Best Indian Writers | Top 10 List

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Munshi Premchand

Munshi Premchand, was one of the most important modern writers in Hindi and Urdu literature. National and social militancy, under the influence of Gandhi's ideas, in the realistic novels Rańgbhūmi (1924), Ghaban (1931), Godān (1936) his main work. Premchand married at the age of fifteen with a girl from a neighboring village but the marriage ended when he left the village in 1899, the girl returned to her village. A few years later, in 1906, he saw an advertisement in a local newspaper about a man who wanted to marry his daughter, Premchand finally married for the second time with Shivrani Devi.

2. Shobha De

Shobha De

She studied psychology at St. Xavier's College, Mumbai and began modeling at the age of 17 at the same time. In 1970 she started working as a journalist at 22 and founded three successful magazines: the film magazine Stardust, Society and Celebrity. She began writing novels in 1988 and has since been a freelance writer.

3. Salman Rushdie

Salman Rushdie

Salman Rushdie is the author of a number of British books and resides in England. He was an important author in the late 20th century who was famous for his unique blend of history and magical realism in his work. His 13 books have won a number of awards, including the Booker Prize for Midnight's Children in 1981 and Booker of Bookers for his 1993 novel.

4. Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay

Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay

The novelist, essayist and editor, Chattopadhyay is considered the most popular writer of the Bengali renaissance 19th century, his novels appearing in magazines were not only eagerly awaited and widely read in the Kolkata of the 1870s, but are still regarded as milestones in Indian literary history because of their national tendencies and their linguistic form.

5. Shashi Tharoor

Shashi Tharoor

Shashi Tharoor is a member of Indian government minister and Kerala from Lok Sabha in Delhi. Earlier he was the United Nations Deputy Secretary General and was in the election field (2006) for the post of General Secretary. He is also a writer and novelist. In the race of the United Nations Secretary General, Shashi defeated South Korea's Ban Ki.

6. Amish Tripathi

Amish Tripathi

Amish Tripathi is an Indian writer and novelist who has also made a Hollywood film on a story. An American filmmaker has also offered a good compensation for the rights of stories such as "The Emmaries of Melissa" (2010), "The Secret of Nagaz" (2011) and "The Orient of the Voyage" (2013). Five million copies of the third and final part of the Oriental Trailer, sold by Tie Louie, were sold in a week.

7. Khushwant Singh

Khushwant Singh

Khushwant was agnostic and opposed organized religion. He said that "one can be a holy man, not believing in God, and an abominable villain, believing in Him." He also once said: "I do not believe in rebirth or reincarnation, on the day of judgment or in heaven and hell. I accept the finality of death." His latest book, God, Sorrow and Laughter, was published in October 2013, after which he withdrew from writing. In the book, he severely criticized religion and religious practice in India, especially the clergy.

8. Rabindranath Tagore

Rabindranath Tagore

Tagore revolutionized Bengali literature with works such as "Home and the World" and "Gitanjali". He spread the wide Bengali art with a multitude of poems, short stories, letters, essays and paintings. He was also a scholar and cultural reformer who modernized Bengali art in defiance of the severe criticism that hitherto linked him to classicist forms. Two of his songs are now the national anthems of Bangladesh and India: Amar Shonar Bangla and Jana-Gana-Mana.

9. Anita Nair

Anita Nair

Anita Nair was born in Palakkad, a district of Kelara. She studied in Chennai where she graduated in English language and literature. With the publication of her first book, The Satyr of the Subway, won a scholarship at the Center for Creative Arts Virginia. In 2006, she was chosen as one of the 30 powerful women in the magazine India Today. Her works have been translated into 30 languages.

10. Arundhati Roy

Arundhati Roy

Arundhati Roy began writing her first novel "The God of Small Things". She completes it in 1996. The book is inspired by her life and much of it is based on her childhood experiences in Kerala.

11. Mahasweta Devi

Mahasweta Devi

Mahasweta Devi (14 January 1926 - 28 July 2016) was an Indian social activist and writer. As the name of Mahashweta Devi comes to mind, many of her images appear in front of the eyes. Actually, she worked hard and honestly to save her personality. She developed herself as a journalist, writer, literary and agitator. She was awarded the Gyanpeeth Award in 1996.

Chetan Bhagat
He recently said in an interview that - It is very important to reach the readers of Hindi, if I do not reach them, then I am not an Indian writer. Chetan Bhagat is considered a teenage icon. It also writes column for main English and Hindi news papers. This column focuses on national unity.

13. R. K. Narayan

R. K. Narayan

RK Narayan, full name Rasipuram Krishnaswami Iyer Narayanaswami, was a writer from India, best known for his works set in the fictional city of Malgudi, South India. He is one of the three leading figures in Indian literature in early English (along with Mulk Raj Anand and Raja Rao), and is credited with extending the genre to the rest of the world.

14. Satyajit Ray

Satyajit Ray

Satyajit Ray was an Indian film director who is counted among the best film directors of the 20th Century. He was born into a well-known Bengali Ahir family in the world of art and literature. His education was held at Presidency College and Visva-Bharati University. Ray used to do many things related to film production, such as writing a screenplay, finding actor, writing background music, cinematography, art direction, editing and promotional material. Apart from making films, he was also a writer, publisher, painter and film critic.

15. Jawaharlal Nehru

Jawaharlal Nehru

Jawaharlal Nehru was a key figure in India's independence movement. After India's independence, he became the country's first prime minister. During the post-war period he was one of the founders and leaders of the Organization of Non-Aligned Countries. Nehru was a prolific writer in English and wrote a number of books.

