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Famous National School Of Drama Alumni

Updated June 14, 2019 85.3k views48 items

List RulesPeople on this list must have gone to National School of Drama and be of some renown.

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

The list you're viewing contains graduates like Anupam Kher and Naseeruddin Shah.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to National School of Drama?” and “Which celebrities are National School of Drama alumni?”

Check out this list of notable NSD alumni.
  • Naseeruddin Shah1

    Naseeruddin Shah

    Theatre Director, Environmentalist


    BirthplaceBarabanki city, India

    Naseeruddin Shah (born 20 July 1949) is an Indian film and stage actor and director in the... more on Wikipedia
  • Om Puri2

    Om Puri



    BirthplaceIndia, Ambala

    Om Prakash Puri, (18 October 1950 – 6 January 2017) was an Indian actor who appeared in... more on Wikipedia
  • Piyush Mishra3

    Piyush Mishra

    Film Score Composer, Theatre Director


    BirthplaceIndia, Gwalior

    Piyush Mishra (born 13 January 1963) is an Indian film and theatre actor, music director,... more on Wikipedia
  • Anupam Kher4

    Anupam Kher

    Film Producer, Actor


    BirthplaceShimla, India

    Anupam Kher (born 7 March 1955) is an Indian actor and the former Chairman of Film and... more on Wikipedia
  • Irrfan Khan5

    Irrfan Khan

    Television director, Television producer


    BirthplaceJaipur, India

    Irrfan Yaseen Khan (7 January 1967 – 29 April 2020), also credited as simply Irrfan, was an... more on Wikipedia
  • Neena Gupta6

    Neena Gupta

    Television director, Film Producer



    Neena Gupta (Hindi: नीना गुप्ता; born 4 June 1972) is an Indian actress and television... more on Wikipedia
  • Vineet Kumar7


    BirthplacePatna, India

    Vineet Kumar (born 22 February 1957) is an Indian film actor. The veteran actor from National... more on Wikipedia
  • Satish Kaushik8

    Satish Kaushik

    Film Producer, Screenwriter


    BirthplaceMahendragarh district, Eurasia, India, Haryana

    Satish Kaushik (Hindi: सतीश कौशिक) is an Indian film director, producer, and actor, primarily... more on Wikipedia
  • Raghubir Yadav9

    Raghubir Yadav

    Scenic Designer, Film Score Composer


    BirthplaceIndia, Jabalpur

    Raghubir Yadav or Raghuvir Yadav is an Indian film, stage and television actor, music... more on Wikipedia
  • Ratan Thiyam10

    Ratan Thiyam



    BirthplaceImphal, India

    Ratan Thiyam (born 20 January 1948) is an Indian playwright and theatre director, and the... more on Wikipedia
  • B. M. Shah11
    Brij Mohan Shah (1933–1998), better known as B. M. Shah, was an Indian theatre director and... more on Wikipedia
  • Raj Babbar12

    Raj Babbar

    Politician, Actor


    BirthplaceFirozabad district, Eurasia, Tundla, Uttar Pradesh, India

    Raj Babbar (born 23 June 1952) is a Hindi and Punjabi film actor and politician belonging to... more on Wikipedia
  • Ashutosh Rana13

    Ashutosh Rana

    Actor, Presenter


    BirthplaceGadarwara, India

    Ashutosh Rana Ramnarayan Neekhra (born 10 November 1967), known professionally as Ashutosh... more on Wikipedia
  • Deepa Sahi14

    Deepa Sahi

    Film Producer, Actor


    BirthplaceDehradun, India

    Deepa Sahi is an Indian actress and producer from an Army background, who is best known for... more on Wikipedia
  • M. K. Raina15

    M. K. Raina

    Actor, Film Director


    BirthplaceSrinagar, India

    Maharaj Krishna Raina, popularly known as M. K. Raina, is one of India's best-known theatre... more on Wikipedia
  • Tannishtha Chatterjee16

    BirthplacePune, India

    Tannishtha Chatterjee (born 23 November 1980) is an Indian film actress best known in the west... more on Wikipedia
  • Himani Shivpuri17


    BirthplaceDehradun, India

    Himani Bhatt Shivpuri (born 24 October 1960) is an Indian actress known for her supporting... more on Wikipedia
  • Mita Vashisht18


    BirthplacePune, India

    Mita Vasisht (born 2 November 1967) is an Indian, film, television and theatre actress. She... more on Wikipedia
  • Ram Gopal Bajaj19

    Ram Gopal Bajaj

    Academician, Theatre Director


    BirthplaceDarbhanga, India

    Ram Gopal Bajaj is an Indian theatre director, academician, and a Hindi film actor. He has... more on Wikipedia
  • Tigmanshu Dhulia20

    Tigmanshu Dhulia

    Television director, Film Producer


    BirthplaceEurasia, Allahabad district, Uttar Pradesh, India, Allahabad

    Tigmanshu Dhulia (born 3 July 1967) is an Indian film dialogue writer, director, actor,... more on Wikipedia
  • Govind Namdev21

    BirthplaceIndia, Sagar

    Govind Namdev is an Indian film actor. Govind made his debut as a corrupt cop in David... more on Wikipedia
  • Nirmal Pandey22

    AgeDec. at 48 (1962-2010)

    BirthplaceIndia, Nainital

    Nirmal Pandey (10 August 1962 – 18 February 2010) was an Indian Bollywood actor who was known... more on Wikipedia
  • Shrivallabh Vyas23

    Shrivallabh Vyas

    Shrivallabh Vyas (also known as Vallabh Vyas) was an Indian film and television actor. He was... more on Wikipedia
  • Yashpal Sharma24

    Yashpal Sharma

    Film Producer, Actor


    BirthplaceHisar, India

    Yashpal Sharma is an Indian Bollywood actor and theatre artist. He is best known for his role... more on Wikipedia
  • Anup Soni25

    Anup Soni

    Politician, Actor


    BirthplacePune, India

    Anup Soni (born 30 January 1975) is an Indian actor, and a popular anchor. He is an alumnus of... more on Wikipedia