List of people from Uttar Pradesh


List of people from Uttar Pradesh

This is a list of famous and people from Uttar Pradesh, a state in India. The criteria of this list includes those persons who were born in the state of Uttar Pradesh and that part of the former United Provinces that now are part of the modern state of Uttar Pradesh. Though their fame could be brief, what matters is that they were well-known during the peak of their popularity.

Deities and Avtaras

*Rama (Birth place:Ayodhya), is a legendary or historical king of ancient India. In Hinduism, he is considered to be the seventh Avatar of Vishnu.
*Krishna (Birth Place:Mathura), is a deity worshipped across many traditions of Hinduism.
*Lakshmana (Birth place:Ayodhya), was the brother and close companion of Rama, and himself a hero in the famous epic 'Ramayana'

Authors of the Great Epics

*Valmiki,wrote "Ramayan"
*Vyasa (Devanāgarī: व्यास) is a central and much revered figure in the majority of Hindu traditions who authored Mahabharata
*Tulsidasa, Awadhi poet and philosopher, wrote "Rāmacaritamānasa" ("The Lake of the Deeds of Rama"), an epic devoted to Lord Rama.
*Persuram

Yogis, Sufi poets and Mystics

*Kabir, poet and Saint
*Nizamuddin Auliya, Sufi saint born in Badayun
*Amir Khusro, Sufi mystic, one of the iconic figures in the cultural history of the Indian subcontinent.
*Sant Ravidas, poet and Saint
*Salim Chishti, Sufi saint of Fatehpur Sikri.
*Waris Pak of Deva Sharif, Barabanki
*Paramhansa Yogananda, Mystic who introduced Yoga in the West
*Surdas was a blind Hindu poet, sant and musician
*Shiv Dayal Singh, Guru Maharaj of Radhasoamis
*Shriram Sharma Acharya, founder Gayatri Parivar
*Hans Ji Maharaj
*Prem Rawat, known for his message of Inner Peace
*Gopi Krishna, a yogi, mystic, teacher, social reformer, and writer.
*Ghazi Saiyyad Salar Masud, Gazi Miya of Bharaich.

Indpendence fighters

1857

*Mangal Pandey,foremost independence fighter of 1857, very well known historical figure, recently subject of Bollywood blockbuster
*Rani Laxmibai, Indian independence fighter from Jhansi.
*Begum Hazrat Mahal, Indian independence fighter in Indian Rebellion of 1857.
*Bakht Khan

Post 1857

*Chandra Shekhar Azad, Indian independence fighter, member of Hindustan Socialist Republican Association.
*Ganesh Shankar Vidyarthi, independence fighter, journalist
*Ram Prasad Bismil, Indian independence fighter and socialist.
*Govind Ballabh Pant, Indian independence fighter and politician, became Chief Minister of the United Provinces. Also "Bharat Ratna"Bharat Ratna ("Gem of India" in English) is India's highest civilian award, awarded for the highest degrees of national service. This service includes artistic, literary, and scientific achievements, as well as "recognition of public service of the highest order". awardee.] recipient.
*Ashfaqullah Khan of Kakori, Indian independence fighter, member of Hindustan Socialist Republican Association. He was close associate of Bhagat Singh and Chandrashekhar Azad.
*Rafi Ahmed Kidwai, Indian independence fighter and socialist.
*Acharya Narendra Dev, socialist
*Ram Manohar Lohia, socialist
*Hasrat Mohani, independence fighter and poet
*Asaf Ali, independence fighter
*Rajendra Lahiri, independence fighter
*Maulana Mohammad Ali, independence fighter
*Purushottam Das Tandon, independence fighter
*Maulana Shaukat Ali, independence fighter
*Mukhtar Ahmed Ansari, independence fighter
*Mahavir Tyagi, independence fighter
*Captain Ram Singh Thakur, was an Indian independence Fighter, Musician and the Composer of Indian National Anthem, Jana Gana. [http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/articleshow/7007390.cms INA hero Ram Singh dead. Times of India] ] [http://www.tribuneindia.com/2002/20020504/windows/main2.htm A tribute to the legendary composer of National Anthem The Tribune] ]
*Yogendra Shukla, Indian socialist, member of Hindustan Socialist Republican Association

