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Being a fairly common name, it's no surprise there are a lot of famous people with the last name Iyer. Do you recognize all the celebrities whose last name is Iyer on this list? Although not all of these people are related, they are all famous people with Iyer as their surname. From athletes and actors to musicians and political figures, this list provides images of each famous Iyer along with information about their lives. If your surname is also Iyer, you very well could be related to some of the well-known people on this list. Examples of famous Iyers include Naresh Iyer, Mahalakshmi Iyer, and Hamsika Iyer, but there are plenty of others on this list to learn about other than just those three.

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Naresh Iyer is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name is Iyer
Naresh Iyer age 34 - Naresh Iyer is a playback singer from Mumbai, India. Naresh Iyer has rendered film songs in several Indian languages and has several chart hits to his credit. His rendition of ...more

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Mahalakshmi Iyer is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name is Iyer
Mahalakshmi Iyer Mahalakshmi Iyer is an Indian playback singer, best known for her Hindi and Tamil songs. She has sung in many Indian languages, including Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Marathi, Bengali, Gujarati, ...more

Hamsika Iyer is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name is Iyer
Hamsika Iyer age 40 - Hamsika Iyer is an Indian singer based in Mumbai—born in Pune and brought up in Mumbai. She studied at the SIES college of Arts and Science in Sion. She is a regular voice with ad world jingles, ...more

Janani Iyer is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name is Iyer
Janani Iyer age 27 - Janani Iyer is an Indian actress and model. She started her modelling career during her studies and appeared in over 150 television advertisements before getting signed by director Bala to essay ...more

Gayatri Iyer is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name is Iyer
Gayatri Iyer age 30 - Gayatri Iyer is an Indian playback singer, primarily in Bollywood. She landed up with the part of Princess Anjuli in the West End of London musical production of M. M. Kaye's The Far Pavilions, ...more

G. Subramania Iyer is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name is Iyer
G. Subramania Iyer Died at 61 (1855-1916) - Ganapathy Dikshitar Subramania Iyer was a leading Indian journalist, social reformer and freedom fighter who founded 'The Hindu' newspaper on 20 September 1878. He was proprietor, editor and ...more

Vijay Iyer is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name is Iyer
Vijay Iyer age 44 - Vijay Iyer is an American jazz pianist, composer, bandleader, producer, electronic musician, and writer based in New York. He became Franklin D. and Florence Rosenblatt Professor of the Arts at ...more

G. V. Iyer is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name is Iyer
G. V. Iyer Died at 86 (1917-2003) - Ganapathi Venkatrama Iyer known as G. V. Iyer; was a well-known Indian film director and actor. He was nicknamed "Kannada Bheeshma", and was the only person who made movies in ...more

V. R. Krishna Iyer is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name is Iyer
V. R. Krishna Iyer Justice V. R. Krishna Iyer was an Indian judge and minister who reformed the Indian criminal justice system, stood up for the poor and the underprivileged, especially, and remained a ...more

Anuja Iyer is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name is Iyer
Anuja Iyer Anuja Iyer is an Indian actress and model who works in the Tamil film industry. She made her acting debut in the low budget horror flick Sivi and became noted for her performances in Ninaithale ...more

Roopa Iyer is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name is Iyer
Roopa Iyer age 33 - Roopa Iyer is an award winning socially conscientious film director, actor, dancer, choreographer, model, business executive, humanitarian, a philanthropist, and a philosopher. She has been ...more

Kalpana Iyer is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name is Iyer
Kalpana Iyer age 60 - Kalpana Iyer is a former Miss India and Bollywood actress, well known as a famous vamp of the 1980s and 1990s. Having appeared in a number of films featuring dance sequences, she has somewhat ...more

Ulloor S. Parameswara Iyer is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name is Iyer
Ulloor S. Parameswara Iyer Died at 72 (1877-1949) - Ulloor S. Parameswara Iyer was a Malayalam poet and historian. He was one of the triumvirate poets of Kerala in the first half of the 20th century, along with Kumaran Asan and Vallathol Narayana ...more

