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List of Punjabi people

This is a full spectrum list of notable Punjabi people from Pakistan, India and the emigrant Punjabi worldwide, including in the EU, United States, Canada and other places.

Military leaders

Indian Armed Forces

Airforce

Army

General Bikram Singh, former Chief of Army Staff of the Indian Army

Navy

Other notables

Pakistan Armed Forces

Army

General Kayani, former Chief of Army Staff of the Pakistan Army

Navy

Airforce

PreModern era Punjab

Business

Artists

Educators and Scientists

Sarfraz is a Pakistani-born political scientist and futurist who lives in Australia.

Astronauts

Bollywood

The following is a list of famous Punjabi families and individual artistes who have worked in Bollywood:

Indian actor Shahid Kapoor.
Family Artistes
The Sahnis Balraj Sahni, Bhisham Sahni, Parikshit Sahni
The Anands Chetan Anand, Dev Anand, Vijay Anand
The Chopras - 1 Baldev Raj Chopra, Yash Chopra, Ravi Chopra, Aditya Chopra, Uday Chopra, Rani Mukerji Chopra
The Chopras - 2 Priyanka Chopra, Parineeti Chopra
The Deols Dharmendra, Sunny Deol, Bobby Deol, Esha Deol, Abhay Deol
The Malhotras Prem Nath, Rajendra Nath, Bina Rai, Prem Kishen
The Roshans Rakesh Roshan, Hrithik Roshan
The Singhs Dara Singh, Vindu Dara Singh
The Rajs Jagdish Raj, Anita Raj
The Puris Madan Puri, Amrish Puri
The Khannas - 1 Rajesh Khanna, Twinkle Khanna, Rinke Khanna
The Khannas - 2 Vinod Khanna,[12] Akshaye Khanna, Rahul Khanna
The Bedis Kabir Bedi, Pooja Bedi, Protima Bedi
The Kapurs Pankaj Kapur, Shahid Kapoor
The Kapoors Prithviraj Kapoor, Raj Kapoor, Kareena Kapoor, Ranbir Kapoor, Rishi Kapoor, Shashi Kapoor, Shammi Kapoor, Randhir Kapoor, Karishma Kapoor, Rajiv Kapoor, Karan Kapoor
The Devgans Veeru Devgan, Ajay Devgan, Anil Devgan
The Kapoors Jeetendra, Tusshar Kapoor, Ekta Kapoor
The Oberois Suresh Oberoi, Vivek Oberoi
The Aroras Malaika Arora Khan, Amrita Arora
The Tulis Rajendra Kumar, Kumar Gaurav
The Dutts Nargis Dutt, Sunil Dutt, Sanjay Dutt

Individual artists

Singers

Directors

Documentary Filmmakers

Crossover directors and actors (Hollywood)

History

Porus and Alexender

Folklore

Religious and spiritual figures

Muslim Sufis

Bulleh Shah was a Punjabi Sufi poet, a humanist and philosopher.

Ahmadiyya Muslim Community

The Ten Gurus of Sikhism

Sikh

Writers

Punjabi, Hindi and Urdu

English

Khushwant Singh is a prominent Indian novelist and journalist.

Journalists

Print

India

England

Pakistan

Electronic/Broadcast

India

Pakistan

Lollywood

Tamil cinema

Models

Musicians

Classical

Music Directors Bollywood

Lyricists

Pakistan

Qawwalis

Ghazals

Bhangra and other Punjabi Folk

India

Pakistan

Pop and Rock

India

Pakistan

Atif Aslam, Pakistani pop singer

United States

Revolutionaries

Politicians

India

Pakistan

United States

Sportspersons

Tennis

Cricket

India

Harbhajan, pictured here bowling in the nets

Pakistan

Shoaib Akhtar is a Pakistani cricketer, and is one of the fastest bowlers in the world.

England

Canada

Basketball

Hockey

Field hockey

ICE hockey

Athletics

Golf

Wrestling

Shooting

Cycling

Soccer

Foreign

India

  • Gurpreet Singh Sandhu, 2nd Indian goalkeepeer and 1st to professionally play as GK for 1st division European club
  • Sandesh Jhingan, India u-23 and national team player, was adjudged the best footballer of the inaugural ISL

Boxing

Volleyball

Mixed Martial Arts

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  8. ^ Punjabi author Pritam Saini dead, Tribune News Service, Monday, November 10, 2003, Chandigarh, India, / http://www.tribuneindia.com/2003/20031110/punjab1.htm
  9. ^ Clinical Application of Magnetic Resonance Imaging in the Abdomen, pp 111, Endoscopy and gastrointestinal radiology By Gregory G. Ginsberg, Michael L. Kochman, Elsevier Health Sciences, 2004
  10. ^ Sanjay Saini, MD, Professor of Radiology, Harvard Medical School
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