India has been grateful to many Indians who have proved their love for their mother country and made us proud. There are many Muslims in India who have made India proud, and many more continue to do so. This article highlights some of the achievements of the top 20 Muslims who have made India proud.
APJ Abdul Kalam
One of the names that come to our minds when we talk of people who made Indians really proud is our former President and a prominent scientist Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam. He became the President of Indian in the year 2002 and has played a critical role in the missile development for the Indian military. He also spearheaded the Indian civilian space program. His contributions to the country have been incredible, and we will always remember with great joy and pleasure.
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Farhan Akhtar is known for his excellent acting skills, but he is also a fantastic director, singer, composer, and much more. He is one of the most talented people in the current film industry of India.
Ustad Zakir Hussain is one of the finest Tabla players in India. He is also known as the Tabla Man or the Tabla Maestro of India. His talent has no bounds, and he is famous not just in India but around the world. He has many several awards ranging from the Grammy Awards, Padma Bhushan, Padma Shri to Kalidas Samman, and much more.
AR Rehman is an internationally recognized musician, singer, songwriter, and composer. His talent has no bounds. He has enchanted people with his popular songs like Vande Mataram, Jai Ho, Chaiyan Chaiyan, and much more. He has received several national awards and is truly a gem for our country.
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The heartthrob of India, Shahrukh Khan, is not just known in India but is very famous internationally for his romantic and cheesy movies and has made India proud.
Aamir Khan has made a big name through his socially conscious movies and has contributed towards spreading some of the important messages through his films. He is known for his perfectionism and has been endowed with several accolades.
Salman Khan is one of the biggest youth icons in India. He has been a significant contribution towards influencing the youth of the country and has been endowed with several awards.
Saif Ali Khan
Saif Ali Khan is known for his recent achievements through Sacred Games and many other superhit Bollywood movies.
Irfan Pathan has helped India win several international matches with his fantastic bowling skills and energy levels.
Shabana Azmi is one of the most influential women, artists, and activists who have significantly contributed through some of the classic and robust movies.
Abul Kalam Azad
Maulana Abul Kalam Azad played a massive role in helping India to get independence. His intellect and knowledge in those years made him famous around the world.
Sania Mirza is one of the most prominent tennis players who has broken many records in Tennis despite all the odds being against her. She has been awarded Padma Shri, Padma Bhushan, Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, and much more for making India proud. She is considered one of the best doubles players in the world.
Zoya Akhtar is known to have made several impactful movies and has influenced the youth of the country. She is also influential internationally.
Actor, director, and stage actor, Naseeruddin Shah gave us lots of movies to enjoy. He won Padma Shree and Filmfare award for best acting.
Abdul Hamid is one of the most celebrated soldiers of the Indian army. He was endowed with the Param Vir Chakra for his contribution in the 1965 Indo-Pak war. He is known to have destroyed eight Pakistani Patton tanks, and he had only 106 recoilless guns. His bravery is recorded in history.
Mohammed Rafi is one of the greatest playback singers that Bollywood has ever had. His melodies are such that he can cheer you up anytime and anywhere. We can never stop listening to songs like “Likhe jo khat tujhe.”
Javed Akhtar has mesmerized people with his words in Urdu and has been awarded Padmabhushan, Indira Gandhi Award, and Avadh Ratan for being a great contributor to Indian cinema and culture.
He is a brilliant scientist and the chairman of Cipla, who is known to make affordable drugs and saves millions of lives every year. He has received a Padma Bhushan to fight against diseases like AIDS.
The founder of Wipro, Azim Premji, is recognized for contributing immensely to the software industry. He is an icon and inspires many with his wisdom and knowledge. He has been awarded the Faraday Medal, Padma Bhushan, CNN-IBN Indian of the Year Outstanding Award, and much more.
Zaheer Khan is one of the prominent cricketers in India who has made India proud and helped Indians win several matches.
To sum up, India is a multicultural country. There are many Muslims in the country who have made India proud at the International level.