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Famous The Doon School Alumni

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List Rules People on this list must have gone to The Doon School and be of some renown.

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

Alumni include Rajiv Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi and many more.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to The Doon School?” and “Which celebrities are The Doon School alumni?”
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Rajiv Gandhi is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous The Doon School Alumni
Pilot, Politician

Age: Dec. at 47 (1944-1991)

Birthplace: Mumbai, India

Rajiv Ratna Gandhi ( (listen); 20 August 1944 – 21 May 1991) was an Indian politician who served as the 6th Prime Minister of India from 1984 to 1989. He took office after the 1984 assassination ...more
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Tarun Tahiliani is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous The Doon School Alumni
Fashion designer, Designer

Birthplace: Mumbai, India

Tarun Tahiliani is a noted Indian fashion designer. With his wife Sailaja 'Sal' Tahiliani, he co-founded Ensemble, India’s first multi-designer boutique in 1987, followed by Tahiliani Design ...more
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Bunker Roy is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous The Doon School Alumni
Social activist

Age: 73

Birthplace: Burnpur, India

Sanjit "Bunker" Roy (born 2 August 1945) is an Indian social activist and educator who founded the Barefoot College. He was selected as one of Time 100's 100 most influential ...more
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Abhinav Bindra is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous The Doon School Alumni
Athlete

Age: 36

Birthplace: Dehradun, India

Abhinav Bindra (born 28 September 1982) is an Indian businessman and retired professional shooter who is a former World and Olympic champion in the 10 metre Air Rifle event. By winning the gold ...more
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Amitav Ghosh is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous The Doon School Alumni
Novelist, Author, Writer

Age: 62

Birthplace: Kolkata, India

Amitav Ghosh (born 11 July 1956) is an Indian writer and the winner of the 54th Jnanpith award, best known for his work in English fiction.
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Aroon Purie is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous The Doon School Alumni
Accountant, Editor, Journalist

Age: 75

Birthplace: Lahore, Pakistan

Aroon Purie (born 1944) is an Indian businessman, and the founder-publisher and former editor-in-chief of India Today and former chief executive of the India Today Group. He is the managing ...more
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Karan Singh is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous The Doon School Alumni
Politician, Writer

Age: 87

Birthplace: Cannes, France

Karan Singh (born 9 March 1931) is an Indian politician, philanthropist and poet. He belongs to Dogra dynasty and son of Maharaja Hari Singh. He was a member of India's Upper House of ...more
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Kamal Nath is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous The Doon School Alumni
Politician

Age: 72

Birthplace: Kanpur, India

Kamal Nath (born 18 November 1946) is an Indian politician and the 18th Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh. As a leader of the Indian National Congress he has served as the Minister of Urban ...more
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Rahul Gandhi is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous The Doon School Alumni
Politician

Age: 48

Birthplace: New Delhi, India

Rahul Gandhi pronunciation [ˈraːɦʊl ˈɡaːnd̪ʱiː] (born 19 June 1970) is an Indian politician who was the President of the Indian National Congress from 16 December 2017 to 3 July 2019. He hails ...more
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Swaminathan Aiyar is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous The Doon School Alumni
Editor, Journalist

Age: 76

Birthplace: Tamil Nadu

Swaminathan S. Anklesaria Aiyar (born 12 October 1939) is an Indian journalist and columnist. He is consulting editor for the Economic Times and writes regularly for the Economic Times and The ...more
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Ramachandra Guha is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous The Doon School Alumni
Historian, Author, Writer

Age: 60

Birthplace: Dehradun, India

Ramachandra Guha (born 29 April 1958) is an Indian writer whose research interests include environmental, social, economics political, contemporary and cricket history. He is also a columnist ...more
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Anish Kapoor is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous The Doon School Alumni
Sculptor, Designer, Artist

Age: 64

Birthplace: Mumbai, India

Sir Anish Kapoor, CBE RA is a British-Indian sculptor. Born in Bombay, Kapoor has lived and worked in London since the early 1970s when he moved to study art, first at the Hornsey College of Art ...more
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Karan Thapar is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous The Doon School Alumni
Journalist

