List of Muslims of independent India


List of Muslims of independent India

List of notable Muslims of independent India

Literature

*Saadat Hasan Manto
*Kaifi Azmi
*Zoe Ansari
*Masoom Raza Rahi
*Ismat Chugtai
*Qurratulain Hyder
*Makhdoom Mohiuddin
*Majrooh Sultanpuri
*Ali Sardar Jafri
*Sahir Ludhianvi
*Tariq Ali
*Javed Akhtar
*Salim Khan
*Amin Kamil
* Vaikom Muhammad Basheer (Malyalam)
* Yusuf Ali Kechery
* Jan Nisar Akhtar
* Ghulam Rabbani Tabban (Urdu)

Arts

*Salma Arastu
*Mohd. Ateeq
*Sahil Khan
*M F Husain
*Ustad Bismillah Khan
*Ustad Ghulam Sadiq Khan
*Ali Akbar Khan
*Amjad Ali Khan
*Begum Akhtar
*Javed Jaffery
*Saeed Jaffery
*Jagdeep
*Johny Walker
*Meena Kumari
*Madhubala
*Ayaan Ali Bangash
*Amaan Ali Bangash
*Vilayat Khan
*Zakir Hussain (musician)
*A. R. Rahman
*Shah Rukh Khan
*Aamir Khan
*Dilip Kumar
*Naseeruddin Shah
*Shabana Azmi
*Emraan Hashmi
*Prem Nazir
*Waheeda Rahman
*Zeenat Aman
*Tabassum Hashmi/Tabu
*Farida Jalal
*Jalal Agha
*Mammooty
*Kabir Khan
*Sanjay Khan
*Feroze Khan
*Shafi Inamdar
*Mohammed Rafi
*Talat Mahmood
*Anwar
*Mohammad Aziz
*Shabbir Kumar
*Talat Aziz
*Naushad
*Salman Khan
*Ghulam Haider
*Kamal Amrohi
*Nimmi
*Nargis
*Surayya
*K Asif
*K A Abbas
*Ghulam Abbas Khan
*Arya [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arya_(actor)]
*Saif Ali Khan
*Soha Ali Khan
*Fardeen Khan
*Zayed Khan

Journalism & Media

*M. J. Akbar
*Zahed Ali Khan
*Fareed Zakaria
*Syed Akbar senior science journalist
*Zafarul Islam Khan editor of Milli Gazette
*Seema Mustafa
*Shahidul_Islam_(journalist)
*Sadia Dehlvi
*Rafiq Zakaria
*Saeed Naqvi
*Aslam Farshori

ports

*Football
**Mohd Habeeb

*Badminton
**Syed Modi

*Field hockey
**Mohammed Shahid
**Zafar Iqbal (hockey player)
**Mohammed Riaz
**Aslam Sher Khan
**Saba Anjum Karim

*Basket ball
**Gulam Abbas Moontasir

*Tennis
**Sania Mirza
**Zeeshan Ali
**Asif Ismail
**Akhtar Ali

*Table tennis
**Mir Khasim Ali

*Volleyball
**Abdul Basith

*Shooting
**Moraad Ali Khan

*Weightlifting
**Mohammed Asdullah

*Cricket
**Muzaffar Sheriff
**Nazir Ali
**Mohammad Nissar
**Gul Mohammad
**Abdul Aziz
**Nawab of Pataudi Sr.
**Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi
**Abid Ali
**Ghulam Ahmed
**Syed Kirmani
**Arshad Ayub
**Ghulam Parkar
**Mushtaq Ali
**Salim Durrani
**Abbas Ali Baig
**Rashid Patel
**Mohammad Azharuddin
**Saba Karim
**Iqbal Siddiqui
**Mohammed Kaif
**Zaheer Khan
**Irfan Pathan
**Wasim Jaffer
**Munaf Patel
**Yusuf Pathan

Coaching
*Ilyas Babar
*Akhtar Ali
*Syed Naeemuddin
*Fatima Bano (Wrestling Coach)

