Find out more about the greatest 21st Century Indian Writers, including Ruskin Bond, Deepak Chopra, Shreya Ghoshal, Madhur Jaffrey and Zakir Naik

Ruskin BondRuskin Bond

19 May 1934

Padma LakshmiPadma Lakshmi

01 September 1970

Vikram SethVikram Seth

20 June 1952

Varun GroverVarun Grover

26 January 1980

MammoottyMammootty

07 September 1951

Shreya GhoshalShreya Ghoshal

12 March 1984

Shashi TharoorShashi Tharoor

09 March 1956

Zakir NaikZakir Naik

18 October 1965

Sajid NadiadwalaSajid Nadiadwala

18 March 1966

Arundhati RoyArundhati Roy

24 November 1961

Kalki KoechlinKalki Koechlin

10 January 1984

Chetan BhagatChetan Bhagat

22 April 1974

GulzarGulzar

18 August 1936

Javed AkhtarJaved Akhtar

17 January 1945

Girish KarnadGirish Karnad

19 May 1938

Sudha MurthySudha Murthy

19 August 1950

Honey IraniHoney Irani

25 August 1955

Palak MuchhalPalak Muchhal

30 March 1992

Amish TripathiAmish Tripathi

18 October 1974

Vikramaditya MotwaneVikramaditya Motwane

12 June 1976

Dibakar BanerjeeDibakar Banerjee

21 June 1969

Abhijat JoshiAbhijat Joshi

12 January 1969

Balakumaran VBalakumaran

05 July 1946

Piyush MishraPiyush Mishra

13 January 1963

Vandana ShivaVandana Shiva

05 November 1952

Kumar VishwasKumar Vishwas

10 February 1970

VairamuthuVairamuthu

13 July 1953

Gayatri Chakravorty SpivakGayatri Chakravorty Spivak

24 February 1942

Arun ShourieArun Shourie

02 November 1941

Sagarika GhoseSagarika Ghose

08 November 1964

Amitav GhoshAmitav Ghosh

11 July 1956

Madhur JaffreyMadhur Jaffrey

13 August 1933

Tanikella BharaniTanikella Bharani

14 July 1956

Thunchaththu EzhuthachanThunchaththu Ezhuthachan

1495 AD

Mahasweta DeviMahasweta Devi

14 January 1926

Irom Chanu SharmilaIrom Chanu Sharmila

14 March 1972

M. T. Vasudevan NairM. T. Vasudevan Nair

15 July 1933

Kiran DesaiKiran Desai

03 September 1971

Crazy MohanCrazy Mohan

16 October 1952

Jayant NarlikarJayant Narlikar

19 July 1938

Suhaib IlyasiSuhaib Ilyasi

08 September 1966

Shobhaa DeShobhaa De

07 January 1948

Tarun TejpalTarun Tejpal

15 March 1963

Pankaj MishraPankaj Mishra

1969 AD

O. N. V. KurupO. N. V. Kurup

27 May 1931

Aravind AdigaAravind Adiga

23 October 1974

Nayantara SahgalNayantara Sahgal

10 May 1927

SugathakumariSugathakumari

03 January 1934

Anand GandhiAnand Gandhi

26 September 1980

Na. MuthukumarNa. Muthukumar

13 July 1975

Joy MathewJoy Mathew

30 December 1951

Ankit FadiaAnkit Fadia

24 May 1985

Irshad KamilIrshad Kamil

05 September 1971

M. J. AkbarM. J. Akbar

11 January 1951

Vikas SwarupVikas Swarup

1963 AD

Shashi DeshpandeShashi Deshpande

1938 AD

Varun AgarwalVarun Agarwal

06 December 1986

Nalini SinghNalini Singh

17 February 1945

Preeti ShenoyPreeti Shenoy

21 December 1971

Nabaneeta Dev SenNabaneeta Dev Sen

13 January 1938

Chandrashekhara KambaraChandrashekhara Kambara

02 January 1937

Javed SiddiquiJaved Siddiqui

13 January 1942

Satish KumarSatish Kumar

09 August 1936

Yandamuri VeerendranathYandamuri Veerendranath

14 November 1948

C. Narayana ReddyC. Narayana Reddy

29 July 1931

KarunanidhiKarunanidhi

03 June 1924

Vir SanghviVir Sanghvi

05 July 1956

Gollapudi Maruti RaoGollapudi Maruti Rao

14 April 1939

Anita NairAnita Nair

26 January 1966

Amit ChaudhuriAmit Chaudhuri

1962 AD

Ashok BankerAshok Banker

07 February 1964

Goreti VenkannaGoreti Venkanna

1963 AD

Geeta IyengarGeeta Iyengar

30 November 1944

Akkitham Achuthan NamboothiriAkkitham Achuthan Namboothiri

18 March 1926

Ravinder SinghRavinder Singh

04 February 1982

JeyamohanJeyamohan

22 April 1962

Balachandran ChullikaduBalachandran Chullikadu

30 July 1957

Koratalla SivaKoratalla Siva

15 June 1975