Thursday, October 31, 2013

Mohit Khattar

Course attended in Jamia: Mechanical Engineering(1985-1989)
  • Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer at Godrej Natures Basket Ltd.

Nusrat Jafri

Born: Lucknow, India.
Course attended in Jamia: M.A. in Mass Communication(2003-2005)
  •  Currently based in Mumbai, Nusrat works across formats both as a Cinematographer and a Photographer.
  • She started her professional career by assisting cinematographer Aseem Bajaj, on the feature films Golmaal and Teen Patti.Subsequently, she apprenticed with legendary cinematographer Binod Pradhan on Delhi 6 & Pulli as well as on a number of TVC’s for major brands like Cadburys, Huggies, Mirinda, Marico, Fem, Dabur and Horlicks.
  • In 2010 Nusrat went independent and has since shot several documentaries and short films. She has also shot commercials for brands like Reliance, NTC, Bacardi Remit2India among others.

Zubair Khan

Born: 1 August 1963,Alwar, Rajasthan.
Course attended in Jamia: 
  • Master in Social Work(1982 not sure)
  •  Bachelor in Social Work

  • Appointed as Secretary, All India Congress Committee in 2013 (In-Charge of Uttar Pradesh)
  • Elected as MLA from Ramgarh Constituency (Rajasthan) on Indian National Congress (INC) ticket three times (1990, 1993 and 2003) 
In Jamia 
  • Elected as Gen. Secy. of Jamia Millia Islamia University Students' Union (JMISU)
  • Elected senior house Monitor of hostels of Jamia
  • Elected (unopposed) as the chairman of constitute assembly for JMISU constitution.
  • Elected as the president of JMISU on National student of India (NSUI) banner.
  • Appointed as the president of Jamia University NSUI unit.

Parvez Ahmad

Course attended in Jamia: B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering(1987-1992)

  • Vice President, Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank
  • Mr. Parvez Ahmad, a 1992 Mechanical Engineering batch passout from the Faculty of Engineering and Technology, Jamia Millia Islamia, has almost 16 years of working experience, mainly in the finance and banking industry spread over India and United Arab Emirates. 
  • After completing his, He went on to pursue his MBA from Aligarh Muslim University. He has worked with leading financial institutions and banks in the industry with names like Onida Finance Limited, India, Union National Bank, National Bank of Fujairah. Presently, he is currently working with Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank, UAE as Vice President

Anil Gaur

Course attended in Jamia: B.Tech in Electrical Engineering(1987-1992)
  • Vice President, SW Development, Oracle Corporation
  • Mr. Anil Gaur, a 1992 Electrical Engineering batch passout from the Faculty of Engineering and Technology, Jamia Millia Islamia, has over 17 years of experience in developing and delivering scalable, mission-critical and open-source enterprise software products.
  •  At present he’s leading the JAVA EE Platform and Glassfish Application Server at Oracle, CA (USA). He has managed delivery of millions of lines of code by a team of 150+ engineers resulting in above $20M revenue and has driven the adoption of J2EE/Java EE from 1.4M to 12M downloads per year. 
  • He has previously worked for about 4 years as Director, Software Engineering at Sun Microsystems and for 3 years as Senior Software Engineer at CMC Ltd. Parallel, he is Co-founder of a non-profitable organization ‘Sanjivni’ that helps out the terminally ill patients and works towards growing awareness about Bone Marrow transplant in South Asian community in US and India. 
  • He has also been speaker at top industry conferences like JavaOne and Oracle Open World.

