List of classic novels written by Indians in different languages of India.



Some of the best novels written by Indian writers across the Indian languages are-

  • Pinjar by Amrita Pritam in Punjabi

  • Chitta Lahu by Nanak Singh in Punjabi

  • Loona by Shiv Kumar Batalvi in Punjabi

  • Eho Hamara Jeevna by Dalip Kaur Tiwana in Punjabi

  • Kothe Kharak Singh by Ram Sarup Ankhi in Punjabi

  • Ponniyin Selvan by Kalki Krishnamurthy in Tamil

  • Sivagamiyin Sabatham by Kalki Krishnamurthy in Tamil

  • Yavana Rani by Sandilyan in Tamil

  • Kadal Pura by Sandilyan in Tamil

  • Gaban by premchand in Hindi

  • Godaan by premchand in Hindi

  • Nirmala by premchand in Hindi

  • Tamas by Bhisham Sahni in Hindi

  • Chandrakanta by Devkinandan Khatri in Hindi

  • Bhootnath by Devkinandan Khatri in Hindi

  • Gunahon ka Devta by Dharamveer Bharti in Hindi

  • Aag ka darya by Qurratulain Hyder in Urdu

  • Umrao Jaan Ada by Mirza Hadi Ruswa in Urdu

  • Jangloos by Shaukat Siddiqui in Urdu

  • Kosala, by Bhalchandra Nemade in Marathi

  • Mahanayak, by Vishvas Patil in Marathi

  • Upara, by Laxaman mane in Marathi

  • Chokher Bali by Rabindranath Tagore in Bengali

  • Gora by Rabindranath Tagore in Bengali

  • Pather panchali by Bibhutibhushan Bandyopadhyay in Bengali

  • Devdas by Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay in Bengali

  • Anandmath by Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay in Bengali

  • Durgesh Nandini by Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay in Bengali

  • Feluda, A series of detective novels by Satyajeet Ray in Bengali.

  • Saraswatichandra by Govardhanram Madhavaram Tripathi, in Gujrati

  • Manvi ni Bhavai by Pannalal Patel in Gujrati

  • Bhadrambhadra by Ramanbhai Neelkanth in Gujrati

  • Byomkesh Bakshi, A series of detective Novels by Sharadindu Bandyopadhyay in Bengali.

  • Midnight’s Children by Salman Rushdie in English ( winner of Best of the booker and Booker Prize)

  • God of small things by Arundhati Roy in English (winner of Booker Prize)

  • The Inheritance of Loss by Kiran Desai in English (winner of Booker Prize)

This list can keep on going and we would keep adding more to this.


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