[caption id="attachment_766309" align="alignnone" width="628"]<a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Sachin-Tendulkar.jpg"><img class="size-full wp-image-766309" alt="Sachin Tendulkar" src="https://www.cricketcountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Sachin-Tendulkar.jpg" width="628" height="355" /></a> Sachin Tendulkar (IANS Photo)[/caption] <p></p> <p></p>Visit to the house where the late Marathi writer-humorist P L Deshpande lived reminded him of visit to the home of another legend, cricket icon <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/don-bradman/">Sir Don Bradman</a>, batting maestro <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/sachin-tendulkar/">Sachin Tendulkar</a> said in Pune on Friday. <p></p> <p></p>On the eve of `Pulotsav', a festival held in the memory of Deshpande who was popularly known as `Pu La', Tendulkar visited his house and kick-started the celebrations of the writer's birth centenary. <p></p> <p></p>"I am speechless today....I felt honoured after Pu La's relatives invited me to his house. The feeling I am having is similar to that during the visit I had madeto greatSir Don Bradman on his 90th birthday years ago," Tendulkar said. <p></p> <p></p>Deshpande's family presented him with a photograph of his with the late writer, taken in 1996. <p></p> <p></p>Though it was Tendulkar's first visit to Deshpande's house in Prabhat Road area here, he said his father Ramesh Tendulkar, a well-known Marathi poet, and Pu La shared a long and cordial relationship. <p></p> <p></p>Tendulkar also recounted memories of Deshpande's visits to Sahitya Sahvas Society in Mumbai, where the batting maestro grew up. <p></p> <p></p>"Several noted literary figures lived in Sahitya Sahvas and whenever Pu La came, there would be a different kind of excitement. When I was a child, I managed to get his autograph once," he said. <p></p> <p></p>Deshpande, through his writings, connected with the common man very easily, he said. <p></p> <p></p>"The new generation has easy accessibility to his literary works, they should make the most of it," he said.