Hindi Bestseller list for first quarter of 2019 announced

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New Delhi: Dainik Jagran announces Hindi Bestseller list on their official Facebook page ‘Hindi Hai hum. The list was announced by secretary of the Sahitya Sahitya Akademi Dr. K. Srinivasa Rao, Delhi University Prof. Dr. Kumud Sharma, author Kshama Sharma, and Executive Editor of Jagran Prakashan Ltd. Vishnu Tripathi. In the Dainik Jagran and Nielsen Bookscan Bestseller list, top 10 books are released in 4 categories of fiction, non-fiction, translation and poetry, this list offers the best-selling books between January 2019 to March 2019 quarter from the Hindi bestseller list.

In fiction young writers dominate the category. Among the best known names of the new generation of Hindi writers Nilotpal Mrinal’s ‘Aughad’ and ‘Dark Horse: Ek Ankahi Dastan’ have topped this category. Satya Vyas’s book ‘Benaras Talkies’, ‘Chaurasi’ and ‘Delhi Darbar’, writer Gaurav Solanki’s book ‘Gyarahvin A ke Ladke’, Divya Prakash Dubey’s ‘October Junction,’ writer Ajit Bharti’s ‘Ghar Waspsi’ and writer Naveen Chaudhary’s book on student politics ‘Janta Store’ have all managed to make it to the top 10.

In the category of Non-Fiction Ashok Kumar Pandey’s ‘Kashmirnama’ is at the top spot. Manav Kaul’s ‘Tumhare Baare Mein’ is at the second and actor Ashutosh Rana’s book ‘Maun Muskaan ki Maar’ is at the third spot. In this category author Ajit Bharti’s ‘Bakar Puran’, Surendra Mohan Pathak’s ‘Na Bairi Na Koi Begana’, and two books of Ajit Trivedi ‘Haar Nahi Manoonga: Ek Atal Jeevan Gatha’ and ‘Yada Yada hi Yogi’ are all in top 10.

In the translation category, writer Amit Tripathi’s ‘Sita Mithila Ki Yoddha’ is at the top, autobiography of former President APJ Abdul Kalam ‘Meri Jeevan Yatra’ is at the second and Chetan Bhagat’s ‘Revolution 2020’ is at the third place. Apart from these Vishwanath Ghosh’s ‘Chai Chai’, Anand Neelakantan’s ‘Asur parajiton ki gatha’, Former RBI governor Raghuram G Rajan’s book ‘I do What I do’ (Hindi Translation) and politician Shashi Tharoor’s ‘Main Hindu kyun hun’ are in top 10 spot.

In poetry category, the poetry collection of cinematic celebrities like Gulzar, Rahat Indore, Piyush Mishra dominates the list.

Hindi Bestseller List January 2019 to March 2019:

Fiction:
Position Title Author Publisher Group
1 Aughad Nilotpal Mrinal Hind Yugm
2 Dark Horse:Ek Ankahi Dastan Nilotpal Mrinal Hind Yugm/Westland
3 Banaras Talkies Satya Vyas Hind Yugm
4 Chaurasi Satya Vyas Hind Yugm
5 Gyarahvin A ke Ladke Gaurav Solanki Rajkamal Prakashan
6 October Junction Divya Prakash Dubey Hind Yugm
7 Ghar Wapasi Ajeet Bharti Hind Yugm
8 Dilli Darbaar Satya Vyas Hind Yugm/Westland
9 Janta Store Naveen Chaudhary Radhakrishna Prakashan,
10 Do Log Gulzar HarperCollins

Non- Fiction:
Position Title Author Publisher Group
1 Kashmirnama Ashok Kumar Pandey Rajpal & Sons
2 Tumhare Baare Mein Manav Kaul Hind Yugm
3 Maun Muskaan Ki Maar Ashutosh Rana Prabhat Prakashan
4 Haar Nahi Manoonga: Ek Atal Jeevan Gatha Vijay Trivedi HarperCollins
5 Humsafar Everest Neeraj Musafir Hind Yugm
6 Bakar Puran Ajeet Bharti Hind Yugm
7 Na Bairi Na Koi Begana Surender Mohan Pathak Westland Books
8 Yada Yada hi Yogi Vijai Trivedi Westland Books
9 Akbar Shazi Zaman Rajkamal Prakashan
10 Everest ki Beti Arunima Sinha HarperCollins

 

 Poetry:

Position Title Author Publisher Group
1 Tum Meri Jaan Ho Razia Bee Piyush Mishra Rajkamal Prakashan
2 Do kadam Aur sahi Rahat Indori Manjul Publishing House
3 Paal Le Ik Rog Nadaan Gautam Rajrishi Hind Yugm
4 Kuchh Ishq Kiya Kuchh Kaam Kiya Piyush Mishra Rajkamal Prakashan
5 Paji Nazmain Gulzar Radhakrishna Prakashan
6 Naraz Rahat Indori Manjul Publishing House
7 Charag Waseem Barelvi Manjul Publishing House
8 Aapkamai Swanand Kirkire Rajkamal Prakashan
9 Der Kar Deta hun main Munir Niazi Vani Prakashan
10 Rangon mein Berang Faizan Khan Hind Yugm

Translation:
Position Title Author Publisher Group
1 Sita-Mithila Ki Yoddha Amish Tripathi Westland Limited
2 Meri Jeevan Yatra A. P. J. Abdul Kalam Prabhat Prakashan
3 Revolution 2020 Chetan Bhagat Rupa Publications
4 Chai, Chai Bishwanath Ghosh Westland Limited
5 Asur: Parajiton Ki Gatha, Ravan Va Uski Praja Ki Kahani Anand Neelkantan Manjul Publishing House
6 Khullam Khulla Meena Iyer and Rishi Kapoor Harper Collins
7 Amar Bharat Amish Tripathi Westland Limited
8 I Do What I Do I Do What I Do Harper Collins
9 Mrs Funnybones Twinkle Khanna Prabhat Prakashan
10 Main Hindu Kyon Hoon Shashi Tharoor Vani Prakasha

Executive Editor of Jagaran Prakashan Ltd. Vishnu Tripathi said, “Hindi Bestseller is a small but important initiative for promoting Hindi literature. This initiative will enrich Hindi literature. ”

Sahitya Akademi Secretary Dr K Srinivasa Rao said, “This kind of effort is worthwhile for the Hindi world. Seeing this list, the authors are also writing on subjects related to the readers’ interest.”

Kshama Sharma, author said, “Hindi which was once considered untouchable by English publishers, because of this initiative has started translating Hindi books today”.

Dr. Kumud Sharma, professor Delhi University said, “Hindi Bestseller is a positive initiative to restore the book culture.”

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