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Famous Jadavpur University Alumni

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List RulesPeople 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?”
  • Hemanta Kumar Mukhopadhyay1

    Hemanta Kumar Mukhopadhyay

    Film Score Composer, Film Producer

    AgeDec. at 69 (1920-1989)

    BirthplaceVaranasi, India

    Hemanta Mukherjee also known as Hemant Kumar (16 June 1920 – 26 September 1989); was an Indian...  more

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  • M. N. Roy2

    M. N. Roy

    Politician, Philosopher

    AgeDec. at 67 (1887-1954)

    Birthplace24 Parganas, India

    Manabendra Nath Roy (21 March 1887 – 26 January 1954), born Narendra Nath Bhattacharya, was an...  more
  • Rituparno Ghosh3

    Rituparno Ghosh

    Screenwriter, Actor

    AgeDec. at 50 (1963-2013)

    BirthplaceKolkata, India

    Rituparno Ghosh (31 August 1963 – 30 May 2013) was an Indian film director, actor, writer and...  more
  • Kunal Basu4

    Kunal Basu

    Novelist, Author


    BirthplaceKolkata, India

    Kunal Basu (Bengali: কুনাল বসু) is an Indian author of English fiction who has written five...  more
  • Kabir Suman5

    Kabir Suman

    Film Score Composer, Politician


    BirthplaceCuttack, India

    Kabir Suman (born Suman Chattopadhyay on 16 March 1949) is an Indian music director,...  more
  • Payel Sarkar6


    BirthplaceIndia, Kolkata

    Payel Sarkar (born in Kolkata, India) is an Indian actress who has appeared in Bengali films...  more
  • Onir7


    Film Producer, Screenwriter


    BirthplaceBhutan, Thimphu

    Onir is an Indian film and TV director, editor, screenwriter and producer. He is best known...  more
  • Subir Raha8

    Subir Raha

    Subir Raha (Bengali: সুবীর রাহা) (28 August 1948 – 1 February 2010) a former Director (HR) of...  more
  • 9

    Badal Sarkar

    Writer, Playwright

    AgeDec. at 86 (1925-2011)

    BirthplaceKolkata, India

    Badal Sircar (15 July 1925 – 13 May 2011), also known as Badal Sarkar, was an influential...  more
  • Anupam Roy10

    Anupam Roy

    Poet, Musician


    BirthplaceKolkata, India

    Anupam Roy (Bengali: অনুপম রায়; born 29 March 1982) is an Indian singer-songwriter from...  more
  • Debabrata Goswami11

    Debabrata Goswami

    Physicist, Scientist
  • 12

    Jayant Kripalani

    Screenwriter, Actor
    Jayant Kripalani is an Indian American film, television and stage actor, director and trainer....  more
  • 13

    Kaushik Ganguly

    Screenwriter, Actor


    BirthplaceKolkata, India

    Kaushik Ganguly is an Indian director, screenwriter and actor in Bengali cinema. He is known...  more
  • 14

    Gobinda Chandra Naskar




    Gobinda Chandra Naskar was a member of the 15th Lok Sabha. He was elected as a Trinamool...  more
  • Debajyoti Mukhopadhyay15
  • 16

    Arnab Ray

    Arnab Ray is an Indian novelist and blogger who blogs at Random Thoughts of a Demented Mind....  more
  • Saroj Ghose17

    Saroj Ghose

    Saroj Ghose (born 1 September 1935 in Kolkata) is an Indian science popularizer and museum...  more
  • 18

    Jayantanuja Bandyopadhyaya

    Jayantanuja Bandyopadhyaya is a Bengali diplomat and scholar of International relations....  more
  • 19

    Dipak K. Das

    Dipak Kumar Das was the director of the Cardiovascular Research Center at the University of...  more
  • 20

    Dr. Timir Kanti Saha