Top 20 Novelist celebrities in India

Here is the latest list of the world's top 20 Novelist celebrities [Updated June 5, 2023].

1. Chetan Bhagat

Chetan Bhagat net worth 2020
Chetan Bhagat was born on April 22, 1974 in New Delhi, India.
He was included on Time Magazine's list of the 100 Most Influential People.

Net Worth 2020: $50 Million

2. Salman Rushdie

Salman Rushdie net worth 2020
Salman Rushdie was born on June 19, 1947 in Mumbai, India.
He won the Booker Prize in 1981 for his novel, Midnight's Children.

Net Worth 2020: $15 Million

3. Arundhati Roy

Arundhati Roy net worth 2020
Arundhati Roy was born on November 24, 1961 in India.
Her politically-themed nonfiction works include The Algebra of Infinite Justice and Capitalism: A Ghost Story.

4. George Orwell

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George Orwell was born on June 25, 1903 in Motihari, India.
His writing frequently dealt with political dystopia, threatened individuality, and paranoia.

Salary 2020: Rs. 325 per month

5. Amish Tripathi

Amish Tripathi net worth 2020
Amish Tripathi was born on October 18, 1974 in Mumbai, India.
With more than 2.5 million copies sold, the Shiva Trilogy broke Indian publishing sales records. In 2012, 2013, and 2014, Forbes India named him a top 100 celebrity in the country.

6. Rk Narayan

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Rk Narayan was born on October 10, 1906 in India.
He was awarded honorary doctorates by the University of Leeds and Delhi University.

7. Kiran Desai

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Kiran Desai was born on September 3, 1971 in India.
She made her writing debut with the 1998 novel, Hullabaloo in the Guava Orchard.

8. Anita Desai

Anita Desai was born on June 24, 1937 in India.
Her award-nominated works of fiction include Clear Light of Day, In Custy and Fasting, and Feasting.

9. Shivani

Shivani was born on October 17, 1923 in India.
Her literary works tend to be romantic and humanistic in character.

10. Nikita Singh

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Nikita Singh was born on October 6, 1991 in Patna, India.
She released Accidentally In Love in 2011 and then signed with Penguin Books India that same year.

11. Savi Sharma

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Savi Sharma was born on July 18, 1993 in Surat, India.
She co-founded the motivational media blog Life & People.

12. Lawrence Durrell

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Lawrence Durrell was born on February 27, 1912 in India.
He named his second daughter Sappho after the famous Greek poet.

13. Maurice Thompson

Maurice Thompson net worth 2020
Maurice Thompson was born on September 9, 1844 in India.
He began writing fiction in the 1880s and published Alice of Old Vincennes, a novel, in 1900.

14. Preeti Singh

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Preeti Singh was born on October 26, 1971 in Chandigarh, India.
She taught at military schools throughout India before beginning work as a website content editor and writer.

15. Rex Stout

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Rex Stout was born on December 1, 1886 in India.
He served as President of the Mystery Writers of America association.

16. Th White

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Th White was born on May 29, 1906 in India.
He published an acclaimed 1936 memoir entitled England Have My Bones.

17. UR Ananthamurthy

UR Ananthamurthy net worth 2020
UR Ananthamurthy was born on December 21, 1932 in India.
His numerous literary honors include a 1994 Jnanpith Award; the 1998 Padma Bhushan; and a 2013 Man Booker International Prize nomination.

18. Rahul Kaushik

Rahul Kaushik net worth 2020
Rahul Kaushik was born on March 26, 1982 in India.
He is also known for having published his own book of collected poems and stories entitled The Melting Words Chapter 1. 

19. Karen Joy Fowler

Karen Joy Fowler net worth 2020
Karen Joy Fowler was born on February 7, 1950 in India.
She and Pat Murphy founded the James Tiptree, Jr. Award, a literary prize awarded to works of science fiction and fantasy.

20. Charles Major

Charles Major net worth 2020
Charles Major was born on July 25, 1856 in India.
He published several children's adventure stories.