List Of Top 10 Famous Authors In India You Should Know

List Of Top 10 Famous Authors In India You Should Know

List of Top 10 Famous Indian authors:


“Every secret of a writer’s soul, every experience of his life, every quality of his mind, is written largely in his work.”

Being a writer or author is an amazing feeling. You get the ability to show people a story from your eyes. You can make them see and believe what you are seeing and believing. Writing makes you immortal. Whatever you write, stays. There are different types of famous Indian authors with different genres rocking their fields like a boss.

 Here, given a list of famous Indian authors, you should know about it. 

List of Top 10 Famous Indian authors:

Chetan Bhagat

Chetan Bhagat is the author of the modern era. He writes rom-com, comedy-drama. His novels have also been used for the script of many movies. Some examples are Half Girlfriend, 2 states, One Indian Girl. In India, he is the biggest selling English language novelist. Besides his author's career, he is also a TV. personality, columnist, and screenwriter.

Arundhati Roy

Who doesn’t know about The God of Small Things, Arundhati Roy is the lady behind the masterpiece. This book won the Man Booker Prize for fiction in 1997. She is a writer and political activist. 

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Jhumpa Lahiri

The life of Jhumpa Lahiri is very inspiring as her novel. Her book The interpreter of Maladies brought success in her life. She got her education from Barnard College, United States, later she obtained her master's degree from Boston University. Through her book The interpreter of Maladies she talked about the life of immigrants in post-partition India. 

Amrita Pritam

Amrita spent her childhood writing poems and later in her life her passion converted her into a well-known novelist. How one can forget about “Pinjar”. A movie was also made on this novel in Bollywood that discussed the helplessness of women during the partition of India. Also, this movie was an insane hit.  

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Khushwant Singh

A man from the time of British India with hit novels like Portrait of a Lady, Train to Pakistan, The Good the Bad and the Ridiculous was a lawyer, journalist, editor, and novelist. He had done his education from St. Stephen’s College in New Delhi and King’s College in London. 

R.K Narayan

Reading was a hobby of R.K Narayan and later it became his habit. He was born in Chennai and traveled around India due to the job of his father. From a very young age, Narayan was very much into reading and writing and he decided to become an author later. Like any other struggling author, his initial work was not that famous and praised but his career took a speed when he wrote “The Dark Room” and after that, success was always with him. 

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Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay

His family had a tough time due to the irregular job of his father. Sarat spent his childhood in poverty and had a lot of hardships in life. His father’s love for writing encouraged him to become a writer. Some of his famous works are Devdas, Parineeta, Biraj Bau, Palli Samaj. And don’t we have these two novels Devdas and Parineeta as movies in Bollywood?

Rabindranath Tagore

The writer of our National anthem, who doesn’t know this man? Rabindranath Tagore had a great interest in Shakespeare and his literature. He had education in the law but Shakespeare and his writings were the reason why he chose to become a writer and a poet. 

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Ruskin Bond

Ruskin bond started his career as an editor in magazines. Born in Punjab he is a Dun man. Bond completed his education in Shimla and UK. His famous work is “The Blue Umbrella”. 

Vikram Seth

Vikram Seth, The Suitable Boy, a well-known novel read worldwide. Seth developed the hobby of reading and writing while he was in school and ended up becoming a well-known author of India. 

Are you all thinking the same thing, Is Karan Johar’s The Unsuitable Boy has something to do with it? Well, no! And if you haven’t read books from this author then you should go and read it as soon as possible. These famous Indian authors are well renowned and flourishing in their field. 

List of Top 10 Famous Indian authors:

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