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

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

List contains graduates like Amitabh Bachchan and Mallika Sherawat.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to University of Delhi?” and “Which celebrities are University of Delhi alumni?”

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Amitabh Bachchan is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous University Of Delhi Alumni
Musician, Film Producer, Actor Amitabh Harivansh Bachchan is an Indian film actor. He first gained popularity in the early 1970s for movies like Deewar and Zanjeer, and was dubbed India's first "angry young man" for ...more

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Kiran Bedi is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous University Of Delhi 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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Aung San Suu Kyi is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous University Of Delhi Alumni
Pacifist, Civil rights activist, Politician Aung San Suu Kyi AC is a Burmese opposition politician and chairperson of the National League for Democracy in Burma. In the 1990 general election, the NLD won 59% of the national votes and 81% ...more

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Neha Dhupia is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous University Of Delhi Alumni
Model, Actor Neha Dhupia is an Indian actress who has worked in several superhit Bollywood films. She is a winner of the Femina Miss India title.

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Sumantra Ghoshal is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous University Of Delhi Alumni
Sumantra Ghoshal was an Indian organizational theorist, Professor of Strategic and International Management at the London Business School, and founding Dean of the Indian School of Business in ...more

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Subramaniam Ramadorai is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous University Of Delhi Alumni
Engineer Subramanian Ramadorai, CBE is the adviser to the Prime Minister of India in the national council on skill development, Government of India. He holds a rank equivalent to an Indian Cabinet ...more

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V. Balakrishnan is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous University Of Delhi Alumni
Physicist V. Balakrishnan is an Indian theoretical physicist who has worked in a number of fields of areas, including particle physics, many-body theory, the mechanical behavior of solids, dynamical ...more

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Naina Lal Kidwai is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous University Of Delhi Alumni
Naina Lal Kidwai Naina Lal Kidwai, a chartered accountant by profession, is an Indian banker and business executive. She is currently the Group General Manager and Country Head of HSBC India. She is the Former ...more

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Mallika Sherawat is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous University Of Delhi Alumni
Model, Actor Mallika Sherawat is an Indian actress and a former model. Known for her bold onscreen attitude in such films as Khwahish and Murder Sherawat has been frequently featured in the media as a sex ...more

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Mira Nair is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous University Of Delhi Alumni
Film Producer, Actor, Writer Mira Nair is an Indian film maker and actress based in New York. Her production company, Mirabai Films, specializes in films for international audiences that act as "native informers" ...more

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Nandita Das is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous University Of Delhi Alumni
Actor, Film Director Nandita Das is an Indian film actress and director. As an actress, she is known for her performances in Fire, Earth, Bawandar, Kannathil Muthamittal, Azhagi and Before The Rains. As a director, ...more

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Raghu Raj Bahadur is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous University Of Delhi Alumni
Mathematician, Statistician Raghu Raj Bahadur was an Indian statistician considered by peers to be "one of the architects of the modern theory of mathematical statistics".

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Sonu Nigam is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous University Of Delhi Alumni
Film Score Composer, Actor, Playback singer Sonu Nigam is an Indian singer whose songs have been featured mainly in Hindi and Kannada movies. He has also sung many songs in other languages including Manipuri,Garhwali, Oriya, Tamil, ...more

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Sanjay Nayar is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous University Of Delhi Alumni
Businessperson, Banker Sanjay Nayar is the CEO, Citi India, and Area Head for Citi's operations in Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, and Nepal, since October 2002.

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Raghu Ram is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous University Of Delhi Alumni
Television producer, Actor, Singer Raghu Ram was a senior supervising producer at MTV India and the executive producer of reality television shows MTV Roadies and MTV Splitsvilla. He is married to actress Sugandha Garg. His ...more

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Ashok Das is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous University Of Delhi Alumni
Physicist Ashok Das is an Indian American theoretical physicist, an author and award winning teacher of Physics. He is professor of physics at University of Rochester and Adjunct professor of Physics at ...more

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Anurag Kashyap is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous University Of Delhi Alumni
Film Producer, Screenwriter, Film Editor Anurag Singh Kashyap is an Indian film director, screenwriter and producer. He has received acclaim for his often realistic films and backing numerous small projects with newcomers, which has ...more