National/ International Award Winners

Param Vir Chakra

*Company Quarter Master Havildar Abdul Hamid
*Lieutenant Manoj Kumar Pandey
*Grenadier Yogendra Singh Yadav

Maha Vir Chakra

*Brigadier Mohammad Usman
*Mahendra Nath Mulla

Ashok Chakra

*Kamlesh Kumari

Bharat Ratna

*Bhagwan Das, philosopher and Freedom Fighter
*Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru
*Rajrishi Purushottam Das Tandon, Freedom Fighter
*Govind Ballabh Pant,Freedom Fighter
*Lal Bahadur Shastri, Freedom Fighter
*Indira Gandhi,Freedom Fighter
*Ravi Shankar,Sitar Maesro
*Ustad Bismillah Khan, Shehnai Maestro

Padma Vibhushan

*Justice V. N. Khare

Padma Bhushan

*Prof Irfan Habib, Historian
*Qurratulain Hyder, Author
*Josh Malihabadi, Poet
*Kishan Maharaj, Tabla Maestro
*Ram Kinkar Upadhyay, scholar

Padma Shree

*Muzaffar Ali, Films
*K. P. Saxena, Writer
*Kunwar Digvijay Singh Babu, Hockey Olympian
*Gopaldas Neeraj, Hindi poet and lyricist
*Yogiraj Bharat Bhushan,the only Padmashri awardee Yogi, founder Director of Mokshayatan International Yogashram at Saharanpur

Dada Saheb Phalke Award

*Naushad Ali, Music Composer
*Majrooh Sultanpuri Lyricist

Jnanpith Awards

*Firaq Gorakhpuri, poet
*Mahadevi Verma,poet
*Qurratulain Hyder, writer
*Ali Sardar Jafri,writer and poet

Nobel Prize

*Rajendra K. Pachauri, chairman of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change [4] . First Nobel Prize winner from Uttar Pradesh.

Magasaysay Award

*Sandeep Pandey

Arjuna Award

*Syed Modi,Badminton
*Abhinn Shyam Gupta, Badminton
*Moraad Ali Khan,shooter
*Jaspal Rana,shooter (Uttarkhand)

cience and Medicine

*Rajendra K. Pachauri, chairman of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change [ [http://www.france-in-india.org/en/article.php3?id_article=1317 M.S Swaminathan , R.K Pachauri, Ela Bhatt, Father C. Prakash receive French Govt. awards] accessed June 2007 ] . First Nobel Prize winner from Uttar Pradesh.
*Harish-Chandra, (Mehrotra) was an Indian mathematician, who did fundamental work in representation theory, especially Harmonic analysis on semisimple Lie groups.
*Ravindra Khattree, is an Indian statistician, who did fundamental work in statistical inference, multivariate analysis, experimental designs, biostatistics and quality control.
*Zahoor Qasim, Oceanographer, leader of first Indian Expedition to Antarctica
*P. K . Sethi, inventor of "Jaipur Foot"
*Kamla Kant Pandey, notable plant geneticist
*Mriganka Sur,Neuroscientist at MIT
*Prof Raj Shankar, Neuroscientist
*HC Verma, author of Physics books and nuclear scientist
*Manindra Agrawal, Computer Scientist IIT Kanpur
*Vinod Gupta

Holders of High Offices

President

*Muhammad Hidayatullah,acting President in 1969disputable|date=August 2007

Vice President

*Gopal Swarup Pathak, former Vice President of India

Prime Ministers

*Jawaharlal Nehru, first Prime Minister of India and "Bharat Ratna" awardee.
*Lal Bahadur Shastri, third Prime Minister of India and "Bharat Ratna" awardee.
*Indira Gandhi, fourth Prime Minister of India and "Bharat Ratna" awardee.
*Choudhary Charan Singh, sixth Prime Minister of India
*Vishwanath Pratap Singh, eighth Prime Minister of India
*Chandra Shekhar, ninth Prime Minister of India
*Atal Bihari Vajpayee. eleventh Prime Minister of India
*Bishweshwar Prasad Koirala, ex Prime Minister of Nepal
*Cheddi Jagan

