We’ve compiled a list of Top 10 Indian authors you should read.

Top 10 Indian Authors You Should Read

Rabindranath Tagore

He was a talented poet, philosopher, and multi-faceted artist from Bengal. Born in Calcutta.

Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay

Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay was a famous Indian Bengali novelist and playwright of the early 20th century.

Ruskin Bond

He is known for his writing in the English language, which often reflects the culture, lifestyle, and landscapes of rural India.

R. K. Narayan

He was known for his humorous and contemplative writing, which often explored the lives of ordinary people in the small South Indian town.

Preeti Shenoy

She is a bestselling author in India and has published several books in English, including “Life is What You Make It,” “The Secret Wish List."

Shashi Tharoor

Shashi Tharoor is an Indian politician and writer. He was born on March 9, 1956 in London, England.

Khushwant Singh

Khushwant Singh was an author, lawyer, and journalist. He was born on February 2, 1915 in Hadali, Punjab, British India and died on March 20, 2014.

Chetan Bhagat

Chetan Bhagat was born on April 22, 1974 in New Delhi, India. Bhagat is one of India’s best-selling authors and is known for his books.

Amrita Pritam

Amrita Pritam was an author, novelist, and essayist. She was born on August 31, 1916 in Gujranwala, Punjab, British India and died on October 31, 2015.

Kiran Desai

Kiran Desai is the daughter of celebrated Indian author, Anita Desai. She was born on September 3, 1971 in Delhi, India.