Top 10 Best Veteran Indian Writers

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Top 10 Best Veteran Indian Writers
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Indian Writers have influenced an entire generation with their writing.

1. Rabindranath Tagore


Rabindranath Tagore was a Bengali poet. He was a philosopher and an artist. He wrote many stories, novels and dramas, as well as composing music and many songs. He won the Nobel Prize in Literature, the first Asian to win this prize. He was known as Gurudev but his real name was Robindranath Thakur.

2. Premchand


Premchand originally named Dhanpat Rai Srivastav. He known as Munshi Premchand, Nawab Rai. Also, some writers have referred to him as Upanyas Samrat.He wrote more than a dozen novels, around 250 short stories, several essays and translations of a number of foreign literary works into Hindi.

3. Khushwant Singh


Khushwant Singh, an Indian novelist, lawyer, journalist, and politician and journalist.

4. V S Naipaul


Sir Vidiadhar Surajprasad Naipaul Nobel Prize-winning British writer. He is a Trinidadian-British writer, born to parents of Indian descent, who contributed greatly to Indian Literature.

5. R K Narayan


R. K. Narayan, full name Rasipuram Krishnaswami Iyer Narayanaswami, was an Indian writer. He has written both fictions and non fictions. Some of his famous books are, Swami and Friends, Hamish Hamilton, The Bachelor of Arts, The Dark Room, The Financial Expert, Waiting for the Mahatma, The Guide, The Vendor of Sweets, A Tiger for Malgudi, Malgudi Days and Under the Banyan Tree and Other Stories.

6. Vikram Seth


Vikram Seth is an Indian poet, novelist, travel writer, librettist, children's writer, biographer and memoirist. He has knowledge of French, Welsh, German, Hindi, Bengali, Mandarin and English.

7. Ruskin bond


Ruskin Bond is an Indian writer of British descent. His interest in the paranormal things led him to write popular titles such as Ghost Stories from the Raj, A Season of Ghosts, A Face in the Dark and other Hauntings.

8. Harivansh Rai Bachchan


Well known poet of Hindi Literature. His most famous work is his poem Madhushala. He wrote poems, stories and his autobiographies.

9. Vijay Tendulkar


Vijay Tendulkar was one of the greatest Indian versatile writers. His most famous plays are Shantata! Court Chalu Aahe, Ghashiram Kotwal and Sakharam Binder. His plays touched the most sensitive and crucial issues of our society.

10. Amitav Ghosh


Amitav Ghosh is a Indian author best known for his work in English fiction. Another popular works of this Bengali English writer are, The Circle of Reason, The Calcutta Chromosome, The Glass Palace, The Hungry Tide, Sea of Poppies and River of Smoke. His books have been shortlisted for prestigious awards like Man Booker Prize, Man Asian Literary Prize, and won honors like Ananda Puraskar, Vodafone Crossword Book Prize and Dan David Prize.

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