Upendra Giri

Course attended in Jamia: Civil Engineering(1987-1991)
  • Founder, CEO of AstroWix Corporation
  • Mr. Upendra Giri, a 1991 batch Civil engineer from the Faculty of Engineering and Technology, Jamia Millia Islamia, started his career with CK Kukreja and Associates as an assistant engineer. Two years later, he moved to the USA to complete his M.Sc. in Environmental engineering from Lehigh University, Pennsylvania. He worked for three years with Unitech Engineers (USA) as a Project Controls engineer and then two years with Foster-Wheeler Corporation (USA) as a Project Management professional. 
  • In 1999, he founded AstroWix Corporation and has been acting as its CEO since. 
  • He has been promoting Project Management best practices across Asia Pacific and is responsible for many of the pioneering efforts towards promotion of the same in India, besides training over 30000 professionals on best practices in Project Management and has led AstroWix help organizations professionally manage projects . He hosted PMICon 2005, based on the theme “Achieving objectives of India Inc. with Project Management Excellence “, and organized PMIConclave 2006 over key locations in India. 
  • He also delivered the keynote address at the Microsoft Philippines at the First National Project Management Conference in the Philippines, Pravasi Bhartiya Meet organized by Government of India in Delhi and the first Project Management Day in Pakistan. 
  • He was amongst the eminent speakers at the SAARC’s Regional Project Management Conference held in Sri Lanka, 2010. He holds several honorary positions in India, including membership of the Advisory Board of Project Management Institute (PMI) North India
  • . He is the first Indian to be awarded prestigious Eric Jenett Project Management Excellence Award from PMI, USA for exceptional contributions in the field of Project management.
  •  He has also been featured in Property Expert, Zee Business, DD News, DataQuest, Hindustan Times, Times of India and the Education Times.
Jamia Engineering Alumni Association Annual
Meeting on 28th April, 2007


Sanjiv Goyal

Course attended in Jamia: B.Tech in Civil Engineering(1987-1991)
  • CEO, Droisys Inc.
  • Mr. Sanjiv Goyal, a 1991 Civil Engineering batch passout from the Faculty of Engineering and Technology, Jamia Millia Islamia, also holds an M.Tech from IIT in Delhi, India. 
  • He started his career in technology working for strategic staffing providers where he developed a keen sense in managing the staffing needs of large corporate customers and projects. Mr. Goyal has served as the CEO of Droisys Inc. since its inception in 2003. He has unique sales, business development and management background both in the US and internationally. He has functioned as CEO, Director, VP, and Project Manager to many successful organizations (Droisys, IBM, Autonation, Mastech, GMS, RMS), globally (US, Austria, Singapore, Malaysia and India) driving corporate strategy, sales planning, business development, project management and providing direction in determining creative solutions to customers.
  •  Sanjiv is very active in the Pan IIT community. He serves on the IIT Delhi USA executive committee leading the IIT Delhi Alumni Entrepreneur Mentoring program. He has organized PanIIT conferences (Co-chair, PanIIT 2007). Sanjiv also supports children focus charities.

Saleem Ahmad

Course  attended in Jamia: Civil Engineering - 1990
  • Deputy Chief Engineer, DMRC
  • Mr. Saleem Ahmad, a 1990 Civil Engineering Batch passout from the Faculty of Engineering and Technology, Jamia Millia Islamia, has over 19 years of experience in Construction projects. He is presently working as a Deputy Chief Engineer with the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation, having been with it for more than 11 years. Prior to this, he had worked for 8 years with the Mumbai Port Trust as an executive engineer. His work with the DMRC includes construction of tunnels, underground stations, bridges, multi-storey buildings and other projects of civil engineering. He is presently leading a team of professionals to ensure time bound construction of world class metro system (mass rapid transit system) for Delhi.
  •  He has successfully completed the task of construction of twin tunnels from Central Secretariat to the Lajpat Nagar segment, having had experience working with tunnel boring machines (TBM), of Chinese make, in Guangzhou with a team of experts to learn finer aspects of tunnelling.
  • His other achievements include being felicitated by the Managing Director, DMRC for Excellence in Service. Besides, he has also continuously arranged for summer training opportunities for students of the F/O Engineering & Technology.

Mike Dhall

Course attended in Jamia: B.Tech in Electrical Engineering(1986-1990)
  • He is Senior Vice-President at ZenFocus
  • Mr. Mike Dhall, a 1990 Electrical Engineering batch passout from the Faculty of Engineering and Technology, Jamia Millia Islamia, has more than 19 years of experience in Asset and Service Management solutions. 
  • His past experience with Cap Gemini, Ernst & Young and MRO Software gave him invaluable experience in designing Asset Management solutions for large customers in US and Canada. Mike currently manages India operations and streamlining previous acquisitions made by ZenFocus in India.
  • Mike also has an MBA from Richard Ivey School of Business, University of Western Ontario.

