Top 10 Successful Short Story Writers in India



Rabindranath Tagore: Rabindranath Tagore (born May 7, 1861) was the first Nobel Prize winner of non-European origin, better known as a poet, he was a man of many talents, he was a nationalist who gave his knight back to protest against British politics in colonial India after the Jallianwala Bagh massacre. He was also a painter and composer.One of those rare talents was short stories too, he wrote them in Bengali, English and Hindi and even translated several famous English short stories in Bengali and Hindi.

His famous stories are: Sompotti Somorpon, Kabuliwallah (The Fruit Seller of Kabul), Ghare Baire (Home and World), Jogajog (Relationships), Nastanirh (The Broken Nest), Shesher Kobita (The Last Poem or Farewell Song), Gora, Char Oddhay, Bou Thakuranir Haat, Malancha and Chokher bali are some of his excellent short story works.

2nd Premchand: Munshi Premchand (born July 31, 1880), is one of the most famous names in Hindi literature. Its original name was Dhanpat Rai.He was a novelist, playwright and mainly short story writer; its Hindi translations are still relevant; Munshi Ji was a teacher by profession but still wrote in Urdu; he also wrote little stories; He was very patriotic and his works in Urdu describe the conditions of the nationalist movement that was developing in colonial India.His thought-provoking short stories were both realistic and poignant. His stories always carried some kind of social message while entertaining readers. Her portrayal of the plight of girls and women in the 19th century is picturesque and draws attention to the situation of women. He was later elected as the Association of Progressive Writers in Lucknow.

His famous stories are: Adeeb Ki Izat, Duniya ka Sabse Anmol Ratan, Bade Bhai Sahab, Beti ka Dhan, Saut, Sajjanata ka dand, Panch Parameshvar and Pariksha.

His famous stories are: The Eternal Tales of Animals and Other Stories, From Heavenly Lake: Journeys through Sinkiang and Tibet, Arion and the Dolphin (for children)

3.R.K. Narayan: Rasipuram Krishnaswami Iyer Narayanaswami (born October 10, 1906) was an Indian writer known for his simplicity; his writing was as simple as his life; he had been nominated several times for the Nobel Prize for Literature. The compassionate humanism of each of its little and little stories. Swami was one of his best characters who was even adapted as a series on Doordarshan. Rasipuram Krishnaswami Iyer Narayanaswami has received various awards and honors for his work. These include the Sahitya Akademi Award for The Guide 1958 and Padma Bhushan 1964.

His famous short stories are: Gods, Demons and Others, Grandmother’s Tale and Selected Stories, A Horse and Two Goats and Other Stories, Days de Malgudi (book), Under the Banyan Tree and Other Stories and The World of Malgudi.

4. Ruskin Bond: Ruskin Bond (born May 19, 1934) is a great Indian writer of British descent, author of many children’s stories, and received the Sahitya Akademi Award in honor of his literary work.His famous character is Rusty, who has been involved in various naughty activities since he was born.

His famous stories are: The sensualist, The night train in Deoli, The cherry tree, The tiger in the tunnel, Time stands still in Shamli, The 7 husbands of Sussana, Delhi is not far, The room on the roof, Death Of the trees , The blue umbrella, A pigeon flight, When night falls.

5. Mahadevi Verma: Mahadevi Verma (born March 26, 1907) was in the truest sense of modern Meera as Mahadevi Verma was heavily influenced by Buddhism and deeply aesthetic. Her poetry is characterized by constant pain, the pain of breaking up with Ella brought the Chhayavaad generation back to their position when romance was at its peak. In 1982 he received the Jnanpith Prize.

His famous stories and prose are: Ateet Ke Chal Chitra, Kshanda, Mera Parivaar, Path ke Saathi, Sahityakaar ki Agatha, Sambhashan, Sankalpita, Shrinkhla ki kardiya, Smriti Ki Rekhayen
6. Khushwant Singh: Khushwant Singh (born February 2, 1915) was an Indian writer, lawyer and journalist; he was a man of extraordinary intellect and possessed many hidden talents. He graduated from St. Stephen’s College in Delhi and King’s College. London. He was the editor of many prestigious newspapers and magazines such as The Illustrated Weekly of India, The National Herald and the Hindustan Times.

The collections of his famous stories are The Sign of Vishnu and Other Stories, The Voice of God and Other Stories, A Bride to the Sahib and Other Stories, Black Jasmine, The Collected Stories.

7.Mulk Raj Anand: Mulk Raj Anand (born December 12, 1905) was the first Indian writer in the English language to appear on the international scene; he can be seen as a pioneer of Anglo-Indian fiction and as the first representative of the masses and their misery. He highlighted many social ills that are widespread in society.