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Famous Jadavpur University Alumni

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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Jadavpur University and be of some renown.

List of famous alumni from Jadavpur University, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Jadavpur University include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Jadavpur University alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Jadavpur University are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from Jadavpur University.

Alumni range from Rituparno Ghosh to Hemanta Kumar Mukhopadhyay.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Jadavpur University?” and “Which celebrities are Jadavpur University alumni?”
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Hemanta Kumar Mukhopadhy... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Jadavpur University Alumni
Film Score Composer, Film Producer, Singer
Hemanta Mukherjee also known as Hemant Kumar (16 June 1920 – 26 September 1989); was an Indian music director and singer who sang in Bengali, Hindi and other Indian languages. He is also one of ...more

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M. N. Roy is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Jadavpur University Alumni
Politician, Philosopher
Manabendra Nath Roy (21 March 1887 – 26 January 1954), born Narendra Nath Bhattacharya, was an Indian revolutionary, radical activist and political theorist, as well as a noted philosopher in ...more

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Rituparno Ghosh is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Jadavpur University Alumni
Screenwriter, Actor, Film Director
Rituparno Ghosh (31 August 1963 – 30 May 2013) was an Indian film director, actor, writer and lyricist. After pursuing a degree in economics, he started his career as a creative artist at an ...more
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Kunal Basu is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Jadavpur University Alumni
Novelist, Author, Writer
Kunal Basu (Bengali: কুনাল বসু) is an Indian author of English fiction who has written five novels – The Opium Clerk (2001), The Miniaturist (2003), Racists (2006), The Yellow Emperor's Cure ...more
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Kabir Suman is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Jadavpur University Alumni
Film Score Composer, Politician, Journalist
Kabir Suman (born Suman Chattopadhyay on 16 March 1949) is an Indian music director, songwriter musician, singer, composer, poet, novelist, polyglot, journalist, political activist, TV ...more
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Payel Sarkar is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Jadavpur University Alumni
Actor
Payel Sarkar (born in Kolkata, India) is an Indian actress who has appeared in Bengali films and Hindi television.
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Onir is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Jadavpur University Alumni
Onir Film Producer, Screenwriter, Film Editor
Onir is an Indian film and TV director, editor, screenwriter and producer. He is best known for his film My Brother…Nikhil, based on the life of Dominic d'Souza, starring Sanjay Suri. Nikhil was ...more
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Subir Raha is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Jadavpur University Alumni
Subir Raha
Subir Raha (Bengali: সুবীর রাহা) (28 August 1948 – 1 February 2010) a former Director (HR) of Indian Oil Corporation and ex chairman and MD of Oil and Natural Gas Corporation received global ...more
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Badal Sarkar is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Jadavpur University Alumni
Badal Sarkar Writer, Playwright
Badal Sircar (15 July 1925 – 13 May 2011), also known as Badal Sarkar, was an influential Indian dramatist and theatre director, most known for his anti-establishment plays during the Naxalite ...more
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Anupam Roy is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Jadavpur University Alumni
Poet, Musician, Singer-songwriter
Anupam Roy (Bengali: অনুপম রায়; born 29 March 1982) is an Indian singer-songwriter from Kolkata, West Bengal. He is best known for his song Amake Amar Moto Thakte Dao (আমাকে আমার মতো থাকতে দাও) ...more
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Debabrata Goswami is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Jadavpur University Alumni
Physicist, Scientist
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Jayant Kripalani is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Jadavpur University Alumni
Screenwriter, Actor, Film Director
Jayant Kripalani is an Indian American film, television and stage actor, director and trainer. Most known for TV series, like Khandaan, Mr. Mrs and Ji Mantriji (2003). He also wrote the ...more
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Kaushik Ganguly is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Jadavpur University Alumni
Screenwriter, Actor, Film Director
Kaushik Ganguly is an Indian director, screenwriter and actor in Bengali cinema. He is known for his works that explore sexuality, like Ushnatar Janye (2003), which deals with a lesbian ...more
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Gobinda Chandra Naskar ... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Jadavpur University Alumni
Gobinda Chandra Naskar Politician
Gobinda Chandra Naskar was a member of the 15th Lok Sabha. He was elected as a Trinamool Congress candidate from Bangaon. He was also member of West Bengal Legislative Assembly in 4 different ...more
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Debajyoti Mukhopadhyay ... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Jadavpur University Alumni
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Arnab Ray is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Jadavpur University Alumni
Arnab Ray
Arnab Ray is an Indian novelist and blogger who blogs at Random Thoughts of a Demented Mind.
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Saroj Ghose is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Jadavpur University Alumni
Saroj Ghose
Saroj Ghose (born 1 September 1935 in Kolkata) is an Indian science popularizer and museum maker. He was the director of Birla Industrial & Technological Museum and director general of the ...more
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Jayantanuja Bandyopadhya... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Jadavpur University Alumni
Jayantanuja Bandyopadhyaya
Jayantanuja Bandyopadhyaya is a Bengali diplomat and scholar of International relations.
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Dipak K. Das is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Jadavpur University Alumni
Dipak K. Das
Dipak Kumar Das was the director of the Cardiovascular Research Center at the University of Connecticut Health Center in Farmington. Das is known for his work on the beneficial properties of ...more
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Dr. Timir Kanti Saha is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Jadavpur University Alumni
SahaTushar added Dr. Timir Kanti Saha