Munshi Premchand is recognized as one of the leading Hindi writers of India. As a writer, he has depicted his versatility by writing short stories (like Saut and Updesh) novels (like Devasthan Rahasya, and Vardaan) essays, letters, plays and translations (like writings of Leo Tolstoy and Charles Dickens). How valuable are the works of Munshi Premchand can be estimated from the fact that many of his writings have been translated into English and Russian after his death.
Jaishankar Prasad is one of the popular figures in modern Hindi literature and Hindi theatre. He is recognized as a novelist, playwright and poet. He has written poetry like (Kanan Kusum, Ansu and Lahar), stories (like Pratidhvani and Andhi), novels (like Kankal and Titli) and drama (like Ek Ghunt and Skandagupta).
Bhagwati Charan Verma
Bhagwati Charan Verma is a Hindi writer, whose novel Chitralekha written in 1934 not only helped him attain popularity but also helped him to embark on a literary career. In his career span, Verma contributed about 17 novels to the repertoire of Indian literature. Some of his other writings are Bhule Bisre Chitra and Sidhi Sachchi Baten. He has also displayed his versatility in screenwriting and editing a weekly magazine called Vichaar and a Hindi daily called Navjeevan.
Nirmal Verma specializes as a Hindi writer and activist. He is also recognized as a significant part of the 'Nayi Kahani' (New Story) literary movement of Hindi literature. His writings exist in the form of novels (like Ve Din and Ek Chithara Sukh), story anthologies (like Parinde and London Ki Raat), reportage and travelogues (like Har Barish Mein), plays (like Teen Ekant), essays (like Shabda aur Smriti) and literary criticism (like Dhundha Se Uthati Dhun). He also has short-story collections and books of non-fiction to his credit.
Krishna Sobti is recognized as a Hindi fiction writer. She has depicted her versatility in writing novels like (Zindaginama and Yaaron Ke Yaar), short stories (like Nafisa, Sikka Badal Gaya and Badalom Ke Ghere) and translations (like The Heart Has Its Reasons (Dil-O-Danish)). Krishna Sobti is also a renowned essayist.
Other Hindi Writers
Some of the other Hindi Writers are Hari Joshi, Jainendra Kumar and Harishankar Parsai.