Politics

Presidents of India

*Dr A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
*Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed
*Zakir Hussain (politician)

Vice-President of India
*Zakir Hussain (politician)
*Mohammad Hamid Ansari
*Muhammad Hidayatullah

Governors of the states
*Akhlaqur Rahman Kidwai
*Ali Yavar Jung
*Amin ud-din Ahmad Khan
*Asaf Ali
* Justice Fatima Beevi
*Gulsher Ahmad
*Idris Hasan Latif,Air Chief Marshal
*Mohammad Yunus Saleem
*Mohammed Fazal
*Mohammed Usman Arif
*Saiyid Nurul Hasan
*Khurshed Alam Khan
*Sikander Bakht
*Syed Sibtey Razi
*Sadiq Ali

Ministers,Government of India
*Rafi Ahmed Kidwai
*Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed
* A.B.A. Gani Khan Choudhury,
* CK Jaffer Sheriff,
* Abdul Rehman Antulay,
*Asaf Ali
* Shakeelur Rehman
*Mohammed Usman Arif
*Saiyid Nurul Hasan
*Maulana Azad
*Khurshed Alam Khan
*Kamaluddin Ahmed
*Ghulam Nabi Azad
* Mohsina Kidwai
* Omar Abdullah
* Sikander Bakht
* Syed Shahnawaz Hussain
*P. M. Sayeed
*Salman Khurshid
*Rasheed Masood
*Tariq Anwar
*Arif Beg
*Captain Mohd. Ayub Khan
*Arif Mohammad Khan
*Mohammad Yunus Saleem
* Justice M.C. Chagla
* E Ahamed
*Rafique alam minister of health in govt of india

Chief Ministers
*Abdul Rehman Antulay, Maharashtra
*Abdul Gafoor, Bihar
*Barkatullah Khan , Rajasthan
*Anowara Taimur, Assam
*C.H. Mohammed Koya, Kerala
*Syed Mir Qasim, Jammu & Kashmir
*Farooq Abdullah, Jammu & Kashmir
*Sheikh Abdullah, Jammu & Kashmir
*Mufti Muhammad Sayeed, Jammu & Kashmir

Lok Sabha

*Sultan SalahUddin Owaisi, Prez MIM party
*Asaduddin Owaisi,MIM party

Others

*Begum Aizaz Rasul, first woman to Chair a Legislative Council, 1939
*Najma A. Heptulla, former Deputy Chairperson of Rajya Sabha
*Ahmed Patel,leader of Indian National Congress Party
*Rafiq Zakaria,former deputy leader of Congress Party.
*Syed Shahabuddin
*Sultan Salahuddin Owaisi
*Makhdoom Mohiuddin
*,former kerala PWD Minister
*E T MOHAMMED BASHEER
*Mahmood A. Madani, Member of Parliament & General Secretary, Jamiat Ulama-I-Hnd
*Abdus Samad Siddiqui, Member of Parliament Rajya-sabha, (RAICHUR City)
*P M Aboobacker, Former Kerala PWD Minister and Leader of Muslim League and Indian National League.
*Akbaruddin Owaisi,MIM party, Current MLA and Floor Leader of AP Assembly
*Shaikh Shamim Ahmed Ex. MLA and Senior Congress Leader from Bombay.

Judiciary & Law

*Chief Justice of India
**Muhammad Hidayat Ullah
**Mirza Hameedullah Beg
**A. M. Ahmadi

*Judge [Supreme Court of India]

**Fatima Beevi
**Faizanuddin
**S.Saghir Ahmad
**S.S.M.Quadri
**V.Khalid
**Altamas Kabir

*Chief Justice,High Court
**Mahommed Ali Currim Chagla **Judge [Rajasthan High Court] **Mohammad Rafiq

