Monday, June 1, 2009

M.Boyer - Dead

Noted Konkani playwright Mr. Manuel Santan Aguiar popularly known as M Boyer expired today morning at 10 a.m at his residence in Santemol after a prolonged physical disability. He was 78 years (born on 11/10/1930)

He ruled the Konkani stage for well over half a century and the first to earn a Padma Shree, (amongst the Konkani playwrights ) besides several state awards and other awards. He rose from humble beginning but his inimitable style endeared him to audiences wherever he performed.

Acting was inborn and despite being reprimanded while at school Catholic Education Institute in Margao he continued to pursue his acting mission under the pseudonym
M Taylor and later M Boyer.

His first play was "Rinkari"and he excelled in direction script writing singing acting etc He leaves behind his wife and five sons. The funeral date and time is yet to be announced

from the Raia end

GODFREY J I GONSALVES
BORDA MARGAO
9822158584

30/5/2009

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