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(Poet and Author)

07 May 1861

Indian

Ruskin BondRuskin Bond
(Writer)

19 May 1934

Indian

R. K. NarayanR. K. Narayan

10 October 1906

Indian

Ishwar Chandra VidyasagarIshwar Chandra Vidyasagar
(Social Reformer, Philosopher)

26 September 1820

Indian

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(Saint and Mystic Poet)

1440 AD

Indian

Spike MilliganSpike Milligan
(Comedian)

16 April 1918

Irish,Indian,British

Khushwant SinghKhushwant Singh
(Novelist, Lawyer, Journalist & Politician)

02 February 1915

Indian

Kazi Nazrul IslamKazi Nazrul Islam
(National Poet of Bangladesh)

24 May 1899

Bangladeshi,Indian

TulsidasTulsidas
(Poet & Saint)

1497 AD

Indian

Amir KhusrowAmir Khusrow
(Sufi Poet)

1253 AD

Indian

Mulk Raj AnandMulk Raj Anand

12 December 1905

Indian

William Makepeace ThackerayWilliam Makepeace Thackeray
(Author & Novelist)

18 July 1811

Indian,British

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Vikram SethVikram Seth
(Writer)

20 June 1952

Indian

Sarat Chandra ChattopadhyaySarat Chandra Chattopadhyay
(Writer)

15 September 1876

Indian

Munshi PremchandMunshi Premchand
(Novelist and Author)

31 July 1880

Indian

Sir Syed Ahmad KhanSir Syed Ahmad Khan
(Founder of Aligarh Muslim University)

17 October 1817

Indian

Nirad C. ChaudhuriNirad C. Chaudhuri
(Indian writer)

23 November 1897

Indian

Mirza GhalibMirza Ghalib
(Poet)

27 December 1797

Indian

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27 June 1838

Indian

Varun GroverVarun Grover
(Writer, Lyricist, Stand-up Comedian)

26 January 1980

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Nathuram GodseNathuram Godse
(Politician, Journalist)

19 May 1910

Indian

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(Teacher, Writer, Autobiographer, Guru)

11 December 1931

Indian

Shashi TharoorShashi Tharoor
(Writer, Politician, Diplomat)

09 March 1956

Indian

MammoottyMammootty
(actor, film producer, screenwriter, film actor)

07 September 1951

Indian

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(Poet, Philosopher, Politician, Playwright)

28 May 1883

Indian

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(Physician, Writer, Intellectual, Preacher)

18 October 1965

Indian

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(Screenwriter, Politician, Writer, Poet, Lyricist, Songwriter)

17 January 1945

Indian

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(film producer)

18 March 1966

Indian

Chetan BhagatChetan Bhagat
(Writer, Screenwriter)

22 April 1974

Indian

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(Judge, Philosopher, Knight, Lawyer)

17 October 1817

Indian,British

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(film director, film producer, screenwriter, songwriter)

18 August 1936

Indian

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(Screenwriter, Journalist, Writer)

11 May 1912

Indian,Pakistani

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(Intellectual)

11 April 1827

Indian

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(Politician)

10 February 1970

Indian

PremchandPremchand
(Novelist, Screenwriter, Writer)

31 July 1880

Indian

VyasaVyasa
(Author)

Indian

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(Linguist, Author, Film director, Actor, Translator, Screenwriter)

19 May 1938

Indian

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(Writer, Novelist, Journalist)

11 July 1956

Indian

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(Poet)

Indian

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(Politician, Screenwriter, Writer)

15 September 1909

Indian

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25 February 1894

Indian

VairamuthuVairamuthu
(Author, Actor, Poet, Lyricist, Songwriter)

13 July 1953

Indian

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(Philosopher, Writer)

01 July 1918

Indian

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(Writer)

18 October 1974

Indian

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(Muhaddith, Translator, Author)

14 June 1856

Indian

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(poet, writer)

1608 AD

Indian

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(Writer)

14 December 1918

Indian

Sahir LudhianviSahir Ludhianvi
(Poet, Lyricist, Songwriter)

08 March 1921

Indian

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(Politician, Journalist, Writer)