Governors

*Saiyid Nurul Hasan, former Governor of West Bengal
*Syed Sibtey Razi, Governor of Jharkhand
*Khurshid Alam Khan, former Governor of Karnataka
*Mohammad Yunus Saleem,former Governor of Bihar
*A R Kidwai, Governor of Haryana
*Mohammad Fazal, former Governor of Maharashtra
*Girish Chandra Saxena,former Governor of Jammu & Kashmir
*K.M. Seth,former Governor of Chhatisgarh

Chief Justices

*Mohammad Hidayatullah, former Chief Justice of India
*VN Khare, former Chief Justice of India
*Mirza Hameedullah Beg, former Chief Justice of India
*R. S. Pathak, former Chief Justice of India
*Leila Seth,Chief Justice, Himachal Pradesh

Chief Ministers

*Govind Ballabh Pant
*Sampurnanand
*Sucheta Kripalani
*Chandra Bhanu Gupta
*Choudhary Charan Singh
*Tribhuvan Narain Singh
*Kamalapati Tripathi
*Hemvati Nandan Bahuguna
*Narayan Dutt Tiwari
*Ram Naresh Yadav
*Banarsi Das
*Vishwanath Pratap Singh
*Sripati Mishra
*Vir Bahadur Singh
*Mulayam Singh Yadav
*Kalyan Singh
*Ram Prakash Gupta
*Rajnath Singh
*Mayawati, present Chief Minister of UP

Union Ministers

*Kamalapati Tripathi
*Murli Manohar Joshi
*Narayan Dutt Tiwari
*K.C. Pant
*Mahaveer Prasad
*Shriprakash Jaiswal
*.Akhilesh Das
*Santosh Gangwar
*Maneka Gandhi
*Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi
*Shriram Chauhan
*Muni Lall
*Swami Chinmayanand
*Rajnath Singh
*Ashok Kumar Pradhan
*Satyapal Singh Yadav

Prominent political figures

Pre Independence

*Motilal Nehru, prominent Indian National Congress leader
*Dr.Mukhtar Ahmed Ansari, former President of Indian National Congress
*Rai Rajeshwar Bali, education minister (1924-1928)
*Pandit Madan Mohan Malviya
*Jawaharlal Nehru
*Govind Ballabh Pant
*Sampurnanand

Post Independence

*Govind Ballabh Pant
*Deen Dayal Upadhyaya
*Ram Manohar Lohia
*Choudhary Charan Singh
*Narayan Dutt Tiwari
*Hemvati Nandan Bahuguna
*Kamalapati Tripathi
*Indira Gandhi
*Feroze Gandhi
*Rafi Ahmed Kidwai
*Deendayal Upadhyaya
*Nanaji Deshmukh
*Mohsina Kidwai
*Sheila Kaul
*Raj Narain
*Ram Lagan Singh, freedom fighter, MLC, Chairman Jila Parishad Jaunpur.
*Noor Bano
*Mahendra Singh Tikait, Kisan leader
*Rajeev Shukla, journalist and political leader
*Amar Singh, political leader
*Murli Manohar Joshi, former Union HRD Minister
*Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, political leader
*Arif Mohammad Khan, political leader
*Chaudhary Ajit Singh, political leader
*Satish Mishra, Deputy CM of UP
*Kalraj Mishra,former Minister
*Beni Prasad Verma, former minister and leader
*Shriprakash Jaiswal, Union Minister
*Akhilesh Das,Union Minister
*Raj Babbar,Member of Parliament
*Rajkumari Amrit Kaur, Gandhian, first lady Minister of India
*Kamal Nath, politician
*Prakash Vir Shastri, Member of Parliament and advocate of the Arya Samaj movement
*Kailash Nath Katju, Former Union Home Minister and Lawyer
*Satyapal Singh Yadav former union minister
*Om Prakash Singh
*Major Ramesh Upadhyay, Working President and Political Head, World Council of Abhinav Bharat

