List of Kashmiri Pandits
Administrators and diplomats
Kuldeep Khoda . Officer of Indian Police Service, 1974 Batch. Had the distinction of serving as heading Jammu & Kashmir Police as its Director General for the longest tenure of 5 years (2007-12). During his period at helm the terrorism came down to lowest levels in the state and is credited as the most successful DGP in getting the state to near normalcy. He is considered to be a security expert of high order and a writer on security strategic affiars.
- Parmeshwar Narayan Haksar, Principal Secretary to Prime Minister of India; policy maker and strategist; Indian Ambassador to Nigeria and Austria
- Rameshwar Nath Kao, intelligence chief and founder of India's Research and Analysis Wing (R&AW)
- Mohan Lal Kashmiri (1812-1877), Traveller, spy, diplomat, and author during British Era
- Triloki Nath Khoshoo, administrator and environmentalist
- Amitabh Mattoo (1962– ), Vice Chancellor, Jammu University; writer; Padma Shri awardee
- Motilal Nehru, one of the most prominent leaders of Indian independence movement; a founder of the Swaraj Party; Congress party president in the 1920s
- Jawaharlal Nehru, son of Motilal; prominent leader of Indian independence movement; Congress party president in the 1920s and 30s; first prime minister of India
- Indira Gandhi, daughter of Jawaharlal Nehru; former prime minister of India
- Kashyap Bandhu[need quotation to verify]
- Ram Chandra Kak First prime minister of Jammu and Kashmir
- Neel Kashkari,, politician and U.S. Treasury Department official
- Sir Tej Bahadur Sapru, politician and lawyer
Scholars, writers and educationalists
- Kailas Nath Kaul, botanist and agricultural scientist; Padma Bhushan awardee
- Braj Kachru, linguist and author, coined the term "World Englishes"
- Krishna Hutheesing, Indian writer; sister of Jawaharlal Nehru
- Nilkanth Gurtu, Sanskrit and Saiva scholar
- Rahul Pandita, author and journalist
- Ravinder Kumar, historian
- Bill Koul , Author, columnist and engineer
Visual and performing artists
- Raaj Kumar, Bollywood actor
- Mani Kaul , Indian filmmaker
- Anupam Kher, Indian actor, director, and producer
- Abhay Sopori, instrumentalist and composer; son of Bhajan Sopori
- Kiran Kumar, Bollywood actor; son of Bollywood actor Jeevan
- M. K. Raina, theatre and cinema personality, director and actor
- Kailash Kher a sufi Indian Singer.
- Bharat Rakshak, Chief of Air Staffs. "Indian Air Force: Swaroop Krishna Kaul". Retrieved 11 December 2014.
- Mitra, Ashok (12 December 1998). "The P.N. Haksar Story". Rediff.com. Retrieved 18 August 2012.
- Yadav, R K (15 January 2009). "Remembering the legendary Kao". canarytrap.in. Retrieved 23 July 2012.
Many eyebrows were raised on the selection of Mr Kao ... he too was a Kashmiri Pandit like Mrs Gandhi - but she was firm in her decision
- Brat, S. Ved (2003). "In Memoriam: T.N. Khoshoo (1927-2002)" (PDF). Conservation and Society. 1 (1). Archived from the original (PDF) on 27 September 2007.
- naqshbandi, Aurengzeb (18 Feb 2011). "Amitabh Mattoo set to join Congress". Hindustan Times. Archived from the original on 21 September 2013. Retrieved 20 Sep 2013.
- Gopal, Sarvepalli (2015). Jawaharlal Nehru;a Biography Volume 1 1889-1947. Random House. ISBN 9781473521872. Retrieved 31 October 2017.
- Evans, A., 2002. A departure from history: Kashmiri Pandits, 1990-2001. Contemporary South Asia, 11(1), pp.19-37.
- Koul, Sudha (2002). The tiger ladies : a memoir of Kashmir. London: Review. p. 146. ISBN 978-0755311163. Retrieved 31 October 2017.
- Zutshi, Chitralekha (2004). Languages of belonging: Islam, regional identity, and the making of Kashmir. C. Hurst & Co. pp. 267, 297. ISBN 978-1-85065-694-4. Retrieved 2012-01-30.
- "One kashmiri pandit winning panchayat polls". Rediff Online. 19 May 2011. Retrieved 13 August 2012.
- Bose, T., Mohan, D., Navlakha, G. and Banerjee, S., 1990. India's' Kashmir War'. Economic and Political Weekly, pp.650-662.
- Haniffa, Aziz (22 January 2014). "The Kashmiri Pandit who wants to be California's governor". Rediff. Retrieved 10 December 2014.
- Kumar, Mohan (1981). Sir Tej Bahadur Sapru: a political biography. Vipul Prakashan. Retrieved 2007-03-25.
Even now there are many distinguished scholars of Persian among the Kashmiri Brahmins in India. Sir Tej Bahadur Sapru and Raja Narendranath to mention two of them.
- Gandhi, Sonia (2004). Two Alone, Two Together: Letters Between Indira Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru 1922-1964. Penguin. ISBN 9780143032458.
- "Braj B Kachru: A Biographical Sketch". World Englishes. 11 (2–3): 91–94. 1992. doi:10.1111/j.1467-971X.1992.tb00053.x.
- Gupte, Pranay (2009). Mother India: A Political Biography of Indira Gandhi. Penguin Books India. p. 191. ISBN 9780143068266.
- Koul, M. L. "Nilkanth Gurtu: The Last Kashmiri Pundit". Kashmir Sentinel. Archived from the original on 30 July 2012. Retrieved 1 February 2011.
- Griffin, Peter (27 February 2013). "Rahul Pandita On Kashmir and its Stories". Forbes. Retrieved 10 December 2014.
- Kaw, M. K. (2001). Kashmiri Pandits: looking to the future. APH Publishing Corporation. ISBN 9788176482363. Retrieved 2007-03-25.
- "Author Bill Koul launches three books in India". NewsX. 2017-11-20. Retrieved 2019-01-29.
- "The true avatar of 'Mother India'!". The Hindu. 11 July 2008. Retrieved 18 July 2014.
- "Kashmiri Pandits - A Tradition of Excellence". SALT (South Asian Life & Time). January–March 2011. Retrieved 21 July 2012.
- "Anupam Kher to work for Empowerment of Kashmiri Pandit Community". Hindustan Times. 11 April 2009. Retrieved 2 July 2013.
- "Another Sopori RISES". The Hindu. 11 September 2014.
- "An interview with Kiran Kumar". indiantelevision.org.
- "Slow trotter, going places ..." The Hindu. Retrieved 2016-06-22.
- "Sufi singer Kailash Kher Debuts in Kashmir".