanja
Vidwatratna Pandit Vasudev Lakshman Shastri Panshikar Goa
Vidyaratna - Dattatreyashastri Nigudkar Rajapur
Vyakaranratna - B. G. Hardikar Ratnagiri
Acharya - Raghunath Ganesh Hardikar Ratnagiri
Dr. S. K. Belwalkar Mumbai
Mahamahopadhyay Vasudev Vishnu Mirashi Nagpur
Mahamahopadhyay Datto Vaman Potdar Pune
Padmabhushan Dr. Vishnu Shridhar Wakankar Ujjain
Dr. Shankar Balkrishna Dikshit - First Director General of Archiological Survey of India  
Shri. M. P. Degwekar Nagpur
Shri. Rajaram Shastri Bhagwat Rajapur
Shri. Shankar Shrikrishna Dev Dhule
Shri. Balshastri Jambhekar Mumbai
Shri. Sakharam Ganesh Deuskar Kolkata
Shri. H. R. Mahajani Satara
Shri. Prabhakar Padhye Lanja
Shri. Shashishekhar Athlye Guruji Sangameshwar
Shri. G. T. Madkholkar Nagpur
Shri. S. R. Tikekar Mumbai
Shri. Govind Talwalkar Mumbai
Shri. Govind Trimbak Parande Nagpur
Acharya - Shankarrao Jawdekar Pune
Shri. T. S. Shejwalkar Mumbai
Smt. Durga Bhagwat Mumbai
Sou. Prajaktatai Amrute Dombivali
Shri. Shankarrao Dev Pune
Shri. Baburao Paradkar Varanasi
Shri. V. S. Khandekar Kolhapur
Shri. B. R. Tambe Indore
Shri. Yashwant Dinkar Pendharkar (Kavi Yashwant) Baroda
Shri. B. P. Kirloskar (Annasaheb Kirloskar) Pune
Shri. V. S. Gurjar Kasheli
Shri. Vasant Shankar Kanetkar Nashik
Shri. Bhalchandra Pendharkar Mumbai
Shri. Suresh Bhatt Nagpur
Shri. Sudhir Moghe Pune
Shri. Anand Sadhale Mumbai
Shri. Shripadshastri Kinjawadekar Pune
Shri. Swarabhaskar Bhaskar Buva Bakhale Baroda
Shri. Govindrao Tembye Kolhapur
Pandit Vishwanath Rao Ringe 'Tanarang' Indore
Shri. Yashwant Buva Mirashi Pune
Pandit Jitendra Abhisheki Goa
Smt. Sumati Mutatkar Nagpur
Shri. Shrikant Bakre Kolkata
Shri. Daji Bhatawadekar Mumbai
Shri. Sharad Talwalkar Pune
Shri. Shrikant Moghe Pune
Shri. Prabhakar Panshikar Mumbai
Smt. Reema Bhadabhade Mumbai
Smt. Ila Bhate Mumbai
Shri. Raja Nawathe Lanja/Mumbai
Shri. Harshawardhan Nawathe Mumbai
Shri. Charudatta Sarpotdar Pune
Shri. Shantanu Shevade Baroda
Shri. Madhavraoji Mulye Nagpur
Shri. Madhavraoji Sapre Raipur
Smt. Indirabai Halbe Devrukh
Shri. Ramkrishna Shankar Tatke Mumbai
Shri. Vinayakabhatt Sitaramabhatt Athlye Guruji Ratnagiri
Rajratna Dajisaheb Tambe Baroda
Wrangler G. S. Mahajani Satara
Wrangler V. V. Naralikar Kolhapur
Smt. Yamunabai Hirlekar Mumbai
Riyasatkar G. S. Sardesai Pune
Shrinivas Hardikar Kanpur
Shri. Nanasaheb Naralkar Pune
Shri. Ramkrishna Hari - Dadasaheb Bhadkamkar Mumbai
Shri. Nandu Natekar Mumbai
Shri. Manohar Hardikar Mumbai
Shri. Chandu Sarawate Indore
Shri. Gaurav Natekar Pune
Shri. Sandeep Kirtane Pune
Smt. Aparna Phalnikar Mumbai
Shri. Nitin Kirtane Pune
Shri. Lakshmanrao Kirloskar Kirloskarwadi
Shri. Shantanu Lakshmanrao Kirloskar Pune
Shri. P. M. Bakhle - ICS - First Commissioner of Indian Railways Delhi
Shri. Thakurdesai - First ICS Delhi
Shri. Sakharam Harishchandra Bhatawadekar - Sawedada Mumbai
Shri. V. V. Chirmule Satara
Shri. Wakhale of Wakhale gharana of Indian Classical Music Saagar
Smt. Kusum Agate Delhi
Shri. Gopalrao Deuskar Pune
Shri. Madhavrao Satawalekar Mumbai
Shri. Gopal Gurjar Mumbai
Shri. Keshav Bhikaji Dhawale Mumbai
Shri. G. K. Raikar Mumbai
Shri. Govind Ramchandra Moghe Mumbai
Shri. Govind Pant Bundele Saagar
Shri. Visaji Pant Biniwale (Chinchalkar) Pune
