Amrita PritamAmrita Pritam
31 August 1919
Writer
Ruskin BondRuskin Bond
19 May 1934
Writer

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

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

Spike MilliganSpike Milligan
16 April 1918
Comedian

Mulk Raj AnandMulk Raj Anand
12 December 1905
 
Vikram SethVikram Seth
20 June 1952
Writer

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

RajneeshRajneesh
11 December 1931
Teacher, Writer, Autobiographer, Guru

Crazy MohanCrazy Mohan
16 October 1952
screenwriter
Kalki KoechlinKalki Koechlin
10 January 1984
Actor, Screenwriter, Writer

Shashi TharoorShashi Tharoor
09 March 1956
Writer, Politician, Diplomat
Zakir NaikZakir Naik
18 October 1965
Physician, Writer, Intellectual, Preacher

Shreya GhoshalShreya Ghoshal
12 March 1984
Singer, Writer, Actor, Composer

MammoottyMammootty
07 September 1951
actor, film producer, screenwriter, film actor
Nathuram GodseNathuram Godse
19 May 1910
Politician, Journalist

Arundhati RoyArundhati Roy
24 November 1961
Novelist, Writer, Screenwriter, Essayist
Chetan BhagatChetan Bhagat
22 April 1974
Writer, Screenwriter

Sajid NadiadwalaSajid Nadiadwala
18 March 1966
film producer

GulzarGulzar
18 August 1936
film director, film producer, screenwriter,
Javed AkhtarJaved Akhtar
17 January 1945
Screenwriter, Politician, Writer, Poet, Lyricist,

Sudha MurthySudha Murthy
19 August 1950
Author, Social worker, Computer scientist,
Madhur JaffreyMadhur Jaffrey
13 August 1933
Actor, Television actor, Film actor, Writer, Film

Amish TripathiAmish Tripathi
18 October 1974
Writer

Honey IraniHoney Irani
25 August 1955
Actor, Writer, Screenwriter

Amitav GhoshAmitav Ghosh
11 July 1956
Writer, Novelist, Journalist
Kumar VishwasKumar Vishwas
10 February 1970
Politician
Nandana SenNandana Sen
19 August 1967
Actress

Saadat Hasan MantoSaadat Hasan Manto
11 May 1912
Screenwriter, Journalist, Writer

KuvempuKuvempu
29 December 1904
Writer, Poet, Professor

Irom Chanu SharmilaIrom Chanu Sharmila
14 March 1972
Poet, Journalist
C. N. AnnaduraiC. N. Annadurai
15 September 1909
Politician, Screenwriter, Writer

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Raja RaoRaja Rao
08 November 1908
Author, Writer

Piyush MishraPiyush Mishra
13 January 1963
Screenwriter, Music director, Actor, Singer,

Palak MuchhalPalak Muchhal
30 March 1992
Singer

Tom AlterTom Alter
23 June 1950
Actor
Vandana ShivaVandana Shiva
05 November 1952
Philosopher, Physicist, Writer, University teacher

Purushottam Laxman DeshpandePurushottam Laxman Deshpande
08 November 1919
Author, Film director, Actor, Composer, Poet,
Shobhaa DeShobhaa De
07 January 1948
Journalist, Writer, Socialite, Model

Ramdhari Singh DinkarRamdhari Singh Dinkar
23 September 1908
Writer, Poet, Politician, Journalist, Literary

B. K. S. IyengarB. K. S. Iyengar
14 December 1918
Writer
Ahmed DeedatAhmed Deedat
01 July 1918
Philosopher, Writer

Mahadevi VarmaMahadevi Varma
26 March 1907
Poet, Author, Writer
KannadasanKannadasan
24 June 1927
Poet, Lyricist, Songwriter

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

Vaikom Muhammad BasheerVaikom Muhammad Basheer
21 January 1908
Novelist, Screenwriter, Essayist, Writer, Diarist,

Anita DesaiAnita Desai
24 June 1937
Novelist

Sujatha RangarajanSujatha Rangarajan
03 May 1935
Writer, Screenwriter
Pankaj MishraPankaj Mishra
1969 AD
author, journalist, literary critic, writer