Authors

Hindi

*Vishnu Sarma,author of Panchtantra
*Malik Muhammad Jayasi, author of Padmavat
*Munshi Prem Chand, renowned novelist, was one of the greatest literary figures of modern Hindi and Urdu literature.
*Bharatendu Harishchandra, Hindi writer, who made major contributions in the field of journalism, drama and poetry.
*Amritlal Nagar, Hindi writer
*Bhagwati Charan Verma, Hindi writer
*Sachchidananda Hirananda Vatsyayan, popularly known by his pen-name "Ajneya" (or Agyeya), was a pioneer of modern trends not only in the realm of Hindi poetry, but also fiction, criticism and journalism
*Jaishankar Prasad, Hindi writer
*Babu Gulabrai, Hindi writer
*Yashpal, Hindi writer
*Rahul Sankrityayan, Hindi writer
*Hazari Prasad Dwivedi, Hindi novelist
*Baldev Upadhyaya, Hindi Scholar and writer
*Vidya Niwas Mishra, Hindi Scholar
*Rahi Masoom Raza, author of 'Topi Shukla' and 'Adha Gaon'
*Vinod Kumar Shukla, writer
*Shrilal Shukla, writer of 'Raag Darbari'
*Acharya Ram Chandra Shukla, Hindi writer and historian.
* Pandit Rama Shankar Tripathi of Banares Hindu University, {Hindi and English), historian - Ancient and medieval India
* Gopi nath Tiwari of Gorakhpur University{Hindi}Hindi scholar [writer]

Urdu

*Ibne Safi, novelist of Jasoosi Duniya fame
*Qurratulain Hyder, writer of Aag Ka Darya fame
*Ismat Chugtai, writer
*Mirza Hadi Ruswa, author of Umrao Jaan

English

*Nayantara Sahgal, novelist and writer
*Attia Hosain, English author and journalist
*Allan Sealy, Novelist and writer
*Zameer Hassan Kazmi, Writer in English
*Vikas Swarup, Author of "Q&A"

Poets

Urdu

*Mir Taqi Mir
*Mirza Ghalib, was a renowned classical Urdu and Persian poet of the subcontinent.
*Mir Anis, Urdu Marsia poet
*Maulana Hali, Urdu poet, one of the most well-regarded biographers of Ghalib's life, and a commentator of his poetry.
*Firaq Gorakhpuri, Urdu poet, winner of "Jnanpith" award
*Kaifi Azmi, Urdu and Hindi lyricist, poet and songwriter.
*Safi Lakhnavi, eminent Urdu poet
*Majrooh Sultanpuri, poet and lyricist
*Josh Malihabadi, eminent Urdu poet
*Firaq Gorakhpuri, eminent Urdu poet
*Jigar Moradabadi, Urdu poet
*Ali Sardar Jafri, Urdu poet
*Khumar Barabankvi, Urdu poet
*Daya Shankar Kaul Nasim, Urdu poet
*Brij Narayan Chakbast, Urdu poet
*Akbar Allahabadi, poet
*Majaz, Urdu poet

Hindi

*Kedarnath Singh, major works are "baagh", "toota truck", tolstoy aur cycle", etc.
*Jaishankar Prasad, one of four major pillars of the "Chhayavaadi" School of Hindi.
*Harivansh Rai Bachchan, writer and poet.
*Mahadevi Varma, a major poet of the "Chhayavaadi" generation, a period of romanticism in Modern Hindi poetry. She won the "Jnanpith"Jnanpith Award is the highest literary honour conferred in the Republic of India.] award in 1982.
*Sumitranandan Pant, one of four major pillars of the "Chhayavaadi" School of Hindi.
*Maithilisharan Gupt, one of the most famous modern Hindi poets.
*Gopal Das Neeraj, Hindi poetKaka Hathrasi, Humorous Poet
*Shivmangal Singh Suman
*Suryakant Tripathi 'Nirala'
*Subhadra Kumari Chauhan
*Guru Bhakt Singh 'Bhakt'

Founders of Educational Institutions

*Sir Syed Ahmad Khan, founder of Aligarh Muslim University.
*Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya, founder of Benaras Hindu University.
*Jagdish Gandhi, founder of the City Montessori School.

