List of Hindi authors

This is a list of authors of Hindi literature, i.e. people who write in Hindi language, and Hindustani language.

A

* Acharya brahaspati
* Abdul Rahim Khan-I-Khana, author of "Nayikabheda" etc.
* Agyeya (Sachchidananda Hirananda Vatsyayan)- author of "shekhar ek jeevanii" (2 parts), "nadii ke dweep","apne apne ajnabi"
* Alka Saraogii: author of "kalikatha via byepass", "shesh kadambarii"
* Amir Khusro (1253–1325), author of "pahelis" and "mukris" in "Hindavi", which preceded Hindi.
* Amritlal Nagar, author of "naachyo bahut gopaal", "bUnd aur samudra"
* Anil Janvijay, author of "Kavita nahin hai yah", Maan baapu kab aayenge", "Ram ji bhali karen" poet and literary translator
* Arun Kamal, a Patna-based poet, winner of Sahitya Akademi Award
* Asahat, author of "Hamsavali" (1370)
* Asghar Wajahat, (b. 1946), author of "Saat Aasmaan" and the acclaimed play "Jis Lahore Nai Dekhya".
* Ashok Gupta ( B. 29.1.1947 ) author of " Isliye " from Kitab Ghar, " Tum Ghana saya " from Poorva Short Story collections and " Utsav Abhi Shesh Hai " Novel from Shilpayan.

B

*Bal Govind Dwivedi 1948 – author of "Ashtha Ke Phulon Se", "Adhar Ke Dwar Par, "Yatharth Ki Sihran", "Aane Do Shabdon Ko", "Parag Rang Jharne Do"
*Banarasidas (1586–1643), author of "Ardhakathanaka", the first biography in Hindi
*Bharatendu Harishchandra (1850–1885), works compiled in "Bharatendu Granthavali"
*Bhagwati Charan Verma (1903-1981), author of "Tehre Mehre Raste", "Chitralekha". 1961 Sahitya Akademi Award for "Bhoole Bisre Chitra", Padma Bhushan 1971.
*Bhisham Sahni, (1915–2003) author of "Mayyadas ki Maarii" and "Tamas"
*Bhupendra nath Kaushik"fikr", (1925–2007) author of " koltar main aks"
*Bhushan, author of "Shivarajbhushan" (1673) etc.
*Bihari (1595–1664), author of "Satasai" ("Seven Hundred Verses")

C

*Chand Bardai (1148–1191), author of Prathviraj Raso
*Chitra Mudgal

D

*Sudama Panday 'Dhoomil' or just Dhoomil (1936 – 1975): Hindi poet, 1979 Sahitya Akademi Award for "Kal Sunana Mujhe".
*Devaki Nandan Khatri (1861–1913), author of "Chandrakanta" etc.
*Devasena, author of Devasena Shravakachara (933)
*Dharmavir Bharati, (1926–1997), author of "Sooraj ka saatvan ghora", "Gunahon Ka Devta" and editor.
*Devaraj Dinesh,author of "Male Milap" etc.

E

F

G

*Gopal Singh 'Nepali'
*Gokuleshwar Kumar Dwivedy ( [1976-)]
*Gajanan Madhav Muktibodh (1917-1964), pioneer of modern Hindi poetry, "Chand ka muh Tedha hai" and "Andhere Mein".
*Gurubhakt Singh 'Bhakt' Noorjahan.vikramaditya
*Geetanjalishree hamaara shahr us baras, maai
*Giriraj Kishore Dhai Garh, YatnaGrah
*Sita Ram Goel (1921–2003)
*Gulsher Khan Shaani kaalaa jal
*Guru Gobind Singh (1666–1708), author of "Bachitra Natak" etc.
*Gurudutt vidyadaan

H

*Harishankar Parsai: Known for his works of satire that attacked the hypocrisy and corruption rampant in various walks of life.
* Harivanshrai Bachchan (1907 - 2003): "Madhushala" (मधुशाला) 1935; Sahitya Akademi Award 1969 and Padma Bhushan 1976.
* Hazari Prasad Dwivedi: (1907–1979), novelist, literary historian, essayist, critic and scholar; author of "Banabhatt ki atmkatha", "Punarnavaa" and "Anaamdas ka potha".
*Hrishikesh Sulabh: Known for his plays written in 'bidesiya' shaili. He is known for the regional flavour of his writing. His published plays are "Amli", "Batohi", "Mati Gadi (Adapted from samskrit play mrichchhakatikam)"and "Maila Aanchal (Adapted from a novel by Fanishwara Nath Renu)". His Story collections include "Pattharkat", "Tooti ki Awaaz" and "Bandha Hai Kaal". He is also a regular columnist in Hindi magazine Kathadesh. His collection of articles on the subjects related to theatre is under publication by the title "Rangmach ka Jantantra".
* Hari Shanker Adesh: Well known for his poetry, songs, music, literature, and work he has done to promote Hindi. He has the distinction of being the first author in history to have written three epics, with more on the way. He is the author of the book Madiralaya. He is also the founder of Bharatiya Vidya Sansthhaan - the Institute of Indian Knowledge- dedicated to the propagation and promotion of authentic Indian Culture through the teaching of Indian Music,languages, arts, philosophy and other aspects of Indian knowledge.Bharatiya Vidya Sansthhaan has branches in Trinidad and Tobago, Canada, and USA.

