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Famous People Whose Last Name Is Shah  

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

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Waris Shah is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Shah
Dec. at 76 (1722-1798)
Peer Syed Waris Shah was a Punjabi Sufi poet of Chisti order, renowned for his contribution to Punjabi literature. He is best known for his seminal work Heer Ranjha, based on the traditional ...more
Naseeruddin Shah is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Shah
age 68
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
Roger Shah is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Shah
age 46
Roger Shah is a German electronic music composer and producer.
Satish Shah is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Shah
age 64
Satish Ravilal Shah is a Hindi and Marathi film and television actor best known for his comedy films. He is perhaps best known for his roles in the ever popular 80's sitcom Yeh Jo Hai Zindagi ...more
Kashmira Shah is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Shah
age 48
Kashmira Shah is an Indian actress and model. She is the granddaughter of noted Hindustani classical singer, Anjanibai Lolekar. She has appeared in numerous Hindi and Marathi films. Shah is a ...more
Shefali Shah is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Shah
age 43
Shefali Shah is an actress.
Nader Shah is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Shah
Dec. at 59 (1688-1747)
Nāder Shāh Afshār or Nadir Shah ruled as Shah of Iran and was the founder of the Afsharid dynasty which briefly became one of the most powerful Persian dynasties in Iranian history. Because of ...more
Mohammed Nadir Shah is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Shah
Dec. at 50 (1883-1933)
Mohammed Nadir Shah was King of Afghanistan from 15 October 1929 until his assassination in November 1933. Previously, he served as Minister of War, Afghan Ambassador to France, and as a general ...more
Rajiv Shah is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Shah
age 45
Rajiv "Raj" Shah was the Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development USAID from January 7th, 2010 to February 19th, 2015. He was confirmed by the Senate on ...more
Idries Shah is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Shah
Dec. at 72 (1924-1996)
Idries Shah, also known as Idris Shah, né Sayed Idries el-Hashimi and by the pen name Arkon Daraul, was an author and teacher in the Sufi tradition who wrote over three dozen books on ...more
Rezā Shāh is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Shah
Dec. at 66 (1878-1944)
Rezā Shāh Pahlavi from 15 December 1925 until he was forced to abdicate by the Anglo-Soviet invasion of Iran on 16 September 1941. In 1925, Rezā Shāh deposed Ahmad Shah Qajar, the last Shah of ...more
Gunvant Shah is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Shah
age 81
Gunvant Shah, also known as Dr. Gunvant B. Shah, is a noted thinker, writer and columnist. He is the recipient of Ranjitram Suvarna Chandrak in 1997, founded by Gujarat Sahitya Sabha and ...more
Kundan Shah is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Shah
age 71
Kundan Shah is an Indian film director and writer. He is most known for his comedy classic Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro and his 1985–1986, TV series Nukkad with Saeed Akhtar Mirza.
Mahavir Shah is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Shah
Dec. at 40 (1960-2000)
Mahavir Shah was an actor.
Amit Shah is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Shah
Amit Shah age 55
Amitbhai Anilchandra "Amit" Shah is an Indian politician from Gujarat and the president of Bharatiya Janata Party. Shah was elected as an MLA from Sarkhej in four consecutive ...more
Viju Shah is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Shah
Viju Shah age 59
Viju Shah is a film score composer.
Pinal Shah is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Shah
Pinal Shah age 31
Pinal Shah was the wicket-keeper for India U19s World Cup squad. He is an able batsman and has played five first-class matches for Baroda scoring 377 runs, including a blistering 217* against ...more
B. M. Shah is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Shah
Dec. at 65 (1933-1998)
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
Saira Shah is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Shah
age 54
Saira Shah is an author, reporter and documentary filmmaker. She produces, writes and narrates current affairs films.
Sudha Shah is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Shah
Sudha Shah age 60
Sudha Shah is a former Test and One Day International cricketer who represented India. She also represented Tamil Nadu and South Zone in India's domestic competitions. She played a total of 21 ...more
Syed Murtaza Amin Shah is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Shah
Syed Murtaza Amin Shah
Syed Murtaza Amin Shah is a politician and religious scholar from Pakistan.
Sonali Shah is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Shah
Sonali Shah age 38
Sonali Shah is a British newsreader of Indian descent, who presented the BBC's children's news programme Newsround from July 2006 until November 2011. She now occasionally presents the weekend ...more
Emma Shah is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Shah
age 37
Ema Shah is a Kuwaiti singer, composer, pianist, guitarist, actress, writer, dancer and director. Her father is Kuwaiti and her mother is Iranian. At the Winter Film Awards of 2014 in New Your ...more
Nasim Hasan Shah is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Shah
age 89
Nasim Hasan Shah was a Pakistani judge who was Chief Justice of Pakistan. He best known for his role in the verdict against Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto, the first democratically elected Prime Minister ...more
Sonal Shah is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Shah
Sonal Shah