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Mumbai University Alumni List

Updated on: Mar 18, 2013
The success of a successful institution depends primarily on the success of its students and University of Mumbai is not an exception to this. The university has large pool of alumni served / and serving to different sections of society, business, knowledge, polity and others. The University of Mumbai has credit to produce some world-renowned personalities; following is given names along with profession of some of them.  
  • B. R. Ambedkar - Architect of modern India & Author of the Constitution of India, social reformist and thinker.
  • Mahatma Gandhi - Father of the Indian nation.
  • Bal Gangadhar Tilak - Indian nationalist leader.
  • Mahadev Govind Ranade - Indian lawyer, reformer and author, first batch graduate
  • Iskander Mirza, last Governor-General of the Dominion of Pakistan and the first President of Pakistan
  • Kona Prabhakara Rao - Governor of Maharashtra, Lt. Governor of Pondicherry, Governor of Sikkim, Finance Minister of Andhra Pradesh, Speaker of AP State Assembly
  • Man Mohan Sharma - Fellow Royal Society, Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan, Former Director of MUICT (formerly known as UDCT)
  • Jagdish Bhagwati - University Professor of Economics at Columbia University
  • Nissim Ezekiel - Acclaimed Indian poet (English language)
  • Anil Kakodkar - Director of BARC and Chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission and Secretary to the Government of India, Department of Atomic Energy
  • Klaus Klostermaier, F.R.S.C., Professor Emeritus at the University of Manitoba, Scholar of Indian Studies
  • Aishwarya Rai - Miss World in 1994 and leading Indian actress
  • P. V. Narasimha Rao - former Indian prime minister
  • Amrit Nagpal, Businessman (He is an alumnus of MUICT(formerly known as UDCT)
  • R.A. Mashelkar - Fellow Royal Society, General, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, India (He is an alumnus of MUICT(formerly known as UDCT)
  • Mukesh Ambani, Managing Director, Reliance Industries (He is an alumnus of MUICT(formerly known as UDCT)
  • Anji Reddy, Founder, Dr. Reddy's Laboratories, Padma Shri (He is an alumnus of MUICT(formerly known as UDCT)
  • Keki Hormusji Gharda, Founder, Gharda Chemicals (He is an alumnus of MUICT(formerly known as UDCT)
  • B.D.Tilak, former Director National Chemical Laboratory (NCL), Padma Bhushan, Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Award (He is an alumnus of MUICT(formerly known as UDCT)
  • V.B.Samant, President and CEO, Vical, former COO Merck Vaccine Division (He is an alumnus of MUICT(formerly known as UDCT)
  • Anant Pai - Major publisher of Indian books for children especially the series Amar Chitra Katha
  • Dwarkanath Kotnis - A well-known doctor in China who helped Chinese communists army during the World War II.
  • Lara Dutta - Miss Universe in 2000
  • Anand Patwardhan - Indian documentary film-maker
  • Sunil Gavaskar - Legendary Indian cricketer (Attended St. Xavier's College)
  • Smita Patil - Legendary Indian actress (Attended St. Xavier's College)
  • Shabana Azmi - Acclaimed Indian Actress (Attended St. Xavier's College)
  • Edward Hamilton Aitken - humorist, naturalist
  • Ramakrishna Gopal Bhandarkar - Oriental scholar and social reformer, first batch graduate, later vice-chancellor
  • Acacio Gabriel Viegas - medical practitioner credited with the discovery of the outbreak of bubonic plague in Bombay, India in 1896.
  • Georg Bühler - eminent scholar of ancient Indian languages and law - fellow of University of Mumbai.
  • John Samuel Malecela - Prime Minister of Tanzania from 1990 –1994.
  • Indira Viswanathan Peterson - Professor of Asian Studies and editor of the Norton Anthology of World Masterpieces.
  • G.S. Maddala - American economist and mathematician
  • Harish Kapadia - distinguished Himalayan Mountaineer and recipient of Patron's Medal of the Royal Geographic Society
  • Mehli Mehta - Indian conductor of European classical music and father of acclaimed conductor Zubin Mehta.
  • Manil Suri - Indian mathematician and writer.
  • Kashinath Trimbak Telang - Indian judge and oriental scholar.
  • B.N. Srikrishna Indian jurist and a Judge of the Supreme Court of India.
  • Sir Pherozeshah Mehta - Indian political leader and social activist.
  • Madhav Das Nalapat - holder of the UNESCO Peace Chair.
  • Bhulabhai Desai - Indian freedom fighter and acclaimed lawyer.
  • Vasundhara Raje - Chief Minister of the state of Rajasthan, India.
  • Vidya Balan - Indian actress based in Mumbai, India.
  • Gangadhar Gadgil - Marathi fiction writer.
  • Rafiq Zakaria - late Indian politician and Islamic scholar.
  • Pandurang Vaman Kane - notable Indologist and Sanskrit scholar and former Vice Chancellor of university of Mumbai.
  • Mancherjee Bhownagree - British politician of Indian Parsi heritage.
  • Nanabhoy Palkhivala - noted Indian jurist and economist.
  • Sucheta Dalal - renowned business journalist from Mumbai, India.
  • Thrity Umrigar - noted journalist and author from Mumbai, India.
  • Aditi Govitrikar- Mrs World 2000
  • Lal Krishna Advani - Leading Indian politician
  • Dinanath Rege - Prominent food scientist, technologist and former director of MUICT (formerly known as UDCT)
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