Awarded by Padma Bhushan honor in 1992, Setu Madhavrao Pagdi (1910–1994) was an English and Marathi author from India. He studied in Banaras Hindu University and Allahabad University. He had good command on Hindi, Urdu and Persian besides English and Marathi. He wrote over 20 books. His autobiography Jeevan-Setu was published in Marathi in 1969.