Throughout history, there have been many Indian women writers who have made significant contribution to the field. The list includes many familiar and great Indian female writers such as Sarojini Naidu, Jhumpa Lahiri, Amrita Pritam, Shreya Ghoshal, Madhur Jaffrey.
Padma LakshmiPadma Lakshmi
(Model)

01 September 1970

Indian

Sarojini NaiduSarojini Naidu
(Poet and Freedom Fighter)

13 February 1879

Indian

Amrita PritamAmrita Pritam
(Writer)

31 August 1919

Indian

MirabaiMirabai
(Bhakti Saint)

1498 AD

Indian

Kalki KoechlinKalki Koechlin
(Actor, Screenwriter, Writer)

10 January 1984

Indian

Shreya GhoshalShreya Ghoshal
(Singer, Writer, Actor, Composer)

12 March 1984

Indian

Arundhati RoyArundhati Roy
(Novelist, Writer, Screenwriter, Essayist)

24 November 1961

Indian

Honey IraniHoney Irani
(Actor, Writer, Screenwriter)

25 August 1955

Indian

Sudha MurthySudha Murthy
(Author, Social worker, Computer scientist, Children's writer)

19 August 1950

Indian

Madhur JaffreyMadhur Jaffrey
(Actor, Television actor, Film actor, Writer, Film director)

13 August 1933

Indian,American

Sagarika GhoseSagarika Ghose
(Author, Journalist)

08 November 1964

Indian

Savitribai PhuleSavitribai Phule
(Poet)

03 January 1831

Indian

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Irom Chanu SharmilaIrom Chanu Sharmila
(Poet, Journalist)

14 March 1972

Indian

Palak MuchhalPalak Muchhal
(Singer)

30 March 1992

Indian

Vandana ShivaVandana Shiva
(Philosopher, Physicist, Writer, University teacher)

05 November 1952

Indian

Gayatri Chakravorty SpivakGayatri Chakravorty Spivak
(Writer, Philosopher, University teacher, Translator, Professor, Literary critic)

24 February 1942

Indian

Mahadevi VarmaMahadevi Varma
(Poet, Author, Writer)

26 March 1907

Indian

Mahasweta DeviMahasweta Devi
(Human rights activist, Writer, Poet, Novelist, Educator, Short story writer)

14 January 1926

Indian

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Mirra AlfassaMirra Alfassa
(Mystic, Writer)

21 February 1878

French,Indian

Nayantara SahgalNayantara Sahgal
(Journalist, Writer)

10 May 1927

Indian

Shobhaa DeShobhaa De
(Journalist, Writer, Socialite, Model)

07 January 1948

Indian

Kiran DesaiKiran Desai
(Novelist, Writer)

03 September 1971

Indian

Nalini SinghNalini Singh
(Journalist, Writer)

17 February 1945

Indian

Subhadra Kumari ChauhanSubhadra Kumari Chauhan
(Author, Poet)

16 August 1904

Indian

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Nabaneeta Dev SenNabaneeta Dev Sen
(Author, Writer)

13 January 1938

Indian

Shashi DeshpandeShashi Deshpande
(writer, novelist, journalist, short story writer, children's writer)

1938 AD

Indian

Preeti ShenoyPreeti Shenoy
(Author)

21 December 1971

Indian

Anita NairAnita Nair
(Writer, Screenwriter, Essayist, Children's writer)

26 January 1966

Indian

SugathakumariSugathakumari
(Writer, Human rights activist, Children's writer)

03 January 1934

Indian

Balamani AmmaBalamani Amma
(Author)

19 July 1909

Indian

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Geeta IyengarGeeta Iyengar
(B. K. S. Iyengar's daughter)

30 November 1944

Indian

Adela Florence NicolsonAdela Florence Nicolson
(Poet, Author, Writer)

09 April 1865

Indian,British

Kamala SuraiyyaKamala Suraiyya

31 March 1934

Indian