List of Famous people named Ashok

Similar names: Ashoke. Here are some famous Ashoks:

Ashok Gehlot

First Name Ashok
Last Name Gehlot
Born on May 3, 1951 (age 73)
Born in India

Ashok Gehlot is an Indian politician serving as the current Chief Minister of Rajasthan. He held this position from December 1998 to 2003, and from 2008 to 2013, and again from 17 December 2018.

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Ashok Singhal

First Name Ashok
Last Name Singhal
Born on September 15, 1926
Died on November 17, 2015 (aged 89)
Born in India

Ashok Singhal was the international working president of the Hindu organisation Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) for over 20 years and in charge of the Ayodhya Ram Janmabhoomi movement. He was replaced in the VHP in December 2011 following a long bout of diminishing physical health. Succeeded by Praveen Togadia, Singhal suffered ill-health but was working till a month before his death.

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Ashok Dinda

First Name Ashok
Last Name Dinda
Born on March 25, 1984 (age 40)
Born in India

Ashok Dinda is a former Indian cricketer and as of 2021 a Member of the Legislative Assembly. Dinda is a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party and represents the Moyna constituency. He played cricket for Bengal and Goa in the Ranji Trophy and for a variety of Indian Premier League sides. He retired from all forms of cricket on 2 February 2021.

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Ashok Kumar

First Name Ashok
Last Name Kumar
Born on October 13, 1911
Died on December 10, 2001 (aged 90)
Born in India

Kumudlal Ganguly, better known by his stage name Ashok Kumar and also fondly called Dadamoni, was an Indian film actor who attained iconic status in Indian cinema and who was a member of the cinematic Ganguly family. He was honoured in 1988 with the Dadasaheb Phalke Award, the highest national award for cinema artists, by the Government of India and also received the Padma Bhushan in 1999 for his contributions to Indian cinema. He is considered to be one of India's finest actors ever, playing leading, antagonist and character roles with equal panache.

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Ashok Kumar Ganguly

First Name Ashok
Last Name Ganguly
Born on February 3, 1947 (age 77)

Justice Asok Kumar Ganguly is an Indian jurist. He served as the Chairman of the West Bengal Human Rights Commission and as a Judge of the Supreme Court of India who delivered judgements in some high-profile cases like the 2G spectrum case.

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Ashok Panagariya

First Name Ashok
Last Name Panagariya
Born on January 1, 1944 (age 80)
Born in India

Ashok Panagariya was an Indian neurologist, medical researcher and academic, known for his research on nerve cells and neuromyotonia. He was a Vice Chancellor of Rajasthan University of Health Sciences, Jaipur and a member of the Planning Board of the Government of Rajasthan. A recipient of prestigious Dr. B. C. Roy Award, the highest Indian award in the medical category. Dr. Ashok Panagariya was awarded the fourth highest Indian civilian award of Padma Shri by the Government of India in 2014. He died on 11 June 2021 due to COVID-19 complications.

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Ashok Shastri

First Name Ashok
Last Name Shastri
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Ashok Kumar

First Name Ashok
Last Name Kumar
Born on June 25, 1941
Died on October 22, 2014 (aged 73)
Born in India

Ashok Kumar Aggarwal was an Indian cinematographer who worked mainly in the South Indian film industry. In a career that spanned nearly four decades, he worked in over 125 feature films in Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, and Hindi languages. Aggarwal was a member of the Indian Society of Cinematographers (ISC).

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Ashok Amritraj

First Name Ashok
Last Name Amritraj
Born in India

Ashok Amritraj is Chairman and CEO of the Hyde Park Entertainment Group, and was formerly CEO of National Geographic Films.

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Ashok Mehta

First Name Ashok
Last Name Mehta
Born on January 1, 1947
Died on August 15, 2012 (aged 65)
Born in India

Ashok Mehta was a noted national film award-winning Indian film cinematographer, known for films such as Bandit Queen (1994), 36 Chowringhee Lane (1981) and Utsav (1984). He won the National Film Award for Best Cinematography twice, 36 Chowringhee Lane (1981) and Moksha (2000), the latter he also directed.

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