Raghavan N. Iyer is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name is Iyer
Raghavan N. Iyer Died at 65 (1930-1995) - Raghavan Narasimhan Iyer was an Indian academic, political theorist and philosopher. Educated at Oxford, he was professor of political science at the University of California, Santa Barbara from ...more

Pico Iyer is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name is Iyer
Pico Iyer age 58 - Siddharth Pico Raghavan Iyer, known as Pico Iyer, is a British-born essayist and novelist of Indian origin. He is the author of numerous books on crossing cultures including Video Night in ...more

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T. S. Narayana Iyer is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name is Iyer
T. S. Narayana Iyer Rao Bahadur Tarakat Subramania Narayana Iyer was an Indian lawyer, civil servant and administrator who served as the Diwan of Cochin kingdom from 1925 to 1930.

C. P. Ramaswami Iyer is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name is Iyer
C. P. Ramaswami Iyer Died at 87 (1879-1966) - Sachivottama Sir Chetpat Pattabhirama Ramaswami Iyer, KCSI, KCIE, also called "C. P.", was an Indian lawyer, administrator and politician who served as the Advocate-General of Madras ...more

Bhavani Iyer is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name is Iyer
Bhavani Iyer Bhavani Iyer is an Indian screenwriter and former journalist from Mumbai.

M. R. Sethuratnam Iyer is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name is Iyer
M. R. Sethuratnam Iyer M. R. Sethuratnam Iyer was an Indian politician who served as the Minister of Development in the Madras Presidency from March 16, 1928 to October 27, 1930.

T. V. Seshagiri Iyer is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name is Iyer
T. V. Seshagiri Iyer Died at 66 (1860-1926) - Tiruchendurai Vaidyanatha Seshagiri Iyer was an Indian lawyer and politician who served as a judge of the Madras High Court and represented the University of Madras in the Madras Legislative ...more

S. Subramania Iyer is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name is Iyer
S. Subramania Iyer Died at 82 (1842-1924) - Sir Subbier Subramania Iyer KCIE was an Indian lawyer, jurist and freedom fighter who, along with Annie Besant, founded the Home Rule Movement. He was popularly known as the "Grand Old Man ...more

P. S. Sivaswami Iyer is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name is Iyer
P. S. Sivaswami Iyer Died at 82 (1864-1946) - Sir Pazhamaneri Sundaram Sivaswami Iyer, KCSI, CIE was a prominent lawyer, administrator and statesman who served as the Advocate General of Madras from 1907 to 1911. Sivaswami Iyer was born on ...more

Maharajapuram Viswanatha Iyer is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name is Iyer
Maharajapuram Viswanatha Iyer Died at 74 (1896-1970) - Maharajapuram Viswanatha Iyer was one of the great Indian Carnatic vocalists. He won several awards including Sangeetha Kalanidhi and Sangeetha Bhupathy.

Gautam Iyer is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name is Iyer
Gautam Iyer

Nandini Raani Iyer is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name is Iyer
Nandini Raani Iyer age 28 - Nandini Raani Iyer is an actress, dancer, singer and lyricist.

Pennathur Subramania Iyer is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name is Iyer
Pennathur Subramania Iyer Died at 41 (1860-1901) - Pennathur Subramania Iyer was an Indian lawyer and philanthropist who is best known as the founder of the P. S. Charities.

