List of Malaysian Indians

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The Malaysian Indian had contribute a lot in the development of Malaysia - From right :Karpal Singh- Malaysia Famous lawyer and politician, Deborah Priya Henry-Winner of Miss Malaysia and famous model and Tun V. T. Sambanthan- Founding father of Malaysia

This is a list of notable Malaysian Indians.

Politicians[edit]

Academicians[edit]

Activists and social workers[edit]

Actors[edit]

Actresses and models[edit]

Ancient rulers[edit]

Arts and entertainment[edit]

Astronaut[edit]

Business people[edit]

Comedians[edit]

  • Indi Nadarajah, actor, comedian, and singer based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Deejays and television personalities[edit]

  • Rueben Thevandran (Burn), Malaysian radio personality, television host, singer, and voice-over
  • Asha Gill, television personality, deejay, and women's-rights activist
  • J.J Fernandez, a radio announcer for hitz.fm's breakfast show The Morning Crew, the number-one English radio show in Malaysia
  • T. Selva, an author, columnist, and radio or television personality on Vastu Shastra and the ancient secrets of Indians

Doctors[edit]

Economist[edit]

Fashion designer[edit]

Freedom fighters and nationalists[edit]

  • Puan Sri Janaki Athi Nahappan, one of the earliest women involved in the fight for Malaysian (then Malaya) independence
  • Rasammah Bhupalan, renowned Malaysian freedom fighter and social activist
  • John Thivy, founding president of the Malayan Indian Congress
  • S. A. Ganapathyveteran of the communist underground resistance to Japanese occupation and postwar trade unionist in then Malaya (Malaysia). First president of the 300,000-strong Pan Malayan Federation of Trade Unions (PMFTU) was hanged by the colonial authorities on 4 May 1949 after being convicted for allegedly being in possession of firearms.

Lawyers[edit]

Legal authorities[edit]

Literary figures[edit]

Martial artist[edit]

Mountaineers[edit]

Musicians[edit]

Religious[edit]

Scientists[edit]

Sportspeople[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]