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25 Famous People from India

Can you name 25 famous people from India?
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Last updated: September 22, 2022
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First submittedSeptember 22, 2022
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First Prime Minister of India and the dominant voice in Indian politics from Independence
Jawaharlal Nehru
Actor who portraits Raj Koothrappali on the CBS sitcom The Big Bang Theory
Kunal Nayyar
Primer Minister of India since 2014
Narenda Modi
Mughal emperor from the 1500s, considered the greatest ruler of the Mughal dynasty
Akbar
Female tennis played who was world No 1. in doubles
Sania Mirza
Tennis player who is regarded as one of the greatest doubles tennis players ever
Leander Paes
Oscar-winning composer and the most popular name of Indian music
A. R. Rahman
British actor of Indian descent who stared in Slumdog Millionaire and the Last Airbender
Dev Patel
Miss World 2000, and now an internationally well-known singer and actress
Priyanka Chopra
Bengali poet, writer and the first non-European to win the Nobel Prize in Literature
Rabindranath Tagore
Actress and the winner of the Miss World 1994 pageant
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
Filmmaker known for movies The Sixth Sense, Unbreakable and The Village
M. Night Shyamalan
Said to have lived in the 5th to 4th century BC and is revered as the founder of Buddhism
Siddharta Gautama
Actress who rose to prominence with her film debut in the drama Slumdog Millionaire
Freida Pinto
Regarded as one of the greatest batsmen in the history of cricket
Sachin Tendulkar
Indian revolutionary during the 1920s and 30s
Bhagat Singh
Nepali-Indian Sherpa mountaineer who was one of the first two people to reach Mount Everest
Tenzing Norgay
Father of the nation and the leader of the nationalist movement against the British rule
Mahatma Gandhi
Sixth Prime Minister of India until his assassination in 1991
Rajiv Gandhi
Chess grandmaster and former world chess champion
Viswanathan Anand
Prime Minister of India who was assassinated in 1984
Indira Gandhi
First and only Indian driver to compete in Formula One
Narain Karthikeyan
Director of movies Monsoon Wedding and Salaam Bombay
Mira Nair
Actor and Bollywood superstar also known as SRK
Shahrukh Khan
Actor who made his debut in the 2012 film Life of Pi
Suraj Sharma
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