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

Ruskin BondRuskin Bond
19 May 1934
Writer

Fareed ZakariaFareed Zakaria
20 January 1964
Journalist

Chetan BhagatChetan Bhagat
22 April 1974
Author

Varun GroverVarun Grover
26 January 1980
Writer, Lyricist, Stand-up Comedian
Kumar VishwasKumar Vishwas
10 February 1970
Poet

Ahmed DeedatAhmed Deedat
01 July 1918
Writer

Vikram SethVikram Seth
20 June 1952
Writer
Tanikella BharaniTanikella Bharani
14 July 1954
Actor

Ramachandra GuhaRamachandra Guha
29 April 1958
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

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

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

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

Kalki KoechlinKalki Koechlin
10 January 1984
Actor, Screenwriter, Writer

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

Javed AkhtarJaved Akhtar
17 January 1945
Screenwriter, Politician, Writer, Poet, Lyricist,

Nasser HussainNasser Hussain
28 March 1968
Cricketer
Vandana ShivaVandana Shiva
05 November 1952
Philosopher, Physicist, Writer, University teacher

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

Tom AlterTom Alter
23 June 1950
Actor

Soumitra ChatterjeeSoumitra Chatterjee
19 January 1935
Actor
Koratalla SivaKoratalla Siva
15 June 1975
 

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17 December 1946
Actor
Rahul KhannaRahul Khanna
20 June 1972
Actor

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

Palak MuchhalPalak Muchhal
30 March 1992
Singer

Vikramaditya MotwaneVikramaditya Motwane
06 December 1976
Film director
Amish TripathiAmish Tripathi
18 October 1974
Writer
Nandana SenNandana Sen
19 August 1967
Actress

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

Amitav GhoshAmitav Ghosh
11 July 1956
Writer, Novelist, Journalist

SheelaSheela
22 March 1945
Actress
Piyush MishraPiyush Mishra
13 January 1963
Screenwriter, Music director, Actor, Singer,

Habib TanvirHabib Tanvir
01 September 1923
Playwright

Dibakar BanerjeeDibakar Banerjee
21 June 1969
Film director, Screenwriter

Rahat IndoriRahat Indori
01 January 1950
Poet

SugathakumariSugathakumari
03 January 1934
Writer, Human rights activist, Children's writer
Anita DesaiAnita Desai
24 June 1937
Novelist

VairamuthuVairamuthu
13 July 1953
Author, Actor, Poet, Lyricist, Songwriter
J. P. DuttaJ. P. Dutta
03 October 1949
Film producer

Anand GandhiAnand Gandhi
26 September 1980
Film director, Film producer, Screenwriter

Sagarika GhoseSagarika Ghose
08 November 1964
Author, Journalist
Siddhartha MukherjeeSiddhartha Mukherjee
21 July 1970
Physician

Irom Chanu SharmilaIrom Chanu Sharmila
14 March 1972
Poet, Journalist
Mahasweta DeviMahasweta Devi
14 January 1926
Human rights activist, Writer, Poet, Novelist,

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

Satinder SartaajSatinder Sartaaj
31 August 1982
Singer

Ankit FadiaAnkit Fadia
24 May 1985
 

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

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

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

Na. MuthukumarNa. Muthukumar
12 July 1975
Poet
Nayantara SahgalNayantara Sahgal
10 May 1927
Journalist, Writer

Chandrashekhara KambaraChandrashekhara Kambara
02 January 1937
Film director, Poet, Writer
Devdutt PattanaikDevdutt Pattanaik
11 December 1970
Mythographer

Kiran DesaiKiran Desai
03 September 1971
Novelist, Writer

Arun ShourieArun Shourie
02 November 1941
Politician, Journalist, Writer
Salman KhurshidSalman Khurshid
01 January 1953
Politician

Thunchaththu EzhuthachanThunchaththu Ezhuthachan
1495 AD
author
Irshad KamilIrshad Kamil
05 September 1971
Poet, Writer, Lyricist, Songwriter

Ravinder SinghRavinder Singh
04 February 1982
writer

O. N. V. KurupO. N. V. Kurup
27 May 1931
Poet, Lyricist, Songwriter
JeyamohanJeyamohan
22 April 1962
 

Sudha MurtySudha Murty
19 August 1950
Author
Abhijat JoshiAbhijat Joshi
12 January 1969
writer, screenwriter

Tarun TejpalTarun Tejpal
15 March 1963
Journalist, Writer

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

Suhaib IlyasiSuhaib Ilyasi
08 September 1966
Television director
Pankaj MishraPankaj Mishra
1969 AD
author, journalist, literary critic, writer
Vikas SwarupVikas Swarup
1963 AD
diplomat, writer

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

Balakumaran VBalakumaran
05 July 1946
Writer

Javed SiddiquiJaved Siddiqui
13 January 1942
Screenwriter, Playwright, Journalist
Anita NairAnita Nair
26 January 1966
Writer, Screenwriter, Essayist, Children's writer

Yandamuri VeerendranathYandamuri Veerendranath
14 November 1948
Novelist, Writer

Preeti ShenoyPreeti Shenoy
21 December 1971
Author

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

Goreti VenkannaGoreti Venkanna
1963 AD
author, songwriter
Balachandran ChullikaduBalachandran Chullikadu
30 July 1957
 

Bharati MukherjeeBharati Mukherjee
27 July 1940
Writer
Kamala MarkandayaKamala Markandaya
01 January 1924
Novelist

Meena AlexanderMeena Alexander
17 February 1951
Poet
Satish KumarSatish Kumar
09 August 1936
 
Temsüla AoTemsüla Ao
1945 AD
Poet