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

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

List features graduates like Manmohan Singh, Balraj Sahni and more!

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Panjab University, Chandigarh?” and “Which celebrities are Panjab University, Chandigarh alumni?”

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Kiran Bedi is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Panjab University, Chandigarh Alumni
Civil rights activist, Police officer, Film Producer Kiran Bedi is an Indian politician, social activist, former tennis player and a retired police officer. Bedi joined the Indian Police Service in 1972, becoming its first woman officer. As a ...more

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Kalpana Chawla is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Panjab University, Chandigarh Alumni
Pilot, Astronaut, Scientist Kalpana Chawla was born in Karnal, India. She was the first Indian-American astronaut and first Indian woman in space. She first flew on Space Shuttle Columbia in 1997 as a mission specialist ...more

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Manmohan Singh is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Panjab University, Chandigarh Alumni
Statesman, Politician, Bureaucrat Manmohan Singh is an Indian economist who served as the 14th Prime Minister of India from 2004 to 2014. The first Sikh in office, Singh was the first prime minister since Jawaharlal Nehru to be ...more

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Poonam Dhillon is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Panjab University, Chandigarh Alumni
Businessperson, Actor Poonam Dhillon is an Indian Hindi film, theatre and TV actress. A former Femina Miss India, Dhillon has acted in over 80 films. She is best known for her 1979 film, Noorie, for her six films ...more

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Kirron Kher is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Panjab University, Chandigarh Alumni
Actor, Presenter Kirron Anupam Kher is an Indian theatre, film and television actress, a TV talk show host and a member of the Bhartiya Janata Party. In May 2014, she was elected to the Lok Sabha, the lower ...more

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Gul Panag is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Panjab University, Chandigarh Alumni
Model, Actor, Voice acting Gul Panag (born 3 January 1979; Chandigarh, India) is an Indian actress, voice actress, model, and former beauty queen who competed in the Miss Universe pageant. Her notable films include Dor, ...more

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Shankar Dayal Sharma is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Panjab University, Chandigarh Alumni
Politician Shankar Dayal Sharma was the ninth President of India, serving from 1992 to 1997. Prior to his presidency, Sharma had been the eighth Vice President of India, serving under R. Venkataraman. He ...more

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Balraj Sahni is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Panjab University, Chandigarh Alumni
Actor, Writer, Teacher Balraj Sahni, born Yudhishthir Sahni, was a noted Indian film and stage actor, who is best known for Dharti Ke Lal, Do Bigha Zameen, Kabuliwala and Garam Hawa. He came from Bhera, now in Punjab, ...more

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Sunil Bharti Mittal is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Panjab University, Chandigarh Alumni
Businessperson, Entrepreneur Sunil Bharti Mittal is an Indian entrepreneur, philanthropist and the founder, chairman and Group CEO of Bharti Enterprises, which has interests in telecom, retail, financial services, and agri ...more

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Khushwant Singh is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Panjab University, Chandigarh Alumni
Journalist, Historian, Novelist Khushwant Singh was an Indian novelist, lawyer, politician and journalist. An Indo-Anglian writer, Singh was best known for his trenchant secularism, his humour, and an abiding love of poetry. ...more

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Nuruddin Farah is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Panjab University, Chandigarh Alumni
Professor, Novelist, Essayist Nuruddin Farah is a prominent Somali novelist. He was awarded the 1998 Neustadt International Prize for Literature.

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Sushma Swaraj is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Panjab University, Chandigarh Alumni
Politician, Advocate Sushma Swaraj is an Indian politician and the current Minister of External Affairs of India, in office since 26 May 2014. A leader of Bharatiya Janata Party, Swaraj is the second woman to be ...more

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Tarlochan Singh is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Panjab University, Chandigarh Alumni
Tarlochan Singh Politician S. Tarlochan Singh is an Indian politician. He is a Member of the Parliament of India, representing Haryana. He served as Chairman National Commission for Minorities from 2003 to 2006, was ...more

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Rajiv Pratap Rudy is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Panjab University, Chandigarh Alumni
Spokesperson, Politician Rajiv Pratap Rudy is an Indian politician, representing Bharatiya Janata Party, and a Member of Parliament representing Saran Lok Sabha constituency in Bihar, India since May 2014. In November ...more

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Romila Thapar is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Panjab University, Chandigarh Alumni
Historian, Professor, Writer Romila Thapar is a distinguished Indian historian whose principal area of study is ancient India. She is the author of numerous substantial books including the popular classic, A History of ...more

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Naranjan Dhalla is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Panjab University, Chandigarh Alumni
Naranjan Dhalla Naranjan S. Dhalla, CM OM FRSC is a Canadian cardiovascular research scientist focusing on cardiovascular pathophysiology and therapy of heart disease. Dr. Naranjan S. Dhalla is recognized as a ...more

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Navjot Singh Sidhu is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Panjab University, Chandigarh Alumni
Politician, Cricketer, Actor Navjot Singh Sidhu is a former Indian cricketer and was a Member of Parliament from Amritsar. After retirement from cricket Navjot Singh Sidhu took up television commentary, and politics. He was ...more

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Paramjit Kaur Gulshan is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Panjab University, Chandigarh Alumni
Politician Paramjit Kaur Gulshan is a member of parliament representing Faridkot and is a member of the Shiromani Akali Dal. She represented Bathinda in the 14th Lok Sabha.