M. J. AkbarM. J. Akbar
11 January 1951
Journalist, Writer, Politician

Kamal AmrohiKamal Amrohi
17 January 1918
Director

Sagarika GhoseSagarika Ghose
08 November 1964
Author, Journalist
Vikramaditya MotwaneVikramaditya Motwane
12 June 1976
film director, choreographer, screenwriter

Tanikella BharaniTanikella Bharani
14 July 1956
writer, film director, actor, journalist
Gayatri Chakravorty SpivakGayatri Chakravorty Spivak
24 February 1942
Writer, Philosopher, University teacher,

Mahasweta DeviMahasweta Devi
14 January 1926
Human rights activist, Writer, Poet, Novelist,

Vijay TendulkarVijay Tendulkar
06 January 1928
linguist, screenwriter, writer, translator
Irshad KamilIrshad Kamil
05 September 1971
Poet, Writer, Lyricist, Songwriter

Sahir LudhianviSahir Ludhianvi
08 March 1921
Poet, Lyricist, Songwriter
Soumitra ChatterjeeSoumitra Chatterjee
19 January 1935
Actor

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

Dibakar BanerjeeDibakar Banerjee
21 June 1969
Film director, Screenwriter
K. Shivaram KaranthK. Shivaram Karanth
10 October 1902
Author, Poet

Aravind AdigaAravind Adiga
23 October 1974
Writer, Journalist, Novelist, Film director
Nissim EzekielNissim Ezekiel
14 December 1924
poet

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

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

O. N. V. KurupO. N. V. Kurup
27 May 1931
Poet, Lyricist, Songwriter
Nayantara SahgalNayantara Sahgal
10 May 1927
Journalist, Writer
Ankit FadiaAnkit Fadia
24 May 1985
 

Na. MuthukumarNa. Muthukumar
13 July 1975
Poet, Lyricist, Writer, Songwriter

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

Arun ShourieArun Shourie
02 November 1941
Politician, Journalist, Writer
Ramanand SagarRamanand Sagar
29 December 1917
Film director, Screenwriter, Film producer, Writer

Kiran DesaiKiran Desai
03 September 1971
Novelist, Writer

Sumitranandan PantSumitranandan Pant
20 May 1900
Writer, Poet

Subhadra Kumari ChauhanSubhadra Kumari Chauhan
16 August 1904
Author, Poet

Ritwik GhatakRitwik Ghatak
04 November 1925
Film director, Actor, Screenwriter, Film producer,
Majrooh SultanpuriMajrooh Sultanpuri
01 October 1919
Author, Poet, Lyricist, Songwriter

Nalini SinghNalini Singh
17 February 1945
Journalist, Writer
Nabaneeta Dev SenNabaneeta Dev Sen
13 January 1938
Author, Writer

Suhaib IlyasiSuhaib Ilyasi
08 September 1966
Television director

SugathakumariSugathakumari
03 January 1934
Writer, Human rights activist, Children's writer
Ashfaq AhmedAshfaq Ahmed
22 August 1925
Philosopher, Literary critic

Shashi DeshpandeShashi Deshpande
1938 AD
writer, novelist, journalist, short story writer,
Jan Nisar AkhtarJan Nisar Akhtar
14 February 1914
author, poet, lyricist, songwriter

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

Poornachandra TejaswiPoornachandra Tejaswi
08 September 1938
Author, Lyricist, Songwriter

Vikas SwarupVikas Swarup
1963 AD
diplomat, writer
KusumagrajKusumagraj
27 February 1912
Author, Poet, Lyricist, Songwriter

Mirza Tahir AhmadMirza Tahir Ahmad
18 December 1928
Translator, Homeopath, Writer
Jayachamarajendra WadiyarJayachamarajendra Wadiyar
18 July 1919
Poet, Composer, Philosopher, Philanthropist,

Veturi Sundararama MurthyVeturi Sundararama Murthy
29 January 1936
Poet, Songwriter, Lyricist
Preeti ShenoyPreeti Shenoy
21 December 1971
Author

Bhisham SahniBhisham Sahni
08 August 1915
actor, writer, children's writer
Vir SanghviVir Sanghvi
05 July 1956
Journalist, Writer