List of Famous People In Haryana

Here a list of Famous People In Haryana in various fields i.e. Academics, Art, Entertainment, Films, Sports, Politics, etc is given. Such type of information may be asked in HSSC, HPSC, and another competitive exam. We hope this information will help you in your competitive exam.

List of Famous People In Haryana

Academics & Education
1J. B. Choudhary
2Dr. Sarup Singh (1917-2003) – Vice Chancellor of University of Delhi (1971-1974), Governor of Gujarat and Kerala.
3Dr. Brijendra Kumar Rao – Padma Bhushan Awardee, Former chairman of Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi and member of Medical Council of India
4Sayid Kasim Mahmud (Date of Birth 17 Nov 1928 Khakhoda, Sonipat) – Writer, Encyclopaedia, Intellectual
Arts, Entertainment, and Films
Actors and models
 
1Manushi Chhillar – From Sonipat, Indian model beauty pageant titleholder who was crowned Miss World 2017.
2Dayachand Mayna – was an actor, songwriter, poet, singer who wrote many Raagni, songs, Saang, Haryanvi Kissae. He was from Mayna (Rohtak)
3Satish Kaushik – Born in Dhanoda Mahendergarh
4Jagat Jakhar – He was a Haryanvi film actor famous as hero of the Haryanvi movie Chandrawal.
5Jaideep Ahlawat – Born in Village Kharkara Rohtak.
6Parul Gulati – Born in Rohtak is an Indian actress who has appeared mainly in Punjabi movies
7Juhi Chawla – Born in Ambala is an Indian actress who appears mainly in Bollywood films.
8Baje Bhagat – He was very famous classical singer of Haryanvi Dialects.
9Mallika Sherawat – Born in Rohtak is an Indian actress who appears mainly in Bollywood films.
10Manish Joshi Bismil – Born in Hisar is a theatre actor, director, puppeteer and magician.
11Om Puri – Born in Ambala.
12Parineeti Chopra – Born in Ambala.
13Rajkummar Rao – Born in Gurgaon.
14Randeep Hooda – Born in Jaseya, Rohtak.
15Srishti Rana – Born in Faridabad is an Indian beauty queen.
16Sunil Dutt – from Mandoli in Yamuna Nagar
17Usha Sharma – A Haryanvi film actoress famous as heroine of the Haryanvi movie Chandrawal.
18Yash Tonk – Born in Sonipat.
19Yashpal Sharma –  (Actor),BBorn in Hisar.
Comedian
1Sunder Sharma – Karnatha, Rohtak
2Sunil Grover – Born in mandi Dabwali, Sirsa.
3Parvinder Singh – (Haryanvi Youtuber), Born in Charkhi Dadri
Arts & architecture
1Nek Chand Saini (1924-2015) – Rock Garden fame.
Singers & Writers
1Dayachand Mayna – He was a songwriter, poet, singer who wrote many raagni, songs, Saang, Kissas, he was from Mayna (Rohtak)
2Baje Bhagat – He was a songwriter, poet, singer who wrote many ragni, songs, he was from sisana village, sonipat.
3Gajendra Verma – He is a Sirsa-Born composer and playback singer
4Ghulam Farid Sabri Qawwal – He is a leading member of the Sabri Brothers/Qawwali Group. He was Born in 1930 Kalyana, Rohtak, Haryana/ East Punjab.
5Jasraj Pandit Jasraj – He is a Hisar Born classical singer of Mewati gharana style
6Lakhmi Chand – He was poet.
7Sonu Nigam – He is Born in Faridabad.
8Zohrabai Ambalewali – (1918-1990) Born in Ambala, Indian classical singer and playback singer in Hindi cinema in the 1930s and 40s.
Journalist, Editorial Cartoonist
1Shekhar Gurera – Born in Moga in 1965, living in Gurgaon since 1986.
Television Journalists
1Rohit Sardana
Authors
1Dayachand Mayna
2Preeti Singh
3Murari Lal Sharma (Neeras)
Businessman
1Baba Ramdev –  from Patanjali Ayurved Ltd, Born in Mahendragarh.
2O. P. Jindal – Former Member of Parliament, Haryana Power Minister, Founder — Jindal Group of Companies, hailing from Hisar
3Sajjan Jindal – Industrialist son of O.P. Jindal, hailing from Hisar, India.
