101 Great Indian Authors and Poets

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Item Code: NAF095
Author: Shyam Dua
Publisher: Tiny Tot Publications
Language: English
Edition: 2007
ISBN: 9788175736593
Pages: 108 (Throughout Color Illustrations)
Cover: Hardcover
Other Details 9.5 inch x 7.0 inch
Weight 440 gm
Book Description
Back of the book

‘Famous Great Indians’ is a collection of books made to recognize the work and achievements of famous Indian personalities from all walks of life. It states the life and history of India’s most famous sons and daughters. It also acknowledges historical and cultural significance of the nation. The aim of designing the series is to basically create awareness about India’s famed culture and achievements among the present generation.

About the Series

‘Famous Great Indians’ is a collection of various volumes recognizing the fame and glory associated with Indian personalities, history and culture. The series briefly describes the accomplishments and famous incidences of India’s famed heroes, their invaluable works and India’s glorious past and present. The sole purpose of the series is to familiarize the young generation with famous Indians from all walks of life, and to create awareness about the festivals and the architectural wonders that have imprinted India’s name in golden letters in the global scenario.

India has been a land of famous and talented personalities who have raised their level to reach the pinnacle in their respective fields. India has produced people of amazing capabilities in form of leaders, Poets, writers, scientists, saints, film personalities and sportsmen, who have been highlighted in the series, as it is necessary to acknowledge their contribution time and again.

India is also by and large known as the land of festivals, which are no more confined to the boundaries of our nation but are also being celebrated by the different communities around the world. The pomp and show and the historical relevance is described briefly for the convenience of the readers.

‘Famous Great Indians’, taken as a whole, is a great a great pool of knowledge and information, and a tribute to its great citizens and culture, which swells the heart of every Indian with pride.

About the Volume

‘Famous Great Indian Authors and Poets’ showcases some of the most creative and talented proponents of the written word in India. The book cites their achievements in the field of prose and verse literature. Indian literature has woven its way into the hearts of people everywhere.

Indian writers have shown their proficiency, not just in the regional languages but also in the universal English. The Vedas, the Ramayana, the Bhagawad Gita, the verses of Rabindranath Tagore and Kabir, the writings of Tulsidas, Valmiki, Aurobindo Ghose, Vivekanand a, the Midnight’s Children, the God of Small Things, the Interpreter of Maladies, all have had roots in the Indian soil.

Many gifted writers like Mahadevi Verma, Ramabai Ranade, Suryakant Tripathi Nirala, Ramdhari Singh Dinkar, Munshi Premchand, Amrita Pritam have written in the regional Indian languages.

Celebrated authors and poets like R.K. Narayan, Salman Rushdie, Khushwant Singh, Kuldip Nayyar, Vikram Seth, Anita Desai, Shashi Tharoor, Arundati Roy, Jhumpa Lahiri have popularised and brought fame to Indian writing in English.

Overall, ‘Famous Great Indian Authors and Poets’ is a collection of imaginative and artistic people who have brought glory to India and have contributed greatly to the recognition of Indian writing all over the world.


1A. Parthasarthy - Swamiji8
2Aayoratt Chantumenon9
3Abanindrananth Tagore10
4Acharya Narendra Dev11
5Acharya Ram Chandra Shukla12
6Amartya Sen13
7Amrita Pritam14
8Anita Desai15
9Annasaheb Kirloskar16
10Annie Besant17
11Arundhati Roy18
12Atal Bihari Vajpayee19
13Aurobindo Ghose20
14Babu Ramananda Chatterjee21
15Bankim Chandra Chatterjee22
16Bhagini Nivedita23
17Bhartendu Harishchandra24
18Bhikhari Thakur25
19C.Y. Chintamani26
20Deepak Chopra27
21Fakir Mohan senapati28
22Firaq Gorakhpuri29
23G. Sankara Kurup30
24Gangadhar Meher31
25Githa Hariharan32
26Govardhan Ram Tripathi33
28Gurajada Venkata Appa Rao35
29H.K. Dua36
30Hari Narayana Apte37
31Harivansh Rai Bachchan38
32Hazari Prasad Dwivedi39
33J. Krishnamurti40
34J.B. Kirpalani41
35J.C. Bose42
36Javed Akhtar43
37Jawaharlal Nehru44
38Jayant Vishnu Narlikar45
39Jhumpa Lahiri46
40Kaka Hathrasi47
42Kavi Pradeep49
43Khushwant Singh50
44Krishnaji Prabhakar Khadilkar51
45Kuldip Nayyar52
46Lala Lajpat Rai53
47Lakshminath Bezbaruah54
48M.J. Akbar55
49M. Venkatesh Iyyengar56
50Madhu Kishwar57
51Madhusudan Rao58
52Mahadevi Verma59
53Mahakavi Muddan60
54Mahasweta Devi61
55Mahavir Prasad Dwivedi62
56Maithili Sharan Gupt63
57Maulana Hasrat Mohani64
58Michael Madhusudan Dutta65
59Mirza Ghalib66
60Mohammad Iqbal67
61Mohan Rakesh68
62Mulk Raj Anand69
63Munshi Premchand70
64Muthuswami Iyer71
66Pandit Pratap Narain Mishra73
67Pankaj Mishra74
68Pupul Jayakar75
69R.K. Laxman76
70R.K. Narayan77
71Rabindranath Tagore78
72Rahul Sankrityayan79
73Ramabai Ranade80
74Ramdhari Singh Dinkar81
75Romesh Chunder Dutt82
76Salman Rushdie83
78Sarojini Naidu85
79Shashi Tharoor86
80Shripad Damodar Satvalekar87
81Shobha De88
82Sir Jadunath Sarkar89
83Sohanlal Dwivedi90
84Subhadra Kumari Chauhan91
85Subramania Bharati92
86Sumitranandan Pant93
88Suryakant Tripathi Nirala95
89Swami ramtirth96
90T.L. Vasvani97
91Toru Dutt98
93V.S. Khandekar100
96Vikram Seth103
97Vimla Patil104
98Vinod Mehta105
99Vir Sanghvi106
100Viswanatha Satya Narayana107
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