I

*Ila Chandra Joshi, author of "Jahaz ka Pannchi", "Ritu Chakra" [ [http://www.iconofindia.com/sahitya-akademi/bklst09.htm#anchor1541771 MAKERS OF INDIAN LITERATURE SERIES] Ila Chandra Joshi (Hindi novelist), by Rajendra Kumar, 1993, Sahitya Akademi Publications. ISBN 81-7201-413-9.]

J

*JOLLY UNCLE, one of the most popular and famous author of Hindi joke books "Hanso-Hansoa, Hansi Ka Khazana. His next joke book HASNA ZINDGI HAI is coming very soon. He has also written a book ISHARA containg 51 humor based articles. - He is writing Hindi Joke Books and jokes coloum in leading newspapers of Delhi like Punjab Kesari, Rashtriya Samachar & Lok Tej from Surat" (www.jollyuncle.com)
*Jagnika, author of "Parmal Raso" (Chandela period)
*Jainendra, author of "Sunita", "Dashartha" and many short stories; known for powerful depiction of female characters
*Jaishankar Prasad (1889 –1937), a leader of the literary movement, Chhayavaad (1917-1937), famous work: "Kamayani" (कामायनी) 1936.
*Jatmal (1626), author of "Gora Badal ki Katha"

K

*Kabir (1398–1448), a major figure of the bhakti movement, author of "Granthavali"
*Kamleshwar, author of "Kitne Pakistan", "Registan" and "Subah dopahar shaam"
* Kedarnath Agarwal (1911-2000), 1986 Sahitya Akademi Award for "Apurva" (Poetry collection).
*Kedarnath Singh, author of "Akaal me Saaras", "Zameen pak rahi hai" and "Bagh"
*Keshavdas (1555–1617), author of "Rasikpriya" etc.
*Krishan Chander
*Krishna Baldev Vaid, author of "Uskaa Bachpan"
*Krishna Sobti, (b. 1925-), Sahitya Akademi Award in 1980 for novel "Zindaginama", also wrote "Mitro Marjani".
*Kalanath Mishra, author of "Hindi Upaynas Mein Sahityakaron Ka Charitra-Vidhan".
*Acharya Kuber Nath Rai
*Kavi Kulwant Singh
*Kanhaiya Lal Nandan-Padma Shri recipent in 1999
*Khagendra Thakur Hindi literary critic

L

*Lakshmi Narayan Lal
*
*Laxmi Narayan Mishra

M

*Madhu Kankaria , author of novels "Pattakhor", "Sallam Aaakhri" and "Khule Gagan Ke Laal Sitare"
*Mahadevi Varma a "Chhayavadi" poet; has been compared with Mira Bai
*Mahavir Prasad Dwivedi
*Maheep Singh
*Maithili Sharan Gupt (1886–1964), a pioneer of Khadiboli poetry and author of the epic "Saket"
*Maitreyi Pushpa: idannamam, aganpaakhii
*Makhan Lal Chaturvedi (1889-1968), author of famous poem "Pushp ki Abhilasha".
*Malik Muhammad Jayasi, author of "Padmavat" (1540)
*Manglesh Dabral, poet; won Sahitya Akademi Award for his collection "Hum Jo Dekhte Hain"
*Mannu Bhandari, (b. 1931), author of, "Aapka Banti", "Mahabhoj" and "Yahi Such Hai", the story of film, Rajnigandha (1974).
*Manohar Shyam Joshi kasap, kuru kuru swaahaa, hamzaad, shashThiivallabh pant and lots more.
*Manzoor Ehtesham
*Mirabai (1504–1560), author of "Mira Padavali" etc.
*Mithileshwar Prominent Hindi writer from Bihar
*Mohan Rakesh (1925–1972), one of the pioneers of the "Nai Kahani" movement of the 1950s
*Mohan Rana, poet; Published Four Collections of Poems In Hindi, Jagah (1994), Jaise Janam Koi Darwaza (1997), Subah ki Dak (2002), Is Chhor Par (2003)
*Mridula Garg
*Mudra Rakshasa
*Munshi Premchand (1880–1936), one of the most famous Indian writers; author of novels like "Godan" (1936)

