Rabindranath TagoreRabindranath Tagore
07 May 1861
Poet
Salman RushdieSalman Rushdie
19 June 1947
British-Indian novelist

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

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

Kamal AmrohiKamal Amrohi
17 January 1918
Director
Ahmed DeedatAhmed Deedat
01 July 1918
Writer

Amrita PritamAmrita Pritam
31 August 1919
Writer
Vikram SethVikram Seth
20 June 1952
Writer

Mulk Raj AnandMulk Raj Anand
12 December 1905
 

KuvempuKuvempu
29 December 1904
Novelist

KusumagrajKusumagraj
27 February 1912
Poet

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

MammoottyMammootty
07 September 1951
actor, film producer, screenwriter, film actor

Ramanand SagarRamanand Sagar
29 December 1917
Film director, Screenwriter, Film producer, Writer

Tanikella BharaniTanikella Bharani
14 July 1956
writer, film director, actor, journalist
Shreya GhoshalShreya Ghoshal
12 March 1984
Singer, Writer, Actor, Composer

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

Sajid NadiadwalaSajid Nadiadwala
18 March 1966
film producer

Shashi TharoorShashi Tharoor
09 March 1956
Writer, Politician, Diplomat
Arundhati RoyArundhati Roy
24 November 1961
Novelist, Writer, Screenwriter, Essayist

Ashutosh RanaAshutosh Rana
10 November 1967
Actor
Tom AlterTom Alter
23 June 1950
Actor

Meena KumariMeena Kumari
01 August 1933
Actress

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

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Girish KarnadGirish Karnad
19 May 1938
Linguist, Author, Film director, Actor,
Dinesh D'SouzaDinesh D'Souza
25 April 1961
Conservationists

Atlee KumarAtlee Kumar
21 September 1986
Director

Suresh OberoiSuresh Oberoi
17 December 1946
Actor

Honey IraniHoney Irani
25 August 1955
Actor, Writer, Screenwriter
Soumitra ChatterjeeSoumitra Chatterjee
19 January 1935
Actor
Vandana ShivaVandana Shiva
05 November 1952
Philosopher, Physicist, Writer, University teacher

Rahul KhannaRahul Khanna
20 June 1972
Actor

Chetan BhagatChetan Bhagat
22 April 1974
Writer

Gollapudi Maruti RaoGollapudi Maruti Rao
14 April 1939
Writer, Screenwriter, News presenter, Journalist,
Piyush MishraPiyush Mishra
13 January 1963
Screenwriter, Music director, Actor, Singer,

Palak MuchhalPalak Muchhal
30 March 1992
Singer

Kumar VishwasKumar Vishwas
10 February 1970
Politician

Nandana SenNandana Sen
19 August 1967
Actress

Amish TripathiAmish Tripathi
18 October 1974
Writer
Madhur JaffreyMadhur Jaffrey
13 August 1933
Actor, Television actor, Film actor, Writer, Film

KannadasanKannadasan
24 June 1927
Poet, Lyricist, Songwriter
Crazy MohanCrazy Mohan
16 October 1952
screenwriter

Dibakar BanerjeeDibakar Banerjee
21 June 1969
Film director, Screenwriter

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

Sujatha RangarajanSujatha Rangarajan
03 May 1935
Writer, Screenwriter
VairamuthuVairamuthu
13 July 1953
Author, Actor, Poet, Lyricist, Songwriter

Vikramaditya MotwaneVikramaditya Motwane
06 December 1976
Film director

Joy MathewJoy Mathew
30 December 1951
film director, playwright, actor

Sahir LudhianviSahir Ludhianvi
08 March 1921
Poet, Lyricist, Songwriter

Devdutt PattanaikDevdutt Pattanaik
11 December 1970
Mythographer
Purushottam Laxman DeshpandePurushottam Laxman Deshpande
08 November 1919
Author, Film director, Actor, Composer, Poet,

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

Amitav GhoshAmitav Ghosh
11 July 1956
Writer, Novelist, Journalist

Anand GandhiAnand Gandhi
26 September 1980
Film director, Film producer, Screenwriter
Majrooh SultanpuriMajrooh Sultanpuri
01 October 1919
Author, Poet, Lyricist, Songwriter

Na. MuthukumarNa. Muthukumar
12 July 1975
Poet
Ankit FadiaAnkit Fadia
24 May 1985
 

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

Tarun TejpalTarun Tejpal
15 March 1963
Journalist, Writer
NaushadNaushad
25 December 1919
Musician

Suhaib IlyasiSuhaib Ilyasi
08 September 1966
Television director
Irshad KamilIrshad Kamil
05 September 1971
Poet, Writer, Lyricist, Songwriter

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

Balakumaran VBalakumaran
05 July 1946
Writer
KarunanidhiKarunanidhi
03 June 1924
Politician, Screenwriter, Author, Journalist,

Sudha MurthySudha Murthy
19 August 1950
Author, Social worker, Computer scientist,
Vaikom Muhammad BasheerVaikom Muhammad Basheer
21 January 1908
Novelist, Screenwriter, Essayist, Writer, Diarist,

Anita DesaiAnita Desai
24 June 1937
Novelist

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

Ramchandra GandhiRamchandra Gandhi
09 June 1937
Author, Philosopher, University teacher, Writer
Vijay TendulkarVijay Tendulkar
06 January 1928
linguist, screenwriter, writer, translator
Nissim EzekielNissim Ezekiel
14 December 1924
poet

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

Bipin Chandra PalBipin Chandra Pal
07 November 1858
Writer

Irom Chanu SharmilaIrom Chanu Sharmila
14 March 1972
Poet, Journalist
Mirza Tahir AhmadMirza Tahir Ahmad
18 December 1928
Translator, Homeopath, Writer

O. N. V. KurupO. N. V. Kurup
27 May 1931
Poet, Lyricist, Songwriter

Javed SiddiquiJaved Siddiqui
13 January 1942
Screenwriter, Playwright, Journalist

Raja RaoRaja Rao
08 November 1908
Author, Writer

Jan Nisar AkhtarJan Nisar Akhtar
14 February 1914
author, poet, lyricist, songwriter
Arun ShourieArun Shourie
02 November 1941
Politician, Journalist, Writer

Vikas SwarupVikas Swarup
1963 AD
diplomat, writer
Veturi Sundararama MurthyVeturi Sundararama Murthy
29 January 1936
Poet, Songwriter, Lyricist

Nayantara SahgalNayantara Sahgal
10 May 1927
Journalist, Writer
Jayant NarlikarJayant Narlikar
19 July 1938
Physicist, Astronomer, Astrophysicist, Scientist,
Salman KhurshidSalman Khurshid
01 January 1953
Politician