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Famous University Of Madras Alumni

Updated October 13, 2018 5.5k views90 items

List RulesPeople on this list must have gone to University of Madras and be of some renown.

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

Examples of graduates on this list include Meena and Shivrajkumar.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to University of Madras?” and “Which celebrities are University of Madras alumni?”
  • Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan1

    Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan

    Politician, Professor

    AgeDec. at 87 (1888-1975)

    BirthplaceEurasia, Tiruvallur district, Thiruttani, India, Tamil Nadu

    Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan listen (5 September 1888 – 17 April 1975) was an Indian philosopher...  more
  • Meena2


    Television Show Host, Model


    BirthplaceChennai, India

    Meena is an Indian film actress who works in the South Indian film industry. Meena debuted as...  more
  • Srinivasa Ramanujan3

    Srinivasa Ramanujan

    Mathematician, Scientist

    AgeDec. at 33 (1887-1920)

    BirthplaceEurasia, India, Erode district, Tamil Nadu, Erode

    Srinivasa Ramanujan FRS (; listen ; 22 December 1887 – 26 April 1920) was an Indian...  more
  • 4

    Preetha Reddy



    Preetha Reddy is the vice chairperson of Apollo Hospitals, one of the largest healthcare...  more
  • Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar5

    Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar

    Mathematician, Physicist

    AgeDec. at 85 (1910-1995)

    BirthplaceLahore, Pakistan

    Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar ; 19 October 1910 – 21 August 1995) was an Indian American...  more

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    #1426 of 2,443 The Most Influential People of All Time#908 of 1,283 Every Person Who Has Been Immortalized in a Google Doodle

  • G. V. Loganathan6

    G. V. Loganathan

    Journalist, Civil engineer

    AgeDec. at 53 (1954-2007)

    BirthplaceKaratadipalayam, India

    Gobichettipalayam Vasudevan "G. V." Loganathan (April 8, 1954 – April 16, 2007) was an...  more
  • Jayalalithaa Jayaram7

    Jayalalithaa Jayaram

    Politician, Actor


    BirthplaceMelukote, India

    Jayaram Jayalalithaa (24 February 1948 – 5 December 2016) was an Indian politician and film...  more
  • 8

    Chander Raman

    Chander Raman (b. 1961), Associate Professor of Medicine, received his B.Sc. degree in Zoology...  more
  • C. K. Prahalad9

    C. K. Prahalad

    Professor, Manager

    AgeDec. at 69 (1941-2010)

    BirthplaceEurasia, Coimbatore, India, Coimbatore district, Tamil Nadu

    Coimbatore Krishnarao Prahalad (8 August 1941 – 16 April 2010) was the Paul and Ruth McCracken...  more
  • Ram Shriram10

    Ram Shriram

    Businessperson, Investor

    BirthplaceChennai, India

    Kavitark Ram Shriram (born 1956/57) is an American businessman. He is a founding board member...  more
  • KR Sridhar11

    KR Sridhar

    Venture capitalist


    K. R. Sridhar கே.ர. ஸ்ரீதர் is the founder and CEO of Bloom Energy....  more
  • 12

    Cho Ramaswamy

    Editor, Commentator


    BirthplaceMylapore, India

    Cho Ramaswamy (5 October 1934 – 7 December 2016), was an Indian actor, comedian, character...  more
  • C. V. Raman13

    C. V. Raman

    Physicist, Scientist

    AgeDec. at 82 (1888-1970)


    Sir Chandrashekhara Venkata Raman (; 7 November 1888 – 21 November 1970) was an Indian...  more
  • E. C. George Sudarshan14

    E. C. George Sudarshan

    Physicist, Scientist


    BirthplacePallam, India

    Ennackal Chandy George Sudarshan (also known as E. C. G. Sudarshan; 16 September 1931 – 14 May...  more
  • P. Chidambaram15

    P. Chidambaram

    Politician, Lawyer


    BirthplaceKandanur, India

    Palaniappan Chidambaram (born 16 September 1945) is an Indian politician and former attorney...  more
  • K. Veeramani16

    K. Veeramani

    Politician, Social Worker


    BirthplaceCuddalore, India

    Krishnasamy Veeramani was born on December 2, 1933 in Cuddalore,...  more
  • Sarojini Naidu17

    Sarojini Naidu

    Poet, Politician

    AgeDec. at 70 (1879-1949)

    BirthplaceSouth India, Hyderabad, Eurasia, India, Andhra Pradesh

    Sarojini Naidu was an Indian independence activist and poet who earned the sobriquet of...  more
  • Shivrajkumar18


    Film Producer, Model


    BirthplaceGajanur, Shimoga

    Nagaraju Shiva Puttaswamy (born 12 July 1961), known by his screen name Shiva Rajkumar, is an...  more
  • S. R. Srinivasa Varadhan19

    S. R. Srinivasa Varadhan

    Mathematician, Professor


    BirthplaceChennai, India

    Sathamangalam Ranga Iyengar Srinivasa Varadhan FRS (born 2 January 1940) is an Indian American...  more
  • Raman Parimala20

    Raman Parimala



    Raman Parimala (born 21 November 1948) is an Indian mathematician known for her contributions...  more
  • Ram Appalaraju21
    With more than 23 years of information technology related experience and a proven track record...  more
  • Udupi Ramachandra Rao22


    BirthplaceAdamaru, India

    Udupi Ramachandra Rao (10 March 1932 – 24 July 2017) was a space scientist and chairman of the...  more
  • Y. Venugopal Reddy23



    Yaga Venugopal Reddy, better known as Y. V. Reddy (born 17 August 1941), is an Indian...  more
  • R. Venkataraman24

    AgeDec. at 99 (1910-2009)

    BirthplaceEurasia, India, Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu

    Ramaswamy Venkataraman (pronunciation , 4 December 1910 – 27 January 2009) was an Indian...  more
  • Chinmayananda25



    AgeDec. at 77 (1916-1993)

    BirthplaceErnakulam, India

    Swami Chinmayananda Saraswati (born Balakrishna Menon; 8 May 1916 – 3 August 1993) was a Hindu...  more