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Popular and Famous Brahmin Celebrities in India

Brahmin Priest

Brahmin is a caste in Hinduism, traditionally priests (known as Pujari, Purohit and Pandit). In past, Brahmin term was used for “masters” (experts) in ancient texts. The people in this community ranked the highest in the four varnas, or social classes especially in India.

In this article, we have provided information about famous personalities from Brahmin community / caste in India. So, let’s see!

Brahmin Priest

Brahmin Priest

Popular and Famous Brahmin Celebrities in India

List of Brahmin Cricket Players (Brahmin Cricketers)

  • Rohit Sharma (Indian Cricket Team Player)
  • Sachin Tendulkar (Former Indian Cricket Team Captain)
  • Rahul Dravid (Former Indian Cricket Team Batsman)
  • Sourav Ganguly (Former Indian Cricket Team Captain)
  • Sunil Gavaskar (Former Indian Cricket Team Captain)
  • Suresh Raina (Indian Cricket Team Player)
  • VVS Laxman (Former Indian Test Player)
  • Ravi Shastri (Former Indian Cricket Player)
  • Anil Kumble (Former Indian Cricket Player / Bowler)
  • Ishant Sharma (Former Indian Cricketer)
  • R Ashvin (Indian Cricketer)
  • Javagal Shrinath (Former Indian Cricket Team Bowler)
  • Kris Shrikant (Former Indian Cricketer)
  • Dilip Vengeskar (Former Indian Cricketer)
  • Venketesh Prasad (Former Indian Cricket Team Bowler)
  • Manoj Prabhakar (Former Indian Cricketer)
  • Dileep Sardesai (Former Indian Cricketer)
  • Joginder Sharma (Indian Cricketer)
  • Pragyan Ojha (Indian Cricketer)
  • Ajit Agarkar (All Rounder)
  • Chetan Sharma (Fast Bowler)
  • Dhawal Kulkarni (Fast Bowler)

List of Brahmins in Bollywood (Actors, Actress, Directors, Producers, Singers, Musicians etc..)

  • Kapil Sharma (Actor, TV Host and Comedian)
  • Paresh Rawal (Actor, Politician, and Comedian)
  • Sanjay Dutt (Actor)
  • Late Sunil Dutt (Actor and Politician)
  • Madhuri Dixit (Actress, and TV Host)
  • Anupam Kher (Actor)
  • Shankar Mahadevan (Bollywood Singer)
  • Anushka Sharma (Actress)
  • Deepika Padukone (Actress)

List of Brahmins in Business (Famous Business Persons and Billionaires)

  • Vijay Mallya (Politician, and Businessman)
  • Narayan Murthy (Co-founder of Infosys)
  • Nandan Nilekani (Co-founder of Infosys)
  • Manoj Bhargava (Businessman, Founder of Innovations Ventures LLC)
  • Naveen Tiwari (Founder of InMobi)
  • Jaiprakash Gaur (Chairman of Jaypee Group)
  • Indra Nooyi (Former CEO of PepsiCo)
  • Sundar Pichai (CEO of Alphabet and Google)
  • K V Kamath (Former Chairman of Infosys, and Non-executive Chairman of ICICI Bank)

List of Brahmins in Politics (Popular Brahmin Politicians)

  • Murli Manohar Joshi (Former Chief Minister of Maharashtra)
  • Late J Jayalalithaa (Former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu)
  • Devendra Fadnavis (Former Chief Minister of Maharashtra)
  • Late P V Narasimha Rao (4th CM of Andhra Pradesh and 9th Prime Minister of India)
  • Late Shankar Dayal Sharma (9th President of India)
  • Pranab Mukherjee (13th President of India)
  • Late V V Giri (4th President of India)
  • Late Jawaharlal Nehru (1st Prime Minister of India)
  • Late Indira Gandhi (3rd Prime Minister of India, and Only female Prime Minister of India)
  • Late Morarji Desai (4th Prime Minister of India)
  • Late Atal Bihari Vajpayee (10th Prime Minister of India)
  • Late C. Rajagopalachari (Last Governor-General of India and 2nd CM of Madras State)
  • Late E. M. S. Namboodiripad (CM of Kerala)
  • Late Govind Ballabh Pant (Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh)
  • Late Pramod Mahajan – (Former Union Minister in Vajpayee Government)
  • Hema Malini (Actress and Member of Parliament)
  • Late Motilal Nehru (Prominent Leader in India’s Independence Movement)

List of Brahmin Scientists

  • Late C V Raman (Physicist, Bharat Ratna, Noble Prize in Physics, Lenin Peace Prize)
  • Venkatraman (Venki) Ramakrishnan (Structural Biologist, Nobel Prize in Medicine)

List of Brahmins – Writers, Authors, and Literature

  • Rabindranath Tagore (Nobel Prize Winner in Literature)
  • Kailash Satyarthi (Social Reformer, Nobel Prize in Peace)

List of Brahmins in Sports

  • Prakash Padukone (Badminton Player)
  • Viswanathan Anand (Chess Champion)

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Article first published on March 4, 2020.