Vishnupant Damle,a born artist, spent his early life in great hardship. He worked with drama companies to paint backdrops, under Baburao Painter and Anandrao Painter, the two masters in arts.
He became trusted lieutenant of Baburao Painter in his Maharashtra film Company,Kolhapur.
On 1st June 1929,Damle along with his partners,founded Prabhat Film Company.He had a good understanding in Engineering.
The studio at Pune was constructed under his supervision. He worked as sound recordist for some early films of Prabhat.He along with S.Fatelal directed
Gopal Krishna and
"Sant Tukaram" was a great success.
In 1945, at an early age of 52 he passed away. Labels: Visnhupant Damle