02 November 1941

Indian

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(Screenwriter, Music director, Actor, Singer, Lyricist, Songwriter)

13 January 1963

Indian

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(Writer, Poet, Politician, Journalist, Literary critic)

23 September 1908

Indian

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(Writer, Poet, Professor)

29 December 1904

Indian

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(author, journalist, literary critic, writer)

1969 AD

Indian

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(Journalist, Writer, Politician)

11 January 1951

Indian

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(Poet)

24 October 1775

Indian

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(Author, Writer)

08 November 1908

Indian

Sujatha RangarajanSujatha Rangarajan
(Writer, Screenwriter)

03 May 1935

Indian

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(Poet, Lyricist, Songwriter)

24 June 1927

Indian

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(film director, choreographer, screenwriter)

12 June 1976

Indian

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(Poet)

17 December 1556

Indian

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(author, poet)

1722 AD

Indian

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(linguist, screenwriter, writer, translator)

06 January 1928

Indian

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(Poet)

1608 AD

Indian

Shiv Kumar BatalviShiv Kumar Batalvi
(Author, Poet, Lyricist, Songwriter)

23 July 1936

Indian

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(Poet, Writer)

25 January 1824

Indian

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(Physicist, Astronomer, Astrophysicist, Scientist, University teacher, Science fiction writer)

19 July 1938

Indian

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(poet)

14 December 1924

Indian

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(Writer, Journalist, Novelist, Film director)

23 October 1974

Indian

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(Poet, Writer, Lyricist, Songwriter)

05 September 1971

Indian

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(Poet, Lyricist, Writer, Songwriter)

13 July 1975

Indian

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(writer, film director, actor, journalist)

14 July 1956

Indian

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(Author, Philosopher, University teacher, Writer)

09 June 1937

Indian

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(Film director, Screenwriter)

21 June 1969

Indian

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(Mufassir, Theologian)

19 August 1863

Indian

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(poet)

1478 AD

Indian

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(Poet, Lyricist, Songwriter)

27 May 1931

Indian

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(Novelist, Screenwriter, Essayist, Writer, Diarist, Songwriter)

21 January 1908

Indian

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(Film director, Screenwriter, Film producer, Writer)

29 December 1917

Indian

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(Author, Film director, Screenwriter)

15 July 1933

Indian

Jaishankar PrasadJaishankar Prasad
(Poet)

30 January 1889

Indian

Purushottam Laxman DeshpandePurushottam Laxman Deshpande
(Author, Film director, Actor, Composer, Poet, Screenwriter)

08 November 1919

Indian

Kalki KrishnamurthyKalki Krishnamurthy
(Screenwriter, Journalist, Writer)

09 September 1899

Indian

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24 May 1985

Indian

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(Film director, Actor, Screenwriter, Film producer, Composer, Writer)

04 November 1925

Indian

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(screenwriter)

16 October 1952

Indian

Majrooh SultanpuriMajrooh Sultanpuri
(Author, Poet, Lyricist, Songwriter)

01 October 1919

Indian

Bibhutibhushan BandyopadhyayBibhutibhushan Bandyopadhyay
(Poet, Writer)

12 September 1894

Indian

Sumitranandan PantSumitranandan Pant
(Writer, Poet)

20 May 1900

Indian

Sukumar RaySukumar Ray
(Photographer, Poet, Writer, Illustrator, Playwright, Children's writer)

30 October 1887

Indian

KusumagrajKusumagraj
(Author, Poet, Lyricist, Songwriter)

27 February 1912

Indian

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(Philosopher, Literary critic)

22 August 1925

Indian

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(diplomat, writer)

1963 AD

Indian

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31 January 1896

Indian

Jan Nisar AkhtarJan Nisar Akhtar
(author, poet, lyricist, songwriter)

14 February 1914

Indian

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(Linguist, Author, Autobiographer, Biographer)

09 April 1893

Indian

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(Author)

29 April 1891

Indian

Maithili Sharan GuptMaithili Sharan Gupt
(Linguist, Poet, Politician, Translator)

03 August 1886

Indian

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(Poet, Songwriter, Lyricist)

29 January 1936

Indian

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(author)

1495 AD

Indian