Shri. Lakshman Balwant Bhopatkar Pune
Col. Harshe Nashik
Shri. Purushhottam Ganesh Malvankar Ahmedabad
Shri. Sitarampant Kher Lucknow
Shri. Shrinivas Sardesai Mumbai
Shri. Krishna Chandra Govind Pant (Paradkar) Delhi
Shri. Shankar Vaman Agharkar Pune
Shri. Gopal Vaman i.e. Kakasaheb Pandit Deorukh
Shri. G. D. Ambekar Mumbai
Dr. Bhausaheb Satawalekar Hyderabad
Shri. Gopal Ganesh i.e. Dadasaheb Shembekar Baramati
Shri. Nanasaheb Gurjar Harihar
Shri. Appasaheb Kotibhaskar Mumbai
Shri. Arvind Deo Pune
Shri. Mohan Katre Pune
Shri. Achyut Shridhar Wakhale Delhi
Smt. Malati Tambe Vaidya Nagpur
Shri. Purushottam Pusalkar Mumbai
Shri. Acharya S. J. Bhagwat Pune
Shri. Shan. Naa. Navare Dombivali
Shri. Arun Tikekar Mumbai
Shri. Vijay Kuvalekar Pune
Shri. Anant Gopal Shevade Nagpur
Shri. Ramchandra Sapre - Winner of first National Chess Championship Mumbai
Shri. Madhavrao Gothoskar Mumbai
Shri. Umesh Lalit Delhi
Shrimati. Rohini Bhate Pune
Shri. V. V. Bhat Mumbai
Shri. Hemant Karkare Mumbai

Only 125 names have been listed for the sake of brevity. They are all mostly of the generations past or past their prime. There is no particular order followed. If any names are left out - it is only because of error - nothing else.

Next is a list of eminent Karhade personalities who are very much active in their fields today and we can watch them attain great heights with pride! It is in alphabetical order of surname. This list is being modified as more names are being sent in, so keep checking!

Personality Field City
1. Armed Forces
Col. Anil Athale Founder Co-ordinator of INPAD Pune
Shri. Jayant Umranikar Additional Director General of Police (CID), Pune Pune
Shri. Rajan Katdare Assistant Commissioner of Police, Mumbai Mumbai
Shri. Sanjay Govind Parande Additional Superintendent of Police (HQ), Anti Corruption Bureau, Maharashtra Mumbai
Shri. Vivek Phansalkar Joint Commissioner of Police (Administration), Mumbai Mumbai
Shri. Pramod S. Phalnikar Inspector-General Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) Mumbai
Shri. Sudarshan Y. Shrikhande Assistant Chief of Integrated Defence Staff New Delhi
2. Business
Shri. Atul C. Kirloskar CMD, Kirloskar Oil Engines Ltd. Pune
Shri. Rahul C. Kirloskar CMD, Kirloskar Pneumatic Company Ltd. Pune
Shri. Vikram S. Kirloskar Vice Chairman, Toyota Kirloskar Motors Pvt. Ltd. Bangalore
Shri. Vijay R. Kirloskar CMD, Kirloskar Electric Company Ltd. Bangalore
Shri. Sanjay C. Kirloskar CMD, Kirloskar Brothers Ltd. Pune
Shri. Vijay Dhawale Statesman Ontario, Canada
Shri. Madhukar Talwalkar Talwalkars Mumbai
Shri. Vijay D. Deo MD, D. V. Deo Industries Cochin
Shri. Ravi Pandit CEO, KPIT Cummins Infosystems Ltd Pune
Shri. Gajananrao Pendharkar ChairmanVICCO Mumbai
Shri. Ranjit Puranik CEO, Shree Dhootapapeshwar Ltd. Mumbai
Shri. Vijay Pusalkar Chairman & MD, Indo Schottle Auto Parts Pune
Shri. Ravindra Prabhudesai MD, Pitambari Thane
Shri. Shantanu Bhadkamkar MD, ATC Clearing & Shipping, Chairman, FFFAI Mumbai
Shri. Mundodu Gopalakrishna Bhat Best Farmer Award 2010-11 winner, Govt. of Kerala Kerala
Shri. Makarand Moghe Director, ATC Clearing & Shipping Mumbai
Shri. Dipak Sapre Chef, Rohstoffe fuer Spitzenkuechen Germany
