Haryana is an healthy state known for its agricultural development, It is a North Indian state which is covering the 3 sides of New Delhi. The state capital is Chandigarh which is well known for its modernist buildings.
Haryana is also the hub of sport lovers and proved its talented in national and international sports events which make the people proud on their state.
Here we are listing the Famous Personalities of Haryana from various sectors who have not only represented their state but the whole country by their successful achievements.
Famous Personalities of Haryana List
1. Manushi Chhillar
Manushi Chhillar is an Indian model born on 14 May 1997 who won the Miss World 2017 pageant. She also achieved the crown of Femina Miss India 2017 pageant by representing Haryana. After becoming the sixth indian woman to win the title of Miss World, She signed up as a brand ambassador for one of the world’s largest retail jewellery groups “Malabar Gold and Diamonds”. She is the perfect example of dedication and an inspiration for all the young girls.
Manushi Chhillar: Indian Model
2. Kalpana Chawla
Kalpana Chawla was an India born American astronaut who was one of the best astronaut in the 1994 NASA group. She was also first Indian woman to fly in space. Kalpana traveled over 10.4 million miles (16737177.6 km) in 252 orbits of the earth, logging more than 372 hours (15 Days and 12 Hours) in space.
Kalpana Chawla: Indian-American Astronaut
3. Kapil Dev
Kapil Dev is a former captain of Indian cricket team that 1983 cricket world cup. He holds a record of most wicket taken in test matches. He is the only cricketer in the history who scored 5,000 runs in Test match and taken 400 wickets. His official name is Kapil Dev Nikhanj. He is the best all round player in cricket history.
Kapil Dev: Indian Cricket Coach
4. Yuzvendra Chahal
Yuzvendra Chahal is popular Indian cricketer who was born on 23rd July 1990 in Jind, Haryana. He is a best leg break spin bowler. He played many One Day International and T20 matches. He made his first ODI debut on 11 June 2016 against Zimbabwe at Harare Sports Club.
Yuzvendra Chahal: Indian Cricketer
5. Sunil Grover
Sunil Grover is a popular comedian of India who was born on 3rd August 1977 in Mandi Dabwali, Haryana. He popularly known as for playing the role of Dr. Mashoor Gulati on The Kapil Sharma Show. He earned so much success by playing this role. He also participated in India’s first silent comedian show. He acted in many Bollywood movies since 1999.
Sunil Grover: Indian Comedian
6. Geeta Phogat
Geeta Phogat is the first female wrestler who won the gold medal at Commonwealth Games in 2010. She is a famous freestyle wrestler of India. Geeta was born on 15th December 1988 in Bhiwani, Haryana. Geeta is also first Indian female wrestler who have qualified for Summer Olympic Games. Phogat also won gold medal at 2009 Commonwealth Wrestling Championship. He won total 4 gold medals, 3 bronze medals and one silver medal in his career.
Geeta Phogat: Indian Olympic Athlete
7. Randeep Hooda
Randeep Hooda was born on 20th August 1976 in Rohtak, Haryana, he is a famous Bollywood actor. He complete his graduation in human resource management from Melbourne, Australia. During his studied time he worked as a taxi driver, waiter and car washer. Hooda started his career with a debut film Monsoon Wedding in 2001 after that he signed many movies like Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai, Saheb, Biwi Aur Gangster, Murder, Jannat 2, Murder 2, Kick, Jism-2, Lal Rang etc.. The estimated net worth of Randeep Hooda is 10 million US dollar.
Randeep Hooda: Indian Actor
8. Amit Mishra
Amit Mishra was born on 24th November 1982 in Sonepat, Haryana. He is a famous Indian cricketer who played many one day international, T20 matches and test matches for his team. He is a popular leg break bowler in Indian cricket team. He made his first debut on 13th April 2003 against South Africa.
Amit Mishra: Indian Cricketer
9. Yogeshwar Dutt
Yogeshwar Dutt won bronze medal at the 2012 summer Olympics in 60 kg weight category. In 2014 he won the gold medal at Commonwealth Games. Yogeshwar was born on 2nd November 1982 in Bhainswal Kalan, Sonipat district, Haryana. He was also awarded with Padma Shri award by Indian Government in 2013. The Haryana government also given him 10 million USD dollar cash reward on the winning of bronze medal at 2012 London Olympics.
Yogeshwar Dutt: Indian Wrestler
The real name of Badshah is Aditya Prateek Singh Sisodia who is known in the Indian music industry for his flow-less raps. He was born in 19 November 1985 in New Delhi. He debuted his career with Yo Yo Honey Singh in 2006. His first independent song was Kar Gayi Chull (Haryanvi Song) and some of his music track featured in Bollywood. The song ‘Wakhra Swag’ was one of his hit song and won the 2016 Punjabi Music Awards.