N

*Nagarjun (1911–2002), poet; has also penned a number of novels, short stories, literary biographies and travelogues; author of "Balchanma", "Baba Batesarnath"
*Nanak (1469–1538), author of a section of Adi Granth
*Namita Singh Khule aakash ke neeche, Raja ka Chowk
*Narendra Kohli (born 1940), author of "Abhyudaya", "Mahabharat" and "Vivekanad"
*Naresh Mehta, poet and author; winner of the Sahitya Akademi Award and Jnanpith Award
*Navin Pangti (born 1970), author of "Dhaar kay us paar"
*Nasira Sharma Sangsaar, Khuda ki Wapasi, Saat nadiyaan eik samandar
*Nirala, see "Suryakant Tripathi 'Nirala'"
*Nirmal Verma (1929–2005), one of the founders of the "Nai Kahani" movements, author of "Ve Din"
*Namwar Singh "Doosari Parampara Ki Khoj", "Vad Vivad Samvad"
*Narendra Sharma, poet and Bollywood lyricist, of songs like "Jyoti Kalash Khanke" and "Satyam Shivam Sundaram".

O

P

* Padmakar, author of "Padmabharan" (1810) etc.
*Pandey Bechan Sharma Ugra gaRhii mein koylaa, khudiraam aur chand, haseenon ke khutoot
*Phanishwar Nath 'Renu' (1921–1977), author of "Parti Parikatha", "Maila Anchal" and other books
* Paridhi Verma, Author of Sonu ke Kisse and Sonu ke Afsane
* Premchand, see Munshi Premchand
* Premkumar Mani, Author of {Andhere Me Akele,Dhalan and many books see [http://vikalpmonthly.googlepages.com ] [http://premkumarmani.blogspot.com/]
*Prem Lal sahu, Author of (Mere Vatan, Wadiyan)

R

*Rahul SankrityayanSankrityayan was a multilingual linguist, Indologist, a Marxist theoretician, and a creative writer covering a variety of subjects, including sociology, history, philosophy, Buddhism, Tibetology, lexicography, grammar, textual editing, folklore, science, drama, and politics.
*Ramdhari Singh Dinkar (1908–1974), a nationalist poet
*Ramvriksh Benipuri essayist, short story writer, playwright.
*Rahi Masoom Raza aadha gaon, os kii bund, kaTraa bee aarzoo, himmat jaunpurii, dil ek saada kaaghaz, Topii shukla
*Raghav Sharan Sharma
*Ram Vilas Sharma
*Raidas (1398–1448)
*Raja Radhikaraman Prasad Singh chumban aur chanTa
*Rajendra Yadav saaraa aakaash
*Rajesh Joshi (b. 1946), winner of 2002 Sahitya Akademi Award for 'Do Panktiyon Ke Beech', an anthology of poems [ [http://www.sahitya-akademi.org/sahitya-akademi/awa10306.htm#hindi Official list, Sahitya Akademi Award recipients in Hindi] ] .
*Rajinder Singh Bedi
*Rangeya Raghav
*Raghuvir Sahay (1929–1990), poet, translator, short-story writer and journalist
*Raskhan (1533–1618), author of "Premvatika" etc.
*Raghuvanshmani, Poet, critic and translator, author of "Samay mein Hastakshep", [some translated articles of Critical Theory]
*Rajni Kant Verma
* Riya Verma, authors of Bilingual Chidlrens book in Hindi and English, including Aamoo the Aam, Aamoo the Aam Part II and Aamoo the Aam Part III

