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

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
Atlee KumarAtlee Kumar
21 September 1986
Director

Shashi TharoorShashi Tharoor
09 March 1956
Writer, Politician, Diplomat

Tanikella BharaniTanikella Bharani
14 July 1956
writer, film director, actor, journalist

Kalki KoechlinKalki Koechlin
10 January 1984
Actor, Screenwriter, Writer
Javed AkhtarJaved Akhtar
17 January 1945
Screenwriter, Politician, Writer, Poet, Lyricist,

GulzarGulzar
18 August 1936
film director, film producer, screenwriter,
Arundhati RoyArundhati Roy
24 November 1961
Novelist, Writer, Screenwriter, Essayist

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

Sajid NadiadwalaSajid Nadiadwala
18 March 1966
film producer
Honey IraniHoney Irani
25 August 1955
Actor, Writer, Screenwriter

Zakir NaikZakir Naik
18 October 1965
Physician, Writer, Intellectual, Preacher
Girish KarnadGirish Karnad
19 May 1938
Linguist, Author, Film director, Actor,

Ashutosh RanaAshutosh Rana
10 November 1967
Actor

Gollapudi Maruti RaoGollapudi Maruti Rao
14 April 1939
Writer, Screenwriter, News presenter, Journalist,
Nabaneeta Dev SenNabaneeta Dev Sen
13 January 1938
Author, Writer

Chetan BhagatChetan Bhagat
22 April 1974
Writer, Screenwriter
Kumar VishwasKumar Vishwas
10 February 1970
Politician

Suresh OberoiSuresh Oberoi
17 December 1946
Actor

Rahul KhannaRahul Khanna
20 June 1972
Actor

Piyush MishraPiyush Mishra
13 January 1963
Screenwriter, Music director, Actor, Singer,
Nandana SenNandana Sen
19 August 1967
Actress
Dibakar BanerjeeDibakar Banerjee
21 June 1969
Film director, Screenwriter

Amitav GhoshAmitav Ghosh
11 July 1956
Writer, Novelist, Journalist

Amish TripathiAmish Tripathi
18 October 1974
Writer

Vandana ShivaVandana Shiva
05 November 1952
Philosopher, Physicist, Writer, University teacher
Devdutt PattanaikDevdutt Pattanaik
11 December 1970
Mythographer

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VairamuthuVairamuthu
13 July 1953
Author, Actor, Poet, Lyricist, Songwriter

Madhur JaffreyMadhur Jaffrey
13 August 1933
Actor, Television actor, Film actor, Writer, Film

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

Crazy MohanCrazy Mohan
16 October 1952
screenwriter
Tom AlterTom Alter
23 June 1950
Actor

Palak MuchhalPalak Muchhal
30 March 1992
Singer
Salman KhurshidSalman Khurshid
01 January 1953
Politician

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

Sudha MurthySudha Murthy
19 August 1950
Author, Social worker, Computer scientist,
Gayatri Chakravorty SpivakGayatri Chakravorty Spivak
24 February 1942
Writer, Philosopher, University teacher,

Arun ShourieArun Shourie
02 November 1941
Politician, Journalist, Writer
Vikramaditya MotwaneVikramaditya Motwane
12 June 1976
film director, choreographer, screenwriter

Sagarika GhoseSagarika Ghose
08 November 1964
Author, Journalist

Siddhartha MukherjeeSiddhartha Mukherjee
21 July 1970
Physician

Anita DesaiAnita Desai
24 June 1937
Novelist

Mahasweta DeviMahasweta Devi
14 January 1926
Human rights activist, Writer, Poet, Novelist,
Ankit FadiaAnkit Fadia
24 May 1985
 

Irom Chanu SharmilaIrom Chanu Sharmila
14 March 1972
Poet, Journalist

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

Irshad KamilIrshad Kamil
05 September 1971
Poet, Writer, Lyricist, Songwriter
KarunanidhiKarunanidhi
03 June 1924
Politician, Screenwriter, Author, Journalist,

Jayant NarlikarJayant Narlikar
19 July 1938
Physicist, Astronomer, Astrophysicist, Scientist,
Soumitra ChatterjeeSoumitra Chatterjee
19 January 1935
Actor

Chandrashekhara KambaraChandrashekhara Kambara
02 January 1937
Film director, Poet, Writer

Aravind AdigaAravind Adiga
23 October 1974
Writer, Journalist, Novelist, Film director
C. Narayana ReddyC. Narayana Reddy
29 July 1931
Author, Politician, Poet, Lyricist, Songwriter

Na. MuthukumarNa. Muthukumar
13 July 1975
Poet, Lyricist, Writer, Songwriter
Kiran DesaiKiran Desai
03 September 1971
Novelist, Writer

Pankaj MishraPankaj Mishra
1969 AD
author, journalist, literary critic, writer

Nayantara SahgalNayantara Sahgal
10 May 1927
Journalist, Writer
Abhijat JoshiAbhijat Joshi
12 January 1969
writer, screenwriter

Shobhaa DeShobhaa De
07 January 1948
Journalist, Writer, Socialite, Model
Thunchaththu EzhuthachanThunchaththu Ezhuthachan
1495 AD
author

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

Suhaib IlyasiSuhaib Ilyasi
08 September 1966
Television director

Yandamuri VeerendranathYandamuri Veerendranath
14 November 1948
Novelist, Writer
Vikas SwarupVikas Swarup
1963 AD
diplomat, writer
Shashi DeshpandeShashi Deshpande
1938 AD
writer, novelist, journalist, short story writer,

Nalini SinghNalini Singh
17 February 1945
Journalist, Writer

Satish KumarSatish Kumar
09 August 1936
 

SugathakumariSugathakumari
03 January 1934
Writer, Human rights activist, Children's writer
Habib TanvirHabib Tanvir
01 September 1923
Playwright

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

Tarun TejpalTarun Tejpal
15 March 1963
Journalist, Writer
Bharati MukherjeeBharati Mukherjee
27 July 1940
Writer

Balakumaran VBalakumaran
05 July 1946
Writer
Anita NairAnita Nair
26 January 1966
Writer, Screenwriter, Essayist, Children's writer

Javed SiddiquiJaved Siddiqui
13 January 1942
Screenwriter, Playwright, Journalist

Balachandran ChullikaduBalachandran Chullikadu
30 July 1957
 
Qurratulain HyderQurratulain Hyder
20 January 1927
Novelist

Ashok BankerAshok Banker
07 February 1964
Author, Journalist, Literary critic
Varun AgarwalVarun Agarwal
06 December 1986
Writer

Anant PaiAnant Pai
17 September 1929
Publisher

JeyamohanJeyamohan
22 April 1962
 

Meena AlexanderMeena Alexander
17 February 1951
Poet
Geeta IyengarGeeta Iyengar
30 November 1944
B. K. S. Iyengar's daughter

Kamala MarkandayaKamala Markandaya
01 January 1924
Novelist
Homai VyarawallaHomai Vyarawalla
09 December 1913
Photojournalist

Amit ChaudhuriAmit Chaudhuri
1962 AD
professor, writer
Akkitham Achuthan NamboothiriAkkitham Achuthan Namboothiri
18 March 1926
Author

Goreti VenkannaGoreti Venkanna
1963 AD
author, songwriter
Ravinder SinghRavinder Singh
04 February 1982
writer