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Contemporary Indian Writers Who Are Making India Read!

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Indian Literature is filled with an enticing diversity and all the necessary elements to enhance its popularity owing to its rich heritage. It has beautiful imagination and unparalleled expressions of its torchbearers who have carved it wonderfully. Books are the source of portable magic. They contain vast expanse of knowledge building up the heart and brain of their readers. Here is a list of contemporary Indian Writers who are reshaping the Literature with their spellbinding finesse by creating compelling prose. They are making young India read and what could be better than this!

  • Chetan Bhagat

This man needs no introduction who rose to fame with his unconventional writing style and marketing strategy. Many people remark him as the worst writer and criticise his books but there’s no denying the fact that he came up with books to revolutionize readership in India. He is renowned for his take on youth, career, and development. Most of his books have already made to the silver screen.

  • Amish Tripathi

Counted as the literary popstar, Amish Tripathi gained immense popularity with his debut novel The Immortals of Meluha. It was a raging success and brought him widespread recognition. His storytelling has raised the bar of Indian Literature.

  • Arundhati Roy

Her novel The God of Small Things got him fascinating prominence and since then her work has been making a home into the shelves of book lovers. Her recently published book The Ministry of Utmost Happiness has brought laurels to her. No doubt, she is a recognized name in Indian Literature.

  • Kiran Desai

This contemporary Indian Writer has been listed as one of 20 most influential global Indian women. She won Booker Prize for her second novel The Inheritance of Loss. With a perfect blend of humor and irony, her books provide for an enriching reading experience.

  • Devdutt Patnaik

His books focus on Indian scriptures and he is rightfully regarded as the Indian Mythologist.

  • Vikram Seth

With his second book, A Suitable Boy, Vikram made his way to the hearts of Indians only to permanently stay.

  • Amitav Ghosh

His The Glass Palace won Grand Prize for Fiction at the Frankfurt International e-Book Awards in 2001.

  • Ashwin Sanghi

After multiple rejections, he resorted to his pseudo name and got his first book published himself. In no time, it gained popularity and since then he has been coming up with back to back bestsellers.

  • Vineet Bajpai

With his debut novel Harappa, he made it to the top-notch writers of India. His thrilling writing style and raging narrative leave an impression on its readers. He is a historical fiction writer to look forward to.

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