4Subhash Chandra – Founder Zee TV, Chairman ESSEL Group.
5Sameer Gehlaut – One of India’s youngest self made billionaire at just 34 years of age
6Ranbir S Phaugat – Cultural Historian and Journalist, 65 years. Village: Rithal, Dist. Rohtak
Military
1General Deepak Kapoor – Chief of the Army Staff (India) 2007–10.
2General VK Singh – Chief of the Army Staff (India) 2010–12.
3General Dalbir Singh Suhag – Chief of the Army Staff (India) 2014-2016, Born in Bishan village, Jhajjar, Haryana
4Major general Rao Farman Ali Khan – Born 1923 in, Rohtak, Haryana/East Punjab, (Unit: 26th Field Artillery Regiment,Pak Army). He fought World War-II, Indo-Pak war 47,65,71
5Hemu
6General Vijay Kumar Singh – Born in Bapora, Bhiwani
7Hon. Captain Umrao Singh Yadav (1920–2005) – Born in Palra, Jhajjar, recipient of Victoria Cross (VC).
8Lt. Colonel Hoshiar Singh – Born in Sisana, Sonipat, recipient of Param Vir Chakra (1971 war)
9Lieutenant Colonel Dharam Singh – He was Born on 10 July 1910 in village Badesara, Bhiwani district, Haryana. For his gallantry he received the Maha Vir Chakra (MVC) on 8 November 1948.
10Lance Naik Hari Singh – He was Born on 26 September 1920 in Badanpur village, Jind district, Haryana. For his gallantry he was awarded the Maha Vir Chakra (MVC) on 17 March 1948.
11Subedar Richhpal Ram – (20 August 1899 – 12 February 1941), Born in Barda, Mahendragarh, recipient of Victoria Cross (VC) on 4 July 1941.
12Babru Bhan Yadav – (14 September 1928 – 22 January 2010), Indian Navy commander, recipient of Maha Vir Chakra in 1971.
Politicians
1Nawabzada Liaquat Ali Khan – 1st Prime Minister of Pakistan, 1st Foreign Minister of Pakistan, 1st Defence Minister of Pakistan & 1st Finance Minister of India. He Born (1 October 1895) in Karnal, Haryana/East Punjab.
2Abhimanyu Sindhu – BJP National Secretary and BJP National Spokesperson
3Arvind Kejriwal – From Hisar, Haryana, the Chief Minister of Delhi.
4Ashok Tanwar – former National President of NSUI and Indian Youth Congress, Ex. MP from Sirsa and currently the president of Haryana Pradesh Congress Committee.
5Avtar Singh Bhadana – Born in Faridabad is a member of the 14th Lok Sabha of India. He represents the Faridabad constituency of Haryana and is a prominent leader of Gurjars and a member of the Indian National Congress (INC) political party.
6B. D. Sharma – First Chief Minister of the state
7Bansi Lal – Former Chief Minister of Haryana, former Railway Minister of India
8Bhajan Lal – Former Chief Minister of Haryana.
9Bhupinder Singh Hooda – Born in rohtak. is an Indian politician and leader of the Indian National Congress who has been Chief Minister of Haryana since March 2005.
10Chaudhary Khurshid Ahmed (Born 1934) – Lawyer in the Supreme Court of India and a politician who has served as the Member of Parliament from Faridabad, Haryana.
11Devi Lal – Former Chief Minister of Haryana, 6th Deputy Prime Minister of India
12Dinesh Kaushik (Born 1960) – Member of Legislative Assembly from Pundri, Haryana and social activist.
13Mahendra Chaudhry – Former Prime Minister of Fiji
14Babu Mool Chand Jain – PWD, B&R Minister (1956), Finance Minister (1967 & 1978), Leader of the Opposition (1980-1982), Deputy Chairman Planning Board (1987-1989)
15Om Prakash Chautala – Former Chief Minister of Haryana, son of Devi Lal
16Rana Muhammad Iqbal Khan – Born in Karnal, Haryana/East Punjab, 9th & 10th(current)Speaker Provincial Assembly of the Punjab.
17Rana Phool Muhammad Khan – Born in Karnal, Haryana/East Punjab, Best Politician.Founder of Phool Nagar.