**Distt.& Sessions Judge
**Syed Mahmood Quadri
**Firasat Hussain
**Iftiqar Ahmed
**Badruddin Siddiqui
**Doulat Khan

*Jurists
**Tahir Mahmood, Member, Law Commission of India

Military

* Abdul Hamid
*Lt. General Zameerud-din Shah
*Idris Hasan Latif
*M. A. Zaki,Lt Gen
*Brigadier Mohammad Usman
*Rajiq Khan
*Sqn Ldr Zafar Ali Shah
*Lt Hanifudeen

Administration (Civil service)

*Zafar Saifullah
*Abid Hussain
*Wajahat Habibullah

Diplomats

*Asaf Ali
*Mohammad Yunus
*Idris Hasan Latif

cience

*A.P.J.Abdul Kalam
*Salim Ali
*Obaid Siddiqui
*Dr.Qaiser Baqri
*Dr. Husain Zaheerex DG CSIR
*Syed Zahoor Qasim
*Faizan Ahmad

Academia

* Abad Ahmad
* Mirza Saiyyedain
* Furqan Qamar
* Mushirul Hasan

Economists

*Prof Ali Muhammad Khusro
*Abid Hussain
* Prof. Mohammad Muzammil, Lucknow University

Industry and business

*Mohd.Ateeq (Chairman & Founder ARC Industries)
*Sahil Khan (CMD S.K.Group)
*Yusuf Hamied
*Azim Premji
*Fakhruddin T. Khorakiwala
*Shahnaz Husain
* S.H.Khan, ex Chairman IDBI
*Idrees Babar Ali(Director Marketing, Inhimak Systems Inc. Electronics and Embedded)
* Ishaat Husain, Tatas
* M.A.Yusafali(LULU Groups)
* Muhmadali(Gulfar Group)
* K.R Malik (SRK groups

Islamic scholars

* Jalaluddin Umri
* Maulana Janab bastwi
* Maulana Kalbe Abid
* Maulana Syed Firoz Haider Abdi
* Maulana Kalbe Sadiq
* Maulana Mirza Mohd. Athar
* Maulana Aqilul Garavi
* Maulana Kalbe Abid
* Maulana Kalbe Jawwad
* Sheikh Aboobacker Ahmad
* Syed Ameen Mian Qaudri
* Mufti Mukarram Ahmad
* Zakir Naik
* Mushirul Haq
* Shah Abdus Salam

Non-resident Indians

* Fareed Zakaria
* Agha Shahid Ali
* Iqbal Ali Khan
* Mohammed Rela
* Syed Abdallah Rizvi
* Shakkeer Puthur
* M A Yousaf Ali
* Gulfar Mohammad Ali
* P S Abdulrahman
* [Maulana Firoz Haider Abidi]

Award winners

Gallantry Awards
Param Vir Chakra
*Company Havildar Major Abdul Hamid, (4 Grenadiers)

*Maha Vir Chakra
*Mohammed Ismail: 1947-48 Operation
*Lt.Col Salim Caleb: 1965 Indo Pak War
*Mohammed Usman: Indo-Pakistan War

Shaurya Chakra
*Rifleman Raiece Ahmad Ganaie, Jammy & Kashmir Light Infantry/50 Rashtriya Rifles
*Havildar Mohammad Maroof: 23 Rajput Regiment,
*Havildar Abrahim: Jammu And Kashmir Light Infantry/47 Rashtriya Rifles
*Rifleman Riyaz Ahmad Bhat: Assam Regiment/35 Rashtriya Rifles

Civil awards

*Bharat Ratna
**Bismillah Khan
**Zakir Hussain (politician)
**Maulana Abul Kalam Azad
**A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
*Padma Vibhushan
**2006: Prof. Obaid Siddiqui [Science and Engineering] : Karnataka.
**2001: Ustad Amjad Ali Khan [Art(Indian Classical Instrumental Music)] : Delhi
**2000: Ustad Vilayat Khan [Classical music]

*Padma Bhushan
**2006:
***Ustad Abdul Halim Jaffer Khan [Art] : Maharashtra
***Ustad Ghulam Mustafa Khan [Art] : Maharashtra
***Ustad Sabri Khan [Art] : Delhi