Defence Services

Army

*Lt. Gen K.M. Seth
* Manoj Kumar Pandey, 11 Gorkha Rifles of the Indian Army, "Param Vir Chakra"Param Vir Chakra (PVC) is India's highest military decoration awarded for the highest degree of valour or self-sacrifice in the presence of the enemy.] recipient.
*Brigadier Mohammad Usman, receipient of Maha Vir Chakra
* Abdul Hamid (soldier), 4 Grenadiers, Indian Army, "Param Vir Chakra" recipient.
*Lt. General Zameerud-din Shah

Air Force

*S.K. Kaul, Air Chief Marshal (Retd)
*Trevor Keelor IAF , Vir Chakra winner in Indo-Pak war of 1965
*Denzil Keelor IAF , Air Marshall (Retd), Vir Chakra winner and Kirti Chakra recipient.

Civil Service / Diplomacy

Indian Foreign Service

*Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit was an Indian diplomat and politician, sister of Jawaharlal Nehru, and the first female President of the United Nations General Assembly.
*Asaf Ali, first Indian Ambassador to US
*Girija Shankar Bajpai, First Secretary-General of Foreign Affairs
*Braj Kumar Nehru, a relative of Jawaharlal Nehru, served as a diplomat, as ambassador to several countries and was offered the post of United Nations Secretary-General in 1951, but declined. He was awarded the "Padma Vibhushan" award in 1999.

Civil Services

*Dharma Vira, ICS, cabinet secretary and governor of West Bengal, Mysore.
*Isha Basant Joshi, first woman to be appointed IAS officer
*Sir Chandrika Prasad Srivastava,eminent bureaucrat
*Naresh Chandra Saxena, Eminent bureaucrat
*Wajahat Habibullah, Chief Information Commissioner of India

Music and Dance

Musicians

*Ustad Bismillah Khan, Shehnai maestro, awarded the "Bharat Ratna", (2001), also had the distinction of being one of the few people to be awarded all the top four civilian awards.
*Pandit Ravi Shankar, classical Sitar player, awarded the "Bharat Ratna" in 1999. He has also won three Grammy awards.
*Begum Akhtar, was a Ghazal singer
*Naushad, music director, was awarded the "Dadasaheb Phalke Award" for his contributions to Indian cinema.
*Sir Cliff Richard, the popular English singer
*Kishan Maharaj, Tabla Maestro
*Hari Prasad Chaurasia, bansuri player
*Dr.Lalmani Misra was an Indian classical musician. Dean & Head, Faculty of Music and Fine Arts, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi and his son
*Dr. Gopal Shankar Misra, Vichitra Veena player
*Pandit Vishnu Narayan Bhatkhande, eminent Musician

ingers

*Girija Devi, is an Indian singer and represents the Banaras Gharana of singers
*Shubha Mudgal, Singer
*Talat Mahmood, ghazal singer
*Anup Jalota, Ghazal and Bhajan Singer
*Siddheshwari Devi, was a famous Hindustani singer from Benares, lovingly known as Maa (mother).

Dancers

*Birju Maharaj, Kathak exponent
*Lachhu Maharaj, Kathak exponent
*Kapila Vatsyayan, scholar of Indian classical dance

ports

Hockey

*Dhyan Chand, former international hockey player, awarded the "Padma Bhushan"Padma Bhushan stands third in the hierarchy of civilian awards.] , India's third highest civilian honour
*Zafar Iqbal, former international captain of the Indian hockey team and Chief coach of Indian hockey team.
*K. D. Singh, former National Hockey player and Olympian
*Mohammed Shahid, former international hockey player, was member of the Indian team that won Gold Medal at the 1980 Olympic Games in Moscow. He was awarded "Arjuna Award" in 1980 and "Padma Shri" in 1986.

