Rabindranath TagoreRabindranath Tagore
07 May 1861, Indian
Poet and Author
Ruskin BondRuskin Bond
19 May 1934, Indian
Writer

R. K. NarayanR. K. Narayan
10 October 1906, Indian
 

KabirKabir
1440 AD, Indian
Saint and Mystic Poet

Ishwar Chandra VidyasagarIshwar Chandra Vidyasagar
26 September 1820, Indian
Social Reformer, Philosopher

Khushwant SinghKhushwant Singh
02 February 1915, Indian
Novelist, Lawyer, Journalist & Politician
TulsidasTulsidas
1497 AD, Indian
Poet & Saint

Spike MilliganSpike Milligan
16 April 1918, Irish, Indian, British
Comedian

Amir KhusrowAmir Khusrow
1253 AD, Indian
Sufi Poet

Kazi Nazrul IslamKazi Nazrul Islam
24 May 1899, Bangladeshi, Indian
National Poet of Bangladesh
Mulk Raj AnandMulk Raj Anand
12 December 1905, Indian
 

Vikram SethVikram Seth
20 June 1952, Indian
Writer
William Makepeace ThackerayWilliam Makepeace Thackeray
18 July 1811, Indian, British
Author & Novelist

Sarat Chandra ChattopadhyaySarat Chandra Chattopadhyay
15 September 1876, Indian
Writer

Munshi PremchandMunshi Premchand
31 July 1880, Indian
Novelist and Author
Bankim Chandra ChattopadhyaBankim Chandra Chattopadhyay
27 June 1838, Indian
 

Nirad C. ChaudhuriNirad C. Chaudhuri
23 November 1897, Indian
Indian writer
Sir Syed Ahmad KhanSir Syed Ahmad Khan
17 October 1817, Indian
Founder of Aligarh Muslim University

Mirza GhalibMirza Ghalib
27 December 1797, Indian
Poet

Varun GroverVarun Grover
26 January 1980, Indian
Writer, Lyricist, Stand-up Comedian
Girish KarnadGirish Karnad
19 May 1938, Indian
Linguist, Author, Film director, Actor,

RajneeshRajneesh
11 December 1931, Indian
Teacher, Writer, Autobiographer, Guru
Crazy MohanCrazy Mohan
16 October 1952, Indian
screenwriter

Shashi TharoorShashi Tharoor
09 March 1956, Indian
Writer, Politician, Diplomat

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

MammoottyMammootty
07 September 1951, Indian
actor, film producer, screenwriter, film actor
Vinayak Damodar SavarkarVinayak Damodar Savarkar
28 May 1883, Indian
Poet, Philosopher, Politician, Playwright
Nathuram GodseNathuram Godse
19 May 1910, Indian
Politician, Journalist

Chetan BhagatChetan Bhagat
22 April 1974, Indian
Writer, Screenwriter

Sajid NadiadwalaSajid Nadiadwala
18 March 1966, Indian
film producer

GulzarGulzar
18 August 1936, Indian
film director, film producer, screenwriter,
PremchandPremchand
31 July 1880, Indian
Novelist, Screenwriter, Writer

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

Syed Ahmad KhanSyed Ahmad Khan
17 October 1817, Indian, British
Judge, Philosopher, Knight, Lawyer

Meher BabaMeher Baba
25 February 1894, Indian
 

Amish TripathiAmish Tripathi
18 October 1974, Indian
Writer
Amitav GhoshAmitav Ghosh
11 July 1956, Indian
Writer, Novelist, Journalist

VyasaVyasa
Indian
Author
Jyotirao PhuleJyotirao Phule
11 April 1827, Indian
Intellectual

Kumar VishwasKumar Vishwas
10 February 1970, Indian
Politician

Saadat Hasan MantoSaadat Hasan Manto
11 May 1912, Indian, Pakistani
Screenwriter, Journalist, Writer
TukaramTukaram
1608 AD, Indian
poet, writer

ValmikiValmiki
Indian
Poet
KuvempuKuvempu
29 December 1904, Indian
Writer, Poet, Professor

C. N. AnnaduraiC. N. Annadurai
15 September 1909, Indian
Politician, Screenwriter, Writer

Raja RaoRaja Rao
08 November 1908, Indian
Author, Writer

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

Tom AlterTom Alter
23 June 1950, Indian
Actor
Ahmed Raza Khan BarelviAhmed Raza Khan Barelvi
14 June 1856, Indian
Muhaddith, Translator, Author

Purushottam Laxman DeshpandePurushottam Laxman Deshpande
08 November 1919, Indian
Author, Film director, Actor, Composer, Poet,

Ramdhari Singh DinkarRamdhari Singh Dinkar
23 September 1908, Indian
Writer, Poet, Politician, Journalist, Literary

