Hindi bestseller list announced at Jaipur Literature Festival 2018

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Hindi bestsellers at JLF 2018

Hindi bestsellers at JLF 2018

The Hindi bestsellers list for Q3 October –December 2017 was released by Namita Gokhale, eminent author and co-director Jaipur Literature Festival, Sanjoy Roy, MD, Teamwork Arts and Producer Jaipur Literature and Vishnu Tripathi, senior editor, Jagran Prakashan Group, at the 11th Zee Jaipur Literature Festival. The bestseller list was released in three categories: Fiction , Non-Fiction and Translation .

This was followed by a discussion led by Alka Saraogi , Chitra Mudgal and Anant Vijay.

Writer Chitra Mudgal said "The Hindi bestseller list is going to be explaining what kind of readers are interested in the present time and its will not have any impact on serious literature.”

Writer Alka Saraogi said, "I am happy that this bestseller includes books of some famous writers."

In this third trimester, in the adult fiction category, young writer Satya Vyas' Banaras Talkies; in the adult non-fiction category, writer Narendra Kohli's Vyangya Samay; and in translation, writer Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni's Draupadi Ki Mahabharat crown the lists.

Apart from these, writer and lyricist Gulzar’s book Do Log, lyricist Javed Akhtar’s Lava, cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar's autobiography Sachin Tendulkar - Meri Aatmkatha, actor Twinkle Khanna’s Mrs Funnybones and Amish Tripathi's four books Sita Mithila ki Yoddha, Nagaon Ka Rahasya (The Secret of the Nagas), Vayuputron Ki Shapath (The Oath of The Vayuputras), Ikshvaku Ke Vanshaj (Scion of Ikshvaku) and Devdutt Pattanaik's Meri Sita feature in the list.

Vishnu Tripathi, senior editor of Jagran Prakashan Goup said, "Hindi is not a survey of best sellers, it is a kind of study that increases the tendency of readers to read.”

The bestseller not only includes popular Hindi writers and books, but some popular English authors too who have won over Hindi readers, as seen in the translation category. World renowned Neilsen BookScan is instrumental in the selection process of the Hindi bestseller list. 

The category wise top 10 Hindi bestseller list : 

Adult Fiction:

Title

Author

Publisher

  1. Banaras Talkies

Satya Vyas

Hindi Yugm

  1. Zindagi 50-50

Bhagwant Anmol

Rajpal & Sons

  1. Masala Chai

Divya Prakash Dubey

Hind Yugm

  1. Chabila Rangbaz Ka Shahar

Pravin Kumar

Rajpal & Sons

  1. Do Log

Gulzar

Harper Collins

  1. Neelesh Mishra Ka Yaad Sheher Vol :1

Neelesh Mishra

Westland Books

  1. Ishqiyapa

Pankaj Dubey

Penguin Random House

  1. Neela Scarf

Anu Singh Choudhary

Hind Yugm

  1. Sirri

Abir Anand

Zorba Books

  1. Goa Galata

Surender Mohan Pathak

Harper Collins India

 

Adult Non-Fiction:

Title

Author

Publisher

  1. Vyangya Samay

Narendra Kohli

Kitabghar Prakashan

  1. Taslima: Sangharsh Aur Sahitya

Mohankrishna Bohara

Vani Prakashan

  1. Lava

Javed Akhtar

Rajkamal  Prakashan

  1. Showroom Mein Jannayak

Anup Mani Tripathi

Anjuman Prakashan

  1. Hashiye Ka Raag

Suhil Siddharth

Kitabghar Prakashan

  1. Ek Maheena Nazmon Ka

Irshad Kamil

Vani Prakashan

  1. Vishwa Mithak Saritsagar

Ramesh Kuntal Megh

Vani Prakashan

  1. Kahani Communisto Ki

Sandeep Dev

Bloomsbury India

  1. Rani Padmini Chittor Ka Pratham Jauhar

Brajendra Kumar Singhal

Vani Prakashan

  1. Adrishya Bharat

Bhasha Singh

Penguin Random House

 

Translation:

Title

Author

Publisher

  1. Draupadi Ki Mahabharat

Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

Manjul Publishing House

  1. Sita- Mithila Ki Yoddha

Amish Tripathi

Westland Limited

  1. Revolution 2020

Chetan Bhagat

Rupa Publications

  1. Meri Geeta

Devdutt Pattanaik

Rupa Publications

  1. Nagaon Ka Rahasya

Amish Tripathi

Westland Limited

  1. Sachin Tendulkar:Meri Atmakatha

Sachin Tendulkar

Manjul Publishing House

  1. Vayuputron Ki Shapath: Traya 3

Amish Tripathi

Westland Limited

  1. Mrs. Funnybones

Twinkle Khanna

Prabhat Prakashan

  1. Dongri Se Dubai Tak: Mumbai Mafia ke Chheh Dashak

S.Hussain Zaidi

Manjul Publishing House

  1. Ikshvaku Ke Vanshaj

Amish Tripathi

Westland Limited

 

 

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