List of Iyengars
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For caste Iyengar, see article Iyengar
Spiritual leaders (contemporary)
Diplomats, bureaucrats, administrators and politicians
- T. S. S. Rajan (1880–1953), Indian politician and freedom-fighter. Member of the Imperial Legislative Council (1934–1936), Minister of Public Health and Religious Endowments (Madras Presidency) (1937–1939), Minister of Food and Public Health (Madras Presidency) (1946–1951)
- Ramiengar, Dewan of Travancore from 1881 to 1887.
- P. Rajagopalachari, Dewan of Cochin from 1897 to 1901 and Travancore from 1904 or 1906 to 1914.
- C. Vijayaraghavachariar - The Lion of South India.
- C Rajagopalachari - Bharat Ratna, Freedom fighter, national leader, the first Indian Governor General of Independent India and also the Chief Minister of State of Madras.
- R. Madhavan (b. 1970) - Indian actor, writer, film producer and television host.
- Vasundhara Das (b. 1977) - Indian actress and singer.
- Hema Malini (b. 1948) - Indian actress and Bharathnatyam exponent
- Sri Tirumalai Krishnamacharya - Father of modern yoga, yogi and healer who taught B.K.S. Iyengar, Sri K. Pattabhi Jois, and Indra Devi.
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- "Sify Movies - Vasundhara Das Interview". Sify.com. Retrieved 3 January 2013.
- India Today International. Living Media International Limited. 2004. p. 23.
Hema Malini self identifies her Iyengar Brahmin ancestry, says "I'm a pukka Iyengar Brahmin...".