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Famous Asian Indian Americans

The following is a list of Asian Indian Americans who are famous, have made significant contributions to the American culture or society politically, artistically or scientifically, or have appeared in the news numerous times:

• Mohini Bhardwaj, first Indian American medalist, gymnastics
• Sabeer Bhatia, co-founder Hotmail
• Amar Bose, physicist and founder of Bose Corporation
• Subramanyan Chandrasekhar, Nobel Prize, Physics, 1983
• Satveer Chaudhary, first Indian American elected in Minnesota's history and the youngest State Senator in

• Kalpana Chawla, NASA astronaut (perished in the 2003 Columbia disaster)
• Brandon Chillar, professional American football player
• Deepak Chopra, personality development and health author
• Anita Desai, author
• Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni, author
• Dinesh D'Souza, author and conservative political commentator
• Rajat Gupta, Former Managing Director, McKinsey & Company
• Sanjay Gupta, CNN senior medical correspondent
• Engelbert Humperdinck (singer), singer, half Indian
• Zakir Hussain, tabla maestro
• Bobby Jindal, Republican - former Louisiana gubernatorial candidate and current member of the U.S.

• Norah Jones, singer, Grammy award winner 2003, half Indian
• Tony Kanal, Bass player for No Doubt, two-time Grammy award winner, producer, songwriter
• Har Gobind Khorana, Nobel Prize in Physiology/Medicine (1968)
• Vinod Khosla - general partner, venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers; co-founder, Sun Microsystems


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