Badshah: Indian Rapper
11. Sonu Nigam
Sonu Nigam is popularly known as a great singer who is also a live performer, host and actor. Sonu sung in multiple languages like Tamil, Telugu, Bengali, Gujarati, Marathi, Tulu, Assamese, Odia, Nepali, Maithili and many more. He sang many hit songs like Sab Kuch Bhula Diya, Sandese Aate Hain, Main Agar Kahoon, Kal Ho Na Ho, Mere Hath Mein, All Izz well etc. Sonu Nigam was born on 30 July 1973 in Faridabad, Haryana while currnetly living in Maharashtra. He also worked for many record label like T-Series, Sony Music, Tips, Saregama, Venus Records and Tapes. Haryana government honored him with Haryana Gaurav Samman in 2017.
Sonu Nigam: Indian Playback Singer
12. Vijender Singh
Vijender Singh was born on 29th October 1985 in Kaluwas, Haryana. He is a professional Indian boxer and champion of WBO Asia Pacific Super Middleweight. He completed his graduation from the local college in Bhiwani. He won many medals in different national games.
Vijender Singh: Indian Professional Boxer
13. Anup Kumar
Anup Kumar is an Indian professional Kabaddi player and former member of the Indian national kabaddi team was born on Nov 20,1983 in Palra, Haryana. He is an experienced kabaddi player and He played total 78 Matches in which he earn 546 Total points (489 Raid Point, 57 Tackle Points).Anup Auctioned in PKL 2018 in Rs. 30 lakh Auction price.Now he is representing the Jaipur Pink Panthers team in Pro Kabaddi League 2018 and it would be great to see him plying.Let,s see how much he points he will earn in PKL season 6, you can check soon the updated points score on Wikilistia.
Anup Kumar: Indian Kabaddi Player
14. Saina Nehwal
Saina Nehwal is an Indian professional badminton singles player, Who was born on 17 March,1990 in Hisar, Haryana. She born in Hindu Jat family is the second daughter of Harvir Singh Nehwal and Usha Rani Nehwal. Saina won gold at 2018 Commonwealth Games in women’s singles and became the first Indian to win 2 singles gold in commonwealth games and she also won Bronze medal in Olympic in 2012 during London Olympic in Women Singles She made flourishing career through her hard work and achievement due to which she is the most famous personality of Haryana.
Saina Nehwal: Indian Badminton Player
15. Rohit Sardana
Rohit Sardana is a popular journalist, editor, columnist, anchor and media personality of India. He hosts the Taal Thok Ke program on contemporary social issues in India. He currently working for Aj Tak news channel and hosts the famous debate show Dangal. He completed his education from Geeta Niketan Avasiya Vidyalaya at Kurukshetra.
Rohit Sardana: Indian Journalist
16. Juhi Chawla
Juhi Chawla was born on 13th November 1967 in Ambala, Haryana. She is the winner of Miss India Beauty Contest in year 1984. She is a model, film producer, singer and actress, Chawla started her film career in year 1986 with Sultanat movie. Chawla has also won various awards like best costume award, filmfare award and miss India. She belongs to Haryana and complete her graduation from Sydenham College, Mumbai. She acted in many Bollywood movies Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak, Pratibandh, Bol Radha Bol, Swarg, Raju Ban Gaya Gentleman etc. She made her first acting debut with the movie Sultanat.
Juhi Chawla: Indian Actress
17. Mallika Sherawat
Mallika Sherawat is a very popular Bollywood actress, she was born on 24th October 1976 in Hisar district, Haryana. She made her first debut with the film “Jeena Sirf Merre Liye” and in 2004 she signed another film Murder in this film she noticed with her bold role. She also work in Hindi, English and Chinese films, she famous in Indian Film Industries for her sexy Symbol. She achieved lots of success in Aap Ka Suroor movie. Sherawat also received a nomination for best actress at ZEE Cine Awards for her performance in Murder movie. The estimated net worth of Mallika Sherawat is 20 million US dollar.
Mallika Sherawat: Indian Actress
18. Suman Bala
Suman Bala is a famous hockey player in India women’s national field hockey team who was born on 15th December 1981. She played with team when it won the gold at Manchester 2002 Commonwealth Games. He is a aggressive player who played many matches in her career. She scored many goals for the victory of her team.
Suman Bala: Indian Hockey Player
19. Subhash Chandra
Subhash Chandra was born 30th November 1950 in Hisar, Haryana. He is the chairman of Essel Group that offers various types of products & services like packaging, media, entertainment, education, infrastructure, precious metals and technology. Chandra also the former chairman of India’s largest TV channel network Zee Media. He is one of the richest person of Mumbai with total net worth of 4.4 billion US dollar (as on 30 July 2018) according to Forbes.
Subhash Chandra: Indian Media Baron
20. Om Prakash Jindal
Om Prakash Jindal is popularly known as O.P. Jindal was born on 7th August 1930 in Hisar, Haryana state. He is successful businessmen of Haryana, he established Jindal Steel and Power. Jindal Steel and Power was also win “Life Time Achievement Award” in November 2004 for his outstanding contribution in Indian Steel Industry. He is in the list of richest person of Haryana with an estimated net worth of 4.0 million USD dollar.
Om Prakash Jindal: Indian Legislator