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Famous Hindus


Related pages:
- Hindu Science Fiction Writers
- Largest Hindu Communities
- Famous Transcendental Meditationists

Related websites:
- Wiki: Notable Hindus
- NNDB.com - Religion: Hindu

Some Hindu
Comic Book Characters

- Thunderbird
- Maya
- Timeslip
- Shroud
- Karima Shapandar
- Deadman
- Emerald Bowman
- Hubert van Klyk
- Rajah of Sari
Excellent, detailed lists of famous Hindus are available at the external websites listed in the box on the right. When we have found additional famous Hindus or created a dedicated spiritual biography page on this website for an individual, we have listed them below:
  • Christopher Isherwood - acclaimed American author (convert to Vedanta Society)
  • J.D. Salinger - author of the acclaimed and influential American novel The Catcher in the Rye
  • M. Night Shyamalan - acclaimed film director of thriller movies (The Sixth Sense; Unbreakable; Signs; The Village; etc.)
  • J. M. DeMatteis - popular and critically acclaimed comc book writer
  • Paramahansa Yogananda - yoga teacher influential in establishing yoga in America, founder of founder of the Self Realization Fellowship
  • John McLaughlin - prominent British guitarist (Sri Chinmoy)
  • Larry Coryell - prominent British guitarist (Sri Chinmoy)
  • Carlos Santana - prominent guitarist (Sri Chinmoy)
  • Sri Chinmoy - influential yoga teacher and founder of the Sri Chinmoy Meditation Centres
  • Ben Kingsley - Academy Award for title role in Gandhi (Kingsley's father was Hindu)
  • Yash Aggarwal - earthquake scientist; unsuccessful Democratic candidate for U.S. House of Representatives from New York's 20th District in 1996
  • Joe Misir - lawyer; unsuccessful Republican candidate for U.S. House of Representatives from New York's 6th District in 1996



Names of additional famous Hindus, from the links shown above. Details available on the pages above are not shown below:
Abhijeet
Abhishek Bachchan
Adoor Gopalakrishnan
Aftab Shivdasani
Aishwarya Rai
Ajay Devgan
Ajay Naidu
Ajay Piramal
Akshay Khanna
Akshay Kumar
Aldous Huxley
Alka Yagnik
Aman Verma
Amar Bose
Amartya Sen
Amitabh Bachchan
Amol Palekar
Amrish Puri
Ananda Coomaraswamy
Anil Kapoor
Anil Kumble
Annie Besant
Annu Kapoor
Anupam Kher
Arun Sarin
Arundhati Roy
Asha Bhosle
Ashok Kumar
Atal Bihari Vajpayee
Babul Supriyo
Baichung Bhutia
Balamurali Krishna
Balgangadhar Tilak
Balraj Sahni
Ben Kingsley
Bimal Roy
Bobby Deol
Bobby Kishore
Boney Kapoor
Chandragupta
Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman
Chandu Borde
Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
Christopher Isherwood
David Dhawan
Deepak Chopra
Dev Anand
Dewang Mehta
Dhanraj Pillay
Dharmendra
Dhyan Chand
Dilip Kumar
Eknath Easwaran
Erwin Schrodinger
GD Birla
Geet Sethi
Geeta Dutt
George Harrison
Gopichand
Govinda
Guru Dutt
Gyanendra
Har Gobind Khorana
Harivansh Rai Bachchan
Hemant Kumar
Hridaynath Mangeshkar
Hrishikesh Mukherjee
Hrithik Roshan
Ilayaraja
Inder Kumar Gujral
Indira Gandhi
Indra Nooyi
J.D. Salinger
Jackie Shroff
Jagdish Chandra Bose
Jamnalal Bajaj
Javagal Srinath
Jawaharlal Nehru
Jayakanthan
Jeetendra
Jhumpa Lahiri
Jyoti Randhawa
K C Bokadia
Kalhana
Kalpana Chawla
Kamal Amrohi
Kamal Haasan
Kamal Nath
Kamala Markandaya
Kapil Dev
Karan Johar
Karan Rastogi
Karnam Malleswari
Kartik Seshadri
Kavita Krishnamurthy
Kay Kay
King Gyanendra
Kishore Kumar
Krishna Chandra Bhattacharya
Lakshmi Mittal
Lakshmipathy Balaji
Lata Mangeshkar
MS Subbulakshmi
Madhavan
Mahadevi Verma
Mahatma Gandhi
Mahendra Kapoor
Mahesh Bhupathi
Mani Ratnam
Manil Suri novelist
Manna Dey
Manoj Bajpai
Manoj Kumar
Manoj Night Shyamalan
Mira Nair
Mithun Chakraborty
Mohandas Gandhi
Mohanlal
Mohinder Amarnath
Mrinal Sen
Mukesh
Mukesh Ambani
Mulk Raj Anand
Munshi Premchand
N.R. Narayana Murthy
Narain Karthikeyan
Narasimha Rao
Nathuram Vinayak Godse
Navin Nischol
Nisargadatta Maharaj
Nitin Sawhney
O.P. Nayyar
Om Prakash
Om Puri
P Harikrishna
P. T. Usha
Paramahansa Yogananda
Pargat Singh
Prabhupada A.C. Bhaktivedanta
Prakash Padukone
Pran
Pravin Thipsay
R.K. Narayan
Raaj Kumar
Rabindranath Tagore
Rahul Dev Burman
Rahul Dravid
Raj Kapoor
Rajat Gupta
Rajeev Kapoor
Rajendra Kumar
Rajesh Khanna
Rajini Kanth
Rajiv Gandhi
Rajkumar Santoshi
Rakesh Roshan
Ram Dass
Ram Gopal Varma
Ram Mohan Roy
Ramana Maharshi
Ramesh Krishnan
Randhir Kapoor
Ravi Shankar
Rishi Kapoor
Ritwik Ghatak
Roshan Seth
S. R. Nathan
S.D. Burman
Sabeer Bhatia
Sachin Tendulkar
Sadhana Sargam
Sai Paranjpe
Salil Chowdhury
Salman Khan
Sanjay Dutt
Sanjay Kapoor
Sanjay Kumar
Sanjeev Kumar
Sanjiv Sidhu
Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan
Satish Kaushik
Satyajit Ray
Saurav Ganguly
Shahid Kapoor
Shakti Kapoor
Shakti Samanta
Shammi Kapoor
Shantanurao Laxmanrao Kirloskar
Shashi Kapoor
Shashi Tharoor
Shatrughan Sinha
Shekhar Kapoor
Shivaji
Shyam Benegal
Sivaji Ganesan
Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Sri Aurobindo
Sri Ramakrishna Paramhansa
Subhash Ghai
Subhash Kak
Subodh Mukherjee
Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar
Subrata Roy
Sumitranandan Pant
Sunil Dutt
Sunil Gavaskar
Sunil Shetty
Sunny Deol
Suraiya
Suresh Gopi
Swami Chinmayananda
Swami Dayananda
Swami Sivananda
Swami Vivekananda
Trilok Gurtu
Tusshar Kapoor
Utpal Dutt
Uttam Kumar
V.S. Naipaul
Vayalar Ramavarma
Veerappan
Vidiadhar Surajprasad Naipaul
Vijay Mallya
Vijay Singh
Vikram Seth
Vinod Khanna
Vinod Khosla
Vinod Mehra
Vishal Bharadwaj
Viswanathan Anand
Vivek Oberoi
Yash Chopra
Yesudas

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