University Of Madras

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Discover the notable alumni of University Of Madras. The list includes people like Srinivasa Ramanujan, Mahesh Babu, Sarojini Naidu, Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan & Vijay Sethupathi. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as leaders, scientists, film & theater personalities, intellectuals & academics and writers etc.
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 1 
Srinivasa Ramanujan
(Mathematician)
Srinivasa Ramanujan
92
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: December 22, 1887
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Erode
Died: April 26, 1920
 2 
Viswanathan Anand
(First Indian Chess Grandmaster and Former Five-Time World Chess Champion)
Viswanathan Anand
10
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 11, 1969
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Madras, Tamil Nadu, India
 3 
Mani Ratnam
(Indian Film Director, Screenwriter and Producer)
Mani Ratnam
5
Birthdate: June 2, 1956
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India
 4 
Indra Nooyi
(Former Chairperson & CEO of PepsiCo)
Indra Nooyi
16
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: October 28, 1955
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
 5 
Mahesh Babu
43
Birthdate: August 9, 1975
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 6 
C. Rajagopalachari
(Indian Independence Activist and the Last Governor-General of India)
C. Rajagopalachari
17
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 9, 1878
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Thorapalli, Tamil Nadu, India
Died: December 25, 1972
 7 
Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar
(Astrophysicist Known for his 'Theoritical Studies of the Physical processes of importance to the Structure and Evolution of the Stars')
Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar
9
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: October 19, 1910
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Lahore, Pakistan
Died: August 21, 1995
 8 
Samantha Ruth Prabhu
(One of the Leading Indian Actresses in Telugu and Tamil Film Industries)
Samantha Ruth Prabhu
55
Birthdate: April 28, 1987
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
 9 
M. S. Swaminathan
(Indian Agronomist Who is Known as the Main Architect of the Green Revolution in India)
M. S. Swaminathan
17
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: August 7, 1925
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kumbakonam, India
 10 
Chinmayi Sripada
(Playback singer, working mainly for the South Indian film industry)
Chinmayi Sripada
2
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 10, 1984
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
 11 
Meena
(Actress)
Meena
4
Birthdate: September 16, 1976
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 12 
Vijay Amritraj
(Indian Sports Commentator and Former Tennis Player)
Vijay Amritraj
1
Birthdate: December 14, 1953
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 13 
Vijay Sethupathi
(Actor)
Vijay Sethupathi
19
Birthdate: January 16, 1978
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Rajapalayam
 14 
M. K. Stalin
(Politician, Actor)
M. K. Stalin
6
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 1, 1953
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Chennai
 15 
Udupi Ramachandra Rao
(Scientist)
Udupi Ramachandra Rao
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: March 10, 1932
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Udupi district, Karnataka, India
Died: July 24, 2017
 16 
V. K. Krishna Menon
(Indian Academic, Politician, and Union Minister for Defence From 1957 to 1962)
V. K. Krishna Menon
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 3, 1896
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kozhikode, Kerala, India
Died: October 6, 1974
 17 
Raja Ramanna
(Former physicist who is best known for his role in India's nuclear program during its early stages)
Raja Ramanna
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: January 28, 1925
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Mysore, Karnataka, India
Died: September 24, 2004
 18 
P. Chidambaram
(Indian Minister of Finance (2012-14))
P. Chidambaram
1
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: September 16, 1945
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kandanur, Tamil Nadu, India
 19 
N. Ram
(Journalist)
N. Ram
1
Birthdate: May 4, 1945
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Chennai
 20 
S. R. Ranganathan
(Indian Mathematician and Librarian Known for His Development of 'Colon Classification')
S. R. Ranganathan
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: August 9, 1892
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Sirkazhi, Tamil Nadu, India
Died: September 27, 1972
 21 
E. C. George Sudarshan
(Physicist, University teacher)
E. C. George Sudarshan
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 16, 1931
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kottayam district
 22 
B. N. Rau
(Indian Civil Servant, Jurist, Diplomat and Statesman Known for His Key Role in Drafting the 'Constitution of India')
B. N. Rau
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 26, 1887
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Mangalore, Karnataka, India
Died: November 30, 1953
 23 
Swarnamalya
(Actress)
Swarnamalya
0
Birthdate: April 22, 1981
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
 24 
G. N. Ramachandran
(Physicist)
G. N. Ramachandran
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: October 8, 1922
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Ernakulam
Died: April 7, 2001
 25 
Raj Reddy
(Computer scientist, University teacher)
Raj Reddy
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: June 13, 1937
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Andhra Pradesh
 26 
Masti Venkatesha Iyengar
(Writer)
Masti Venkatesha Iyengar
2
Birthdate: June 6, 1891
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Malur
Died: June 6, 1986
 27 
S. R. Srinivasa Varadhan
(Indian American Mathematician Known for His Fundamental Contributions to 'Probability Theory')
S. R. Srinivasa Varadhan
0
Birthdate: January 2, 1940
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Chennai, India
 28 
James Vasanthan
(composer)
James Vasanthan
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 1, 1964
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Trichy
 29 
Mrs YGP
(Journalist)
Mrs YGP
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 8, 1925
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Died: August 6, 2019
 30 
Kamala Markandaya
(One of the Most Important Indian Novelists Who Wrote in English)
Kamala Markandaya
0
Birthdate: January 1, 1924
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Mysuru, India
Died: May 16, 2004
 31 
C. K. Prahalad
(Economist, University teacher)
C. K. Prahalad
1
Birthdate: August 8, 1941
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Coimbatore
Died: April 16, 2010
 32 
Alexander Dubyanskiy
(Writer)
Alexander Dubyanskiy
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 27, 1941
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Moscow, Russian
Died: November 18, 2020
 33 
Carlos G. Valles
(Writer)
Carlos G. Valles
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 4, 1925
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Logroño, Spain
Died: November 9, 2020
 34 
K. S. Chandrasekharan
(Mathematician)
K. S. Chandrasekharan
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 21, 1920
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Andhra Pradesh, India
Died: April 13, 2017
 35 
Abdulla Shamaal
(Military leader)
Abdulla Shamaal
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 5, 1969
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Maldives
 36 
Chinmayananda Saraswati
(Philosopher)
Chinmayananda Saraswati
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 8, 1916
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kerala
Died: August 3, 1993
 37 
Raman Sukumar
(Indian Ecologist Best Known for His Work on the Ecology of the Asian Elephant and Wildlife-Human Conflict)
Raman Sukumar
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: April 3, 1955
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India