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Poets and scholars
- Keshavdas – Sanskrit scholar and Hindi poet
- Chaitanya Maha Prabhu –a spiritual leader who founded Gaudiya Vaishnavism.
- Godabarish Mishra – Poet
- Jayamant Mishra – Jayamant Mishra, (1925–2010) Sanskrit scholar and Maithili poet
- Neelesh Misra (Writer)
- Vācaspati Miśra, 10th century scholar
- Maṇḍana Miśra, 8th century scholar
- Mandana Mishra – Philosopher of Ancient India, Maṇḍana Miśra is best known as the author of the Brahmasiddhi.
- Bhawani Prasad Mishra – Poet (1913–1985)
- Hara Prasad Misra - Scholar in oxidative free radical research
- Srivatsanka Mishra - also called Koorathazhwar, Philosopher in Vishishtadvaita philosophy & disciple of Ramanujacharya
Classical music and dance
- Chhannulal Mishra – Hindustani classical music singer
- Birju Maharaj – Kathak dancer
- Rajan and Sajan Mishra – Contemporary North Indian Musician
- Shivnath Mishra – Indian sitarist and composer
- Lalmani Misra – Indian classical musician
- Baiju Bawra - Singer
- Justice Dipak Misra – Judge of the Supreme Court of India
- Justice Gyan Sudha Mishra – Judge of the Supreme Court of India
- Justice Ranganath Misra – Former Chief Justice of India, known for 'Mishra Commission'
- Kanhaiya Lal Misra - Advocate
- Bhadrakali Mishra – Senior (Nepali) politician, Minister and Chairperson of King Bridendra's Privy Council
- Chaturanan Mishra – Former Indian Agriculture Minister
- Dwarka Prasad Mishra – Politician, former Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh
- Jagannath Mishra – Politician, former Chief Minister] of Bihar
- Satish Chandra Misra (BSP Leader)
- Neelesh Misra (Writer)
- Aradhna Misra (Congress Leader)
- Sripati Misra (Former Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh)
- Abhishek Misra (Samajwadi Party Leader)
- Kalraj Misra (BJP Leader)
- Janeshwar Misra (Samajwadi Party Leader)
- Kailashpati Mishra – Quit India Movement nationalist, former Governor of Gujarat and senior politician of Bharatiya Janata Party
- Kalraj Mishra – BJP Leader Uttar Pradesh
- Kapil Mishra – Public Policy Campaigner and political activist
- Lalit Narayan Mishra – Former Indian Rail Minister.
- Nitish Mishra – JDU Leader Bihar And state Cabinet minister of bihar
- Satish Chandra Mishra – Former Advocate General and BSP Leader Uttar Pradesh India
- Shyam Nandan Prasad Mishra – Indian National Congress politician, eminent Parliamentarian and Central Minister.
- Sripati Mishra – Politician, former Speaker and Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh
Entertainment and beauty contests
- Sudhir Mishra – Indian film director and screenwriter
- Vanya Mishra – Femina Miss India 2012
- Prachi Mishra – Femina Miss India Earth 2012
- Sanjay Mishra (actor) – comedian known from Office Office.
- Akhilendra Mishra – Indian film and television character actor.
- Leela Mishra – film actor
- Piyush Mishra – Indian film actor, music director, lyricist, and writer
- Smriti Mishra – Indian film actress famous for her roles in parallel cinema.
- S. K. Misro – Telugu film and theatre personality
- Neelesh Misra – Journalist
- Amit Mishra – Indian cricketer
- Tanmay Mishra – Kenyan cricketer
- Mohnish Mishra – Indian cricketer
- Suresh Kumar Mishra – Former Indian volleyball team captain
- Pankaj Mishra – Indian essayist and novelist
- Govind Mishra – Indian novelist.
- Jaishree Misra – Indian essayist and novelist
- Brijesh Misra (First National Security Advisor of India)
- Advocate General (U.P.) Kanhaiya Lal Misra
- Lieutenant General A.K. Mishra – Director General, MP&PS, Indian Army
- Brajesh Mishra – National Security Advisor
- Satyananda Mishra – National Security Advisor
- Ramakant Mishra – IAS officer and renowned scholar
Other notable persons
- Anupam Mishra – Environmentalist & water conservationist
- Sameer Mishra – 81st Scripps National Spelling Bee champion (USA)
- Sanjay Mishra – Indian born American guitarist and composer.
- Sourav Mishra – Reuters journalist, one of the first witnesses of 2008 Mumbai Attacks
- Lal, C.K. "Cultural flows across a blurred boundary" (PDF). Southern Utah University. Retrieved 31 July 2016.