India is rich in literature, art and Culture. There is a diversity in language, food and heritage. That is why, India is a beautiful country. Not only this, India has few best Authors who write very well in English and is loved by everyone around the world.
Here are 5 best Indian authors that you should at least once in your lifetime read their book:
Ruskin Bond is an Indian Man of British Descent, He is known for promoting Children's literature in India. This author is born in Kasauli and grew up in Shimla and Dehradun. He has written over 500 short stories, essays, novels and forty books for children. He received the Sahitya Akademi Award for English writing in India in 1993, the Padma Shri in 1999, and the Delhi government's Lifetime Achievement Award in 2012. Few of his famous works include The Blue Umbrella, The room on the roof and The flight of the pigeons.
She is best known for her novel "The God of small things" which won her the Man Booker prize for fiction in 1997. She was born in Shillong, Meghalaya and apart from Author, she is also a Political activist involved in Human rights and environmental causes and an actress. Some of her other famous work includes The algebra of infinite justice, Capitalism: A ghost story and The ministry of utmost happiness.
The author was born in 1950 in Shiggaon, Karnataka and is known to be one of the most courageous people of all the time as Sudha Murthy was the first female to join a male dominated engineering company. Not only an author, She is a philanthropist, engineer and social worker. Currently, She is the chairperson of the Infosys Foundation and a member of public health care initiatives of the Gates Foundation. Few of her famous works include: Here, there and everywhere, Something Happened on the Way to Heaven and The Bird with Golden Wings: Stories of Wit and Magic.
A journalist and a greatest Indian writers of all time, Khushwant Singh has been awarded Padma Bhushan in 1974, which he returned in 1984 to protest against Operation Bluestar. He was born in Hadli during the time of British India. Initially, he started a career in lawyer but after which he got an opportunity to become the editor of important journals and magazines. Some of his famous works include Train to Pakistan, Delhi: A novel and The company of women.
Born in Calcutta, Vikram Seth is an Indian novelist and poet. He is best known for his 1349 pages novel "The suitable boy" which was published in 1993. He received many awards like Padma Shri, Sahitya Academy Award, Pravasi Bharatiya Samman and WH Smith Literary Award. Few of his other best works include: The Golden gate, An equal music and Two lives.