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
Amrita PritamAmrita Pritam
31 August 1919
Writer

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

Nathuram GodseNathuram Godse
19 May 1910
Politician, Journalist

RajneeshRajneesh
11 December 1931
Teacher, Writer, Autobiographer, Guru
Shashi TharoorShashi Tharoor
09 March 1956
Writer, Politician, Diplomat

Crazy MohanCrazy Mohan
16 October 1952
screenwriter
MammoottyMammootty
07 September 1951
actor, film producer, screenwriter, film actor

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

Kalki KoechlinKalki Koechlin
10 January 1984
Actor, Screenwriter, Writer
Zakir NaikZakir Naik
18 October 1965
Physician, Writer, Intellectual, Preacher

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

Sudha MurthySudha Murthy
19 August 1950
Author, Social worker, Computer scientist,
Javed AkhtarJaved Akhtar
17 January 1945
Screenwriter, Politician, Writer, Poet, Lyricist,

GulzarGulzar
18 August 1936
film director, film producer, screenwriter,
Madhur JaffreyMadhur Jaffrey
13 August 1933
Actor, Television actor, Film actor, Writer, Film

Honey IraniHoney Irani
25 August 1955
Actor, Writer, Screenwriter

Amitav GhoshAmitav Ghosh
11 July 1956
Writer, Novelist, Journalist

Saadat Hasan MantoSaadat Hasan Manto
11 May 1912
Screenwriter, Journalist, Writer
Kumar VishwasKumar Vishwas
10 February 1970
Politician
C. N. AnnaduraiC. N. Annadurai
15 September 1909
Politician, Screenwriter, Writer

Irom Chanu SharmilaIrom Chanu Sharmila
14 March 1972
Poet, Journalist

Amish TripathiAmish Tripathi
18 October 1974
Writer

Raja RaoRaja Rao
08 November 1908
Author, Writer
Sagarika GhoseSagarika Ghose
08 November 1964
Author, Journalist

Vandana ShivaVandana Shiva
05 November 1952
Philosopher, Physicist, Writer, University teacher

Ahmed DeedatAhmed Deedat
01 July 1918
Philosopher, Writer

Mahadevi VarmaMahadevi Varma
26 March 1907
Poet, Author, Writer

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KuvempuKuvempu
29 December 1904
Writer, Poet, Professor
B. K. S. IyengarB. K. S. Iyengar
14 December 1918
Writer

Palak MuchhalPalak Muchhal
30 March 1992
Singer
Ramdhari Singh DinkarRamdhari Singh Dinkar
23 September 1908
Writer, Poet, Politician, Journalist, Literary

KannadasanKannadasan
24 June 1927
Poet, Lyricist, Songwriter

Gayatri Chakravorty SpivakGayatri Chakravorty Spivak
24 February 1942
Writer, Philosopher, University teacher,
VairamuthuVairamuthu
13 July 1953
Author, Actor, Poet, Lyricist, Songwriter

Vaikom Muhammad BasheerVaikom Muhammad Basheer
21 January 1908
Novelist, Screenwriter, Essayist, Writer, Diarist,
Piyush MishraPiyush Mishra
13 January 1963
Screenwriter, Music director, Actor, Singer,

Sujatha RangarajanSujatha Rangarajan
03 May 1935
Writer, Screenwriter

Pankaj MishraPankaj Mishra
1969 AD
author, journalist, literary critic, writer

Arun ShourieArun Shourie
02 November 1941
Politician, Journalist, Writer

M. J. AkbarM. J. Akbar
11 January 1951
Journalist, Writer, Politician
Vikramaditya MotwaneVikramaditya Motwane
12 June 1976
film director, choreographer, screenwriter

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

Shiv Kumar BatalviShiv Kumar Batalvi
23 July 1936
Author, Poet, Lyricist, Songwriter
Tanikella BharaniTanikella Bharani
14 July 1956
writer, film director, actor, journalist

Nayantara SahgalNayantara Sahgal
10 May 1927
Journalist, Writer

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

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

Ramchandra GandhiRamchandra Gandhi
09 June 1937
Author, Philosopher, University teacher, Writer
O. N. V. KurupO. N. V. Kurup
27 May 1931
Poet, Lyricist, Songwriter

Dibakar BanerjeeDibakar Banerjee
21 June 1969
Film director, Screenwriter
Na. MuthukumarNa. Muthukumar
13 July 1975
Poet, Lyricist, Writer, Songwriter

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

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
Ritwik GhatakRitwik Ghatak
04 November 1925
Film director, Actor, Screenwriter, Film producer,

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

Ankit FadiaAnkit Fadia
24 May 1985
 

Subhadra Kumari ChauhanSubhadra Kumari Chauhan
16 August 1904
Author, Poet
K. Shivaram KaranthK. Shivaram Karanth
10 October 1902
Author, Poet

Nalini SinghNalini Singh
17 February 1945
Journalist, Writer

Nabaneeta Dev SenNabaneeta Dev Sen
13 January 1938
Author, Writer

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

Suhaib IlyasiSuhaib Ilyasi
08 September 1966
Television director
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

Veturi Sundararama MurthyVeturi Sundararama Murthy
29 January 1936
Poet, Songwriter, Lyricist
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,

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
Anand GandhiAnand Gandhi
26 September 1980
Film director, Film producer, Screenwriter

Satish KumarSatish Kumar
09 August 1936
 

S. K. PottekkattS. K. Pottekkatt
13 March 1913
author, politician, diarist, poet

G. Sankara KurupG. Sankara Kurup
03 June 1901
Politician, Poet
Yandamuri VeerendranathYandamuri Veerendranath
14 November 1948
Novelist, Writer