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Indian Literary Personalities

Indian literature is mostly considered as one of the oldest literature in the world.There are 22 official languages, and a huge variety as well as vast amount of literature has been written in these languages over the years.There are numerous Indian Literary Personalities who have enriched the Indian languages so far. The famous Indian Literary Personalities are:

Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay: Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay was noted Bengali poet, novelist, essayist and journalist and most famous as the writer of the great song Vande Mataram whish is the National Song of India.

Iswar Chandra Vidyasagar: Iswar Chandra Vidyasagar was great humanitarian and writer of Bengal in 19thy century.

Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay: Saratchandra Chattopadhyay was one of the famous and popular Bengali novelists of the 20th century, born on 15th 1876.

Bibhutibhusan Bandhopadhyay: Bibhutibhushan Bandopadhyay is a noted Bengali novelist and writer. He was born on 12 September1894 .He established himself as a nature lover and humanist through his writings.

Madhusudan Dutta: Michael Madhusudan Dutt was the messenger of new dawn in Bengali literature. Madhusudan is regarded as one of the greatest poets in Bengali literature and the father of Bangla sonnet.

Kazi Nazrul Islam: The revolutionary poet and great lyricist of Bengal, Kazi Nazrul Islam was born on May 24, 1899.

Dhan Gopal Mukherjee: Dhan Gopal Mukherji was one of the renowned English language writers in 20th century. He was the first author of Indian descent who lived in the US and wrote about Indian life for American readers.

Mukul Kesavan: In recent times Mukul Kesavan is one of the famous writer in English language and his subject is mostly based on sports.

Raj Kamal Jha: Raj Kamal Jha is a distinguished journalist and internationally applauded novelists in recent times.

Vikas Swarup: Vikas Swarup, a diplomat turned writer became famous for his debut novel , Q and A.

Khushwant Singh: Khushwant Singh,the living legend , is one of the famous writers of India in English lahguage was borh on 2th February ,1915 in Punjab.

Shashi Tharoor: Shashi Tharoor,a diplomat and the famous writer of English language explored the diversity of Indian culture,politics and glorious history and heritage in his writings.

Nayantara Sehgal: Nayantara Sahgal is one of the eminent English language writers in India and the cousin of former Indian Prime Minister, Indira Gandhi.

Anita Desai: Anita Desai :The novelist, short-story writer author ,nicely unfolded various types of human behavior in her novels.

Kiran Desai: Kiran Desai is the daughter of famous author Anita Desai and has established herself in the arena of English literature, She has recently won the prestigious Booker prize.

Ashok Banker: Ashok Kumar Banker, the multi-faceted talented writer expressed his humanistic views through his various types of writing.

Shashi Deshpande: Shashi Deshpande, the renowned novelist in English literature,explored different types of women`s experiences in India through writings.

Jhumpa Lahiri: Jhumpa Lahiri,with her sheer talent nicely potrayed the lifestyle and problems of Indian immigrants living abroad .

Kamala Markandaya: Kamala Markandaya, the eminent novelist in English language, influenced all the Indian English language writer of India.

Gita Mehta: Gita Mehta ,eminent journalist turned writer nicely combined India`s glorious history, culture, and spirituality through her novels.

Manil Suri: Manil Suri, the mathematician turned English language writer become famous for his so far only novel, The Death of Vishnu.

Bharati Mukherjee: Bharati Mukherjee ,the well known cross-cultural writer nicely portrayed the cultural clashes and other problems of the south Asian community in North America.

Munsi Premchand: Munshi Premchand was one of eminent literary figures in Hindi and Urdu literature and the first person to start penning real-life story .

Ramdhari Singh `Dinkar`: Ramdhari Singh Dinkar was regarded as one of the eminent poets of modern Hindi literature.

Maithili Sharan Gupt: Maithili Sharan Gupt ,the eminent Hindi poet and pioneer of the Khari Boli-the simple Hindi is also a well-known poet for his poem Saket.

Harivansh Rai Bachchan: Harivanshrai Bachchan, the renowned figure of Hindi literature is famous for his poetry Madhushala.

Dharmveer Bharti: Dr. Dharamvir Bharati is regarded as one of the most renowned poets and writers in Hindi language of the 20th century.

Suryakant Tripathi `Nirala`: Suryakant Tripathi `Nirala, the eminent writers in Hindi literature was born 22 January, 1896 in Midnapore district of West Bengal.

Jaishankar Prasad: Jaishankar Prasad was one of the eminent writers in modern Hindi language and well known for his poem Kumayani.

Sumitranandan Pant: Sumitranandan Pant was one of the famous poets in Hindi Literature and was associated with Chhayavaadi movement in Hindi literature.

Mahadevi Varma: Mahadevi Varma, is considered as one of the eminent poets in modern Hindi literature perticularly in Chhayavaadi Hindi literature.

Indira Goswami: Indira Goswami is one of the eminent figures in Assamese literature and successfully highlighted the plight and hardships of the life of Widows in India.

Homen Borgohain: Homen Borgohain is a famous critic, novelist, short story writer, poet ,and journalist in Assamese language.

Subramaniya Bharati: Subrahmanya Bharathi was one of the eminent poets of Tamil language. He is also well-known for his revolutionary writings.

Tulsidas: Ramacaritamanasa writer Tulsidas was one of the greatest poets of India.

Prof.N Jagdish Bhagwati: Jagdish Natwarlal Bhagwati is regarded as one of the famous economists of the world and well known for his defense of free trade against the critics of globalization.

Deepak Chopra: Deepak Chopra, a doctor and a writer is famous for exploring the new concept Mind -Body treatment as well as holistic medicine.

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