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Hindi bestseller announced

Dainik Jagran and Nielsen BookScan announced the Hindi bestseller list for third year, first quarter of 2019 at Sahitya Akademi. The list is for the month of April to June. This Hindi bestseller list is released in four categories of fiction, non-fiction, translation and poetry. The list was release by Prof. Pushpesh Pant authors and columnists, Chief Guest for the event and Basant Rathore senior Vice President Jagran Prakashan Ltd.  Neeta Guptapublisher and Prabhat Ranjan Hindi novelist, fiction writer, and translator were the speakers for the session ‘Bhartiya Bhasha aur Anuwaad’.

Surender Mohan Pathak's 300th novel and Vimal series's 43rd novel ' Qahar' has been in the first place in fiction category.Nilotpal Mrinal’s ‘Aughad’ and ‘Dark Horse:Ek Ankahi Dastan’, Satya Vyas’s three books ‘Banaras Talkies’, ‘Chaurasi’ and ‘Dilli Darbaar’, writer Gaurav Solanki’s ‘Gyarvin A Ke Ladke’, Divya Prakash Dubey’s ‘October Junction’, Shashank Bhartiya’s ‘Dehati Ladke’ and Ashutosh Garg’s ‘Ashwathama:Mahabharat ka shapit yodha’ are all in top 10 in this category.

Author Ashok Kumar Pandey's ‘Kashmirnama' in the non-fiction category is again on the top. Writer Vijay Trivedi's three books ‘BJP: Kal, Aaj Aur Kal’, ‘Haar Nahi Manoonga: Ek Atal Jeevan Gatha’ and ‘Yada yada Hi Yogi’, actor Ashutosh Rana’sMaun Muskaan Ki Maar’, Ajeet Bharti’s ‘Bakar Puran’ are all in top 10.

In translation category  Chetan Bhagat’s ‘The Girl in Room 105’is on the top, writer Arundhati Roy’s ‘Ek Tha Doctor Ek Tha Sant' and  former Bihar Chief Minister Lalu Prasad Yadav's ‘Gopalganj Se Raisina’, Ruchir Sharma’s ‘Democracy on the Road (Hindi): Loktantra via Sadak Marg: Bharat ki 25 Saal ki Chunaavi Yatraon ka Nichod’, Prannoy Roy and  Dorab R. Sopariwala’s book ‘The verdict (Hindi): Bhartiya Janadesh, The: Chunaavon ka Vishleshan’ have all made it to the top ten. Writer Amish Tripathi’s ‘Sita - Mithila Ki Yoddha’, former President of India A. P. J. Abdul Kalam’s ‘Meri Jeevan Yatra’ and Devdutt Patanaik’s ‘Meri Geeta’ are also in top 10 in translation category.

In poetry category two books from an Indian Bollywood lyricist and Urdu language poet Rahat Indori’s Naraz’ and ‘Do Kadam Aur Sahi’ have occupied the first and second spot respectively. Indian film and theatre actor, music director, lyricist, singer and scriptwriter Pyush Mishra’s two books ‘Tum Meri Jaan Ho Raziya Bi’ and ‘Kuchh Ishq Kiya Kuchh Kam Kiya’ are on third and fourth spot. Apart from this Gulzar, Javed Akhtar, Munvwar Rana, Wasim Barelvi, Gautam Rajrishi and Sarthak Sagar’s book have all been able to enter top 10 in this category.

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