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Famous Madras Christian College Alumni

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List RulesPeople on this list must have gone to Madras Christian College and be of some renown.

List of famous alumni from Madras Christian College, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Madras Christian College include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Madras Christian College alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Madras Christian College 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 Madras Christian College.

The list you're viewing is made up of many different graduates, including Nassar and Indra Nooyi.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Madras Christian College?” and “Which celebrities are Madras Christian College alumni?”
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    Indra Nooyi

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    Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan

    Politician, Professor
    Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan listen (5 September 1888 – 17 April 1975) was an Indian philosopher...  more
  • 3

    Gemini Ganesan

    Actor, Teacher
    Ramasamy Ganesan (16 November 1919 – 21 March 2005), better known by his stage name Gemini...  more
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    Businessperson, Actor
    Prashanth (born 6 April 1973) is an Indian film actor and businessman, known for his works...  more
  • 5

    S. R. Ranganathan

    Librarian, Mathematician
    Sirkazhi Ramamrita Ranganathan (S.R.R.) (listen 12 August 1892 – 27 September 1972) was a...  more
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    E. C. George Sudarshan

    Physicist, Scientist
    Ennackal Chandy George Sudarshan (also known as E. C. G. Sudarshan; 16 September 1931 – 14 May...  more
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    Prakash Karat

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    Raja Ramanna

    Physicist, Scientist
    Raja Ramanna (28 January 1928 – 24 September 2004) was an Indian physicist who is best known...  more
  • 9


    Actor, Singer
    Benny Dayal (born 13 May 1984) is an Indian singer. He is a prominent singer in Hindi,...  more
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    Film Producer, Screenwriter
    Nassar (Arabic: نصار‎), is an Arabic surname. It means Helper, Protector, Supporter,...  more
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    Sir Kariamanickam Srinivasa Krishnan, FRS, (4 December 1898 – 14 June 1961) was an Indian...  more
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    Prathap K. Pothan

    Film Producer, Screenwriter
    Pratap K. Pothen, popularly known as Pratap, is an Indian actor, director, writer, and...  more
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    R. K. Shanmukham Chetty

    Politician, Legislator
    Sir Ramasamy Chetty Kandasamy Shanmukham Chetty KCIE (17 October 1892 – 5 May 1953) was an...  more
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    A. P. Patro

    Politician, Political Activist
    Rao Bahadur Sir Annepu Parasuramdas Patro KCIE (1875 or 1876–1946) was an Odia politician,...  more
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    A. Ranganatha Mudaliar

    Legislator, Lawyer
    Arcot Ranganatha Mudaliar (29 June 1879 – 8 July 1950) was an Indian politician and...  more
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    W. Lawrence S. Prabhakar

    Dr. W. Lawrence S. Prabhakar, M.A (Madras Christian College), Ph.D. (University of Madras) is...  more
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    Arcot Ramasamy Mudaliar

    Politician, Lawyer
    Diwan Bahadur Sir Arcot Ramasamy Mudaliar, KCSI (14 October 1887 – 17 July 1976) was an Indian...  more
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    H. B. Ari Gowder

    Rao Bahadur Hubbathalai Bellie Ari Gowder (ari gowda)(December 4, 1893 – June 28, 1971) was a...  more
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    Mohammad Usman of Madras

    Politician, Lawyer
    Khan Bahadur Sir Mohammad Usman, (1884 – 1 January 1960) was an Indian politician, hakim and...  more
  • 21

    T. N. Sivagnanam Pillai

    Politician, Legislator
    Diwan Bahadur Sir Tinnevely Nelliappa Sivagnanam Pillai (1 April 1861 – 1936) was an Indian...  more
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    T. N. Seshan

    Tirunellai Narayana Iyer Seshan is a retired 1955 batch Indian Administrative Service (IAS)...  more
  • 23

    Bhogaraju Pattabhi Sitaramayya

    Activist, Politician
    Bhogaraju Pattabhi Sitaramayya (24 November 1880 – 17 December 1959) was an Indian...  more
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    C. Livingstone

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  • 25

    K. N. Raj

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