**2005:
***Azim Premji: Banglaore
***Prof. Irfan Habib: Aligarh
***Qurattulain Hyder: Noida UP
***Dr. Sardar Anjum: Panchkula, Haryana
***Syed Mir Qasim: New Delhi
***Dr. Yusuf Khwaja Hamied: Mumbai

**2003:
***Naseeruddin Shah [Art(Cinema)] : Mumbai

**2002:
***Habib Tanvir: New Delhi
***Ismail Merchant [Art(Cinema)] : Mumbai
***Zakir Hussain: Mumbai

**2001:
***Maulana Abdul Karim Parekh [Social Work] : Nagpur

**2000:
***Begum Kudsia Aizaz Rasul [Social Work]
***Maulana Wahiduddin Khan [Public Affairs]

**1965:
***Mohammad Mujeeb: Delhi

*Padma Shri
**2007:
***Mujtaba Hussain [Literature and Education] Andhra Pradesh
**2006:
***Fatma Rafiq Zakaria [Literature and Education] : Maharashtra
***Prof. Hakim Syed Zillur Rahman ,Unani: Uttar Pradesh
***Mehmood Dhaulpuri [Art] : Delhi
***Dr.(Smt.) Mehmooda Ali Shah [Literature and Education] : Jammu & Kashmir
***Ustad Rashid Khan [Art] : West Bengal
***Sania Mirza [Sport] : Hyderabad
***Dr. Seyed Ehtesham Hasnain [Science and Engineering] :Andhra Pradesh
***Shahnaz Husain [Trade and Industry] : Delhi

**2005:
***Amin Kamil: Srinagar
***Ustad Ghulam Sadiq Khan: New Delhi
***Mehrunnisa Parvez: Bhopal
***Muzaffar Ali: Lucknow
***Shah Rukh Khan: Mumbai
***Shameem Dev Azad: New Delhi

**2004:
***Prof. Asifa Zamani: Lucknow
***Syed Shah Mohammed Hussaini: Gulberga, Karnataka

**2003:
***Aamir Khan [Art(Cinema)] : Mumbai
***Manzoor Ehtesham : Bhopal
***Ustaad Shafaat Ahmed Khan: Delhi

**2002:
***Ustad Abdul Lateef Khan: Bhopal
***Fazal Mohammad : Agra
***Muzaffer Hussain: Mumbai
***Raj Begum: Jammu & Kashmir

**2001:
***Jeelani Bano [Literature and Education] : Hyderabad
***Lt. Gen.(Retd.) Mohammad Ahmad Zaki [Civil Service] : Hyderabad
***Khalid A.H. Ansari [Literature and Education(Journalism)] : Mumbai
***Dr. C.M. Habibullah [Medicine(Gastro-Entrology)] : Hyderabad
***Amir Raza Hussain [Art(Cinema)] :
***M. Tayab Khan [Art(Craftsmanship)] : Jodhpur
***Prof. Mohammad Shafi [Science and Engineering(Geography)] : Aligarh

**2000:
***A.R. Rehman [Music]
***Abdul Rarman Rahi [Education]

*Dronacharya Award*
**1990 : Syed Naeemuddin (Football)
**1994 : Md. Ilyas Babar (Athletics)
**2000 : S.M.Arif (Badminton)
**2005: Ismail Baig (Rowing)

*Shilp Guru
**Rehana Begum

*1995 Zoe Ansari Award by the Maharashtra State Urdu Academy
**Ali Sardar Jafri

Arjuna Award Winners

*1961 : Saleem Durani (Cricket)
*1964 : Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi (Cricket)
*1966 : Yusuf Khan (Football)
*1969 : Mir Kasim Ali (Table Tennis)

*1970 : Abbas Moontasir (Basketball)
*1970 : S. Naeemuddin (Football)
*1973 : A. Kareem (Ball Badminton)
*1973 : Afsar Hussain (Yachting)
*1973 : Dafadar Khan M. Khan (Equestrian)
*1975 : L.A. Iqbal (Ball Badminton)