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Keerti Vardhan Madahar is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Panjab University, Chandigarh Alumni
Keerti Vardhan Madahar Mathematician

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Piara Khabra is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Panjab University, Chandigarh Alumni
Politician Piara Singh Khabra was a British politician who served as the Labour Member of Parliament for Ealing Southall from 1992 until his death. He was the fifth Asian, and the first Sikh, to become a ...more

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Sukhbir Singh Badal is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Panjab University, Chandigarh Alumni
Politician Sukhbir Singh Badal is an Indian politician who has been the Deputy Chief Minister of Punjab since 2009. He is also the president of Sikh political party Shiromani Akali Dal. He is the son of ...more

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Yash Pal is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Panjab University, Chandigarh Alumni
Physicist, Professor Yash Pal is an Indian scientist and educator. He is known for his contributions to the study of cosmic rays, as well as for being an institution-builder. In his later years, he has become one of ...more

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Mita Vashisht is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Panjab University, Chandigarh Alumni
Actor Mita Vashisht is an Indian television, film and theatre actress.

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Lionel Ranwala is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Panjab University, Chandigarh Alumni
Lionel Ranwala Singer Lionel Ranwala is a musician and a singer in Sri Lanka. Ranwala's main interest was Sinhala folk music of Sri Lankan. He successfully brought Sinhala folk tunes and melodies to popular Sri ...more

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Mahi Gill is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Panjab University, Chandigarh Alumni
Actor Mahi Gill is an Indian actress, working in the Bollywood industry. She is best known for her role of Paro in Anurag Kashyap's critically acclaimed Hindi film Dev.D, a modern take on Sarat ...more

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Keki N. Daruwalla is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Panjab University, Chandigarh Alumni
Keki N. Daruwalla is a major Indian poet and short story writer in English language. He has written over 12 books and published his first novel For Pepper and Christ in 2009. He is also a former ...more

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Kaul Singh Thakur is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Panjab University, Chandigarh Alumni
Kaul Singh Thakur Kaul Singh Thakur is the Health and Family Welfare minister in Himachal Pradesh Cabinet, serving Himachal Pradesh Assembly eighth time. He has also served as the Pradesh Congress President of ...more

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Swaraj Kaushal is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Panjab University, Chandigarh Alumni
Swaraj Kaushal Politician, Lawyer Swaraj Kaushal is a Senior Advocate and a Criminal lawyer practising before Supreme Court of India.He has the distinction of being India's youngest ever Governor of a State at 37 years of age.

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Anil Wilson is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Panjab University, Chandigarh Alumni
Anil Wilson Anil Wilson was an Indian educationist who served as Principal of St. Stephen's College, Delhi from 1991 to 2007. Anil Wilson's father, M. M. Wilson, was a school Headmaster in Gorton Mission ...more

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Vinay Kumar is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Panjab University, Chandigarh Alumni
Vinay Kumar Professor Vinay Kumar is the Alice Hogge & Arthur Baer Professor of Pathology at the University of Chicago, where he is the Chair of the Department of Pathology and Vice Dean of the Division ...more

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Deepak Pental is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Panjab University, Chandigarh Alumni
Deepak Pental Academician, Professor Deepak Pental is a Professor of Genetics and the Ex Vice Chancellor at the University of Delhi. He is a noted researcher whose current research interests lie in development of transgenics and ...more

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Tarun Tejpal is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Panjab University, Chandigarh Alumni
Tarun Tejpal Editor, Journalist Tarun Tejpal is an Indian journalist, publisher, novelist and former editor-in-chief of Tehelka magazine. In November 2013, he stepped down as editor for six months after a female colleague ...more

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K. K. Aggarwal is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Panjab University, Chandigarh Alumni
K. K. Aggarwal K. K. Aggarwal is an engineer, professor and I.T. "expert". He is the founder vice chancellor of the Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University. He served as the president of the ...more

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Gurpreet Singh Lehal is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Panjab University, Chandigarh Alumni
Gurpreet Singh Lehal Dr Gurpreet Singh Lehal is a professor in the Computer Science Department, Punjabi University, Patiala and Director of the Advanced Centre for Technical Development of Punjabi Language ...more

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Manish Tewari is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Panjab University, Chandigarh Alumni
Spokesperson Manish Tewari is an Indian politician, who was Union Minister of State, Minister of Information and Broadcasting and a Member of Parliament from Ludhiana. He is a lawyer by qualification and has ...more

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Arzu Rana Deuba is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Panjab University, Chandigarh Alumni
Arzu Rana Deuba Dr. Arzu Rana Deuba is a Nepalese politician and a social worker. She is a member of Nepalese Constituent Assembly from Nepali Congress. Apart from politics, she is actively involved in running ...more

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Babbu Maan is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Panjab University, Chandigarh Alumni
Film Score Composer, Songwriter, Producer Babbu Maan is a singer-songwriter, actor, producer, composer and film director.

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Narinder Nath Vohra is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Panjab University, Chandigarh Alumni
Narinder Nath Vohra Narinder Nath Vohra is the current governor of the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. He took over from S K Sinha on June 25, 2008. He is the first civilian governor of Jammu and Kashmir in 18 ...more

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Yami Gautam is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Panjab University, Chandigarh Alumni
Actor Yami Gautam is an Indian actress who works in different language films, including Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada and Hindi. She is the daughter of director Mukesh Gautam and sister ...more

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Raj Pathria is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Panjab University, Chandigarh Alumni
Raj Pathria Professor Raj Kumar Pathria is a theoretical physicist and an Urdu poet. Pathria is known for his work on Superfluidity in liquid helium, Lorentz transformation of thermodynamic quantities, a ...more

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Jagjit Singh is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Panjab University, Chandigarh Alumni
KapilGarg added Film Score Composer, Entrepreneur, Musician Jagjit Singh, born Jagmohan Singh, was a prominent Indian Ghazal singer, songwriter and musician. Known as the "Ghazal King", he gained acclaim together with his wife, another renowned ...more

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Manav Sharma is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Panjab University, Chandigarh Alumni
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Vishal Goyal is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Panjab University, Chandigarh Alumni
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