List of people from Punjab, India

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This is a list of notable Indian people from Punjab.

Nobel laureates[edit]

Military leaders[edit]

Indian Armed Forces[edit]

Air Force[edit]

Army[edit]

Navy[edit]

Military Gallantry Award winners[edit]

British Indian Army[edit]

Victoria Cross[edit]

Indian Armed Forces[edit]

Param Veer Chakra (PVC)[edit]

Maha Veer Chakra (MVC)[edit]

Early modern era[edit]

Business[edit]

Sunil Bharti Mittal is the chairman and managing director of Bharti Telecom.

Artists[edit]

Educators and scientists[edit]

Astronauts[edit]

Bollywood[edit]

Families[edit]

The Anands

The Chopras

The Deols

The Devgans

The Dutts

The Oberois

The Paintals

The Puris

The Sahnis

Individual artists[edit]

Documentary filmmakers[edit]

Directors[edit]

Crossover directors and actors (Hollywood)[edit]

History[edit]

Porus and Alexender

Folklore[edit]

Religious and spiritual figures[edit]

The Ten Gurus of Sikhism[edit]

Sikh[edit]

Related to Sikhism[edit]

Ahmidiyya Muslim Community[edit]

Writers[edit]

Punjabi, Hindi and Urdu[edit]

English[edit]

Khushwant Singh is a prominent Indian novelist and journalist.

Journalists[edit]

Print[edit]

India[edit]

Tamil cinema[edit]

Models[edit]

Musicians[edit]

Classical[edit]

Bollywood[edit]

Bhangra and other Punjabi people[edit]

India[edit]

Pop and rock[edit]

India[edit]

Revolutionaries and Freedom Fighters[edit]

Politicians[edit]

India[edit]

Sportspersons[edit]

Cricket[edit]

Harbhajan, pictured here bowling in the nets

Hockey[edit]

Field hockey[edit]

Athletics[edit]

Golf[edit]

Wrestling[edit]

The "Great" Gama

Fighters[edit]

  • Akshay Kumar, real name Rajeev Bhatia, black belt in karate; film actor
  • Veeru Devgan, father of Ajay Devgan, action and stunt designer

Shooting[edit]

Basketball[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.gatewayforindia.com/entertainment/amrishpuri.htm
  2. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20071211120409/http://164.100.24.209/newls/Biography.aspx?mpsno=197 Parliamentary Biography
  3. ^ http://ancienthistory.about.com/od/alexanderpeople/g/Porus.htm
  4. ^ http://www.livius.org/pn-po/porus/porus.htm
  5. ^ "Olympian athlete Ajmer Singh passed away". The Times of India. Jan 27, 2010.