Jaywant Dalvi, the Marathi writer, was born on 14 August 1925. Jaywant Dalvi worked as an assistant editor at Marathi newspapers. He took retirement to concentrate on writing books. He wrote plays, fiction, and Screenplays for Hindi and Marathi movies. His authored books are, Kawadase, Sparsh (kathasangrah), Pradakshina, Abhineta, Mahananda, Atmacharitra aiwaji, Adhantari, Alaane Falaane, Andharachya Parambya, Ghar Kaularu, Chakra, Sohala, Niwadak Thanthanpal, Wirangula, Sayankalchya, Savlya, Utarwat, Bajar, Lok Ani Laukik, Dharmanand, Param-Mitra, Album, Apoornanka, Baki shillak, Malawani Saubhadra, Don Kadambarya: Savalya ani Pravah, Sare Prawasi Ghadiche, and Swagat. His plays are Purush, Nati-Goti, Sooryasta, Sandhya chhaya, Barrister, Mahasagar, Sabhya Gruhastaha, Paryay. His movies are Rao Saheb, Chakra, Uttarayan, and KAVADASE.