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Top 10 Famous Hindi Writers and Their Books

There have been many great Hindi writers who have written incredible literature in Hindi. The books that they have written are gems for literature lovers. If you are hunting for the names of the top 10 famous Hindi writers and their books, then, you have landed at the right place. With this, you will also like to read about the oldest languages in the World still spoken today.

In this article, you will read about them and their famous works. You will read their great stories and thoughts. There is a list of famous NGOs in India which are working for centuries for the well-being of people.

1. Jaishankar Prasad

Jaishankar Prasad

Jaishankar Prasad was known as a Chhayavadi poet. In the beginning, his works were written in the Brij dialect of Hindi. Later on, he wrote in the Khadi dialect or Sanskritized dialect. The vocabulary that he used in his Hindi writing avoided the words of the Persian language. He used words that derived from the Sanskrit language and contributed a lot to Hindi literature. His most famous works include


  • Lahar
  • Kamayani
  • Prem Pathik
  • Aatmkathya


  • Ek Ghoont
  • Skandagupta
  • Chandragupta
  • Ajatshatru


  • Kankal
  • Titli

2. Suryakant Tripathi

Suryakant Tripathi

A famous poet, novelist, and essayist known as Suryakant Tripathi ‘Nirala’ not only drew the attention of the readers of the 20th century with his great works but also his works are popular in the present time.  Therefore, his works and achievements were honored by director Rajiv Kumar in a short documentary film named Film Divisions of India. His famous works include


  • Ram ki Shakti Puja
  • Geetika
  • Jago Phir Ek Baar
  • Todti Pathar


  • Apsara
  • Alka
  • Indulekha
  • Nirupama

Essay Collections

  • Chayan
  • Sangrah

3. Munshi Premchand

Munshi Premchand

If we talk about a great social writer in Hindi literature, then, the name Munshi Premchand comes first on the list. His work precisely reflects the condition of society where women, poor people, and lower-middle families were highly oppressive. Munshi Premchand’s great works are still acclaimed by readers because of the realistic and rationalistic aspects of society in his works. His famous works include


  • Devasthan Rehasya
  • Prerna
  • Kishna
  • Roothi Rani

Short Stories

  • Jihad
  • Lekhak
  • Bade Bhai Sahab
  • Durga ka Mandir

4. Amrita Pritam

Amrita Pritam

Amrita Pritam is not only a renowned name in India but also in Pakistan. Her remarkable works in Hindi literature are still acclaimed by readers of this age. In the year 1956, she received the award Sahitya Akademi Award. She had written more than 100 books on fiction, poetry, biographies, etc. in Hindi Literature. If we talk about her most memorable work as a novelist, then, it is Pinjar that depicted how badly women were mistreated in society.


  • Pinjar
  • Doctor Dev
  • Kore Kagaz
  • Dilli ki Galiyaan


  • Black Rose
  • Rasidi Ticket
  • Shadows of Words

5. Mahadevi Verma

Mahadevi Verma

Mahadevi Verma is one of the greatest Chchayavadi poets in Hindi literature. Since she had written engaging poetry, she is regarded modern Meera. She is also known for creating a soft vocabulary. This is used in Khadi Boli. For developing this soft vocabulary, she used some words from Sanskrit and Bengali.


  • Nihar
  • Rashmi
  • Neerja
  • Pratham Ayam


  • Ateet ka Chalchitra
  • Himalaya
  • Skandha
  • Mera Parivar

6. Ramdhari Singh Dinkar

Ramdhari Singh Dinkar

In 1959, the Indian government awarded Ramdhari Singh Dinkar for his remarkable contribution to Hindi literature with the award Padma Bhushan. Dinkar was the pen name of Ramdhari Singh. He was a famous novelist, essayist, and poet of the 20th century.  Since he wrote much poetry in the pre-independence era, he is considered Rasthtrakavi of India. His poetry arose the feeling of patriotism among people. He was known as a bad Gandhian because his works arose the feeling of bad patriotism among the youth.


  • Renuka
  • Prabhang
  • Rasvanti
  • Kurukshetra


  • Mitti ki Or
  • Chittor ka Sakaa
  • Reti ki Phool
  • Hamari Sanskritik Ekta

7. Dharamvir Bharti

Dharamvir Bharti

Who doesn’t know the chief editor of the Hindi magazine Dharamyug? In 1972 Dharamvir Bharti received the Padma Shree award for his incredible contribution to Hindi literature. He was a renowned poet, playwright, and author. His notable works discuss the problems of society. His novel Gunahon ka devta earned huge popularity from its readers that a film was produced on it. Later on, that film got a national film award. His famous works include


  • Gunahon ka devta
  • Suraj ka satwaan ghoda
  • Prarambh va samapan


  • Kanupriya
  • Thanda Loha
  • Saat Geet Varsh
  • Sapna Abhi Bhi

Story Collections

  • Swarg aur Prithvi
  • Chand aur tute hue log
  • Saas ki kalam se
  • Samast Kahaniya ek sath

8. Harivansh Rai Bachchan

Harivansh Rai Bachchan

In the 20th century, Harivansh Rai Bachchan joined a Hindi literary movement named Nayi Kavita. He was a great Hindi poet and joined the Hindi Kavi Sammelan. In 1976 he received the Padma Bhushan award from the Government of India. His notable works were used in movies and music. With this have a look at the list of famous singers in India.


  • Barsaat ki aati hawa
  • Tera Haar
  • Madhushala
  • Madhubala


  • Kya bhooloon kya yaad karoon
  • Neerh ka nirmam phir


  • Bachpan ke sath kshan bhar
  • Khaiyyam ki madhushala
  • Sopaan
  • Macbeth

9. Amar Goswami

Amar Goswami

Amar Goswami is known for writing interesting satires and was honored with the award of Bal and Kishore Sahitya Samman. Since he was a journalist, his works focused on the problems of metropolitan cities, corruption, government policies, poverty, and social discrimination. His writing style was very efficient to connect with the common people. His interesting stories were aired on the radio platform named All India Radio. His famous literary works include

  • Himayati
  • Mahua ka ped
  • Aranya Mein Hum
  • Bhool Bhulayya

Children Books

  • Tunni Machchli
  • Tinku Ki Chchatri
  • Jiddi Patang
  • Sabash Munnu

10. Maithili Sharan Gupta

Maithili Sharan Gupta

Maithili Sharan Gupta was a prominent poet of Hindi literature who wrote in the Khadi dialect. He was conferred with the Padma Bhushan award for writing incredible poetry. Mahatma Gandhi gave her the title of Rashtra Kavi because he wrote a book Bharat-Bharati during India’s freedom struggle time to ignite sentiments of patriotism.


  • Saket
  • Rang Mein Bhang
  • Matrubhumi
  • Bharat-Bharati
  • Vikat Bhat
  • Gurukul
  • Kisan

The above-mentioned Indian writers were incredible in Hindi literature. Their prominent works are engaging to read. Hope that you have found this article informative and interesting to read. Hindi literature is an ocean in which you will find incredible gems of great books.