Shri. Sharatchandra Balkrishna Sarvate Limca Record holder for controlled blasting by implosion Indore
Shri. Bhaskar G. Sandu Chairman, Sandu Pharmaceuticals Ltd. Mumbai
3. Corporate
Shri. Sandesh Kirkire CEO, Kotak Mahindra Mutual Fund Mumbai
Shri. Sameer Garde Country General Manager, Dell India Bengaluru
Shri. Kishore Chaukar Director Tata Group Mumbai
Smt. Harshala Chandorkar Senior Vice President, CIBIL Mumbai
Shri. Vilas Dhawale Managing Director, LORD India Chemical Products Pvt. Ltd. Mumbai
Shri. Abhijit Talwalkar President and CEO, LSI Logic California, USA
Shri. Y. M. Deosthale CFO L&T Mumbai
Shri. Satish Naralkar MD & CEO, NSE IT Mumbai
Shri. Ravi Naware CEO ITC Foods Mumbai
Shri. Nitin Pandit President, IIEC Mumbai
Shri. Shrinivas Pandit Leadership counsellor & author Mumbai
Shri. Mohan Pusalkar Executive Director & President, Godrej Mumbai
Shri. Dhananjay Bakhle Senior Director, Aventis Pharma Mumbai
Shri. Harish Bhat Deputy President and Group Treasurer, UB Group Bangalore
Smt. Vishakha Mulye CFO & Treasurer, ICICI Bank Mumbai
Shri. Deepak Shahane VP & GM, Netplane Motorola Massachussetts, USA
Shri. Jayant Sapre Director, Kirloskar Brothers Ltd. Pune
Shri. Sunil Sapre VP Godrej Mumbai
Shri. Milind Sarwate Chief Financial Officer, Marico Industries Mumbai
Shri. Dilip Sarwate President of Institute of Management Consultants of India Pune
Shri. Deepak Satawalekar Lead Independent Director, Infosys Mumbai
Shri. Anil Shrikhande President, Rolls Royce India New Delhi
Shri. Umesh Shrikhande Executive VP, Contract Advertising Mumbai
Shri. Govind Shrikhande CEO Shoppers Stop Mumbai
4. Government
Shri. Prakash Javadekar Minister of State for Information & Broadcasting Delhi
Shri. W. S. Tambe MD Madhya Pradesh Audyogic Vikas Mahamandal, ED RBI, Joint Secretary - Ministry of Finance, & Executive Director - World Bank Pune
Shri. Yashodhan Govind Parande Director General, Indian Revenue Service New Delhi
Justice P. D. Mulye High Court Judge (Retired) Indore
Shri. Krishna Murari Moghe Mayor of Indore Indore
Shri. Uday Umesh Lalit Supreme Court Judge Delhi
Shri. Abhay Manohar Sapre Supreme Court Judge Delhi
Shri. Nitin Sardesai Vice President, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena Mumbai
Shri. Madhukarrao Sarpotdar Former Member of Parliament Mumbai
Shri. Vivek Narayan Shejvalkar Mayor of Gwalior city Gwalior
Shri. Shravan Hardikar IAS 2005 Merit Lister Dombivali
5. Media
Shri. Ashutosh Gowarikar Director of Oscar nominated film Mumbai
Smt. Smita Talwalkar Film and serial Director & Actress Mumbai
Smt. Usha Tambe President of Akhil Bharatiya Marathi Sahitya Mahamandal Mumbai
Shri. Sudhir Nandgaonkar President FIPRESCI-India, General Secretary FFSI, Trustee of MAMI Mumbai
Shri. Ashok Panvalkar Editor, Maharashtra Times Mumbai
Shri. Vasant Sarvate Cartoonist Mumbai
6. Medicine
Dr. Shekhar Ambardekar Cardiac Surgeon Mumbai
Dr. Bhagwant Rajaram Kalke Cardiologist Mumbai
Dr. Milind Kirtane ENT and 2014 Padmashri awardee Mumbai
Vaidya Balaji Tambe Founder, Atmasantulana Village Lonavala
Dr. Ketan Shevde Maimonides Medical Centre HOD NY, USA
Dr. H. V. Sardesai Cardiologist Pune
Dr. Winita Hardikar Royal Childrens Hospital HOD Melbourne, Australia
Dr. Sharad Hardikar Padmashree, Orthopaedic Surgeon Pune
