List of Famous People from Gorakhpur

Famous People from Gorakhpur List

1. Leela Mishra

Leela Mishra

Leela Mishra was of the most popular Indian actress of her time. Leela Mishra starred as a character actor in more then 200 Hindi films for five decades. She is best remembered for playing an iconic character of “Mausi” in blockbuster film Sholay in 1975.

Leela Mishra: Indian Film Actress

2. Syed Modi

Syed Modi

Syed Modi: Indian Badminton Player

3. Hari Shankar Tiwari

Hari Shankar Tiwari

Hari Shankar Tiwari is an Indian politician from Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh. He has been a success leader from the Chillupar Constituency.

Hari Shankar Tiwari:

4. Vijay Bahadur Singh

Vijay Bahadur Singh

Former C.M

Vijay Bahadur Singh:

5. Firaq Gorakhpuri

Firaq Gorakhpuri

Urdu shayar. Prof of English in university of Allahabad Winner of Gyanpeeth award.

Firaq Gorakhpuri:

6. Shakir Ali

Shakir Ali

Shakir Ali was an Indian lawyer and politician who was born on 7 June 1879. He completed his early education from MAO Aligarh.

Shakir Ali:

7. Ram Upendra Das

Ram Upendra Das

Ram Upendra Das is an Indian economist and author from Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh. He was born on 18 November 1967 in Gorakhpur, UP and completed his education from Jawaharlal Nehru University.

Ram Upendra Das:

8. Amrapali Dubey

Amrapali Dubey

Amrapali Dubey is an Indian film actress who mostly appearing a number of Bhojpuri Films. He was born on 11 January 1987 in Gorakhpur and currently living in Mumbai Maharashtra. She played a lead role in the show “Rehna Hai Teri Palko Ki Chhaon Mein”.

Amrapali Dubey: Indian Actress

9. Ravi Dubey

Ravi Dubey

Ravi Dubey is an Indian film actor who was born on 23 December 1983 in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh and living in Maharashtra. In terms of his occupation, he is also a model and host.

Ravi Dubey: Indian Actor

10. Mahmood Farooqui

Mahmood Farooqui

Mahmood Farooqui is an Indian Writer, Director, Performer who best known to write type of story-telling known as Dastangoi. He completed his education from St. Peter’s College, Oxford and got married with Anusha Rizvi.

Mahmood Farooqui: Indian Writer

11. Narendra Hirwani

Narendra Hirwani

Narendra Hirwani full name is Narendra Deepchand Hirwani who was born on 18 October 1968 in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh. In terms of his profession, he is a cricketer who plays as bowler in the team, specializes for right arm leg-spin bowling.

Narendra Hirwani: Indian Cricketer

12. Anurag Kashyap

Anurag Kashyap

Anurag Kashyap is a famous Bollywood Director who was born on 10 September 1972 in Gorakhpur. He is also a writer, producer and actor. He also reputed with a number of awards such as National Film Awards, Filmfare Award, etc.

Anurag Kashyap: Indian Film Director

13. Saurabh Shukla

Saurabh Shukla

Saurabh Shukla is an Indian film actor, director who best known for multiple notable roles in many films such as PK, Satya, Barfi, Jolly LLB, Raid, Nayak, etc. He was born on 5 march 1963 in Gorakhpur, UP while currently living in New Delhi.

Saurabh Shukla: Indian Film Actor

14. Jimmy Sheirgill

Jimmy Sheirgill

Jasjit Singh Gill is popularly known as Jimmy Sheirgill. He is an Indian actor and film producer. Sheirgill started his acting career in 1996 with a debut movie Maachis. He completed his graduation from Punjabi University, Patiala. He was born on 3rd December 1972 in Deokahia village, Sardarnagar, Gorakhpur district, Uttar Pradesh. In 2001 he married with Priyanka Puri.

Jimmy Sheirgill: Indian Actor

15. Yogi Adityanath

Yogi Adityanath

Yogi Adityanath is famous personality from Gorakhpur who is 21st Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh from Bhartiya Janata Party. He was born on 5 June 1972 in Panchur, Uttar Pradesh. Currently he living in 5, Kalida Marg, he completed his education from H.N.B Garhwal university.

Yogi Adityanath: Indian Politician

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