Books, novels and articles penned and published by Late. Babasaheb Purandare is the most valuable treasure of Marathi literature. Babasaheb is as gifted author as he is flawless & fluent orator. ‘History should be told in every house, to every mother, to every child and even it should reach to every infant!’ formed the bedrock of all the literature conceived and created by Babasaheb Purandare. With this comprehensive approach, he carved a niche for himself in Marathi literary circles. His prominent publications including ‘Mujryache Mankari’, ‘Maharajanchi Rajchinhe’, Shelarkhind’, ‘Purandarchya Burujavarun’ inspired the Marathi readers with renewed interest in history and valor of Maratha warriors.
His famous title ‘Raja shivachhatrapati crossed all the records scaling the newest height of popularity. In the words of famous Marathi writer, journalist and political leader par excellence Acharya Pralhad Keshav Atre “The reader is confused to the extent of categorizing this biography of Shivaji as prose, or poetry, or history or even a drama as he reads each and every word of it. Babasaheb has portrayed this biography In perfect Maharashtrian ethos & essence ”. To make this creation available to masses Babasaheb and his son Amrut Purandare launched and implemented innovative schemes. One amongst them was pre-publication booking at reasonable price which received a massive response.