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Anurag Gupta

Course attended in Jamia: B.Tech in Electrical Engineering(1986- 1990)
  • CEO, Balaji Tele Films
  • Mr. Anurag Gupta, a 1990 Electrical Engineering batch passout from the Faculty of Engineering and Technology, Jamia Millia Islamia, is a professional with over 18 years of experience in techno commercial background. During the last 18 years, he has worked across industries ranging from industrial consumables to consumer products to education management. During the last decade, he has been associated with the education industry, having worked with some of the major brands like Aptech Limited; NIIT Limited & Frankfinn Aviation services Pvt. Limited. He has faced a lot of challenging business scenarios such as the E- com bubble burst, 9/11 World Trade Center episode & subsequent channel unrest, and has come out of the same with great deal of success which is manifested in the accolades that he has won during this period.
  •  He has been awarded with the “CEO award for excellence in leadership-Aptech Limited- 2002, the “Unstoppable award -NIIT Limited- 2005 and the “Award of Excellence -NIIT Limited- 2006”.

Puneet Verma

Course attended in Jamia: B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering(1987-1991)
  • Vice President, Barclays Bank PLC, UAE
  • Mr. Puneet Verma, a 1991 batch pass out of Mechanical Engineering from the Faculty of Engineering and Technology, Jamia Millia Islamia, is a senior management professional with over 16 years of corporate experience with leading Financial Institutions & Multi-National Companies viz. RBS, Duetsche Bank, ICICI Bank, Ford India Ltd. etc. in marketing, sales & distribution in consumer banking, automobile & telecom services industries across India & UAE market.
  •  He possesses result-oriented leadership skills with a strong track record of setting up & managing sales distribution channels and leading high performance sales organizations to accomplish set business & revenue objectives across various assigned roles.

Sukesh Jain

Course attended in Jamia:
B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering(1986-1990)
  • CEO, Airtel Enterprise Services
  • Mr. Sukesh Jain, a 1990 Mechanical Engineering batch passout from the Faculty of Engineering and Technology, Jamia Millia Islamia, has over 18 years of experience in Sales, Marketing, Customer Care and Operations. 
  • He started his career with Eicher in 1992 handling tractor sales in Rajasthan.Post Eicher, he worked with companies such as Dataline & Research Technologies (a DSJ group company), and Procall, a Motorola joint venture into Radio Trunking service handling sales and marketing operations. He then joined Bharti Airtel, where he has now served for over 10 years across different business and various functional areas of Sales, Marketing, Customer Service Delivery, Operations and General Management. Currently working as the COO of Airtel Enterprise Services, he is responsible for managing end-to-end Telecom requirements for the top 2500 corporates in North & East Regions. Under his leadership, Airtel Enterprise has witnessed significant achievements in customer and revenue market share, brand saliency and several innovative products and services for the customers. Strongly believing that it is his people who make the vital difference between simple growth and enduring success, he enjoys nurturing and developing the talent and motivation of his employees at a personal level. He also has a straightforward business approach that is unfailingly customer centric. According to him, a combination of all these attributes is the key for ensuring success in a highly competitive marketplace.

Yogesh Gupta

Course attended in Jamia: B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering(1985-1989)
  • Director Operations, Dow Chemical Pvt. Ltd.
  • Mr. Yogesh Gupta, a 1989 Mechanical Engineering, batch passout from the Faculty of Engineering and Technology, Jamia Millia Islamia, has over 18 years professional experience across the spectrum of Business Services for global businesses at all the 3 levels i.e. Strategic, Tactical and Operational. This covers the entire “Raw Material to Cash” cycle i.e. Strategic Sourcing, Supply Chain, and Customer Service. He has in-depth understanding & has led implementation of supporting systems and processes i.e. Business Planning, MRP II (Class “A” certification), Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP), ERP Systems. 
  • He has also worked extensively in building organization, supporting structures, systems and processes from scratch. All through his career, he has led as well as worked with various global teams, diversifying in functions and geography. He has always strived to achieve highest possible partner satisfaction (business / functions) while ensuring governance and internal controls.

