Rabindranath TagoreRabindranath Tagore
07 May 1861
Poet
Vinayak Damodar SavarkarVinayak Damodar Savarkar
28 May 1883
Independence Activist, Reformer

GulzarGulzar
18 August 1934
Lyricist

Ahmed Raza Khan BarelviAhmed Raza Khan Barelvi
14 June 1856
Islamic Scholar, Reformer

Kumar VishwasKumar Vishwas
10 February 1970
Poet

Amrita PritamAmrita Pritam
31 August 1919
Writer
Kamal AmrohiKamal Amrohi
17 January 1918
Director

Vikram SethVikram Seth
20 June 1952
Writer

Mahadevi VarmaMahadevi Varma
26 March 1907
Poet
Ramdhari Singh DinkarRamdhari Singh Dinkar
23 September 1908
Poet

KuvempuKuvempu
29 December 1904
Novelist
KusumagrajKusumagraj
27 February 1912
Poet

Nabaneeta Dev SenNabaneeta Dev Sen
13 January 1938
Writer

Javed AkhtarJaved Akhtar
17 January 1945
Screenwriter, Politician, Writer, Poet, Lyricist,

Meena KumariMeena Kumari
01 August 1933
Actress

Ashutosh RanaAshutosh Rana
10 November 1967
Actor
Harivanshrai BachchanHarivansh Rai Bachchan
27 November 1907
Poet

Suresh OberoiSuresh Oberoi
17 December 1946
Actor

Soumitra ChatterjeeSoumitra Chatterjee
19 January 1935
Actor

Sahir LudhianviSahir Ludhianvi
08 March 1921
Poet, Lyricist, Songwriter
KannadasanKannadasan
24 June 1927
Poet, Lyricist, Songwriter

Rahat IndoriRahat Indori
01 January 1950
Poet
Purushottam Laxman DeshpandePurushottam Laxman Deshpande
08 November 1919
Author, Film director, Actor, Composer, Poet,

VairamuthuVairamuthu
13 July 1953
Author, Actor, Poet, Lyricist, Songwriter

Nissim EzekielNissim Ezekiel
14 December 1924
poet
Shiv Kumar BatalviShiv Kumar Batalvi
23 July 1936
Author, Poet, Lyricist, Songwriter

Na. MuthukumarNa. Muthukumar
12 July 1975
Poet
Mahasweta DeviMahasweta Devi
14 January 1926
Human rights activist, Writer, Poet, Novelist,

Irom Chanu SharmilaIrom Chanu Sharmila
14 March 1972
Poet, Journalist

NaushadNaushad
25 December 1919
Musician
Satinder SartaajSatinder Sartaaj
31 August 1982
Singer

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Majrooh SultanpuriMajrooh Sultanpuri
01 October 1919
Author, Poet, Lyricist, Songwriter
O. N. V. KurupO. N. V. Kurup
27 May 1931
Poet, Lyricist, Songwriter

Jan Nisar AkhtarJan Nisar Akhtar
14 February 1914
author, poet, lyricist, songwriter

SugathakumariSugathakumari
03 January 1934
Writer, Human rights activist, Children's writer

Irshad KamilIrshad Kamil
05 September 1971
Poet, Writer, Lyricist, Songwriter
Jayachamarajendra WadiyarJayachamarajendra Wadiyar
18 July 1919
Poet, Composer, Philosopher, Philanthropist,
Kongara JaggayyaKongara Jaggayya
31 December 1926
Film actor

Sri SriSri Sri
30 April 1910
author, poet, lyricist, songwriter

Sumitranandan PantSumitranandan Pant
20 May 1900
Writer, Poet

Akkitham Achuthan NamboothiriAkkitham Achuthan Namboothiri
18 March 1926
Author
K. Shivaram KaranthK. Shivaram Karanth
10 October 1902
Author, Poet

Subhadra Kumari ChauhanSubhadra Kumari Chauhan
16 August 1904
Author, Poet

Vayalar RamavarmaVayalar Ramavarma
28 March 1928
Author, Lyricist, Songwriter

Chandrashekhara KambaraChandrashekhara Kambara
02 January 1937
Film director, Poet, Writer

Balamani AmmaBalamani Amma
19 July 1909
Author
Bhai Vir SinghBhai Vir Singh
05 December 1882
Poet

Habib TanvirHabib Tanvir
01 September 1923
Playwright
Veturi Sundararama MurthyVeturi Sundararama Murthy
29 January 1936
Poet, Songwriter, Lyricist

NagarjunNagarjun
30 June 1911
Poet

C. Narayana ReddyC. Narayana Reddy
29 July 1931
Author, Politician, Poet, Lyricist, Songwriter
Kavi PradeepKavi Pradeep
06 February 1915
Poet, Singer, Lyricist, Songwriter

Bishnu Prasad RabhaBishnu Prasad Rabha
31 January 1909
Politician, Writer
Balachandran ChullikaduBalachandran Chullikadu
30 July 1957
 

Dharamvir BharatiDharamvir Bharati
25 December 1926
Poet, Journalist, Author, Writer

Vyloppilli Sreedhara MenonVyloppilli Sreedhara Menon
11 May 1911
Poet, Writer

G. Sankara KurupG. Sankara Kurup
03 June 1901
Politician, Poet

Meena AlexanderMeena Alexander
17 February 1951
Poet
Dom MoraesDom Moraes
19 July 1938
Writer

AarudhraAarudhra
31 August 1925
Poet, Songwriter, Writer, Historian, Author,

Goreti VenkannaGoreti Venkanna
1963 AD
author, songwriter

Gopalakrishna AdigaGopalakrishna Adiga
1918 AD
poet
K. S. NarasimhaswamyK. S. Narasimhaswamy
26 January 1915
Author

P. Kunhiraman NairP. Kunhiraman Nair
04 October 1905
 
Ali Sardar JafriAli Sardar Jafri
29 November 1913
Writer

Temsüla AoTemsüla Ao
1945 AD
Poet

Subhash MukhopadhyaySubhash Mukhopadhyay
12 February 1919
Poet
Yuyutsu SharmaYuyutsu Sharma
05 January 1960
Poet

Sarat Kumar KarSarat Kumar Kar
05 September 1939
Politician