Sanket Mhatre (poet)

Sanket Mhatre (poet)

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Sanket Mhatre (poet) Profile

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Sanket Mhatre (poet) Biography

Sanket Mhatre is a noted Marathi poet of recent times. He is a Marathi lyricist too. Sanket started writing poems when he was just 12 years old. Today, an award-winning lyricist, he has turned his dream of uniting poets of different languages into reality. He worked in marketing field for so many years. It took a few more years to identify the real talent in him. Now he is regular in festivals reciting his poems. Poetry always remained his first passion. Mhatre has written lyrics for a Marathi serial called Radha Hi Bawari. It earned him Zee Marathi Award in the year 2013. Now a few more projects are currently in pipeline.


He wrote his first poem in the 7th standard. That was the first time he realized he can write, and he called a poem, the words he poured in. After studying he joined ad world. He worked as a digital copywriter in agencies such as OgilvyOne Worldwide, Law & Kenneth Digital and BBDO Proximity. Even while busy with his life as a copywriter he kept his love for poems and writing poetry alive. He started performing poetry live only after his wife dragged into it, the person who is behind his success. It was the beginning; he has recited poems at the Kala Ghoda Festival and also at the Kavyahotra.


He was invited to a festival called Poets Translating Poets organised by the Goethe Institu – Max Muller Bhavan. They invited him as a host and also as a poet to recite in one of the sessions, participated by poets across the world. After that he wanted to provide a platform for upcoming poets to come and show their talent, and the festival influenced him a lot also. Crossover Poetry gives a platform to English, Hindi and Marathi poets, and also foreign poets like German.

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Updated: June 11, 2018

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