Age: 63

Birthplace: Srinagar, India

Karan Thapar (born 5 November 1955) is an Indian journalist and television commentator and interviewer, working with Tiranga TV. He was associated with CNN-IBN and hosted The Devil's Advocate ...more
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Naveen Patnaik is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous The Doon School Alumni
Politician, Writer

Age: 72

Birthplace: Cuttack, India

Naveen Patnaik (born 16 October 1946) is an Indian politician who is the current and 14th Chief Minister of Odisha. He is also the president of the Biju Janata Dal, a writer and has authored ...more
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Jyotiraditya Madhavrao S... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous The Doon School Alumni
Politician

Age: 48

Birthplace: Mumbai, India

Jyotiraditya Madhavrao Scindia (born 1 January 1971) is an Indian politician. He is from the Scindia family that once ruled in Gwalior and is a former Member of Parliament, representing the Guna ...more
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Jitin Prasada is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous The Doon School Alumni
Politician

Age: 45

Birthplace: Shahjahanpur, India

Jitin Prasada (born 29 November 1973) is an Indian politician from India and former Minister of State for Human Resource. He was representing Dhaurahra (Lok Sabha constituency) of district ...more
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Chandrachur Singh is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous The Doon School Alumni
Actor

Age: 50

Birthplace: New Delhi, India

Chandrachur Singh (born 11 October 1968) is an Indian actor, who works in Bollywood films. He has a son named Shaaranjai Singh age 11 he has a best friend named Harshul Dhingra. He had his debut ...more
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Kalikesh Narayan Singh D... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous The Doon School Alumni
Politician

Age: 44

Birthplace: Delhi, India

Kalikesh Narayan Singh Deo (born 26 May 1974) is an Indian politician from Odisha and a leader of the Biju Janata Dal political party.His father, Ananga Udaya Singh Deo, and his grandfather, ...more
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Ali Fazal is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous The Doon School Alumni
Model, Actor

Age: 32

Birthplace: Lucknow, India

Ali Fazal is an Indian Bollywood actor, known for his performance in films like 3 Idiots, Fukrey and Always Kabhi Kabhi.
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Malvinder Mohan Singh is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous The Doon School Alumni
Malvinder Mohan Singh
Malvinder Mohan Singh is an Indian businessman with Ranbaxy and Religare business. He is a former chairman and CEO of Ranbaxy Laboratories, an Indian pharmaceutical company that he sold to ...more
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Kobad Ghandy is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous The Doon School Alumni
Kobad Ghandy

Age: 68

Birthplace: Mumbai, India

Kobad Ghandy (born 1951) is an Indian communist and Maoist-Naxalite leader. He is a member of the banned Communist Party of India (Maoist). He was assigned the task of spreading Maoist influence ...more
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Anil Kumar is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous The Doon School Alumni
Manager, Consultant

Age: 61

Birthplace: Chennai, India

Anil Kumar (born 1958) was a senior partner and director at management consulting firm McKinsey & Company, where he co-founded McKinsey's offices in Silicon Valley and India and created its ...more
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L. M. Thapar is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous The Doon School Alumni
L. M. Thapar

Age: Dec. at 77 (1930-2007)

Lalit Mohan Thapar (27 October 1930 – 17 January 2007), often referred to by his initials LMT, headed the LM Thapar Group of companies. He was born to Karam Chand Thapar, the founder of the ...more
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Vivaan Shah is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous The Doon School Alumni
Actor

Age: 29

Birthplace: Mumbai, India

Vivaan Shah (born 11 January 1990) is an Indian film actor, who made his film debut with Saat Khoon Maaf (2011) as Arun Kumar. Thereafter, he signed a three-film deal with director Vishal ...more
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Manpreet Singh Badal is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous The Doon School Alumni
Manpreet Singh Badal

Age: 56

Birthplace: Muktsar Sahib, India

Manpreet Singh Badal (born 26 July 1962) is an Indian politician and leader of the Indian National Congress. He has been member of Punjab Legislative Assembly from 1995 to 2012 and served as a ...more