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List Rules People 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?”

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Naseeruddin Shah is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous National School Of Drama Alumni
Theatre Director, Environmentalist, Actor Naseeruddin Shah is an Indian film and stage actor and director, and a prominent figure in Indian parallel cinema. Shah has won numerous awards in his career, including three National Film ...more

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Om Puri is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous National School Of Drama Alumni
Actor Om Rajesh Puri OBE is an Indian actor who has appeared in mainstream commercial Indian and British films, Independent films and art films. His credits also include appearances in American films. ...more

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Piyush Mishra is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous National School Of Drama Alumni
Film Score Composer, Theatre Director, Songwriter Piyush Mishra is an Indian film and theatre actor, music director, lyricist, singer, scriptwriter. Mishra grew up in Gwalior, and went to graduate from National School of Drama, Delhi in 1986. ...more

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Anupam Kher is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous National School Of Drama Alumni
Film Producer, Actor, Film Director Anupam Kher is an Indian actor who has appeared in several hundred films and many plays. Mainly working in Bollywood films, he has also appeared in acclaimed international films such as the 2002 ...more

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Irrfan Khan is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous National School Of Drama Alumni
Television director, Television producer, Actor Sahabzade Irrfan Ali Khan is an Indian actor in film, television and theatre. He received recognition for his roles in The Warrior (2001), Haasil (2004), The Namesake (2006), A Mighty Heart ...more

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Neena Gupta is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous National School Of Drama Alumni
Television director, Film Producer, Actor Neena Gupta is an Indian film and television actress and director-producer. She won the 1994 National Film Award for Best Supporting Actress for Woh Chokri. She is a popular actress in Indian ...more

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Vineet Kumar is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous National School Of Drama Alumni
Actor Vineet Kumar is a veteran Indian actor, well known for playing negative, comic and character roles. He has done a number of Hindi, English and Telugu films and Television serials. He is ...more

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Satish Kaushik is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous National School Of Drama Alumni
Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor Satish Kaushik is an Indian film director, producer and actor in primarily Hindi films and theatre. As a film actor he is noted for his roles as 'Calendar' in Mr. India, and as 'Chanu Ahmed' in ...more

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Raghubir Yadav is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous National School Of Drama Alumni
Scenic Designer, Film Score Composer, Actor Raghubir Yadav is an Indian film, stage and television actor, music composer, singer and set designer. He made his film debut with Massey Sahib in which Yadav played the title role. Incidentally ...more

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Ratan Thiyam is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous National School Of Drama Alumni
Ratan Thiyam Playwright Ratan Thiyam is an Indian playwright and theatre director, and the winner of Sangeet Natak Akademi Award in 1987, one of leading figures of the "theatre of roots" movement in Indian ...more

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B. M. Shah is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous National School Of Drama Alumni
Brij Mohan Shah, better known as B. M. Shah, was an Indian theatre director and playwright. Shah along with Mohan Upreti, are together credited for the revival of the theatre in the Uttarakhand. ...more

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Raj Babbar is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous National School Of Drama Alumni
Politician, Actor Raj Babbar is a Hindi and Punjabi film actor since 1979 and politician belonging to Indian National Congress party. He unsuccessfully contested against Gen. V. K. Singh of BJP from Ghaziabad in ...more

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Ashutosh Rana is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous National School Of Drama Alumni
Actor, Presenter Ashutosh Rana, born Ashutosh Rana Ramnarayan Neekhra, is an Indian actor, working in Bollywood, as well Marathi, Kannada and Telugu film industries. He has also worked on television with shows ...more

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Deepa Sahi is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous National School Of Drama Alumni
Film Producer, Actor Deepa Sahi is an Indian actress and producer who is best known for her role as Maya in the 1992 movie Maya Memsaab opposite actor Shah Rukh Khan. She made her directorial debut with the movie ...more