18Rao Birender Singh – He was the second chief minister of Haryana.
19Rao Hashim Khan – Born in Balyali Village, Bawani Kheda tehsil, Bhiwani district, Haryana/East Punjab.
20Rao Muhammad Afzal Khan – Born in 1925 in Kalanaur, Rohtak District, Haryana/East Punjab.
21Rao Sikandar Iqbal –  From Kalanaur, Haryana/East Punjab, 25th Defence Minister of Pakistan from 2002 to 2007.
22Sushma Swaraj – Born in Ambala. She is a former Union Cabinet Minister of India and a former Chief Minister of Delhi. She was the country’s youngest Cabinet Minister at 25 years of age (1977).
23Om Prakash Dhankar (Born 1961) – Haryana politician, President BJP Kisan Morcha
24Piyush Goyal (Born 1964, Mumbai) – From Uklana Mandi, Non-resident Haryanvi politician, Power Minister in Modi Govt.
25H. R. Bhardwaj (Born 1937) – Former Governor of Karnataka state from 2009 to 2014 and Union Cabinet Minister of the Ministry of Law and Justice (India) from 2004 to 2009 in the cabinet of Manmohan Singh, Born in Rohtak district.
26D.P. Vats – Politician from Haryana.
Revolutionaries and freedom fighters
1Sir Chhotu Ram (1881–1945).
2Deshbandhu Gupta (1901-1951) –  Independence campaigner
3Dharam Singh Hayatpur – revolutionary leader.
4Ganga Singh Gurjar –  Freedom fighter of India who took active part in the Great revolt of 1857.
5Nihal Singh Takshak – also former Education Inspector with Birla Institute Pilani.
6Ranbir Singh Hooda – Member of the first Constituent Assembly that framed Indian Constitution. Died 2009.
7Rao Tula Ram – Revolutionary leader in 1857 revolt from Rewari district.
8Seth Chhaju Ram
9Babu Mool Chand Jain – Jailed for Individual Civil Disobedience Movement (1941), Quit India Movement (1942).
Sports & Athlete
Boxing
1Dinesh Kumar -Born in Bhiwani.
2Jagdish Singh – Born in Bhiwani.
3Manoj Kumar – Born in Rajound, Kaithal district.
4Vijender Singh – Born in Bhiwani.
5Vikas Krishan Yadav – Born in Singhwa Khas, Hisar district.
6Amit Panghal
7Pooja Rani
8Simranjit Kaur
9Sonia Chahal
Cricket
1Virender Sehwag – Born in Jhajjar District
2Ajay Ratra – Born in Faridabad.
3Amit Mishra
4Ashish Nehra
5Barinder Sran
6Chetan Sharma
7Joginder Sharma – Born in Rohtak.
8Joginder Rao – Born in Gurgaon.
9Kapil Dev – Born in Haryana.
10Manvinder Bisla
11Mohit Sharma
12Nitin Saini
13Yuzvendra Chahal
Hockey
1Jasjeet Kaur Handa.
2Mamta Kharab – Born in Rohtak.
3Pritam Rani Siwach – Born in Jharsa, Gurgaon.
4Sandeep Singh
5Sardara Singh
6Sita Gussain
7Suman Bala – Born in Shahbad Markanda.
8Surinder – Born in Shahbad.
9Savita Punia – Born In Jodhkan,Sirsa(Hr.)In 11 June 1990
Kabaddi
1Ramesh Kumar – (Born 1976),Arjuna Award (2005)
2Anup Kumar – (Born 1983, Palra, Gurugram district), Arjuna Award (2012)
3Sunil Dabas –  (Born Mohammadpur Majra village, Jhajjar district[41]) coach national female Kabbadi team, Dronacharya Award (2012), Padma Shri (2014)
Mountaineering
1Santosh Yadav – Born in Joniyawas, Rewari. Scaled Mt. Everest Twice in One Year.
2Shivngi Pathak – Born in Hisar, Scaled Mt. Everest at younger are of 16 and name recorded in Limka Book.
Volleyball
1Balwant Singh Sagwal – Born in Kaul, Kaithal district.
2Dalel Singh Ror – Born in Amin, Kurukshetra.
Wrestling
1Yogeshwar Dutt
2Chandgi Ram – Born in Sisai, Hisar district.
3Sakshi Malik
4Geeta Phogat – Born in Bhiwani.
5Lila Ram – Born in Mandola, Bhiwani district
6Suman Kundu – Born in Kalwa, Jind.
7Chaudhari Nand Ram Saini
8Bajrang Poonia – Padma Awardee
9Vinesh Fougat
10Manju Kumari
Athlete
11नीरज चोपड़ा – पानीपत से (खनरा गाँव)

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