Ardeshir Ruttonji Wadia (1888–1971) was an author from India who was awarded Padma Bhushan in 1961 by Government of India for his contribution to literature. He was born in Mumbai in 1888 and studied law. He served as a member of Mysore Legislative Council from 1930 to 1931 and from 1942 to 1943. He was a nominated member of Rajya Sabha (the Upper House of Indian Parliament) from 1954 to 1966. He died in 1971.