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M. K. Raina is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous National School Of Drama Alumni
Actor, Film Director Maharaj Krishna Raina, popularly known as M.K. Raina, is one of India's best-known theatre actors and directors. M. K. Raina graduated from National School of Drama in 1970 with Best actor ...more

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Tannishtha Chatterjee is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous National School Of Drama Alumni
Actor Tannishtha Chatterjee is an Indian actress. She is best known in the West for her performance in the British film Brick Lane, the film adaptation of Monica Ali's best selling novel of the same ...more

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Himani Shivpuri is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous National School Of Drama Alumni
Actor Himani Bhatt Shivpuri is an Indian actress, known for her supportive roles in Bollywood films and Hindi soap operas.

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Mita Vashisht is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous National School Of Drama Alumni
Actor Mita Vashisht is an Indian television, film and theatre actress.

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Ram Gopal Bajaj is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous National School Of Drama Alumni
Academician, Theatre Director, Professor Ram Gopal Bajaj is a noted Indian theatre director, academician, and a Hindi film actor. He has also been a faculty member and a former director of National School of Drama, New Delhi. He was ...more

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Tigmanshu Dhulia is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous National School Of Drama Alumni
Television director, Film Producer, Screenwriter Tigmanshu Dhulia is an Indian film dialogue writer, director, actor, screenwriter, producer and casting director known for his works in Hindi cinema and Television. He wrote the dialogues for ...more

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Govind Namdev is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous National School Of Drama Alumni
Actor Govind Namdev is an Indian film actor. Govind made his debut as a corrupt cop in David Dhawan's Shola Aur Shabnam. He has acted in numerous critically acclaimed movies, often as villain in ...more

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Nirmal Pandey is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous National School Of Drama Alumni
Actor Nirmal Pandey was an Indian Bollywood actor who was known for his role of Vikram Mallah in Shekhar Kapur's Bandit Queen, for portraying a transvestite in Daayraa for which he won a Best Actor ...more

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Shrivallabh Vyas is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous National School Of Drama Alumni
Actor Shrivallabh Vyas, also known as Shri Vallabh Vyas or Vallabh Vyas, is an Indian actor who has worked in many films including Sardar, Lagaan and Shool. He is an alumnus of the National School of

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Yashpal Sharma is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous National School Of Drama Alumni
Film Producer, Actor Yashpal Sharma is an Indian actor. He is best known for his role as Randhir Singh in Sudhir Mishra's 2003 Hindi movie Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi, apart from Lagaan, Gangaajal, Ab Tak Chhappan, ...more

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Anup Soni is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous National School Of Drama Alumni
Politician, Actor Anup Soni is an Indian Television actor, anchor & politician. He is an alumnus of the National School of Drama. Anup Soni began his career with roles in television serials such as Sea Hawks ...more

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Bhanu Bharti is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous National School Of Drama Alumni
Bhanu Bharti Bhanu Bharti is an eminent Indian theatre director and playwright, and the founder-director of Aaj Rangmandal theatre group. Most known for his theatre productions and choreographies with tribal ...more

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Vipin Sharma is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous National School Of Drama Alumni
Film Editor, Actor, Writer Vipin Sharma is an Indian actor born in New Delhi. He is a graduate of National School of Drama, New Delhi, India and the Canadian Film Centre, Toronto, Canada. As a kid growing up in Delhi ...more

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Nawazuddin Siddiqui is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous National School Of Drama Alumni
Chemist, Actor Nawazuddin is an Indian film actor who has appeared in some of Bollywood's major films including, Black Friday, New York, Peepli Live, Kahaani, Gangs of Wasseypur, Gangs of Wasseypur - Part 2, ...more

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Rajendra Gupta is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous National School Of Drama Alumni
Actor Rajendra Gupta is an Indian film, television and theatre actor and director who is best known for his television roles of Pandit Jagarnath in the 1990s Doordarshan fantasy television series ...more

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Virendra Saxena is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous National School Of Drama Alumni
Actor Virendra Saxena is an Indian theater, film and television actor. He is an alumnus of the National School of Drama. Saxena is known for his character roles as well as his unique voice. He has ...more

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Meghna Malik is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous National School Of Drama Alumni
Actor Meghna Malik is an Indian TV and film actress, who is popularly known as the high-handed Ammaji of Na Aana Is Des Laado, a show focusing on female infanticide and other atrocities against women. ...more

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Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous National School Of Drama Alumni
Actor Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub is an Indian actor, working in Bollywood.

