Padma LakshmiPadma Lakshmi
01 September 1970
Model
Salman RushdieSalman Rushdie
19 June 1947
British-Indian novelist

Ruskin BondRuskin Bond
19 May 1934
Writer

Chetan BhagatChetan Bhagat
22 April 1974
Author

Vikram SethVikram Seth
20 June 1952
Writer

Ahmed DeedatAhmed Deedat
01 July 1918
Writer
Varun GroverVarun Grover
26 January 1980
Writer, Lyricist, Stand-up Comedian

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

Tanikella BharaniTanikella Bharani
14 July 1956
writer, film director, actor, journalist
Sajid NadiadwalaSajid Nadiadwala
18 March 1966
film producer

Dinesh D'SouzaDinesh D'Souza
25 April 1961
Conservationists
Kalki KoechlinKalki Koechlin
10 January 1984
Actor, Screenwriter, Writer

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

Shashi TharoorShashi Tharoor
09 March 1956
Writer, Politician, Diplomat

GulzarGulzar
18 August 1936
film director, film producer, screenwriter,

Javed AkhtarJaved Akhtar
17 January 1945
Screenwriter, Politician, Writer, Poet, Lyricist,
Suresh OberoiSuresh Oberoi
17 December 1946
Actor

Ashutosh RanaAshutosh Rana
10 November 1967
Actor

Zakir NaikZakir Naik
18 October 1965
Physician, Writer, Intellectual, Preacher

Girish KarnadGirish Karnad
19 May 1938
Linguist, Author, Film director, Actor,
Honey IraniHoney Irani
25 August 1955
Actor, Writer, Screenwriter

Arundhati RoyArundhati Roy
24 November 1961
Novelist, Writer, Screenwriter, Essayist
Tom AlterTom Alter
23 June 1950
Actor

Soumitra ChatterjeeSoumitra Chatterjee
19 January 1935
Actor

Atlee KumarAtlee Kumar
21 September 1986
Director
Amish TripathiAmish Tripathi
18 October 1974
Writer

Gollapudi Maruti RaoGollapudi Maruti Rao
14 April 1939
Writer, Screenwriter, News presenter, Journalist,
Madhur JaffreyMadhur Jaffrey
13 August 1933
Actor, Television actor, Film actor, Writer, Film

Rahul KhannaRahul Khanna
20 June 1972
Actor

Nandana SenNandana Sen
19 August 1967
Actress
Dibakar BanerjeeDibakar Banerjee
21 June 1969
Film director, Screenwriter

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VairamuthuVairamuthu
13 July 1953
Author, Actor, Poet, Lyricist, Songwriter
Crazy MohanCrazy Mohan
16 October 1952
screenwriter

Sagarika GhoseSagarika Ghose
08 November 1964
Author, Journalist

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

Kumar VishwasKumar Vishwas
10 February 1970
Politician
Anand GandhiAnand Gandhi
26 September 1980
Film director, Film producer, Screenwriter
Vandana ShivaVandana Shiva
05 November 1952
Philosopher, Physicist, Writer, University teacher

Na. MuthukumarNa. Muthukumar
12 July 1975
Poet

Palak MuchhalPalak Muchhal
30 March 1992
Singer

M. T. Vasudevan NairM. T. Vasudevan Nair
15 July 1933
Author, Film director, Screenwriter
Vikramaditya MotwaneVikramaditya Motwane
06 December 1976
Film director

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

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

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

Devdutt PattanaikDevdutt Pattanaik
11 December 1970
Mythographer
Thunchaththu EzhuthachanThunchaththu Ezhuthachan
1495 AD
author

Amitav GhoshAmitav Ghosh
11 July 1956
Writer, Novelist, Journalist
Ankit FadiaAnkit Fadia
24 May 1985
 

Siddhartha MukherjeeSiddhartha Mukherjee
21 July 1970
Physician

O. N. V. KurupO. N. V. Kurup
27 May 1931
Poet, Lyricist, Songwriter
Balakumaran VBalakumaran
05 July 1946
Writer

KarunanidhiKarunanidhi
03 June 1924
Politician, Screenwriter, Author, Journalist,
Shobhaa DeShobhaa De
07 January 1948
Journalist, Writer, Socialite, Model

Satinder SartaajSatinder Sartaaj
31 August 1982
Singer

Tarun TejpalTarun Tejpal
15 March 1963
Journalist, Writer

Arun ShourieArun Shourie
02 November 1941
Politician, Journalist, Writer

Javed SiddiquiJaved Siddiqui
13 January 1942
Screenwriter, Playwright, Journalist
Mahasweta DeviMahasweta Devi
14 January 1926
Human rights activist, Writer, Poet, Novelist,

Anita DesaiAnita Desai
24 June 1937
Novelist

Irom Chanu SharmilaIrom Chanu Sharmila
14 March 1972
Poet, Journalist

Salman KhurshidSalman Khurshid
01 January 1953
Politician
Nayantara SahgalNayantara Sahgal
10 May 1927
Journalist, Writer

Vikas SwarupVikas Swarup
1963 AD
diplomat, writer
Suhaib IlyasiSuhaib Ilyasi
08 September 1966
Television director

Sudha MurthySudha Murthy
19 August 1950
Author, Social worker, Computer scientist,

Abhijat JoshiAbhijat Joshi
12 January 1969
writer, screenwriter
Jayant NarlikarJayant Narlikar
19 July 1938
Physicist, Astronomer, Astrophysicist, Scientist,

Pankaj MishraPankaj Mishra
1969 AD
author, journalist, literary critic, writer
Chandrashekhara KambaraChandrashekhara Kambara
02 January 1937
Film director, Poet, Writer

Aravind AdigaAravind Adiga
23 October 1974
Writer, Journalist, Novelist, Film director

Kiran DesaiKiran Desai
03 September 1971
Novelist, Writer
Nabaneeta Dev SenNabaneeta Dev Sen
13 January 1938
Author, Writer

C. Narayana ReddyC. Narayana Reddy
29 July 1931
Author, Politician, Poet, Lyricist, Songwriter
M. J. AkbarM. J. Akbar
11 January 1951
Journalist, Writer, Politician

Yandamuri VeerendranathYandamuri Veerendranath
14 November 1948
Novelist, Writer

Akkitham Achuthan NamboothiriAkkitham Achuthan Namboothiri
18 March 1926
Author

Preeti ShenoyPreeti Shenoy
21 December 1971
Author
Vir SanghviVir Sanghvi
05 July 1956
Journalist, Writer
Habib TanvirHabib Tanvir
01 September 1923
Playwright

Shashi DeshpandeShashi Deshpande
1938 AD
writer, novelist, journalist, short story writer,

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

JeyamohanJeyamohan
22 April 1962
 
Satish KumarSatish Kumar
09 August 1936
 

Ashok BankerAshok Banker
07 February 1964
Author, Journalist, Literary critic

Nalini SinghNalini Singh
17 February 1945
Journalist, Writer

Balachandran ChullikaduBalachandran Chullikadu
30 July 1957
 

Qurratulain HyderQurratulain Hyder
20 January 1927
Novelist
Dom MoraesDom Moraes
19 July 1938
Writer

Anant PaiAnant Pai
17 September 1929
Publisher
Bharati MukherjeeBharati Mukherjee
27 July 1940
Writer

Geeta IyengarGeeta Iyengar
30 November 1944
B. K. S. Iyengar's daughter
Varun AgarwalVarun Agarwal
06 December 1986
Writer
Amit ChaudhuriAmit Chaudhuri
1962 AD
professor, writer