Events in the year 1980 in the Republic of India.
- 1 January – Dr. Leo Rebello becomes the Director of Natural Health Centre, Bombay.
The Indian Hockey team won the Gold in the Olympics.
- 10 February - Khan, actor.
- 13 March - Varun Gandhi, politician
- 20 April - Arin Paul, film director
- 27 April - Zayed Khan, actor.
- 20 June - Bobby Darling, actor.
- 14 August - Prabjoth Singh, field hockey player.
- 16 August - Upen Patel, model and actor.
- 18 August - Preeti Jhangiani, actress and model.
- 28 August - Dnyaneshwar Jadhav, Art Director and Writer.
- 30 August - Richa Pallod, model and actress.
- 13 September - Manojava Galgali, Actor/Writer/Director.
- 18 September - Akshay Kapoor, actor.
- 18 September - Dipankar Mandal, Engineer.
- 21 September - Kareena Kapoor, actress.
- 18 October - Reetinder Singh Sodhi, cricketer.
- 24 October - Laila Mehdin, actress.
- 12 November - Devesh Chauhan, field hockey player.
- 13 November - Harman Baweja, actor.
- 9 December - Gagan Ajit Singh, field hockey player.
- 11 December - Arya, actor.
- 17 December - Arjun Halappa, field hockey player.
- 28 December - Deepak Thakur, field hockey player.