List of Non-resident Indians

List of Non-resident Indians

Non Resident Indians (NRIs) are people who hold an Indian citizenship legally, but do not live in India. Therefore, this list does not include individuals of Indian origin who are legal citizens of a foreign or their current resident country through naturalization.[citation needed]


United Arab Emirates

Business and Industry

  • K. Muraleedharan - SFC Group, U.A.E & Muralya Group, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
  • A.K.Chandran - I.M.I Group
  • M A Yousuf Ali - Managing director - Lulu Hypermarket Group
  • Micky Jagtiani - Landmark Group
  • Sunny Varkey - GEMS Group

United States

Please see List of Indian Americans.


Arts & Entertainment

Art - Architecture - Design - Engineering

Literature & Media



Academics & Researchers


United Kingdom

See also List of Indian Britons

Merchant Navy, Arts & Entertainment

Business and Industry

Literature and Media


  • === Politics ===
See also British Asians in politics of the United Kingdom





  • The late CV Devan Nair, Singapore's third President (1981–1985), father of the modern trades union movement in Singapore.
  • Sellapan Ramanathan, President of Singapore since 1999, former head of Singapore's intelligence unit and Ambassador to the United States, amongst other senior positions in the civil service.
  • S Rajaratnam, former Senior Minister, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs, Labour and Culture. Co-founder of the Peoples Action Party and Association of South East Asian Nations. Author of the Singapore Pledge. Seen as a founding father of modern Singapore.
  • S Jayakumar, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister for Law and co-ordinating Minister for Security. Former Foreign Minister and ambassador to the United Nations, and Dean of the Law School in Singapore.
  • S Dhanabalan, Chairman of Temasek Holdings and DBS Bank, former Minister of National Development, Trade and Industry and Foreign Affairs. Tipped by Singapore's first Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew as one of the four men he considered as a possible successor.
  • Tharman Shanmugaratnam, Minister of Education and former head of Singapore's defacto central bank.
  • Vivian Balakrishnan, Minister of Community Development, Youth and Sports. Former CEO of Singapore General Hospital.
  • Dr.Balaji Sadasivan, Junior Minister.
  • J. B. Jeyaretnam, former opposition leader, and the first person to break the PAP monopoly in parliament in 1984. A former magistrate.
  • James Gomez, senior leader in the main opposition party (the Workers Party) and founder of 'Think Centre', a political NGO.


  • Gurmit Singh, leading actor and media personality
  • Kumar, leading drag superstar


Arts and Literature

Academics and Research


  • Vara Kumar Guda, former IT professional of DBS Bank, Singapore, and working now in RHB Bank as IT manager

Business and Industry


Arts and Entertainment

Literature and Media

Academics and Research

  • Jomo Kwame Sundaram, prominent economist, who is currently serving as the United Nations Assistant Secretary General for Economic Development in the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA)
  • Prof Sittampalam Shanmugaratnam - Professor and researcher

Government Officers, Army and Judiciary

Business and Industry









Other Sports Personalities




  • Kamahl , cabaret/easy listening singer and recording artist, famous for The Elephant Song
  • Indira Naidoo,television presenter and celebrity speaker
  • Ashok Kumar,barrister in Sydney
  • Dinesh Rajgopal(Sunny),Online Marketing Professional in Adelaide

New Zealand



Business & Industry



South Africa




  • Ariranga Govindasamy Pillay, Chief Justice of Mauritius
  • Shirin Ameeruddy-Cziffra, human rights activist
  • Nathacha Devi Appanah, author,journalist
  • Dev Virahsawmy, writer, linguist
  • Vikash Dhorasoo, former French national soccer team player (born to Mauritian parents)




  • Makhan Singh Freedom fighter
  • Yash Pal Ghai Chairman of the Constitution of Kenya Review Commission
  • M.G. Vassanji Novelist, Commonwealth Writers Prize winner
  • Zain Verjee CNN TV Anchor
  • Vithalbhai Patel Chairman and Founder of Laboratory and Allied Ltd. (Pharmaceuticals)


  • Kantilal Jivan Well-known businessman, guru, naturalist, historian, photographer and vegetarian cook.
  • Nirmal Shah Environmental expert, writer, fund raiser and civic leader.


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