*1980-81 : Mohammed Habib (Football)
*1980-81 : Mohd. Shahid (Hockey)
*1980-81 : Syed Modi (Badminton)
*1980-81 : Syed M.H. Kirmani (Cricket)
*1981 : Sabir Ali (Athletics)
*1982 : Farokh Tarapore (Yachting)
*1983 : Zafar Iqbal (Hockey)
*1984 : Capt. G. Mohd. Khan (Equestrian)
*1986 : Mohammad Azharuddin (Cricket)
*1989 : Abdul Basith (Volleyball)

*1996 : Moraad A. Khan (Shooting)
*1997 : Asif Ismail (Tennis)
*1998 : Mohd. Riyaz (Hockey)

*2000 : Akhtar Ali (Tennis)
*2000 : Jalaluddin Rizvi (Hockey)
*2002 : Anwer Sultan (Shooting)
*2002 : Md. Ali Qamar (Boxing)
*2003 : Akram Shah (Judo)
*2004 : Sania Mirza (Tennis)

ahitya Academy Award

;1950s
*1955 Maal aur Mashiyat (Philosophical treatise) Zafar Hussain Khan [Urdu]
*1956 Qaumi Tehzib Ka Masala (A survey of Indian culture) S. Abid Hussain [Urdu]
*1957 Mir Taqi Mir (Literary criticism) K.A. Faruqui [Urdu]
*1958 Sat Sangar (Short stories) Akhtar Mohi- ud- Din (Ghulam Mohiud- Din- Akhtar Wani) [Kashmiri]
*1958 Atish-i-Gul (Poetry) `Jigar Muradabadi' (Ali Sikandar) [Urdu]
*1959 Urdu Drama aur Stage (History of Urdu drama and stage) Syed Masud Hasan Rizvi [Urdu]

;1960s
*1961 Nauroz-i-Saba (Poetry) A. Rahman Rahi [Kashmiri]
*1961 Diwan-i-Ghalib (A critical edition of Ghalib's poetry) Imtiyaz Ali `Arshi' [Urdu]
*1962 Yadein (Poetry) Akhtar-ul-Iman [Urdu]
*1963 Aandhi Mein Chiragh (Sketches) K.G. Saiyidain [Urdu]
*1967 Laveh Te Praveh (Poetry) Amin Kamil [Kashmiri]
*1967 Patjhar Ki Awaz (Short stories) Qurratulain Hyder [Urdu]
*1969 Ka `Shri Zab': Ny Hund Alleqavaad Phera (Linguistic study) Abdul Khaliq Tak Zainageri [Kashmiri]
*1969 Bisat-Raqs (Poetry) Makhdum Mohiuddin [Urdu]

;1970s
*1970 Adhunikata O Rabindranath (Literary criticism) Abu Sayeed Ayyub [Bengali]
*1970 Lahoo Ke Phool (Novel) Hayatullah Ansari [Urdu]
*1970 Maqualaat (Essays) Mohiuddin Hajini [Kashmiri]
*1971 Ghalib ki Shakhsiyat aur Shairi (Literary criticism) Rasheed Ahmad Siddiqui [Urdu]
*1972 Suyya (Play) Ali Mohammad Lone [Kashmiri]
*1972 Aghari Atmar Kahini (Novel) Syed Abdul Malik [Assamese]
*1974 Nazar aur Nazariya (Literary criticism) Ale Ahmed Suroor [Urdu]
*1975 Gaashir Munaar (Essays) Ghulam Nabi Khayal [Kashmiri]
*1975 Awara Sajde (Poetry) Kaifi Azmi [Urdu]
*1976 Khak-e-Dil (Poetry) * Jan Nisar Akhtar [Urdu]
*1978 Hafiz aur Iqbal (Criticism) Yusuf Husain Khan [Urdu]
*1979 Nawa-e-Awara (Poetry) Gulam Rabbani Taban [Urdu]
*1979 Partavistan (Poetry) Marghoob Banihali [Kashmiri]