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Sanjay Mishra is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous National School Of Drama Alumni
RahulGautam added Comedian, Actor Sanjay Mishra is an Indian film actor known for his works predominantly in Hindi cinema and Television. An alumnus of National School of Drama, He made his acting debut with the 1995 film Oh ...more

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Pravin Kumar Gunjan is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous National School Of Drama Alumni
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Raajpal Yadav is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous National School Of Drama Alumni
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Ravi Jhankal is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous National School Of Drama Alumni
abhishek-suhag added Actor Ravi Jhankal is an Indian television, stage and film actor, most known for working in Shyam Benegal's film, including Welcome to Sajjanpur and Well Done Abba and for the role of P. V. Narasimha ...more

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Pankaj Kapoor is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous National School Of Drama Alumni
Amit Gupta added Screenwriter, Actor Pankaj Kapur is an Indian theatre, television and film actor from Ludhiana, Punjab, India. He has appeared in several television serials and films. His most acclaimed film roles to date have ...more

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Dolly Ahluwalia is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous National School Of Drama Alumni
Amit Gupta added Actor, Costume Designer Dolly Ahluwalia is an Indian actress and costume designer who was awarded the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award in 2001 for costume design. She has won the National Film Award thrice, twice for Best ...more

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Ratna Pathak is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous National School Of Drama Alumni
Amit Gupta added Actor Ratna Pathak Shah is an Indian actress best known for her portrayal of Maya Sarabhai in Sarabhai vs Sarabhai, as a major supporting mother in Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na and also in Golmaal 3.

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Seema Biswas is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous National School Of Drama Alumni
Amit Gupta added Actor Seema Biswas is an Indian film and theatre actress from Assam who shot into prominence with the role of Phoolan Devi in Shekhar Kapur's film Bandit Queen. She has a reputation for performing ...more

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Ashish Vidyarthi is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous National School Of Drama Alumni
Amit Gupta added Actor Ashish Vidyarthi is an Indian film actor known who works in multiple language films. He has won the National Film Award for Best Supporting Actor in 1995. He is noted for his antagonist

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Mukesh Tiwari is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous National School Of Drama Alumni
Amit Gupta added Actor Mukesh Tiwari is an Indian actor who has appeared in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu language films as a character role. He belongs to Sagar, Madhya Pradesh. His first appearance was as bandit ...more

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Shyam Pathak is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous National School Of Drama Alumni
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Bharti Sharma is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous National School Of Drama Alumni
Kshitij Delhi added Bharti Sharma, Theater, Film and T.V. Director/Actor

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Atul Kulkarni is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous National School Of Drama Alumni
Nitin Sali added Actor Atul Kulkarni is an Indian film actor who has acted in multiple language films. Kulkarni won the National Award for the best supporting actor for the films Hey Ram and Chandni Bar. Kulkarni is ...more

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Shahrukh Khan is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous National School Of Drama Alumni
Rahul Shukla added Film Producer, Actor, Voice acting Shah Rukh Khan, also known as SRK, is an Indian film actor, producer and television personality. Referred to in the media as "Baadshah of Bollywood", "King of Bollywood" or ...more

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Pankaj Tripathi is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous National School Of Drama Alumni
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Swanand Kirkire is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous National School Of Drama Alumni
1517306973996 added Film Score Composer, Screenwriter, Lyricist Swanand Kirkire is an Indian lyricist, playback singer, writer, assistant director, dialogue writer, both in television and Hindi films. Kirkire won the National Film Award for Best Lyrics ...more