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Rajiv Mahajan

Course attended in Jamia: B.Tech in Electrical Engineering (1985-1989)
  • Senior Vice President, Tejas Networks
  •  Mr. Rajiv Mahajan, a 1989 Electrical Engineering batch passout from the Faculty of Engineering and Technology, Jamia Millia Islamia, is presently working as a Senior Vice President at Tejas Networks Ltd. The company works in development and marketing of indigenous telecom products. It has been rated as the number-one Telecom transmission product company of India and is a recipient of the Prime Minster award for the best R&D and Innovative Company of India. The company has a global presence in 10 countries worldwide, with products deployed in around 50 countries.
  •  Mr. Mahajan is an active Executive member of TEMA (Telecom Equipment Manufacturer Association ) and TEPC (Telecom Export Promotion Council) besides being involved with various Govt. bodies and initiatives to promote R&D and Manufacturing in India. Besides his work, he is also involved with a NGO called “Cozycot” which is works towards the upliftment and development of special children

Harmanjit Singh Nagi

Course attended in Jamia:
B.Tech in Electrical Engineering(1985-1989)
  • Vice Director and COO, Electricit√© de France
  • Mr. Harmanjit Nagi, a 1989 Electrical Engineering batch passout from the Faculty of Engineering and Technology, Jamia Millia Islamia has over 23 years of experience and started his professional career with Pertech Computers Limited (PCL), New Delhi as a design engineer for LAN Networking, PCs’ and monitors, after graduating as an Electrical engineer in 1989. He went onto work for 8 years as a research associate at the Tata Energy Research Institute (TERI), where he managed a diverse range of projects introduced by the Ministry of Power and Finance, World Bank, Asian Development bank, USAID, DFID, UNDP, UNEP among others which included energy planning, detailed feasibility studies in generation, transmission and distribution planning, load forecasting, PPAs, energy pricing, energy efficiency etcetera.

Deepak Khajouria

Course attended in Jamia: B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering(1985-1989)
  • Vice President, Doosan Power Systems
  • Mr. Deepak Khajouria, a Mechanical Engineering 1989 batch passout from the Faculty of Engineering and Technology, Jamia Millia Islamia started his professional carrier with Dodsal Group as a Graduate engineer trainee, where he worked for two years before moving onto Doosan Power systems as Assistant Manager – Marketing. He went onto become a senior manager and was transferred to North America as an Operations Director, before being promoted to the position of a Managing Director. Presently he is a Vice-President, responsible for all commercial and strategy operations for the company in North and Latin America, having worked for the company for over 20 years. 
  • He was also the captain of the Faculty’s cricket team, during his B.Tech and is also involved with social ventures in the USA and is an active member of VIBHA. A strong believer in helping people, he has always striven hard to mentor others to help them achieve their potential. Having worked in 3 continents and visited over 30 countries, 
  • He is settled in Atlanta, GA, USA, where he lives with his family and has a 8 year old daughter.

Anshu Gupta

Course attended in Jamia:Civil Engineering(1985-1989)
  • He is Senior DGM of L&T Ltd.
  • Mr. Anshu Gupta, a 1989 Civil Engineering batch passout from the Faculty of Engineering and Technology, Jamia Millia Islamia is a growth orientated professional presently working with Larsen and Toubro Limited in the capacity of the Senior DGM (Area Manager – Delhi). He has over 20 years of experience in the areas of project handling & implementation, channel management, business development, product promotion, administration, human resource and corporate social responsibility.
  • He had previously worked for 3 years as a Project engineer in CES Limited (India) and for 12 years as the Architectural Head in sales, marketing and production in Gujarat Guardian Limited.
  •  His achievements include, being a merit holder in B.Tech (Civil Engineering) and an M.Tech Gold medalist, besides achieving many milestones in the fields of project management, production and project execution, and is also an active social worker.

Monday, October 28, 2013

Sunil Chopra

Course Attended in Jamia: B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering(1985-1989)
  • Co-founder & Chief Operating Officer of Calance Software
  • Mr. Sunil Chopra is a 1989 Mechanical Engineering batch passout from the Faculty of Engineering and Technology, Jamia Millia Islamia and MBA from IIM Lucknow.
  • He started his career with Modi Xerox in 1991 where he was one of the most successful senior sales team members in the country with national recognition. He followed that with an equally distinguished stint with Nokia Mobile phones, leading sales and marketing for half the country and Bangladesh. Next, in his role as HR leader for the Retail Finance Business at GE, he was quickly identified as an ‘A’ player and provided global exposure in a very short period of time. His next assignment was as one of the youngest CEOs in Telecom industry. He worked with Shyam group, starting off from scratch, which is now MTS with USD $3 Billion plus valuation.
  •  His last corporate stint was as the Director and Country Head for Sapient Technologies– a global technology consulting firm based out of US.
  • Subsequently Mr. Chopra became an entrepreneur and now is Co-founder and Director for Calance Software and Spruce People Consulting which are engaged in Technology consulting and Executive Search for Global 500 clients. He has had extensive global travel and business experience. 
  • Sunil is a guest speaker and faculty at various leading forums in India which focus on E-governance initiatives as well career counseling. He has been invited as distinguished speaker at some of the leading events that address providing benefits of Govt. schemes to the rural population across the country.

