ANTHONY MENDES



Anthony Mendes Dezembrachea 28ver, 1920 vorsa Moddganvam zolmolo.  Lhunuchponni than taka tiatrant nhespachi hurba asli ani vaddeantlea bhurgeank gheun to lhan concert kortalo.  To lhan astanam mosto aslo khuim, punn aplem lisaum korinastanam ravonaslo, ani khellantui kapaz aslo.

Bombaint ailea uprant to Girgaum-chea St. Theresa iskolant xikonk gelo, ani thuinch tachi kola porzoll'li ani tachea mestiranchea dolleank vochun tannim taka iskolachea Inglez concertant "Page-Boy"-achi part dili.



Iskol soddlea uprant to daktteam concertamnim part ghevpak laglo, ani oso ek pavtt poddlo Joao Agostinho Fernandes, hache nodrek.  Tannem Anthony Mendes-achi huxarkai polleun, taka aplea "Khapri Chakor" tiatrant ek lhan part dili.  Ho tiatr 1936 vorsa, Dadar-chea Antonio Dsouza iskolachea hollant yalo.  Zori hi part lhan asli, tori tannem ti itli bori keli ki hea fuddem Joao Agostinho, hannem taka aplea soglleam tiatrmnim ghetlo.  Jedna Anthony Mendes palkar novoch artist zaun aslo, tednam to tiatr-pollenarache monant rigonk naslo.  Ani zoxim vorsam bollandlim titli tachi humed vaddo geli, ani Joao Agostinho, hannem taka aplea "Vauraddi" tiatrant ek kherit voddekarachi part dili. Ho tiatr zalo Bhangwaddi hollant ani hea tiatrant Anthony Mendes poilech pavtt dislo Bhangwaddi palkar.

Taka aslo saudik tallo ani utram soddun to kantar kortalo.  Rikorddacher pasun tachim kantaram soddou sutttat.  Hachi govia mhollear Amche Noxib cholchitrantlim tannem gailelim gitam.  Survatek Anthony Mendes Inglez Konkani desent kantaram kortalo ani taka ek kherit jhet aslo.  "Khaparika Banja" & "Wonderful Child", heam tacheam adleam kantarancho azun adleam tiatr-pollennarank ugddas astolo.  Tannem sabar clown, duettam & trio ghoddleat.  Lok taka "Spring" Man mhonntale, jednam to aplim kantaram mhonnttanam tankta titlo lamb zatalo ani zaite pavtti motthvoi zatalo dekhun.

Anthony Mendes partik palkar ailo mhunnttoch lok rokddoch hansonk lagtalo, itlem ki to desent part vo kantar pasun korunk ailear lok taka hanstalo.  Tachea tonddantlem ek utor pasun bhair soronastanam, tachea bhesakuch polleun lok hanstalo, jea vorvim taka eka tiatr kritikaran title dillo mhunnon "Comedian-am modlo ek huxear Comedian".  

Iskolant astanch Anthony Mendes tiatr borounk survat kel'li.  Tannem aplo poilo tiatr Goem dakhoilolo, zachem nanv "Pandu Barber", zo uprant tannem 1940 vorsa Bombaint, Bhangwaddi palkar dakhoil'lo.

Tannem boroilelle kaim tiatr zaun asta: "Pandu Barber", "Artimiz", "Goenkar", "Boborji vo Kuzner", "Pensaum vo Tensaum", "Kunnbi Irmaum", "Dusreponni Cazar", "Ticli Sun", "Voneicho Jurament", "Editorachem Noxib", "Guirannacho Put", "Bekar Zanvoim", "Road to
Mapusa".

Anthony Mendes ek xikxit tiatrist aslo, tosoch boro rit-rovisecho.  Sogott digdorspi tacher khuxeall astale, karann tiatr sur zaunk ek hor asa mhonnlear khuim to hollant hajir astalo.  Brilliant Battery Service, hantun to tea kallar nokri kortalo.

Anthony Mendes 43 vorsanchea piraier, Marsache 21ver, 1964 vorsa Goem somplo.  Sumar 25 vorsam tannem Konknni palkachi seva keli.  Tannem 15 tiatr boroileat ani khum kantaram ghoddleant.  "Amchem Noxib" cholchitrant to boroch porozoll'lo, tech porim Road to Mapusa (1949) hea tiatrant to porozoll'lo.

Tachea uprant tache tegui put Felix-Xavier-Derrick palkar aile.



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