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Krishnakumar Kunnath is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous University Of Delhi Alumni
Composer, Singer Krishnakumar Kunnath, popularly known as KK or Kay Kay, is an Indian playback singer. He is a prominent singer in Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada and Malayalam films. Born in Delhi to Malayali ...more

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Prakash Jha is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous University Of Delhi Alumni
Film Producer, Screenwriter, Film Editor Prakash Jha is an Indian film producer, director and screenwriter who is mostly known for his political and socio-political films such as Damul, Mrityudand, Gangaajal, Apaharan, multistarrer hit ...more

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Minissha Lamba is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous University Of Delhi Alumni
Actor Minissha Lamba is an Indian actress who appears in Hindi films. She made her debut with Yahaan. Her other notable films include Honeymoon Travels Pvt. Ltd., Bachna Ae Haseeno, Well Done Abba and ...more

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Amitav Ghosh is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous University Of Delhi Alumni
Novelist, Author, Writer Amitav Ghosh, is a Bengali Indian author best known for his work in English fiction.

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Karan Singh is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous University Of Delhi Alumni
Politician, Writer Karan Singh is a member of India's Upper House of Parliament, the Rajya Sabha. He is a senior member of the Indian National Congress Party who served successively as Sadr-i-Riyasat and Governor ...more

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Vikram Jog is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous University Of Delhi Alumni
Vikram Jog is the Chief Financial Officer for XDx. He oversees the company’s financial functions and serves as a member of its Operating Committee. Mr. Jog brings more than 25 years of finance ...more

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Arun Jaitley is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous University Of Delhi Alumni
Spokesperson, Politician, Strategist Arun Jaitley is currently the Minister of Finance, Minister of Corporate Affairs and Minister of Information and Broadcasting of India. He is a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party. He has also ...more

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Prannoy Roy is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous University Of Delhi Alumni
Journalist, Economist, Presenter Prannoy Lal Roy is an Indian journalist and media personality .He is the co-founder and executive co-chairperson of New Delhi Television along with his wife Radhika Roy.

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Neetu Chandra is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous University Of Delhi Alumni
Model, Actor Neetu Chandra is an Indian film actress, model and martial artist.

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Mani Shankar Aiyar is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous University Of Delhi Alumni
Politician, Diplomat Mani Shankar Aiyar is a former Indian diplomat turned politician. He is a member of the Indian National Congress party and was a part of first Cabinet of Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh He has ...more

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Mayawati is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous University Of Delhi Alumni
Politician Mayawati is an Indian politician who served four terms as Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh as head of the Bahujan Samaj Party, which focuses on a platform of social change to improve the welfare ...more

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Anita Desai is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous University Of Delhi Alumni
Professor, Novelist, Screenwriter Anita Mazumdar Desai is an Indian novelist and the Emerita John E. Burchard Professor of Humanities at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. As a writer she has been shortlisted for the ...more

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Anshu Jain is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous University Of Delhi Alumni
Investment Banker Anshuman Jain is an Indian business executive. He took over as Co-CEO of Deutsche Bank on June 1, 2012 to succeed Management Board Chairman Josef Ackermann. Jain is a member of Deutsche Bank’s ...more

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Priyadarshini Mattoo is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous University Of Delhi Alumni
Priyadarshini Mattoo Priyadarshini Mattoo was a 25-year-old law student who was found raped and murdered at her house in New Delhi on January 23, 1996. On October 17, 2006, the Delhi High Court found Santosh Kumar ...more

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Ambika Soni is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous University Of Delhi Alumni
Politician Ambika Soni is an Indian politician belonging to Indian National Congress. She had served as Minister of Information and Broadcasting. She is a Member of Parliament representing the state of ...more

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Deepa Mehta is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous University Of Delhi Alumni
Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor Deepa Mehta, OC OOnt is an Indo-Canadian film director and screenwriter, most known for her Elements Trilogy, Fire, Earth, and Water; among which Earth was sent by India as its official entry ...more