Shalabh Aran

Course attended in Jamia: Civil Engineering - 1989
  • Director, Aran Projects Pvt. Ltd. 
  • Mr. Shalabh Aran, a 1989 Civil Engineering batch passout from the Faculty of Engineering and Technology, Jamia Millia Islamia, has over 20 years of experience in architectural consultancy. After completing his B.Tech , He went on to pursue his Masters in Urban Planning from IIT Roorkee. He then joined Nirmal Overseas Pvt. Ltd. for a year, as a Project Manager for a Fly Ash Plant. In 1992, he started his own venture, ‘Genesis’, to run an architectural consultancy, which was converted to ‘Aran Projects Pvt. Ltd’ in 1996, where he presently serves as the Director. 
  • He has rendered consultancy services to business houses such as Modis, Arvind Group etcetera and has undertaken various projects for the past 15 years. The projects varied from farmhouses and commercial buildings to Industries, Malls and Institutional buildings. In 1997, he designed the ‘Nehru Guest House’, and in 2004, the ‘Open Air Amphitheatre’, both for Jamia Millia Islamia. 
  • He also has papers to his name which were printed in the International Journal on Non-Conventional Energy Sources. Also, his post graduate dissertation on ‘Industrial Development Pattern’ was published by a German Publishing House.

Syed A. Asim

Course attended in Jamia:B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering(1992-1996)
  • President, Religare Technova Ltd.
  • Mr. Asim, a 1996 Mechanical engineering batch passout from the Faculty of Engineering and Technology, Jamia Millia Islamia, has 14 years of experience in selling software products in Financial Industry. He is presently working as the President-sales, with Religare Technova Ltd., an IT company promoted by the Religare Group.He heads software sales for India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Middle East and Africa.. Prior to his current assignment, he had served as the Head of Sales for Direct FN Ltd., Dubai, National Sales Head at Financial Technologies (India) Ltd. and Regional Head (North) for MCX, India’s largest commodity exchange. Due to his experience in sales, he conducted multiple trainings in sales, soft skills, corporate etiquettes, negotiations, etc. for various organizations and institutes. Besides his work, he has also attended various workshops, namely Six Hat Thinking by Edward De Bono, Blue Print for Success by Shiv Khera, 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephan Covey and 8th Habit – Effectiveness to Greatness by Stephan Covey and lectures by Azim Pemji, Ram Charan, Narayan Murthy, Ratan Tata, Robin Sharma, Shiv Khera etcetera.

Manan Goel

Course attended in Jamia: B.Tech in Electronics & Communication Engineering(1991-1995)
  • Director, Product Marketing , OracleMr.
  •  Manan Goel, a 1995 Electronics and Communication Engineering batch passout from the Faculty of Engineering and Technology, Jamia Millia Islamia, is presently, Oracle’s Director of Product Marketing for Business Intelligence. Prior to joining Oracle, he gathered over fifteen years of consulting, sales, product management and marketing experience in BI and Data warehousing at companies such as Hyperion Solutions, and Brio Software. He has a Masters Degree in Business Administration from Duke University, and also earned the distinction of being called the “Fuqua Scholar” – one amongst the top 10% of the graduating class for 2009 MBA program at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business.

Amit Kharabanda

Course attended in Jamia: B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering(1991-1995)
  • Founder and Executive Director, MyBox Tech. Pvt. Ltd.
  • Mr. Amit Kharabanda, a 1995 mechanical engineering batch passout from the Faculty of Engineering and Technology, Jamia Millia Islamia, Mr. Amit Kharabanda went on to do his MBA from MDI, Gurgaon and passed out in 1997. Since then he joined Garment Exports for almost a period of 9 years, handling all functions from production, marketing to administration and roles of management. After 2006, he started his own consultancy with his father, representing International companies in India in the field of digital Set-Top Boxes for DTH, cable, antenna and cable suppliers for telecommunication sector. Once established and having achieved growth and success by selling Digital Set-Top Boxes for a Korean company in India to major DTH operators, such as DishTV, TataSky , Airtel etcetera.
  • He lauched MyBox Technologies Pvt. Ltd., India’s first complete indigenous ODM to fill the gap of a supplier in the country’s market. It developed both HW and SW inhouse in India and manufactured the digital Set-Top Boxes to DishTV –India’s largest DTH operator under the brand name of MyBox.

