Vinayak Damodar SavarkarVinayak Damodar Savarkar
28 May 1883
Independence Activist, Reformer
Ruskin BondRuskin Bond
19 May 1934
Writer

R. K. NarayanR. K. Narayan
10 October 1906
 

Spike MilliganSpike Milligan
16 April 1918
Comedian

Khushwant SinghKhushwant Singh
02 February 1915
Novelist, Lawyer, Journalist & Politician

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

Mulk Raj AnandMulk Raj Anand
12 December 1905
 

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

KusumagrajKusumagraj
27 February 1912
Poet
Atlee KumarAtlee Kumar
21 September 1986
Director

Kalki KoechlinKalki Koechlin
10 January 1984
Actor, Screenwriter, Writer

MammoottyMammootty
07 September 1951
actor, film producer, screenwriter, film actor
Shashi TharoorShashi Tharoor
09 March 1956
Writer, Politician, Diplomat

Sajid NadiadwalaSajid Nadiadwala
18 March 1966
film producer
Shreya GhoshalShreya Ghoshal
12 March 1984
Singer, Writer, Actor, Composer

Tanikella BharaniTanikella Bharani
14 July 1956
writer, film director, actor, journalist

Arundhati RoyArundhati Roy
24 November 1961
Novelist, Writer, Screenwriter, Essayist
Javed AkhtarJaved Akhtar
17 January 1945
Screenwriter, Politician, Writer, Poet, Lyricist,

GulzarGulzar
18 August 1936
film director, film producer, screenwriter,
Zakir NaikZakir Naik
18 October 1965
Physician, Writer, Intellectual, Preacher

Girish KarnadGirish Karnad
19 May 1938
Linguist, Author, Film director, Actor,

Meena KumariMeena Kumari
01 August 1933
Actress

Ashutosh RanaAshutosh Rana
10 November 1967
Actor
Honey IraniHoney Irani
25 August 1955
Actor, Writer, Screenwriter
Chetan BhagatChetan Bhagat
22 April 1974
Writer, Screenwriter

Gollapudi Maruti RaoGollapudi Maruti Rao
14 April 1939
Writer, Screenwriter, News presenter, Journalist,

Kumar VishwasKumar Vishwas
10 February 1970
Politician

Suresh OberoiSuresh Oberoi
17 December 1946
Actor
KuvempuKuvempu
29 December 1904
Writer, Poet, Professor

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Rahul KhannaRahul Khanna
20 June 1972
Actor

Nandana SenNandana Sen
19 August 1967
Actress

Purushottam Laxman DeshpandePurushottam Laxman Deshpande
08 November 1919
Author, Film director, Actor, Composer, Poet,

Piyush MishraPiyush Mishra
13 January 1963
Screenwriter, Music director, Actor, Singer,
KannadasanKannadasan
24 June 1927
Poet, Lyricist, Songwriter

Amish TripathiAmish Tripathi
18 October 1974
Writer
Amitav GhoshAmitav Ghosh
11 July 1956
Writer, Novelist, Journalist

Devdutt PattanaikDevdutt Pattanaik
11 December 1970
Mythographer

Madhur JaffreyMadhur Jaffrey
13 August 1933
Actor, Television actor, Film actor, Writer, Film
VairamuthuVairamuthu
13 July 1953
Author, Actor, Poet, Lyricist, Songwriter

Vandana ShivaVandana Shiva
05 November 1952
Philosopher, Physicist, Writer, University teacher
Palak MuchhalPalak Muchhal
30 March 1992
Singer

Tom AlterTom Alter
23 June 1950
Actor

M. T. Vasudevan NairM. T. Vasudevan Nair
15 July 1933
Author, Film director, Screenwriter

Salman KhurshidSalman Khurshid
01 January 1953
Politician

Gayatri Chakravorty SpivakGayatri Chakravorty Spivak
24 February 1942
Writer, Philosopher, University teacher,
B. K. S. IyengarB. K. S. Iyengar
14 December 1918
Writer

Crazy MohanCrazy Mohan
16 October 1952
screenwriter

Dibakar BanerjeeDibakar Banerjee
21 June 1969
Film director, Screenwriter

Sahir LudhianviSahir Ludhianvi
08 March 1921
Poet, Lyricist, Songwriter
Arun ShourieArun Shourie
02 November 1941
Politician, Journalist, Writer

Sudha MurthySudha Murthy
19 August 1950
Author, Social worker, Computer scientist,
Vikramaditya MotwaneVikramaditya Motwane
12 June 1976
film director, choreographer, screenwriter

Bipin Chandra PalBipin Chandra Pal
07 November 1858
Writer

Sujatha RangarajanSujatha Rangarajan
03 May 1935
Writer, Screenwriter
Ramanand SagarRamanand Sagar
29 December 1917
Film director, Screenwriter, Film producer, Writer

Vaikom Muhammad BasheerVaikom Muhammad Basheer
21 January 1908
Novelist, Screenwriter, Essayist, Writer, Diarist,
Ritwik GhatakRitwik Ghatak
04 November 1925
Film director, Actor, Screenwriter, Film producer,

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

Siddhartha MukherjeeSiddhartha Mukherjee
21 July 1970
Physician
Sagarika GhoseSagarika Ghose
08 November 1964
Author, Journalist

Joy MathewJoy Mathew
30 December 1951
film director, playwright, actor
Anita DesaiAnita Desai
24 June 1937
Novelist

Ankit FadiaAnkit Fadia
24 May 1985
 

Ahmed DeedatAhmed Deedat
01 July 1918
Philosopher, Writer

Ramchandra GandhiRamchandra Gandhi
09 June 1937
Author, Philosopher, University teacher, Writer
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

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

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

Jayant NarlikarJayant Narlikar
19 July 1938
Physicist, Astronomer, Astrophysicist, Scientist,

Soumitra ChatterjeeSoumitra Chatterjee
19 January 1935
Actor

Irshad KamilIrshad Kamil
05 September 1971
Poet, Writer, Lyricist, Songwriter
Raja RaoRaja Rao
08 November 1908
Author, Writer

Vijay TendulkarVijay Tendulkar
06 January 1928
linguist, screenwriter, writer, translator
Subhadra Kumari ChauhanSubhadra Kumari Chauhan
16 August 1904
Author, Poet

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

Pankaj MishraPankaj Mishra
1969 AD
author, journalist, literary critic, writer
Aravind AdigaAravind Adiga
23 October 1974
Writer, Journalist, Novelist, Film director

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

Shobhaa DeShobhaa De
07 January 1948
Journalist, Writer, Socialite, Model

Kiran DesaiKiran Desai
03 September 1971
Novelist, Writer
Nayantara SahgalNayantara Sahgal
10 May 1927
Journalist, Writer

KarunanidhiKarunanidhi
03 June 1924
Politician, Screenwriter, Author, Journalist,
Jayachamarajendra WadiyarJayachamarajendra Wadiyar
18 July 1919
Poet, Composer, Philosopher, Philanthropist,

Poornachandra TejaswiPoornachandra Tejaswi
08 September 1938
Author, Lyricist, Songwriter
M. J. AkbarM. J. Akbar
11 January 1951
Journalist, Writer, Politician

Vayalar RamavarmaVayalar Ramavarma
28 March 1928
Author, Lyricist, Songwriter
Abhijat JoshiAbhijat Joshi
12 January 1969
writer, screenwriter