Sarma was the author of many of the best-selling novels of Indian literature, and is credited with inventing the modern genre of epic fiction.
In his short life, he died at 82.
He had recently celebrated his 81st birthday.
His books are popular across the world.
Here are some of his best:The novel ‘Sakti’, which was a collaboration with Salman Rushdie, is one of his most popular novels.
He has also written ‘Dekhavari’, a novel that focuses on the relationship between an Indian couple and a white-looking European.
The author wrote a number of novels, including ‘Rashtra’, which became a bestseller and was followed by a number by his son.
He also wrote the best selling ‘Lakshman’.