Indira

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Indira
Gender Female
Language(s) Hindi
Sanskrit
Origin
Meaning "beauty"
"splendid"
Region of origin Denmark
Finland
India
Norway
Sweden
Other names
Related names Indra

Indira (hindi : इंदिरा) is a Hindu/Sanskrit Indian popular feminine given name, which means "beauty" and "splendid".

Notable people named Indira[edit]

  • Indira Bajt (born 1980), Slovene chess player.
  • Indira Devi (born February 19, 1892 – died September 6, 1968), Indian autobiographer, princess turned queen and Maharaja of Cooch Behar Jitendra Narayan's wife.
  • Indira Gandhi (born November 19, 1917 – died October 31, 1984), Indian socialist and forth Prime Minister of India.
  • Indira Jaising (born June 3, 1940), Indian lawyer, feminist, human rights activist and solicitor.
  • Indira Kastratović (born October 2, 1970), Macedonian handball player.
  • Indira Freitas Johnson (born 1943), Indian artist and nonviolence educator.
  • Indira Kadambi (born September 30, 1969), Indian performer and dance teacher.
  • Indira Levak (born September 15, 1973), Croatian singer member of Colonia.
  • Indira Miri (born 1910 - died 2004), Indian educationist.
  • Indira Naidoo (born 1968), Australian writer, journalist and television presenter.
  • Indira Nath (born January 14, 1938) is an Indian immunologist.
  • Indira Neville (born 1973), New Zealand comics artist, community organiser, musician and educationalist.
  • Indira Parthasarathy, (born July 7, 1930), Indian writer and playwright.
  • Indira Radić (born 14 June 1966), Serbian singer.
  • Indira Samarasekera (born April 11, 1952) Canadian-Sri Lankian twelth president and vice-chancellor of the University of Albert.
  • Indira Sant (born 1914 – died 2000), Indian poetess.
  • Indira Vizcaíno Silva (born January 14, 1987), Mexican politician.
  • Indira Spence (born September 8, 1986), Jamaican hurdler.
  • Indira Stefanianna (born December 15, 1946), American/Icelandic actress and singer.
  • Indira Talwani (born 1960), American lawyer and jurist.
  • Indira Terrero (born November 29, 1985), Cuban-Spanish sprinter.
  • Indira Varma (born May 14, 1973), English actress.
  • Indira Weis (born September 30, 1979), Indian-German actress and singer.

Notable people with surnamed Indira[edit]

  • M. K. Indira (born January 5, 1917 – died March 15, 1994), Indian writer.

Fictional characters[edit]

  • Indira, from the Abdul Rashid Kardar's 1950 film Dastan.

Films[edit]

  • Indira (1929 film), directed by Jyotish Bannerjee.
  • Indira (1983 film), directed by Dinen Gupta.
  • Indira (1991 film), directed by Nripen Mohla.
  • Indira (1995 film), directed by Suhasini Manirathnam.
  • Indira Vizha (2009 film), directed by K. Rajeshwa.

Others[edit]

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