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Famous Women of India

This is a list of Indian women, or of women who lived in India.

Poets and writers

  • Kamala Das
  • Sarojini Naidu
  • Taslima Nasrin
  • Mamta Sagar
  • Mahadevi Verma poems by Mahadevi Verma
  • Subhadra Kumari Chauhan poems by Subhadra Kumari Chauhan
  • Anita Desai
  • Kiran Desai
  • Shama Futehally
  • Shashi Deshpande
  • Arundhati Roy
  • Bapsi Sidhwa
  • Gita Hariharan
  • Saroj Pathak
  • Kamala Desai
  • Sulekha Sanyal
  • Kabita Sinha
  • Nabaneeta Dev Sen
  • Sabitri Roy
  • Kamala Markandeya
  • Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
  • Jhumpa Lahiri

    Religious leaders, philanthropists and philosophers

  • Gargi Vachnavi (female sage in Brihadaranyaka Upanisad)
  • Sulabha (philosopher and sage in the Mahabharata)
  • Alexandra David-Néel (author of "L'Inde ou j'ai vécu")
  • Sri Sarada Devi
  • Lalleshvari 14th century
  • Amritanandamayi
  • Mirabai 16th century
  • Akka Mahadevi 12th century
  • Andal Goda
  • Mother Meera
  • The Mother
  • Sister Nivedita
  • Sahajo
  • Helena Blavatsky
  • Annie Besant
  • Helena Roerich
  • Rani Rashmoni Devi (built the Dakshineshvar temple)

    Music

  • Asha Bhosle
  • Lata Mangeshkar
  • M. S. Subbulakshmi

    Actors and directors

  • Deepa Mehta director
  • Moon Moon Sen actor
  • Preity Zinta
  • Pooja Bedi
  • Pooja Bhatt
  • Aishwarya Rai
  • Kajol Mukherjee
  • Rani Mukherjee
  • Smita Patil
  • Rekha
  • Padmini Kolhapure
  • Juhi Chawla
  • Sridevi

    Rulers and queens

  • Queen Ahalyabai Holkar 1725-95
  • Tarabai wife of Rajaram, Shivaji's son, and leader
  • Begum Hazrat Mahal
  • Kota Rani 14th century, Kashmir
  • Rani Durgavati 16th century
  • Rani Lakshmi Bai (Joan of Arc of India)
  • Rani Chennamma of Kittur 1778 - 1829
  • Rani Avantibai 19th century

    Leaders and politicians

  • Indira Gandhi
  • Anna Mascarenha
  • Mamata Banerjee
  • Jayalalitha
  • Uma Bharati
  • Sonia Gandhi

    Activists

  • Medha Patkar
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