Charudatta was born on 27th June 1963. He bagged a Diploma in Mechanical Engineering and worked in private sector till 1987. After 1988 he took up photography as his full-time occupation. For 5-6 years he was press photographer for most of the regional publications. After the advent of digital cameras he was the first to start a ‘photo-by-email’ service in Rajapur. He runs a feature named ‘The Camera Speaks’ in the daily ‘Prahar’. Being a nature-lover and a photographer, he keeps discovering new spots for tourists, such as Sawatkada and Ozarkada.