“Sangtye Eika” an autobiography that created much sensation in Maharashtra in 1970 is the brainchild of Hansa Wadker. Born on 24 January 1923 in Mumbai, her original name was Ratan Bhalchandra Salgaonker was keen to singing, dancing as a legacy. She learnt English too. Her first Marathi film was “Vijayachi Lagnye” produced by “Lalit Kaladarshan” at the age of 13, penned by literature dramatist Mama Warerker. Her name was changed to “Hansa” for the film but Hansa tag remained forever.
In 1941, she came to “Prabhat Film” in Pune for a film “Sant Sakhu”. It was a hit. She did “Ramshastri”. After that a very renowned film “Lokshahir Ramjoshi” jointly directed by V. Shantaram a Baburao Painter.
In 1948 she did only one Hindi movie “Dhanyawad” directed by Gajanan Jagirdar ...» read full biography