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Famous University Of Delhi Alumni

Updated October 13, 2018 5.8k views160 items

List RulesPeople 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

    Musician, Film Producer


    BirthplaceAllahabad, India

    Amitabh Bachchan (pronounced [əmɪˈtaːbʱ ˈbətʃːən]; born Inquilaab Srivastava; 11 October 1942) is an Indian film actor, film producer, television host, occasional playback singer and former...  more

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    Kiran Bedi

    Civil rights activist, Police officer


    BirthplaceAmritsar, Punjab, India, Eurasia, Amritsar district

    Kiran Bedi (born 9 June 1949) is a retired Indian Police Service officer, social activist, former tennis player and politician who is the current Lieutenant Governor of Puducherry. She is the first...  more
  • 3

    Aung San Suu Kyi

    Pacifist, Civil rights activist


    BirthplaceYangon, Myanmar

    Aung San Suu Kyi (; Burmese: အောင်ဆန်းစုကြည်; MLCTS: aung hcan: cu. krany Burmese pronunciation: [àʊɴ sʰáɴ sṵ tɕì]; born 19 June 1945) is a Burmese politician, diplomat, author, and Nobel Peace Prize...  more

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    Neha Dhupia

    Model, Actor


    BirthplaceKochi, India

    Neha Dhupia (born 27 August 1980) is an Indian actress and beauty pageant winner who works in Hindi, Punjabi, Telugu and Malayalam language films. She won the 2002 Femina Miss India pageant. Her...  more
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    Sumantra Ghoshal (26 September 1948 – 3 March 2004) was an Indian scholar and educator who served as Professor of Strategic and International Management at the London Business School, and was the...  more
  • 6


    BirthplaceNagpur, India

    Subramanian Ramadorai, CBE ( born 6 October 1945) was the adviser to the Prime Minister of India in the national council on skill development, Government of India. He held the rank equivalent to an...  more
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    V. Balakrishnan (born 1943 as Venkataraman Balakrishnan) is an Indian theoretical physicist who has worked in a number of fields of areas, including particle physics, many-body theory, the mechanical...  more
  • 8

    Naina Lal Kidwai

    Naina Lal Kidwai (born 1957) is an Indian banker, Chartered Accountant and business executive. She was formerly a Group General Manager and the Country Head of HSBC India. She is also a former...  more
  • 9

    Mallika Sherawat

    Model, Actor


    BirthplaceHisar, India

    Mallika Sherawat (born Reema Lamba on 24 October 1976) is an Indian actress who works in Hindi, English and Chinese language films. Known for her bold onscreen attitude in films like Khwahish (2003)...  more
  • 10

    Mira Nair

    Film Producer, Actor


    BirthplaceRourkela, India

    Mira Nair (born 15 October 1957) is an Indian-American filmmaker based in New York City. Her production company, Mirabai Films, specializes in films for international audiences on Indian society,...  more
  • 11

    Nandita Das

    Actor, Film Director


    BirthplaceMumbai, India

    Nandita Das (born 1969) is an Indian actress and director. She has acted in more than 40 feature films in ten different languages. Das has been acclaimed for numerous performances, including in Fire...  more
  • 12

    Raghu Raj Bahadur

    Mathematician, Statistician

    AgeDec. at 73 (1924-1997)

    BirthplaceDelhi, India

    Raghu Raj Bahadur (30 April 1924 – 7 July 1997) was an Indian statistician considered by peers to be "one of the architects of the modern theory of mathematical statistics"....  more
  • 13

    Sonu Nigam

    Film Score Composer, Actor


    BirthplaceFaridabad, India

    Sonu Nigam (born 30 July 1973) is an Indian playback singer, composer, live performer, host, and actor. He sings predominantly in Hindi and Kannada language films. He has also sung in English,...  more
  • 14

    Sanjay Nayar

    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....  more
  • 15

    Raghu Ram

    Television producer, Actor


    BirthplaceMachilipatnam, India

    Raghu M Ram (born 15 April 1975) is an Indian television producer and actor. He was earlier a senior supervising producer at MTV India and the creator of reality television shows MTV Roadies, MTV...  more
  • 16

    Ashok Das



    BirthplacePuri, India

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  • 17

    Anurag Kashyap

    Film Producer, Screenwriter


    BirthplaceGorakhpur, Eurasia, Uttar Pradesh, India

    Anurag Kashyap (born 10 September 1972) is an Indian film director, writer, editor, producer and actor known for his works in Hindi cinema. He is the recipient of several accolades, including four...  more
  • 18

    Krishnakumar Kunnath

    Composer, Singer


    BirthplaceNew Delhi, India

    Krishnakumar Kunnath (popularly known as KK, K.K. or Kay Kay) is an Indian singer. He is a prominent singer in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Bengali and Gujarati languages films....  more
  • 19

    Prakash Jha

    Film Producer, Screenwriter


    BirthplaceEurasia, Bihar, India, Tirhut division, West Champaran district

    Prakash Jha (born 27 February 1952) is an Indian film producer, actor, director and screenwriter, mostly known for his political and socio-political films such as Damul (1984), Mrityudand (1997),...  more
  • 20


    BirthplaceNew Delhi, India

    Minissha Lamba (born 18 January 1985) is an Indian Film actress who appeared in Hindi films. She made her debut with Yahaan (2005). Her other notable films include Honeymoon Travels Pvt. Ltd. (2007),...  more
  • 21

    Amitav Ghosh

    Novelist, Author


    BirthplaceKolkata, 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. ...  more
  • 22

    Karan Singh

    Politician, Writer


    BirthplaceFrench Riviera, Metropolitan France, Europe, France, Alps–Mediterranean Euroregion

    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 Parliament, the...  more
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    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
  • 24

    Arun Jaitley

    Spokesperson, Politician


    BirthplaceNew Delhi, India

    Arun Jaitley (28 December 1952 – 24 August 2019) was an Indian politician and attorney. A member of the Bharatiya Janata Party, Jaitley served as the Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs of the...  more
  • 25

    Prannoy Roy

    Journalist, Economist


    BirthplaceKolkata, India

    Prannoy Lal Roy (born 15 October 1949) is an Indian journalist and media personality. He is the co-founder and executive co-chairperson of New Delhi Television (NDTV) along with his wife Radhika Roy....  more
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List Rules: People on this list must have gone to University of Delhi and be of some renown.