Cricket

*Ashish Zaidi,cricketer
*Manoj Prabhakar,cricketer
*Arun Lal, former Test cricketer
*Mohammed Kaif, international cricketer
*Bob Woolmer, international cricketer, professional coach and also a professional commentator.
*Suresh Raina, international cricketer
*R. P. Singh, international cricketer
*Chetan Chauhan, former Test cricketer
*Hemlata Kala, member Indian Women's Cricket team
*Gopal Sharma, cricketer
*Gyanendra Pandey, cricketer
*Piyush Chawla
*Narendra Hirwani
*Surinder Amarnath
*Raman Lamba
*Surinder Amarnath
*Rohan Gavaskar
*Rajinder Hans
*Ravikant Shukla, U-19 captain
*Praveen Kumar

Badminton

*Abhinn Shyam Gupta, former national badminton champion
*Syed Modi, former national badminton champion

Other sports

*Moraad Ali Khan, shooter
*Ghaus Mohammad, tennis player, the first Indian to reach quarterfinal of The Championships, Wimbledon
*Jaspal Rana, shooter
* Bharat Bhushan, Body Builder [Arjuna Shri and Pratap Shri of India winner] the first ranking vegetarian Body Builder

Journalism

Print

*Sahu Ramesh Chandra Jain, Times of India & Navbharat Times
*Manikonda Chalapathi Rau, was an eminent Indian journalist and an authority on the Nehruvian thought.
*Feroze Gandhi, Managing editor of National Herald
*Dharamvir Bharati, former editor of Dharamyug magazine
*Arun Nehru, former Minister and Columnist
*Saeed Naqvi, Journalist and TV producer
*Vinod Mehta, editor Outlook magazine
*Narendra Mohan, Dainik Jagran
*Aniruddha Bahal, investigative journalist
*Kunal Pradhan, Reuters
*Pankaj Mishra, Journalist
*Yogendra Yadav
*Shweta Teotia, Indian Express

Radio

*Attia Hosain, BBC Urdu Service
*Sanjeev Srivastava, Head of BBCHindi Service
*Kabban Mirza, anchor with All India Radio

atire, Comedy , Cartoons

*Akbar Allahabadi, poet and satirist
*Kaka Hathrasi,satirist
*Tuntun,comedian
*K. P. Saxena
*Raju Srivastava, actor and stand up comedian

Cinema & Theatre

Actors

*Amitabh Bachchan, Bollywood actor, and one of the most prominent figures in the Indian film industry, awarded the "Padma Bhushan" in 2001.
*Naseeruddin Shah, actor (He was born in barabanki district of lucknow division U.P)
*Marc Zuber, actor
*Raj Babbar, actor and Member of Parliament.
*Jaddanbai,actor
*Nargis, was an actress best known for her role in the Oscar-nominated film "Mother India".
*Nimmi, film actress in the 1950s.
*Lara Dutta, actress, UNFPA Goodwill Ambassador and the 2000 Miss Universe.
*Rajpal Yadav, actor
*K.N. Singh, actor
*Tuntun, comedy actress
*Sushant Singh, actor
*Ravi Kishan, Bhojpuri film actor
*Udita Goswami, Bollywood actress
*Priyanka Sharma, Bollywood actress
*Zohra Sehgal, Bollywood actress