*Sachchidananda Hirananda Vatsyayana (1911–1987), popularly known by his pen-name "Ajneya" or "Agyeya"; winner of the Sahitya Akademi Award, Jnanpith Award, Bharatbharati Award and the international Golden Wreath Award for poetry.
*Sarahapa or Saraha (born 769, date of death unknown), author of "Doha-Kosha"
* Sarveshwar Dayal Saxena (1927–1983), Sahitya Akademi Award, 1983 for, "Khuntiyon Par Tange Log" (Poetry)
*Swami Sahajanand Saraswati
*Surender Mohan Pathak Creator of famous Reporter Detective Sunil and legendary Character Vimal.
*Sachidanand Sinha (born 1937), author of poetry collections "Aaathwan Din" and "Dasham Rasa"
*Shalibhadra Suri, author of "Bhareshshvar-Bahubali Ras" (1184)
*Shabnam Sharma, author of "Anmol ratan", "Kavyakunj" [http://www.sahityakunj.net/LEKHAK/S/ShabnamSharma/ShabanamSharma_main.htm - 2k -]
*Shahroz,Quamar , Syed , son of Haji Syed Muhammad Muslim Sadipuri of Quazi Muhalla is distinguished Hindi poet, writer and journalist.He has eight collection of books in Hindi published from noted publishers."Urf Itihaas"(alias history) , collection of his Hindi poems is noted for its richness of experience. On the level of language the work touches upon various realms of moods in the life of the people."sakshatkar:kaise ho taiyyar"(career), "Peer parai jane re"(compilation of noted Hindi writer Vishnuchandra sharma's memoirs), "Urdu ke Shreshtha Vyangya" ( best Urdu satire), "Pakistan ki charchit gazlein" ( known Pakistani gazals), "Hira hai to damkega hi" ( based on Ramgopal Shukla's poems, Hindi poet of chattisgarh), "Ghutan" ( based on kashmeeri gazal poet Om Garyali). "Fire water togather" is based on dialogue with shayar and philosopher Ramnarayan Swami Anqa. A literary magazine" Punashcha" has published a journal on his works. Malayalam Manorma 2006 and 2007 has also mentioned. Now he is delhi based and working on a national project of humanright.
*Shailendra Chauhan, contemporary Hindi writer, known for his analytic and sharp criticism of contemporary literature. His poetry collections include "Nau Rupaye Bees Paise Ke Liye", "Swetpatra", "Aur Kitane", "Prakashvarsha", "Eashwar Kee Chaukhat Par". Other works include "Nahin yah koee kahani nahin" (short story collection); he also publishes a little magazine "Dharati".
*Shardha Ram Phillauri author of novel Bhagyavai (1877) and the famous prayer Jai Jagdish Hare etc.
*Sharad Joshi (1931-1991), satirist, and TV and film writer, Padma Shri 1990.
*Shekh Farid (1472–1552)
*Shekhar Joshi (b. 1939): "Dajyu" (Big Brother) and "Kosi Ka Ghatwar" (The Miller of Kosi) [ [http://www.abhivyakti-hindi.org/lekhak/index.htm List of Hindi authors, and a few biographies] ] .
*Shivani (1923-2003): "Krishnakali, Surangma", Padma Shri (1982).
*Shivpujan Sahay dehaati dunia
*Shrilal Shukla (born 1925), author of "Raag Darbari" etc.
*Pt. Shriram Sharma Acharya (1911–1990), author of about 3500 books, mainly on Spirituality-related subjects
*Sumitranandan Pant, author of twenty eight published works including poetry, verse plays and essays
* Dr. Shyam,(Patna) author of more than 50 books, including novels, poetry, linguistics, essays and critic
* Surdas (1467–1583), author of "Surasagar" etc.
*Suryakant Tripathi 'Nirala' (1899–1961), famous poet, novelist, essayist, critic and translator
*Sheel Jankavi, prominent poet and playwright. Works include "Lawa Aur Phool", "Karmvachi Shabd Hain Ye","Lal Pankhon Vali Chidiya" and "Angdaee" and plays like "Kissan", "Teen Din Teen Ghar", "Poster Chapkao".

T

* Tulasidas (1532–1623), author of "Ramcharitamanas".

U

*Uday Prakash, author of "Dariyayi Ghoda", "Tirich", "Peelee Chatri Wali Ladki" (short stories), "Raat Mein Harmonium" (poetry), "Eashwar Ki Aanch" (Collection of critical writings, essays and interviews)
*Upendra Nath Ashk
*Usha Priyamvada

V

*Veerendra Jain: Doob
*Vinod Kumar Shukla Deewar Mein Ek Khirkee Rahati Thii, Naukar kii Kameez, Khilegaa To Dekhenge
*Vishnu Prabhakar (born 1912), won Sahitya Akademi Award for the novel, "Ardhanarishvara"
*Vrindavan Lal Varma
*Viveki Rai

Y

*Yashpal (1903–1976), author of "Jhutha Sach" (The False Truth, 1958–1960) and "Terii merii uskii baat"
*Yagya Dutt Sharma born on 18 Jan 1916, received Soviet Land Nehru Award for his novel "SHILANYAS" from Mrs. Indira Gandhi in 1967. He was also awarded with UNESCO award for his well famous novel named, "Hamari Dunia". Mr. Sharma wrote almost 58 novels, 12 criticism, 2 poetry and 79 books on literature.

Z

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