;1980s
*1980 Iqbal Ki Terah Nazmen (Literary criticism) A.A. Ansari [Urdu]
*1984 Essay (Essays) Mohd. Zaman Azurdah [Kashmiri]
*1984 Iqbal Ki Nazari-o-Amali Sheriyat (Criticism) Masud Husain Khan [Urdu]
*1985 Lole Vetsar (Poetry) Mirza G.H. Beg Arif [Kashmiri]
*1986 Tanquidi Afkar (Literary criticism) Shamsur Rahman Faruqi [Urdu]
*1987 Khwab Ka Dar Band Hai (Poetry) A. M. K. Shahryar [Urdu]
*1987 Awaz-i-Dost (Poetry) Mir Ghulam Rasool Nazki [Kashmiri]
*1988 Pun-Te-Paap (Novel) Ghulam Nabi Gauhar [Kashmiri]
*1988 Aatish-e-Chinar (Autobiography) *Sheikh Muhammad Abdullah [Urdu]

;1990s
*1990 Do Gaz Zameen (Novel) Abdus Samad [Urdu]
*1990 Kashur Sarmaya (Poetry) Fazil Kashmiri [Kashmiri]
*1991 Achhre Tsange (Poetry) Ghulam Nabi Tak Naazir [Kashmiri]
*1991 Identity Card (Novel) Salahuddin Pervez [Urdu]
*1992 Chautha Aasmaan (Poetry) Mohammed Alvi [Urdu]
*1992 Amaar (Poetry) Shafi Shaida [Kashmiri]
*1993 Kenh Natu Kenh (Essays) Syed Rasool Pompur [Kashmiri]
*1993 Daivathinte Kannu (Novel) N.P. Mohammed [Malyalam]
*1994 Pichhle Mausam Ka Phool (Poetry) Mazhar Imam [Urdu]
*1994 Kaeji Raath (Play) Sajood Sailani [Kashmiri]
*1994 Aleek Manush (Novel) Syed Mustafa Siraj [Bengali]
*1995 Naar Hatun Kazal Wanas (Poetry) M. Farooq Nazki [Kashmiri]
*1996 Fire Area (Novel) Ilyas Ahmad Gaddi [Urdu]
*1997 Nai Che Nallan (Poetry) Rafiq Raaz [Kashmiri]
*1997 Chaivu Narkali (Novel) Thoppil Mohamed Miran [Tamil]
*1998 Mahjoor Shinasi (Criticism) Mohammad Yousuf Taing [Kashmiri]
*1998 Khoya Hua Sa Kuch (Poetry) Nida Fazli [Urdu]
*1999 Aas (Poetry) Bashir Badr [Urdu]
*1999 Vahrat (Poetry) Rashid Nazki [Kashmiri]
*1999 Aalapanai (Poetry) S. Abdul Rahman [Tamil]

;2000s
*2000 Sookhi Tahni Par Hariyal (Poetry) Mohd. Idrees Ambar Bahraichi [Urdu]
*2001 Gharano (Novel) Abdul Vaheed ‘Kamal’ [Rajasthani]
*2001 Taoos Chaman Ki Maina (Short stories) Naiyer Masud [Urdu]
*2001 Rikhah (Poetry) *Mohiud- Din- Gowhar [Kashmiri]
*2002 Pursaan (Criticism) Naji Munawar [Kashmiri]
*2003 Baad-E-Saba Ka Intizar (Short Stories) Syed Muhammad Ashraf [Urdu]
*2004 Sada Te Samandar (Poetry) Gh. Nabi Firaq [Kashmiri]
*2004 Shikasta Buton Ke Darmiyan (Short Stories) Salam Bin Razzak [Urdu]
*2005 Ret par khema (Memoirs) Jabir Hussain [Urdu]
*2005 Yath Miani Joye (Poetry) Hamidi Kashmiri [Kashmiri]


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