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Anil Aggrawal is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous University Of Delhi Alumni
Anil Aggrawal Physician, Writer Anil Aggrawal M.D. is a professor of forensic medicine at the Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi, India. He is known chiefly as the Editor-in-Chief of the Internet Journal of Forensic ...more

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Randeep Hooda is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous University Of Delhi Alumni
Model, Actor Randeep Hooda is an Indian film actor who appears in Hindi-language films. Hooda began acting in school productions at a young age. After completing his studies in Melbourne in Australia, he ...more

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Vinod Dham is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous University Of Delhi Alumni
Vinod Dham Engineer Vinod Dham is an inventor, entrepreneur and venture capitalist. He is popularly known as the Father of the Pentium chip, for his contribution to the development of highly successful Pentium ...more

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Sheila Dikshit is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous University Of Delhi Alumni
Politician Sheila Dikshit is an Indian politician who was Chief Minister of Delhi from 1998 to 2013. She is a member of the Indian National Congress. Dikshit led the Congress to three consecutive electoral ...more

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Ranjana Clark is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous University Of Delhi Alumni
Ranjana Clark is the Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of Wachiova Corporation. She's responsible for Wachovia's Marketing division, composed of Line of Business ...more

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Manoj Bajpai is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous University Of Delhi Alumni
Actor Manoj Bajpayee, also credited as Manoj Bajpai, is an Indian film actor who works predominantly in Bollywood, Tollywood and Kollywood . He has received praise from many critics for his acting ...more

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Zakir Husain is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous University Of Delhi Alumni
Politician Zakir Husain, ; 8 February 1897 – 3 May 1969) was the 3rd President of India, from 13 May 1967 until his death on 3 May 1969. An educationist and intellectual, Husain was the country's first ...more

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Ali Sardar Jafri is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous University Of Delhi Alumni
Poet, Writer Ali Sardar Jafri was a prolific and versatile Urdu writer from India. He was also a poet, critic and film lyricist.

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Meira Kumar is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous University Of Delhi Alumni
Politician Meira Kumar is an Indian politician and a five time Member of Parliament. She was elected unopposed as the first woman Speaker of Lok Sabha and served from 2009 to 2014. She is a lawyer and a ...more

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Jamiluddin Aali is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous University Of Delhi Alumni
Writer, Playwright Nawabzada Mirza Jamiluddin Ahmed Khan better known as Jamiluddin Aali, PP, HI, is a noted Urdu poet, critic, playwright, essayist, columnist, and scholar of Pakistan.

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Urvashi Butalia is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous University Of Delhi Alumni
Journalist, Historian, Writer Urvashi Butalia is an Indian feminist and publisher. Along with Ritu Menon she co-founded Kali for Women, India's first exclusively feminist publishing house, in 1984. In 2003, following the ...more

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Ramachandra Guha is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous University Of Delhi Alumni
Historian, Author, Writer Ramachandra Guha is an Indian historian and writer whose research interests include environmental, social, political and cricket history. He is also a columnist for The Telegraph and Hindustan ...more

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Atul Tandon is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous University Of Delhi Alumni
Atul Tandon Atul Tandon is an entrepreneur, humanitarian, author and adviser. His work has impacted industries as wide as consumer banking, e-commerce, humanitarian relief and development. He was named one ...more

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Arnab Goswami is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous University Of Delhi Alumni
Journalist Arnab Goswami is an Indian journalist who is the editor-in-chief and a news anchor of the Indian news channel Times Now. The Newshour, a live debate anchored by him, is aired at 9 pm weekdays on ...more

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Ritu Beri is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous University Of Delhi Alumni
Fashion designer, Designer Ritu Beri is a New Delhi based International fashion designer. She was the first Asian designer to head the French fashion brand, Jean-Louis Scherrer.

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Anu Agarwal is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous University Of Delhi Alumni
Model, Actor Anu Agarwal is a former Indian model and Indian film actress. She is best known for her works Aashiqui, The Cloud Door and Thiruda Thiruda.

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Shivshankar Menon is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous University Of Delhi Alumni
Diplomat Shivshankar Menon is an Indian diplomat, who served as National Security Adviser to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. He had previously served as the Foreign Secretary, the top diplomat in India. ...more