List of Mudaliars

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Mudaliar also Mudaliyar, 'Mudali and Moodley is a title used by Tamil castes such as Agamudayars, Vellalars and Sengunthars. It is derived from the honorary title Mudali meaning a person of first rank in the Tamil language which was bestowed upon top-ranking bureaucratic officials and army officers in medieval south India.[1] The surname is generally prevalent among Indian Tamils and the Tamil diaspora though it is also used in other parts of South India.

The following is a list of some notable members of the Mudaliar community.

Historical personalities[edit]

Poets[edit]

Ministers[edit]

Modern personalities[edit]

Social leaders, activists[edit]

Tamil literature[edit]

Philanthropists[edit]

Politics[edit]

Natesa Mudaliar, Founded Justice Party along with Theagaroya Chetty and Dr. T. M. Nair as part of the Dravidian movement.

Academics[edit]

Civil service and judiciary[edit]

Arts and cinema[edit]

 A.C.Tirulokchander  Film Director

Doctors,scientists and academicians[edit]

Miscellaneous[edit]

References[edit]