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

Ruskin BondRuskin Bond
19 May 1934
Writer

Vinayak Damodar SavarkarVinayak Damodar Savarkar
28 May 1883
Independence Activist, Reformer

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

Fareed ZakariaFareed Zakaria
20 January 1964
Journalist
Chetan BhagatChetan Bhagat
22 April 1974
Author

Spike MilliganSpike Milligan
16 April 1918
Comedian

Khushwant SinghKhushwant Singh
02 February 1915
Novelist, Lawyer, Journalist & Politician
Mahadevi VarmaMahadevi Varma
26 March 1907
Poet

Amrita PritamAmrita Pritam
31 August 1919
Writer
Kumar VishwasKumar Vishwas
10 February 1970
Poet

Mulk Raj AnandMulk Raj Anand
12 December 1905
 

Vikram SethVikram Seth
20 June 1952
Writer

Kamal AmrohiKamal Amrohi
17 January 1918
Director

KuvempuKuvempu
29 December 1904
Novelist
Ahmed Raza Khan BarelviAhmed Raza Khan Barelvi
14 June 1856
Islamic Scholar, Reformer

Ahmed DeedatAhmed Deedat
01 July 1918
Writer

Tanikella BharaniTanikella Bharani
14 July 1954
Actor

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

Ramachandra GuhaRamachandra Guha
29 April 1958
Writer
Nabaneeta Dev SenNabaneeta Dev Sen
13 January 1938
Writer

Gollapudi Maruti RaoGollapudi Maruti Rao
14 April 1939
Actor

Shreya GhoshalShreya Ghoshal
12 March 1984
Singer, Writer, Actor, Composer
MammoottyMammootty
07 September 1951
actor, film producer, screenwriter, film actor

Dinesh D'SouzaDinesh D'Souza
25 April 1961
Conservationists
Shashi TharoorShashi Tharoor
09 March 1956
Writer, Politician, Diplomat

KarunanidhiM. Karunanidhi
03 June 1924
Politician, Screenwriter, Author, Journalist,

Kalki KoechlinKalki Koechlin
10 January 1984
Actor, Screenwriter, Writer
Sudha MurthySudha Murthy
19 August 1950
Author, Social worker, Computer scientist,

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Zakir NaikZakir Naik
18 October 1965
Physician, Writer, Intellectual, Preacher
Aravind AdigaAravind Adiga
23 October 1974
Writer, Journalist, Novelist, Film director

Sajid NadiadwalaSajid Nadiadwala
18 March 1966
film producer

Arundhati RoyArundhati Roy
24 November 1961
Novelist, Writer, Screenwriter, Essayist

Ashutosh RanaAshutosh Rana
10 November 1967
Actor
Meena KumariMeena Kumari
01 August 1933
Actress
Javed AkhtarJaved Akhtar
17 January 1945
Screenwriter, Politician, Writer, Poet, Lyricist,

Nasser HussainNasser Hussain
28 March 1968
Cricketer

Kamala SuraiyyaKamala Suraiyya
31 March 1934
 

Harivanshrai BachchanHarivanshrai Bachchan
27 November 1907
Poet
Honey IraniHoney Irani
25 August 1955
Actor, Writer, Screenwriter

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

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

Tom AlterTom Alter
23 June 1950
Actor

Soumitra ChatterjeeSoumitra Chatterjee
19 January 1935
Actor
Suresh OberoiSuresh Oberoi
17 December 1946
Actor

Madhur JaffreyMadhur Jaffrey
13 August 1933
Actor, Television actor, Film actor, Writer, Film
Palak MuchhalPalak Muchhal
30 March 1992
Singer

Koratalla SivaKoratalla Siva
15 June 1975
 

Rahul KhannaRahul Khanna
20 June 1972
Actor
Amish TripathiAmish Tripathi
18 October 1974
Writer

Vikramaditya MotwaneVikramaditya Motwane
06 December 1976
Film director
Sahir LudhianviSahir Ludhianvi
08 March 1921
Poet, Lyricist, Songwriter

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

Nandana SenNandana Sen
19 August 1967
Actress

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

Amitav GhoshAmitav Ghosh
11 July 1956
Writer, Novelist, Journalist
SheelaSheela
22 March 1945
Actress

Habib TanvirHabib Tanvir
01 September 1923
Playwright

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

Dibakar BanerjeeDibakar Banerjee
21 June 1969
Film director, Screenwriter
Rahat IndoriRahat Indori
01 January 1950
Poet

KannadasanKannadasan
24 June 1927
Poet, Lyricist, Songwriter
SugathakumariSugathakumari
03 January 1934
Writer, Human rights activist, Children's writer

Sagarika GhoseSagarika Ghose
08 November 1964
Author, Journalist

Raja RaoRaja Rao
08 November 1908
Author, Writer
Nissim EzekielNissim Ezekiel
14 December 1924
poet

Anita DesaiAnita Desai
24 June 1937
Novelist
Bipin Chandra PalBipin Chandra Pal
07 November 1858
Writer

J. P. DuttaJ. P. Dutta
03 October 1949
Film producer

VairamuthuVairamuthu
13 July 1953
Author, Actor, Poet, Lyricist, Songwriter
Ramanand SagarRamanand Sagar
29 December 1917
Film director, Screenwriter, Film producer, Writer

Anand GandhiAnand Gandhi
26 September 1980
Film director, Film producer, Screenwriter
Siddhartha MukherjeeSiddhartha Mukherjee
21 July 1970
Physician

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

Ankit FadiaAnkit Fadia
24 May 1985
 

Swami SivanandaSwami Sivananda
08 September 1887
Spiritual & Yoga Teacher
Mahasweta DeviMahasweta Devi
14 January 1926
Human rights activist, Writer, Poet, Novelist,
Irom Chanu SharmilaIrom Chanu Sharmila
14 March 1972
Poet, Journalist

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

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

Ramchandra GandhiRamchandra Gandhi
09 June 1937
Author, Philosopher, University teacher, Writer
Satinder SartaajSatinder Sartaaj
31 August 1982
Singer

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

Sumitranandan PantSumitranandan Pant
20 May 1900
Writer, Poet

Sujatha RangarajanSujatha Rangarajan
03 May 1935
Writer, Screenwriter

Akkitham Achuthan NamboothiriAkkitham Achuthan Namboothiri
18 March 1926
Author
Crazy MohanCrazy Mohan
16 October 1952
screenwriter

Kiran DesaiKiran Desai
03 September 1971
Novelist, Writer
Ritwik GhatakRitwik Ghatak
04 November 1925
Film director, Actor, Screenwriter, Film producer,

Arun ShourieArun Shourie
02 November 1941
Politician, Journalist, Writer
Vijay TendulkarVijay Tendulkar
06 January 1928
linguist, screenwriter, writer, translator
Nayantara SahgalNayantara Sahgal
10 May 1927
Journalist, Writer