This is a
list of authors of language, Hindi literature, i.e. people who write in Hindi its dialects and Hindustani language.
Bharatendu Harishchandra (1850–1885), the "father of modern Hindi literature" Bhadant Anand Kausalyayan (1905–1988) Bhisham Sahni (1915–2003), author Bhupendra Nath Kaushik (1924–2007), poet, writer, satirist Badri Narain Sinha (1930–1979), poet, critic, journalist Balendu Dwivedi (1975–), Hindi author Bihari (1595–1664), author of ("Seven Hundred Verses") Satasai Banarasidas (1586–1643), author of 'Ardhakathanaka', the first biography in Hindi Bhagwati Charan Verma (1903–1981), author of Chitralekha and Sahitya Akademy award winning Bhoole Bisre Chitra Darchhawna (1936–), Hindi writer and Padma Shri awardee Devaki Nandan Khatri (1861–1913), novelist, author of Chandrakanta Dharamvir Bharati (1926–1997), Hindi poet, playwright Dushyant Kumar (1931–1975), poet of modern Hindustani Divya Prakash Dubey (1982–), Hindi author Doodhnath Singh (1936–2018), Hindi writer, critic, poet and a recipient of Bharat Bharti Samman Ganga Das (1823–1913), author of about fifty kavya-granthas and thousands of padas, he is known as Bhismpitama of the Hindi poetry.  Gopal Singh Nepali (1911–1963), poet, lyricist Gajanan Madhav Muktibodh (1917–1964), modern Hindi poet Guru Bhakt Singh 'Bhakt' (1893–1983), "Wordsworth of India" Guru Gobind Singh Ji (1666–1708), the tenth Guru of Sikhism Babu Gulabrai (1888–1963), philosopher and Hindi writer Gopaldas Neeraj (1925–2018), poet and author Giriraj Kishore (1937–2020), writer Kabir (1440–1518), poet, figure of the Bhakti movement Kavi Bhushan (1613–1712), poet and scholar who mainly wrote in braj bhasha Kaka Kalelkar (1885–1961), Gandhian, social reformer, scholar Kamleshwar (1932–2007), author, screenwriter, 2003 Sahitya Akademi Award for (2000) Kitne Pakistan Kashinath Singh (1937–), novelist, short story writer, 2011 Sahitya Akademi Award for Rehan Par Ragghu (2008), author of etc. Kashi Ka Assi Kedarnath Agarwal (1911–2000), recipient of the Sahitya Akademi Award (1986) for Apurva (poetry collection) Kedarnath Singh (1934–2018), modern poet Keshavdas (1555–1625), Sanskrit scholar, Hindi poet, author of Rasik Priya Krishna Sobti (1925–), recipient of Sahitya Akademi Award for the novel Zindaginama Kamta Prasad Guru (1875–1947), grammar expert Kaifi Azmi (1919–2002) Mirabai (1498–1546/1547), poet Malik Muhammad Jayasi (1477–1542), Avadhi poet; author of Padmawat Mahadevi Varma (1907–1987), poet, writer, recipient of the Jnanpith Award Maithili Sharan Gupt (1886–1964), modern Hindi poet; a pioneer of Khadi boli poetry; author of the epic Saket Makhanlal Chaturvedi (1889–1968), poet, playwright, journalist Mannu Bhandari (1931–), novelist Mohan Rakesh (1925–1972), a pioneer of the Nai Kahani ("New Story") literary movement Mahavir Prasad Dwivedi (1864–1938), writer, linguist, translator Manohar Shyam Joshi (1933–2006), journalist, screenwriter Mehrunnisa Parvez (1944–), Hindi novelist, short story writer and Padma Shri awardee Madhur Kapila (1942–), art critic, Hindi writer, recipient of the 2011 Sahitya Akademi Award for contribution to literature Mohan Rana (1964–), Hindi poet and philosopher Munshi Premchand (1880–1936), modern Hindustani literature Mridula Garg (1938–), short story writer and novelist Ram Ratan Bhatnagar (1914–1992), writer, literary critic Ramesh Chandra Jha (1928–1994), poet, novelist Raghuvir Sahay (1929–1990), poet, translator, short-story writer and journalist Rahi Masoom Raza (1927–1992), writer, lyricist Rajkamal Choudhary (1929–1967), poet, short story writer, novelist, critic Rahul Sankrityayan (1893–1963), the "father of Hindi travel literature" Ravidas (1398–1448), guru, songwriter Rajendra Mishra (1919–1979), Hindi author, critic Rajendra Yadav (1929–2013), pioneer of "Nayi Kahani" movement Rajinder Singh Bedi (1915–1984), writer, screenwriter Ramdhari Singh Dinkar (1908–1974), a nationalist poet, essayist Ram Vilas Sharma(1912–2000), literary critic Ramvriksh Benipuri (1899–1968), writer Rangeya Raghav (1923–1962), writer Raskhan (1533–1618), poet Rustam Singh (1955–), poet, philosopher, translator and editor Rabindranath Tagore (1861–1941), writer, poet, and musician R.K. Laxman (1921–2015) R.K. Narayan (1906–2001) Sahajanand Saraswati (1889–1950), writer, scholar Sachchidananda Vatsyayan (1911–1987) ("Agyeya"), recipient of the Sahitya Akademi Award, and Jnanpith Award Sarveshwar Dayal Saxena (1927–1983), recipient of the Sahitya Akademi Award, 1983 Sharad Joshi (1931–1991), satirist, screenwriter Shekhar Joshi (1939–), Hindi author Acharya Shivpujan Sahay (1893–1963), writer of novels and prose Sri Lal Sukla (1925–2011), satirist Shriram Sharma Acharya (1911–1990), Hindi author and journalist Sumitranandan Pant (1900–1977), Hindi poet Surdas (1467–1583), composer Sūdan (1700–1753), author and poet Shahnaz Fatmi (1949–), writer, scholar Shankar Dayal Singh (1937–1995) Subhadra Kumari Chauhan (1904–1948), poet, songwriter Suryakant Tripathi 'Nirala' (1896–1961), poet and author Safdar Hashmi (1889–1954), author, street theatre, activist Shyam Narayan Pandey (1907–1991), Hindi poet Saadat Hassan Manto (1912–1955), Hindi author Surender Mohan Pathak (1940–), Hindi author Sudama Panday 'Dhoomil' (1936–1975), Hindi poet, recipient of 1979 Sahitya Akademi Award for Kal Sunana Mujhe Yashpal (1903–1976), novelist, author, Jhutha Sach ( The False Truth, 1958–1960) See also [ edit ] References [ edit ]