Directors/ Producers

*K. Asif, was a film director, film producer and screenwriter who was famous for his work for the Hindi epic motion picture, Mughal-e-Azam.
*Shaad Ali, film director
*Kamal Amrohi, Director of Pakeezah fame
*Prakash Mehra, Director
*Muzaffar Ali, film producer. director
*Shama Zaidi, documentary film maker
*Waris Hussein , film maker in UK
*Abrar Alvi, film writer , director
*Prasoon Pandey, director
*Vishal Bharadwaj, Omkara director

ingers

*Talat Mahmood
*Rajkumari Dubey
*Begum Akhtar
*Hemanta Kumar Mukhopadhyay
*Abhijeet Bhattacharya (Singer)
*Kabban Mirza
*Anup Jalota
*Baba Sehgal

Lyricists

*Shakeel Badayuni
*Indeevar
*Shakeel Badayuni
*Majrooh Sultanpuri
*Khumar Barabankvi
*Kaifi Azmi
*Ali Sardar Jafri
*Anjaan

Music Composers

*Naushad Ali
*Shantanu Moitra

Theatre

*Nadira Babbar

Cinematographer

*Ravikant Nagaich, Cinematographer
*Rajeev Jain, Cinematographer
*Nikhil Sinha, Cinematographer/Director

tory/ Script/ Dialogue Writers

*Wajahat Mirza
*S.Ali Raza
*Javed Siddiqi, film script writer
*K. P. Saxena,dialogue writer of Lagaan , Swades
* [Divy Nidhi Sharma] film script and dialogue writer

Nawabs of Awadh

*Asaf-Ud-Dowlah, the fourth Nawab,founder of modern Lucknow
*Wajid Ali Shah, the poet, choreographer , the last King of Awadh

Navratnas

*Raja Todar Mal, Finance Minister and one of the Navratnas of Akbar
*Abdul Rahim Khan-I-Khana, Hindi Poet and a Navratna of Akbar

Television

*Roshan Abbas, TV personality
*Kamleshwar,writer and TV administrator
*Rahi Masoom Raza, dialogue writer of TV serial 'Ramayan'
*Gajendra Singh, TV programme producer
*Piyush Singh, Producer
*Shweta Tiwari
*Raju Srivastav
*Sandeep Marwah
*Mohit Shukla, Hindi theater and television

Judges and Lawyers

*Mohammad Hidayatullah,former Chief Justice of India
*VN Khare, former Chief Justice of India
*Vinod Swarup, former Additional Advocate General of Uttar Pradesh
*Mirza Hameedullah Beg, former Chief Justice of India
*Jagmohanlal Sinha, judge
*Sir Tej Bahadur Sapru,eminent lawyer
*Markandey Katju,Supreme Court judge
*Leila Seth, first woman Chief Justice of State

Nature Lovers

*Sundarlal Bahuguna, Environmentlist
*Billy Arjan Singh, Conservationist

cholars

*Acharya Narendra Dev
*Mushirul Hasan, Historian
*Irfan Habib, Historian
*Ahmad Hasan Dani, archaeologist and historian.
*Ishtiyaq Ahamd Zilli, Historian and Religious Scholar.
*Allama Shibli Nomani, Educationist, Reformer & Historian.

Fine Arts

*Gogi Saroj Pal
*Ram Chandra Shukla, painter.

Business

*Shahnaz Husain, beautician and entrepreneur
*Subroto Roy, founder Sahara India
*K.P. Singh, President of DLF Universal Group
*Saleem Iqbal Shervani,Geep Flashlight Industry
*Vinod Gupta

ocial Service

*Nanaji Deshmukh, social worker
*Sandeep Pandey

Crime

*Phoolan Devi
*Abu Salem
*Daku Man Singh
*Nirbhay Gujjar

Others

*Jaichand of Kannauj, historical figure
*Sheila Dixit, CM of Delhi state
*Begum Samru, historical figure
*Abdul Karim, Munshi to Queen Victoria
*Lala Deen Dayal, photographer
*Mustafa Kamil, former tutor of HH Prince Karim , Aga Khan
*Deep Tyagi, pioneer of Family Planning programme in India
* Baron Khalid Hameed,eminent doctor and social worker in UK
*Aaadietya Pandey, numerologist

ee also

*List of people by India state
*States and territories of India
*List of Hindi authors

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