Sir K. Seshadri Iyer is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name is Iyer
Sir K. Seshadri Iyer Died at 56 (1845-1901) - Sir Kumarapuram Seshadri Iyer KCIE, 1 June 1845 - 13 September 1901, or Sheshadri Aiyar was an advocate who served as the Dewan of Mysore from 1883 to 1901. He was the second Dewan of Mysore ...more

Alathur Srinivasa Iyer is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name is Iyer
Alathur Srinivasa Iyer Died at 69 (1911-1980) - Alathur Srinivasa Iyer, born in an Iyer Brahmin family in Tamil Nadu, was an Indian vocalist. Together with Alathur Sivasubramania Iyer, he formed the successful duo known as the Alathur ...more

V. S. Krishna Iyer is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name is Iyer
V. S. Krishna Iyer Died at 89 (1922-2011) - V. S. Krishna Iyer was an Indian politician and independence movement activist from the state of Karnataka. He had served as a Member of Parliament of 8th Lok Sabha for Bangalore South from 1984 ...more

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Alladi Krishnaswamy Iyer is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name is Iyer
Alladi Krishnaswamy Iyer Died at 70 (1883-1953) - Dewan Bahadur Sir Alladi Krishnaswamy Iyer was an Indian lawyer and member of the Constituent Assembly of India, which was responsible for framing the Constitution of India. He also served as ...more

Alathur Venkatesa Iyer is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name is Iyer
Alathur Venkatesa Iyer Died at 63 (1895-1958) - Alathur Venkatesa Iyer was a teacher of Carnatic music. Venkatesa Iyer practised Carnatic music in the style of the composer Tyagaraja. Venkatesa Iyer later developed a unique style that is ...more

Easwara Iyer is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name is Iyer
Easwara Iyer Easwara Iyer was an Indian politician who served as the Member of Indian Parliament for Trivandrum from 1957 to 1962. He was the first MP from Trivandrum since the formation of Kerala and was ...more

T. Muthuswamy Iyer is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name is Iyer
T. Muthuswamy Iyer Died at 63 (1832-1895) - Sir Thiruvarur Muthuswamy Iyer KCIE was an Indian lawyer who, in 1877, became the first native Indian to be appointed as judge of the Madras High Court. He also acted as the Chief Justice of the ...more

Palghat Mani Iyer is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name is Iyer
Palghat Mani Iyer Died at 69 (1912-1981) - Palghat T.S. Mani Iyer was one of the leading mridangists in the field of Carnatic music and the first mridangist to win the Sangeetha Kalanidhi and Padmabhushan awards of the Government of

Chokila Iyer is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name is Iyer
Chokila Iyer Chokila Iyer is India's first female Foreign secretary. She took charge on 14 March 2001 replacing Mr. Lalit Mansingh. She is a 1964 Batch Officer, a native of [Darjeeling, West Bengal] and ...more

Harish Iyer is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name is Iyer
Harish Iyer age 36 - Harish Iyer appeared in the Looking for Gay Bollywood documentary film.

Gayatri S. Iyer is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name is Iyer
Gayatri S. Iyer Gayatri S. Iyer is an actress.

Janaki Iyer is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name is Iyer
Janaki Iyer Janaki Iyer is a playback singer.

K. V. Krishna Iyer is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name is Iyer
K. V. Krishna Iyer K. V. Krishna Iyer was a professor of history at Zamorin's Guruvayurappan College, Kozhikode. He is considered an authority on the history of Kerala. He has authored important historical books ...more

Kavita Iyer is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name is Iyer
Kavita Iyer An IIM Ahmedabad, IIT Delhi (Director's Gold Medallist) alumnus. Worked at ICICI with several of their internet and marketing initiatives and at Wipro Technologies with their product solutions ...more

Indira Iyer is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name is Iyer
Indira Iyer Indira Iyer is an actor.

Ajinkya Iyer is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name is Iyer
Ajinkya Iyer Ajinkya Iyer is a lyricist.

Tara Iyer is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name is Iyer
Tara Iyer age 27 - Tara Iyer is a professional tennis player from India who has won four ITF singles tennis titles and one doubles title.

Ravishanker K. Iyer is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name is Iyer
Ravishanker K. Iyer

G. Rama Iyer is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name is Iyer
G. Rama Iyer age 83 - Tan Sri G.K. Rama Iyer is the former Secretary-General of the Primary Industries Ministry. He did much for the civil service in the years following independence. Born in 1932 in Penang, his ...more

Vinita Iyer is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name is Iyer
Vinita Iyer