‘To give is the greatest gift.’ and the wordsmiths are the givers. No words are enough to describe the contribution of the writers in the lives of people. The writers don’t just write to entertain, they provide us a way to deal and fight with our demons.The works of writers give us the wings of imagination and show us the door of escapism. India being a hub of mixed cultures is home to many famous writers who by their talent have won several prizes.The top 10 Indian writers who by their presence have brought a difference are listed here.
let us begin in the reverse order:“
10. Salman Rushdie
The famous British-Indian novelist and essayist.His novel, ‘Midnight’s Children’ (1981), won the Booker prize in 1981 and was deemed to be “the best novel of all winners. In his works he combines realism with fiction, taking the base ground as India.
9. Amitav Ghosh
a famous Indian writer. Best known for his work in English fiction. His works like, ‘Sea Of Poppies’, ‘Opium War’, ‘The Hungry Tide’ etc. have gained a lot of importance. He has been nominated for Man Booker Prize, besides being honored with the Locus Award for Best Science Fiction Novel.
8. Chetan Bhagat
The young Indian author has brought to light, the mindset of the younger generation and has attracted a great deal of admiration from youth. Most of his novels are adapted into Bollywood movies which, in turn, leave him to be one of the most famous authors of his time.His works include,”Five Point Someone”, “2 States”, “Half Girlfriend”, “The Three Mistakes Of My Life” etc.
7. Vikram Seth
The next writer to be introduced is Vikram Seth. He has written a lot of novels and poetry during his career and has attained a lot of recognition for his works. His best works are: ‘The Suitable Boy’, ‘The Suitable Girl’, ‘The Golden Gate’, ‘Beastly Tales’ and much more.
6. Jhumpa Lahiri
The famous writer of the novel, ‘The Lowland’, Jhumpa Lahiri, was born in London. The famous novelist, won the Pulitzer Prize for her work, ‘The Namesake’. Apart from the novels, she has also written the collections of short stories. The novelist is known for her works and she is famous worldwide.
5. Arundhati Roy
On the fifth number is the very famous novelist, Arundhati Roy, a lady of vibrant thoughts. Her works are an eye catcher. She has won many prizes including, The Man Booker Prize for her book, ‘The God Of Small Things’, in 1988. “Broken Republic: Three Essays”, “Walking with the Comrades”, “Public Power in the Age of Empire” and “Power Politics” are some other noted books by Arundhati Roy.
4. Khushwant Singh
Khushwant Singh, a great novelist, lawyer, nd journalist.He will always be known for his poetic nature and great humor. Coming onto number fourth, a renowned author of the world famous book, ‘Train To Pakistan’ was famous for his choice of genre.His other works, “Delhi: A Novel”, “The Company of Women”, “Truth, Love and a little Malice” and “Tragedy of Punjab” etc. are equally famous.
3. Amish Tripathi
Amish, Indian author, famous for his great work called,“The Shiva Trilogy”, consisting of the three books “The Immortals Of Meluha”, “The Secret Of Nagas” and the third ,” Oath Of The Vayuputras”  The Shiva Trilogy by Amish was the fastest selling book series in Indian publishing history. The new emerging author has won the hearts of the youth by his work.
2. Durjoy Dutta
the young Indian writer has gained heights in his literary career. Apart from his novels, he is into writing daily soaps and has received great response from the youth. His topics for novels are closely related to the youth and this has, in turn, led to his benefit as the youth can connect to his writings.his works, “When Only Love Remains“, “Till The Last Breath”, “If It’s Not Forever, It’s Not Love” etc. have touched the hearts of the young generation.
1. Arvind Adiga
An Indo-Australian writer and journalist, Arvind Adiga has won the Booker prize for his debut novel,“The White Tiger” in 2008.He has gained a lot of popularity in the course of time.His other works are: “Last Man In Tower”, “Between Assassinations”.
The works of all these writers have gained worldwide recognition, and is a must have collection.these works have made Indian literature popular.