Ruskin BondRuskin Bond
19 May 1934
Writer
Padma LakshmiPadma Lakshmi
01 September 1970
Model

Vikram SethVikram Seth
20 June 1952
Writer

Varun GroverVarun Grover
26 January 1980
Writer, Lyricist, Stand-up Comedian

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

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
Kumar VishwasKumar Vishwas
10 February 1970
Politician

Irom Chanu SharmilaIrom Chanu Sharmila
14 March 1972
Poet, Journalist
Amish TripathiAmish Tripathi
18 October 1974
Writer

Sagarika GhoseSagarika Ghose
08 November 1964
Author, Journalist

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

Palak MuchhalPalak Muchhal
30 March 1992
Singer
Gayatri Chakravorty SpivakGayatri Chakravorty Spivak
24 February 1942
Writer, Philosopher, University teacher,
VairamuthuVairamuthu
13 July 1953
Author, Actor, Poet, Lyricist, Songwriter

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

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,

Irshad KamilIrshad Kamil
05 September 1971
Poet, Writer, Lyricist, Songwriter

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

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

Thunchaththu EzhuthachanThunchaththu Ezhuthachan
1495 AD
author
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

Kiran DesaiKiran Desai
03 September 1971
Novelist, Writer

Ankit FadiaAnkit Fadia
24 May 1985
 

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

Shashi DeshpandeShashi Deshpande
1938 AD
writer, novelist, journalist, short story writer,
Chandrashekhara KambaraChandrashekhara Kambara
02 January 1937
Film director, Poet, Writer

Vikas SwarupVikas Swarup
1963 AD
diplomat, writer
Preeti ShenoyPreeti Shenoy
21 December 1971
Author

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
 

Yandamuri VeerendranathYandamuri Veerendranath
14 November 1948
Novelist, Writer
Balakumaran VBalakumaran
05 July 1946
Writer

Anita NairAnita Nair
26 January 1966
Writer, Screenwriter, Essayist, Children's writer

Tarun TejpalTarun Tejpal
15 March 1963
Journalist, Writer
Javed SiddiquiJaved Siddiqui
13 January 1942
Screenwriter, Playwright, Journalist

KarunanidhiKarunanidhi
03 June 1924
Politician, Screenwriter, Author, Journalist,
Abhijat JoshiAbhijat Joshi
12 January 1969
writer, screenwriter

Gollapudi Maruti RaoGollapudi Maruti Rao
14 April 1939
Writer, Screenwriter, News presenter, Journalist,

C. Narayana ReddyC. Narayana Reddy
29 July 1931
Author, Politician, Poet, Lyricist, Songwriter

Ashok BankerAshok Banker
07 February 1964
Author, Journalist, Literary critic
Varun AgarwalVarun Agarwal
06 December 1986
Writer
Joy MathewJoy Mathew
30 December 1951
film director, playwright, actor

Geeta IyengarGeeta Iyengar
30 November 1944
B. K. S. Iyengar's daughter

Amit ChaudhuriAmit Chaudhuri
1962 AD
professor, writer

Akkitham Achuthan NamboothiriAkkitham Achuthan Namboothiri
18 March 1926
Author
Goreti VenkannaGoreti Venkanna
1963 AD
author, songwriter

JeyamohanJeyamohan
22 April 1962
 

Ravinder SinghRavinder Singh
04 February 1982
writer

Balachandran ChullikaduBalachandran Chullikadu
30 July 1957
 

Koratalla SivaKoratalla Siva
15 June 1975