Vinayak Damodar SavarkarVinayak Damodar Savarkar
28 May 1883
Independence Activist, Reformer
Vikram SethVikram Seth
20 June 1952
Writer

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

Amrita PritamAmrita Pritam
31 August 1919
Writer

Mahadevi VarmaMahadevi Varma
26 March 1907
Poet

Ramdhari Singh DinkarRamdhari Singh Dinkar
23 September 1908
Poet
KusumagrajKusumagraj
27 February 1912
Poet

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

GulzarGulzar
18 August 1936
film director, film producer, screenwriter,

Meena KumariMeena Kumari
01 August 1933
Actress
Ashutosh RanaAshutosh Rana
10 November 1967
Actor

Kumar VishwasKumar Vishwas
10 February 1970
Politician
Suresh OberoiSuresh Oberoi
17 December 1946
Actor

KuvempuKuvempu
29 December 1904
Writer, Poet, Professor

Purushottam Laxman DeshpandePurushottam Laxman Deshpande
08 November 1919
Author, Film director, Actor, Composer, Poet,
KannadasanKannadasan
24 June 1927
Poet, Lyricist, Songwriter

VairamuthuVairamuthu
13 July 1953
Author, Actor, Poet, Lyricist, Songwriter
Sahir LudhianviSahir Ludhianvi
08 March 1921
Poet, Lyricist, Songwriter

Majrooh SultanpuriMajrooh Sultanpuri
01 October 1919
Author, Poet, Lyricist, Songwriter

Irom Chanu SharmilaIrom Chanu Sharmila
14 March 1972
Poet, Journalist
Kamal AmrohiKamal Amrohi
17 January 1918
Director

Mahasweta DeviMahasweta Devi
14 January 1926
Human rights activist, Writer, Poet, Novelist,
O. N. V. KurupO. N. V. Kurup
27 May 1931
Poet, Lyricist, Songwriter

Shiv Kumar BatalviShiv Kumar Batalvi
23 July 1936
Author, Poet, Lyricist, Songwriter

K. Shivaram KaranthK. Shivaram Karanth
10 October 1902
Author, Poet

Soumitra ChatterjeeSoumitra Chatterjee
19 January 1935
Actor
Irshad KamilIrshad Kamil
05 September 1971
Poet, Writer, Lyricist, Songwriter
Subhadra Kumari ChauhanSubhadra Kumari Chauhan
16 August 1904
Author, Poet

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

Sumitranandan PantSumitranandan Pant
20 May 1900
Writer, Poet

Na. MuthukumarNa. Muthukumar
13 July 1975
Poet, Lyricist, Writer, Songwriter
C. Narayana ReddyC. Narayana Reddy
29 July 1931
Author, Politician, Poet, Lyricist, Songwriter

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Jayachamarajendra WadiyarJayachamarajendra Wadiyar
18 July 1919
Poet, Composer, Philosopher, Philanthropist,

Vayalar RamavarmaVayalar Ramavarma
28 March 1928
Author, Lyricist, Songwriter

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

Veturi Sundararama MurthyVeturi Sundararama Murthy
29 January 1936
Poet, Songwriter, Lyricist
SugathakumariSugathakumari
03 January 1934
Writer, Human rights activist, Children's writer

Habib TanvirHabib Tanvir
01 September 1923
Playwright
Kongara JaggayyaKongara Jaggayya
31 December 1926
Film actor

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

Vyloppilli Sreedhara MenonVyloppilli Sreedhara Menon
11 May 1911
Poet, Writer
Balamani AmmaBalamani Amma
19 July 1909
Author

NagarjunNagarjun
30 June 1911
Poet, Writer
Kavi PradeepKavi Pradeep
06 February 1915
Poet, Singer, Lyricist, Songwriter

Balachandran ChullikaduBalachandran Chullikadu
30 July 1957
 

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

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

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

P. Kunhiraman NairP. Kunhiraman Nair
04 October 1905
 

Akkitham Achuthan NamboothiriAkkitham Achuthan Namboothiri
18 March 1926
Author

Goreti VenkannaGoreti Venkanna
1963 AD
author, songwriter
Bhai Vir SinghBhai Vir Singh
05 December 1882
Poet

Harivanshrai BachchanHarivanshrai Bachchan
27 November 1907
 
Sri SriSri Sri
30 April 1910
author, poet, lyricist, songwriter