Autobiographies & Memoirs of Famous Indian Personalities

Autobiographies & Memoirs of Famous Indians
This post lists some of the famous autobiographies and memories that were written by famous Indian personalities of all time.

Autobiographies & Memoirs of Famous Indian Personalities

  • A Century is Not Enough: My Roller-coaster Ride to Success – Sourav Ganguly.
  • A Grain of Sand in the Hourglass of Time – Arjun Singh.
  • A Life of an Ordinary Indian: An exercise in self-importance – Anil K. Rajvanshi
  • A Shot at History: My Obsessive Journey to Olympic Gold – Abhinav Bindra.
  • Ace against Odds – Sania Mirza.
  • All from Memory – B. V. Acharya (High Court Judge).
  • An Autobiography – Jawahar Lal Nehru.
  • And Then One Day: A Memoir – Nasiruddin Shah.
  • Annie Besant: An Autobiography – Annie Besant.
  • Atmakatha – Anna Chandy (First Woman Judge, written in Malayalam).
  • Atmakatha – Dr. Rajendra Prasad (First President).
  • Autobiography of an Actor – Sivaji Ganesan (Tamil Actor).
  • Autobiography of a Yogi – Paramahansa Yogananda.
  • Baburnama – Babur.
  • Bonding… A Memoir – Vyjayantimala Bali.
  • By God's Decree: The Autobiography of Kapil Dev – Kapil Dev.
  • Courage and Conviction – General Vijay Kumar Singh.
  • Courage & Commitment: An Autobiography – Margaret Alva.
  • Cracking the Code: My Journey in Bollywood – Ayushmann Khurana (Actor).
  • Dreaming Big: My Journey to Connect India – Sam Pitroda (Co-author: David Chanoff).
  • En Sarithiram – U. V. Swaminathan Iyer (Tamil Scholar).
  • Golden Girl – P.T. Usha.
  • How I Became a Hindu – Sita Ram Goel.
  • In the Afternoon of Time: An Autobiography – Harivansh Rai Bachchan.
  • In the footsteps of the Mahatma – B.D. Birla.
  • Jakhan Choto Chilam – Satyajit Ray (Director, written in Bengali).
  • Joseph Anton – Salman Rushdie.

  • Life On My Terms: From the Grassroots to the Corridors of Power – Sharad Pawar.
  • Living Shadows – Aribam Syam Sharma (Film Director).

  • Majya Jalmachi Chittarkatha – Shantabai Krushnaji Kamble (Marathi Writer).
  • Matters of Discretion – I.K. Gujral.
  • My Country My Life – L.K. Advani.
  • My Days – R.K. Narayan.
  • My Days in the Underworld: Rise of the Bangalore Mafia – Agni Sreedhar (Sahitya Academy Award).
  • My Experiments with Truth – Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi.
  • My Life and Times – V.V. Giri.
  • My Many Trysts with God – P. V. Raghunathan.
  • My Music My Life – Pandit Ravi Shankar.
  • My Own Boswell: Memoirs – M. Hidayatullah.
  • My Presidential Years – R. Venkataraman.
  • My Reminiscences – R.N. Tagore.
  • My Times: An Autobiography – J. B. Kripalani (Freedom Fighter).
  • Nejukku Needhi – M. Karunanidhi (written in Tamil).
  • One Life Is Not Enough – K. Natwar Singh.
  • Playing It My Way – Sachin Tendulkar.
  • Raga Mala – Pandit Ravi Shankar.
  • Revenue Stamp: An Autobiography – Amrita Pritam.
  • Romancing With Life – Dev Anand (Actor, Memoir).
  • Roses in December – M.C. Chagla.
  • Shashi Kapoor – the Householder, the Star – Shashi Kapoor.
  • Straight from the Heart – Kapil Dev.
  • Sunny Days – Sunil Gavaskar.
  • The Autobiography of an Unknown Indian – Nirad C. Chaudhuri.
  • The Bandit Queen of India – Phoolan Devi.
  • The Fall of a Sparrow – Salim Ali (Ornithologist).
  • The Man Who Made The Elephant Dance – Dr. Verghese Kurien (Amul).
  • The Nice Guy Who Finished First: A Biography of Rahul Dravid – Devendra Prabhudesai.
  • The Insider – P.V. Narasimha Rao.
  • The Race of My Life – Milkha Singh.
  • The Score of My Life – Zubin Mehta.
  • The Story of a Law Teacher: Turning Point – Dr. N.R. Madhava Menon (Lawyer, Father of Modern Legal Education).
  • The Substance And The Shadow: An Autobiography – Dilip Kumar (Actor).
  • The Test of My Life – Yuvraj Singh.
  • The Tunnel of Time – R. K. Laxman (Cartoonist).
  • The Z Factor: My Journey as the Wrong Man at the Right Time – Subhash Chandra.
  • Truth, Love & a Little Malice – Khushwant Singh.
  • Tuzk-e-Jahangiri – Jahangir.
  • Unbreakable – Mary Kom.
  • An Unsuitable Boy – Karan Johar.
  • Waiting for a Visa – B. R. Ambedkar.
  • Wandering in Many Worlds – V. R. Krishna Iyer.
  • Why I am an Atheist – Bhagat Singh.
  • Wings of Fire – Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam.
  • Wular Ke Kinarey – Syed Ali Geelani.

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