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Famous Sikhs
Celebrity, Influential, Notable Adherents of Sikhism


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- Famous Sikh Personalities
- Wiki: List of Prominent Sikhs
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Excellent, detailed lists of famous adherents are available at the external websites listed in the box on the right. When we have found additional famous adherents or created a dedicated spiritual biography page on this website for an individual, we have listed them below:



Names of additional famous adherents and former adherents, from the links shown above. Details available on the pages above are not shown below:

List of Sikhs

Source: Wikipedia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Sikhs; viewed 6 July 2005)

Cinema and TV
- Gurinder Chadha, director (Bend It Like Beckham)
- Khulvinder Ghir, comedian and actor (Goodness Gracious Me)
- Rupak Mann, actress (winner of Bollywood Star)
- Parminder Nagra, actress
- Vicky Singh, bollywood actress
- Meera Syal, comedian and actress (Sikh mother)
- Jay Sean, Musician (real name: Kamaljit)
- Bally Sagoo, Musician

Writers
- Bhai Vir Singh, Punjabi poet
- Khushwant Singh, English-language novelist
- Simon Singh, popular-science author
- Dr. Dalip Kaur Tiwana, Punjabi novelist

Sport Figures
- Bishan Singh Bedi, Indian cricketer (one of the greatest Indian bowlers)
- Fauja Singh, 93-year-old marathon runner
- Harbhajan Singh, Indian cricketer
- Milkha Singh, Indian athlete
- Navjot Singh Sidhu, Indian cricketer
- Udham Singh, Indian hockey player (4 Olympics: 3 gold, 1 silver)
- Vijay Singh, Sikh Golfer
- Yuvraj Singh, Indian cricketer
- Dara Singh, Former Indian Wrestling champion

Politicians
- Ujjal Dosanjh, premier of British Columbia, Canada (2000-2001), Minister of Health for Canada (2004-present)
- Giani Zail Singh, Indian president (1982-1987)
- Dr. Manmohan Singh, Indian prime minister (2004-)
- Sukhi Turner, mayor of Dunedin, New Zealand (1995-2004)
- Maharaja Ranjit Singh, founder of Sikh kingdom of the Punjab
- Maharaja Duleep Singh, Youngest son of Maharaja Ranjit Singh

The Ten Gurus
1. Guru Nanak Dev
2. Guru Angad Dev
3. Guru Amar Das
4. Guru Ram Das
5. Guru Arjan Dev
6. Guru Hargobind
7. Guru Har Rai
8. Guru Har Krishan
9. Guru Teg Bahadur
10. Guru Gobind Singh
11. Maharaja Ranjit Singh
12. Banda Singh Bahadur
13. Giani Ditt Singh
14. Hari Singh Nalwa
15. Jassa Singh Ramgharia

Martyrs
- Shaheed Babbar Manjeet Singh Jalwehra
- Shaheed Satwant Singh
- Shaheed Beant Singh
- Shaheed Kehar Singh
- Shaheed Sukhdev Singh
- Shaheed Harjinder Singh
- Sant Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale
- Shaheed Bhai Amrik Singh
- Shaheed Gurbachan Singh Manochal
- Shaheed General Shabeg Singh
- Shaheed Navneet Singh Khadian
- Shaheed Gurjant Singh Budh Singh Wala
- Shaheed Bhai Fauja Singh
- Shaheed Talwinder Singh Babbar
- Shaheed Sukhdev Singh Babbar
- Shaheed Mengha Singh Babbar
- Shaheed General Labh Singh
- Shaheed Bhai Jugraj Singh
- Shaheed Avtar Singh Brahma
- Shaheed Udham Singh

Other
- Lt. Gen. J.S. Aurora, Indian Eastern Army commander in 1971
- Balbir Singh Sodhi, post-9/11 murder victim
- Pratap Singh Giani, sikh calligraphist, priest, editor of the first punjabi newspaper
- Shabeg Singh, retired Indian Army general, killed 1984 in Operation Blue Star


BELOW: Names from "Famous Sikh Personalities" page on "Sikh Glory" website (http://www.sikhglory.com/persona.htm; viewed 6 November 2005):
Jassa Singh Ahluwalia (1718-1783)
Baba Atal
General Jagjit Singh Aurora
Sardar Baldev Singh (1902-1961)
Baba Buddha (1506-1628)
Prakash Singh Badal (1927-)
Bhai Bala (1466-1544)
Surjit Singh Barnala
Jaspal Singh Bhatti
Bibi Bhani
Sant Fateh Singh (1911-1970)
Mata Ganga
S.S. Gill
Mata Gujri (1626-1704)
Bhai Gurdas (1551-1637)
Bhai Gurdas
Lt. General Harbaksh Singh
Bhai Joga Singh
Pratap Singh Kairon (1901-1965)
Baba Kalu (1440-1540)
Bhai Kanahia
Nawab Kapur Singh (1697-1759)
Bhai Sahib Kapur Singh (1909)
Baba Kharak Singh
Mata Khivi (1504-1552)
Khushwant Singh
Sant Harchand Singh Longowal (died 1985)
Dr. Manmohan Singh
Bhai Mardana
Daler Singh Mehndi
Milkha Singh
Gurmukh Singh Musafar (1899-1976)
Nand Lal (1633-1715)
Mian Mir (1550-1635)
Bebe Nanake (1464-1518)
Akali Phula Singh (1761-1822)
Bhai Puran Singh
Maharaja Ranjit Singh (1780-1839)
Mata Sahib Kaur
Mata Sundri
Swaran Singh
Master Tara Singh (1885-1967)
Tarlok Singh
Gurbachan Singh Tohra
Bhai Vir Singh (1872-1957)
Giani Zail Singh

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