Dr. V. N. Shrikhande World famous Gastro Enterologist Surgeon Mumbai
7. Music
Ku. Aarya Ambekar SaReGaMaPa Little Champs Finalist Pune
Shri. Kaushal Inamdar Music Composer Mumbai
Pandit. Ulhas Kashalkar Master Hindustani Vocalist Pune / Kolkata
Shri. Swanand Kirkire Song writer Mumbai
Pandit Vijay Ghate Tabla artist and 2014 Padmashri awardee Mumbai
Taalyogi Pandit. Suresh Talwalkar Famous Tabla artist Mumbai
Smt. Devaki Pandit Young Maestro Hindustani Vocalist Mumbai
Vishwajeet Borwankar Winner of Marathi Sa Re Ga Ma Mumbai
Pandit. Shailesh Bhagwat Shehnai Maestro Thane
Ku. Prathamesh Laghate SaReGaMaPa Little Champs Finalist Sangameshwar
8. NGO
Smt. Shakuntala Athalye Founder of Pragati Kendra: Institution for Mentally Challenged Persons Matunga, Mumbai
Shri. Vishwas (Bhau) Katdare Founder of Sahyadri Nisarga Mitra Ratnagiri
Sau. Shobha Balkrishna Nakhare National awardee for best teacher & Principal CSED Mumbai
Shri. Milind Parande Vice President and National Convenor of Bajrang Dal Mumbai
Shri. Shyam Parande General Secretary and International Co-ordinator of Sewa International New Delhi
Smt. Vaijayanti Pandit Director, FICCI Mumbai
Shri. Madhav Bhandari Chief Spokesperson, BJP Maharashtra Mumbai
Shri. Girish Bharadwaj Building Suspension Foot Bridges Karnataka
Dr. Mohan Bhagwat Sarasanghachalak, RSS Nagpur
9. Science & Academics
Padmashri Dr. Vasant Gowarikar Former Director of VSSC Pune
Padmavibhushan J. V. Naralikar Wrangler, Founder of IUCAA Kolhapur
Shri. Shyam Nawathe University HOD Atlanta, USA
Shri. Harshawardhan Nawathe First Karodpati of Kaun Banega Karodpati Mumbai
Shri. Devdatta Patil Maharshi Badarayana Vyasa Samman awardee Pune
Ku. Ananya D. Bhat PUC II (12th) 2011 topper in Karnataka Puttur, Karnataka
Dr. Jayadeva Bhat Professor, Biotechnology, IIT Powai Mumbai
Shri. Guru Krishna Bhat, Perla Karnataka Rajyotsava Award winner; Outstanding Teacher award, Kerala Govt. & well known yakshagana artist Kasargod
Shri. Balipa Narayan Bhat Bhagavata Karnataka Rajyotsava 2010 Award; Karnataka Folk music & Yakshnagaana Academy Award 2003, Kerala Sangeeta Natak Academy Award 2003 Bangalore
Shri. Shri. Shri. Bhatt Jyotirvidya Vachaspati Dombivali
Dr. P. C. Shejwalkar Professor Emeritus of Commerce and Management Sciences of Pune University Pune
Professor Damodar Sardesai History Professor, UCLA California, USA
Prof. Rajen Harshe Vice-Chancellor, Allahabad University Allahabad
10. Sports
Shri. Tushar Khandkar Forward, Indian Hockey Team Bangalore
Smt. Sangeeta Chandorkar International Carrom Silver Medalist, National Champion Mumbai
Smt. Shalini Chirputkar Oldest (90 years) female marathon participant for 2 consecutive years Mumbai
Ku. Anuja Thakur World Billiards Champion Mumbai
Ku. Meenal Thakur Indian Billiards Champion Mumbai
Ku. Nikhil Paradkar Ranji Maharashtra Captain Pune
Shri. Sairaj Bahutule Cricketer for India, Mumbai & Surrey teams Mumbai
Shri. Tejas Bakre 12th Indian Chess Grandmaster Ahmedabad
Smt. Monica C. Bakre National Kabaddi Captain, Arjun awardee Mumbai
Ku. Aditi Mutatkar National Badminton Champion and 2010 Asian Championship quarterfinalist Pune
Ku. Runita Moghe Maharashtra Gymnastics Team Captain Dombivali

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