16. Vikram Chandra

Vikram Chandra

Vikram Chandra is an Indian-American author. He has also won several prestigious international awards for his narrative volume "The Five Sides of Life" and his first novel "Dance of the Gods". His work is regarded as a world literature both in terms of reception and production history.

17. Jhumpa Lahiri

Jhumpa Lahiri is an Indian American writer. Indian American writer Jhumpa Lahiri has been declared as the recipient of the 2017 PAAN/Malamud Award for excellence in the short story. Lahiri's first short story collection, Interpreter of Maladies (1999), was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for the novel in 2000, and a movie of the same name was based on her first novel, The Namesake (2003). Her name is Nilanjana Sudeshna Lahiri, and according to her, both of them have their "good name", but they are known by their nickname Jhumpa. She has been appointed a member of President's Committee on Art and Humanity by US President Barack Obama.

18. Amitav Ghosh

Amitav Ghosh is an Indian Bengali writer and literary critic. He is best known for his contribution to English literature. He was awarded the Sahitya Akademi Award in 1989 for his novel The Shadow Lines. He got 54th Gyanpeeth Award. Amitav Ghosh was born in Kolkata, West Bengal, India and studied at The Doon School, St. Stevens College, Delhi and Oxford University. He received Ph.D. in social anthropology from Oxford.

19. Sudha Murthy

Sudha Murthy is a Kannada and English writer, Murthy started her professional career as a computer scientist and engineer. She is chairman of the Infosys Foundation and is a member of the Gates Foundation's public health initiatives. She was born in the village of Kulkarni in the village of Shigangav (district) in the Dharwad district (now in Haveri district) on August 19, 1950. Sister of Jayashri Deshpande Sudhumurti. In 1996, the 'Deshpande Foundation' was created with the objective of promoting entrepreneurship with Jayashree Deshpande and her husband, Guru Raja Deshpande.

20. Kiran Desai

Kiran Desai is an English novelist of Indian origin. Her mother Anita Desai is also a novelist. Kiran Desai was born in New Delhi. Her childhood was spent in India, she went to England on the age of 14. Then went to the United States 1 year later. Her main works are - Hullabaloo in the Guava Orchard (1998), The Inheritance of Loss (2006). Kiran was awarded the Booker Prize for 'The Inheritance of Loss'.

21. Anita Desai

Anita Mazumdar Desai is an Indian author of novels and short stories. She is known for being able to articulate the feelings of her female characters in a sensitive way and in many of her stories tensions between family members are central. In her later works she also deals with German anti-Semitism, the demise of tradition and the Western stereotypical looks at India. She only writes in English. Desai was nominated several times for the Booker Prize. She is a fellow of Girton College, University of Cambridge. Anita Desai was born in 1937 in the Indian city of Mussoorie. Her mother was German and her father Bengali. At home she mainly spoke German and elsewhere she spoke Bengali, Urdu, Hindi and English.

22. Preeti Shenoy

Preeti Shinoy is one of the best writers in India. Forbes India 100 influential famous person list (2013 edition). Shenoy is interested in photography, yoga and sociology.

23. Vikram Seth

24. Amit Chaudhuri

25. Ismat Chugtai

26. Kiran Nagarkar

27. Aravind Adiga

28. V. S. Naipaul

29. Ashwin Sanghi

30. Ruskin Bond

31. Durjoy Datta

32. Mulk Raj Anand

33. Amrita Pritam

34. Rohinton Mistry

35. Thiru. V. Kalyanasundaram

36. Sukumar Azhikode

37. P. F. Mathews

38. Pankaj Mishra

39. B. R. Ambedkar

40. Partap Sharma

41. Nirmal Verma

42. Nalini Priyadarshni

43. Vijendra Narayan Singh

44. Moniruddin Khan

45. Jagadish Bhagwati

46. Mukul Kesavan

47. Khagendra Thakur

48. Padma Sachdev

49. Kalaignar M. Karunanidhi

50. Rafeeq Mangalassery

51. Gita Sahgal

52. Ram Karan Sharma

53. Mridula Garg

54. Ram Prasad Bismil

55. Manoj Das

56. Rishi Vohra

57. Ki. Rajanarayanan

58. Rakesh Mohan Joshi

59. Kewal Dheer

60. T.K. Doraiswamy (Nakulan)

61. Lakshmi Raj Sharma

62. Aga Shahid Ali

63. Shailesh Matiyani

64. Masud Husain Khan

65. Swati Kaushal

66. Tuhin Sinha

67. Hazari Prasad Dwivedi

68. Bhavna Chauhan

69. Atal Bihari Vajpai

70. Bhaavna Arora

71. Gulzar

72. Pawan Karan

73. C. V. Raman

74. Jayshankar Prasad

75. Bal Govind Dwivedi

76. Kalki Krishnamurthy

77. Kamala Das

78. Kannadasan

79. Basharat Peer

80. Anshuman Tiwari

81. Novoneel Chakraborty

82. Arun Joshi

83. Indira Goswami

84. La Sa Ra

85. Subha (writers)

86. M. T. Vasudevan Nair

87. Aroon Tikekar

88. Barun Roy

89. R. Chudamani

90. Rajashree

91. Jasbir Singh

92. Bishwanath Ghosh

93. Vikas Swarup

94. Abhijit Bhaduri

95. Shiladitya

96. Faraaz Kazi

97. Prem Lal Joshi

98. Ramendra Kumar

99. Amit Shankar

100. Rambriksh Benipuri

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