B. K. S. IyengarB. K. S. Iyengar
14 December 1918, Indian
Writer
Ahmed DeedatAhmed Deedat
01 July 1918, Indian
Philosopher, Writer

KannadasanKannadasan
24 June 1927, Indian
Poet, Lyricist, Songwriter
D. R. BendreD. R. Bendre
31 January 1896, Indian
 

Bahadur Shah IIBahadur Shah II
24 October 1775, Indian
Poet

VairamuthuVairamuthu
13 July 1953, Indian
Author, Actor, Poet, Lyricist, Songwriter
Vaikom Muhammad BasheerVaikom Muhammad Basheer
21 January 1908, Indian
Novelist, Screenwriter, Essayist, Writer, Diarist,

Sujatha RangarajanSujatha Rangarajan
03 May 1935, Indian
Writer, Screenwriter
Pankaj MishraPankaj Mishra
1969 AD, Indian
author, journalist, literary critic, writer

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

Kamal AmrohiKamal Amrohi
17 January 1918, Indian
Director
Vikramaditya MotwaneVikramaditya Motwane
12 June 1976, Indian
film director, choreographer, screenwriter

Abdul Rahim Khan-I-KhanaAbdul Rahim Khan-I-Khana
17 December 1556, Indian
Poet
Tanikella BharaniTanikella Bharani
14 July 1956, Indian
writer, film director, actor, journalist

Vijay TendulkarVijay Tendulkar
06 January 1928, Indian
linguist, screenwriter, writer, translator

Michael Madhusudan DuttMichael Madhusudan Dutt
25 January 1824, Indian
Poet, Writer

Irshad KamilIrshad Kamil
05 September 1971, Indian
Poet, Writer, Lyricist, Songwriter
Sahir LudhianviSahir Ludhianvi
08 March 1921, Indian
Poet, Lyricist, Songwriter
Shiv Kumar BatalviShiv Kumar Batalvi
23 July 1936, Indian
Author, Poet, Lyricist, Songwriter

SurdasSurdas
1478 AD, Indian
poet

Dibakar BanerjeeDibakar Banerjee
21 June 1969, Indian
Film director, Screenwriter

K. Shivaram KaranthK. Shivaram Karanth
10 October 1902, Indian
Author, Poet
Aravind AdigaAravind Adiga
23 October 1974, Indian
Writer, Journalist, Novelist, Film director

Mir Taqi MirMir Taqi Mir
1722 AD, Indian
author, poet

Nissim EzekielNissim Ezekiel
14 December 1924, Indian
poet

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

Thunchaththu EzhuthachanThunchaththu Ezhuthachan
1495 AD, Indian
author
Samarth RamdasSamarth Ramdas
1608 AD, Indian
Poet

Ramchandra GandhiRamchandra Gandhi
09 June 1937, Indian
Author, Philosopher, University teacher, Writer
O. N. V. KurupO. N. V. Kurup
27 May 1931, Indian
Poet, Lyricist, Songwriter

Jaishankar PrasadJaishankar Prasad
30 January 1889, Indian
Poet

Ankit FadiaAnkit Fadia
24 May 1985, Indian
 
Na. MuthukumarNa. Muthukumar
13 July 1975, Indian
Poet, Lyricist, Writer, Songwriter

M. T. Vasudevan NairM. T. Vasudevan Nair
15 July 1933, Indian
Author, Film director, Screenwriter
Ashraf Ali ThanwiAshraf Ali Thanwi
19 August 1863, Indian
Mufassir, Theologian

Arun ShourieArun Shourie
02 November 1941, Indian
Politician, Journalist, Writer

Kalki KrishnamurthyKalki Krishnamurthy
09 September 1899, Indian
Screenwriter, Journalist, Writer

Ramanand SagarRamanand Sagar
29 December 1917, Indian
Film director, Screenwriter, Film producer, Writer
Sumitranandan PantSumitranandan Pant
20 May 1900, Indian
Writer, Poet

Vallathol Narayana MenonVallathol Narayana Menon
16 October 1878, Indian
Author
Ritwik GhatakRitwik Ghatak
04 November 1925, Indian
Film director, Actor, Screenwriter, Film producer,

BharathidasanBharathidasan
29 April 1891, Indian
Author
Majrooh SultanpuriMajrooh Sultanpuri
01 October 1919, Indian
Author, Poet, Lyricist, Songwriter

Sukumar RaySukumar Ray
30 October 1887, Indian
Photographer, Poet, Writer, Illustrator,
Bibhutibhushan BandyopadhyayBibhutibhushan Bandyopadhyay
12 September 1894, Indian
Poet, Writer