Famous Screenwriters from India

List of notable or famous screenwriters from India, with bios and photos, including the top screenwriters born in India and even some popular screenwriters who immigrated to India. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Indian screenwriters then this list is the perfect resource for you. These screenwriters are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known screenwriter from India is included when available.

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This historic screenwriters from India list can help answer the questions "Who are some Indian screenwriters of note?" and "Who are the most famous screenwriters from India?" These prominent screenwriters of India may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Indian screenwriters.

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    • Birthplace: New Delhi, India
    Deepak Chopra (; Hindi: [d̪iːpək tʃoːpraː]; born October 22, 1946) is an Indian-born American author and alternative medicine advocate. A prominent figure in the New Age movement, his books and ...more
    • Birthplace: Mahé, India, India
    Manoj Nelliyattu "M. Night" Shyamalan (born August 6, 1970) is an American filmmaker and actor. He is known for making films with contemporary supernatural plots and twist endings. He was born in ...more
  • Rajnikanth
    Age: 72
    • Birthplace: India, Bangalore
    Shivaji Rao Gaekwad (born 12 December 1950), known by his mononymous stage name Rajinikanth, is an Indian film actor who works primarily in Tamil cinema. He began acting in plays while working in the ...more
  • Rahul Bose
    Age: 55
    • Birthplace: India, Bangalore
    Rahul Bose (born 27 July 1967) is an Indian film actor, director, screenwriter, social activist, and rugby player. Bose has appeared in Bengali films such as Mr. and Mrs. Iyer, Kalpurush, Anuranan, ...more
    • Birthplace: Paramakudi, India
    Kamal Haasan is an Indian film actor, dancer, film director, screenwriter, producer, playback singer, lyricist and politician who works primarily in Tamil cinema. Haasan has won awards including four ...more
    • Birthplace: Bapatla, India
    Konidela Kalyan Babu, better known by his stage name Pawan Kalyan, is an Indian film actor, producer, director, screenwriter, writer, philanthropist and politician. His film works are predominantly ...more