About the Author: Born with a hobby to travel, talk, express and write, Shreya gets to do all of that and is even paid for it! His research interest is in the globalization of media audiences with an emphasis on Indian television and cinema, mythology, religion, violence and Gandhian philosophy. . Her writings have primarily been an attempt to bring about social change and tried to bring about unity in the different Assamese communities through her works. His education took him across the world, as he studied in institutions in India, Australia, the United States of America and the United Kingdoms. One of the most prominent figures of Marathi literature, Yadav was born in an impoverished family but had a burning desire to educate himself.
She has held positions of imminence at both Kurukshetra and Delhi University. Her stories have an exemplary implication that strikes the human heart besides being humorous at the same time. The novel is a rendition of the Hindu epic Mahabharata told from Draupadi's viewpoint. The list covers the works of authors from almost all genres. There is nothing stronger than the power of words. This novel combines all of the best elements of Indian Literature I have previously described: Magic Realism, the striking extent of globalization, and of course a uniquely wrought poetic voice enliving both India and Los Angeles.
The Mahabharata is not a mere epic; it is a romance, telling the tale of heroic men and women, and of some who were divine; it is a whole literature in itself, containing a code of life, a philosophy of social and ethical relations, and speculative thought on human problems. Although his father wished him to become a lawyer, Tagore was too much in love with literature for him not to become a poet and writer. A highly prolific writer, Dhumketu wrote several volumes of short stories and on several varied topics. An interesting and contemporary love story with a love triangle element in it. He was awarded the Padma Shri in 1999 and Padma Bhushan in 2014.
Her critically-acclaimed debut, Trust Me, is the biggest-selling Indian chick lit novel. She was the author of the novel The God of Small Things which won her Man Booker Prize for Fiction in 1997. But without the presence and contribution of the pioneers in this list, we would not be the artistic country that we are today. It won the Booker Prize in 1997. It was later picked up by Westland and since then he has been publishing one bestseller after another. These books have been translated into Turkish, Vietnamese, Japanese, French, German and Portuguese.
Her must-read book is The Lowland, which deals with the consequences of the choices each person makes. It is is a story of friendship and betrayal, of terrible violence, of an astonishing modern city and its dark side. The book portrays the life of a Hindi teacher whose heart lies in Urdu poetry. His English translations of Ramayana and Mahabharata are still considered the best. The novel beautifully portrays the circumstances and incidents that made Burma, India and Malaya what they are today. The Guide explores the truths behind the unexplained depths of human mind through the main characters. Stories about leadership and teamwork, self-belief and perseverance.
He was born on 20 th June by 1952. Her works are insightful and brutally honest and give a glimpse of the times to the reader. The story revolves around abolition of princely states in India, focusing on the life of a King and his fascination towards one of his mistresses. Her works are thought provoking and absorbing, while some of them, like Ladies Coupe, are humorous too. Khuswant Singh passed away on the 20 th of March, 2014, but his memory lives on through his innumerable fans and followers across the world. The story focuses on India post-partition as a family looks for a suitable boy to marry their daughter. Now how does Deep deal with things? Khushwant Singh He was a journalist, editor and novelist born in Hadli during the time of British India.
And not just one form of art, but several. Anita Nair is the author of much renown and has also won the Kerala Sahitya Akademi Award. Her must-read book is Pages Stained with Blood, which deals with the Sikh pogrom, Operation Blue Star and the assassination of Indira Gandhi. Tagore is one of the first literary icons that brought the attention of the world to the literature of India. The story narrated in third person is set in Kerala, and takes place in 1969. His father, Ashutosh Sen, was a professor of chemistry while his mother, Amita Sen, was the daughter of Kshiti Mohan Sen, a highly regarded scholar of ancient and medieval Indian history how worked closely with Rabindranath Tagore. I like you and am planning to read both Delayed Monsoon and Truly madly Deeply but people in the list expressed their displeasure and said they lost their faith in it coz popular fiction outraced classics as it always sadly tends to do, therefore I issued a clarification expressing my anguish.
In his inebriated state, he narrates his love story with Anamika to his friends, and the story then goes back to the past tense. While Dhasal was extremely active in politics, he still found time to produce astonishing works in Marathi. Through this novel, Kiran Desai tries to portray the inherent contradictions of desires of individuals and the society in which they live. The thing is i've never read any Indian authors except for rushdie. A saga of violence and deceit, gods and demons, love and ambition. The novel deals with the life and aspirations of Indian middle class in the post independent India. Khushwant Singh was in born on the 15 th of August, 1915, in the Khushab district of Punjab, which now in Pakistan.
Sen studied at eminent institutions such as Presidency University and Trinity College, Cambridge and went on to become one of the youngest scholars to head an economics department, when he became the Head of Department at Jadavpur University. Dutta started out as a marketing analyst at American Express, having done his post-graduation from the Frankfurt School of Finance and Management in Germany. Then you would have most certainly heard of Sashi Tharoor. They also write about social inequality against women in society. With so many achievements and prizes now a day, both women and men writers became one of the major parts in Indian literature works.