Faisal Abidi

Course attended in Jamia: B.Tech in Electronics & Communication Engineering(2003-2007)
  • He is Director & Co-founder, RNF Technologies Pvt. Ltd. 
  • Faisal Abidi is a 2007 Electronics Engineering pass out from the Faculty of Engineering and Technology, Jamia Millia Islamia.Through out his college life he was involved in a host of extra curricular activities that he organized and won. He was an active researcher and completed a 2 month research internship at Swinburne University, Melbourne, Australia as a 3rd year student. His research paper on an innovative approach to chip cooling was accepted in prestigious conferences around the globe and he presented it at the IEMT conference held in Malaysia in 2006.
  • He started his career with Google India working in the online marketing space where he was recognized and rewarded for his innovative product ideas. Google was followed by British Telecom where he worked as an analyst and was involved in all aspects of marketing and business management of the highest level. Following his corporate stint, Faisal co-founded RNF Technologies with his long time friend and batch mate Raghib Khan in 2009. RNF has seen tremendous growth since its inception and has already worked for prestigious Fortune 100 companies. Being a product cum services company, RNF dishes out various web based products from time to time and their e-commerce platform saw close to 130k registration in the first quarter of its launch. 
  • Faisal is a marketing enthusiast and has been invited by Google to speak on various online marketing trends.

Raghib Khan

Course attended in Jamia: B.Tech in Electronics & Communication Engineering(2003-2007)
  • He is Director & Co-founder of  RNF Technologies Pvt. Ltd. 
  • Raghib Khan is a Software Architect turned Entrepreneur. After passing out in 2007 from Jamia Millia Islamia, he joined AOL where he was one of the key members of AOL’s Shopping portal. He has been a TopCoder member for over 5 years and was one of the 6 Indians to have reached the last stages of TopCoder Open 2007. In his college years, he won 6 first prizes in various IEEE events held. 
  • After serving in AOL for 3 years, he co-founded RNF Technologies with a vision to provide quality services to its clientele and to create innovative technology products. RNF has seen a steady growth since its inception. He has contributed in rolling out various products ranging from e-commerce platforms to online business directories, and has been instrumental in the growth of RNF.
  • Raghib has served Fortune 100 clients under RNF. He has had extensive experience over development of scalable web applications and has a deep-rooted dedication to contribute to the online web industry and to the growth of RNF Technologies.

Thursday, October 24, 2013

Roshan Abbas

Born: 1970,Lucknow
Course attended in Jamia: M.A. in Mass Communication
  • He is a Radio jock, theater actor, TV anchor, event manager, writer, director, and part time singer

Shazia Ilmi

Course attended in Jamia: M.A. in Journalism
  • Shazia Ilmi is an Indian Politician and social activist.She was a noted TV-Journalist and TV-anchor in Star News,before joining social and political activities.
  • She is National executive member of Aam Aadmi Party
  • She was a spokesperson for the India Against Corruption movement led by Anna Hazare in 2011 and 2012.

Ishita Moitra

Course attended in Jamia: M.A. in Mass Communication(2006)
  • She wrote dialogue for Mere Dad ki Maruti and Ragini MMS 2. She has also written for TV shows like Bade Achhe Lagte hain and Khotey Sikke.
  • Recently she is doing projects with YRF, UTV and Balaji.

Natasha Badhwar

Monday, October 21, 2013

Riaz Malik

Riaz Malik
Born: Jamia Nagar,New Delhi

Course attended in Jamia:
  • PG Diploma in TV Journalism in 2002 from Jamia Miliilia Islamia
    • B.A. in 2001 from from Jamia Miliilia Islamia
He is Programming In-charge of North India in ETV Urdu
He received more than 560 Awards in his short span of career.Some of major awards he received are listed below

award from Shakeel Ahmad
  • FAKHR-E-HIND(Proud Of  The Nation) in 2010 
He is youngest to receive this award (Others who recevied this award are Mother Teressa,Khuswant Singh etc.)

Hamza Mujtaba

  • He is hockey player and played for India

  • Hockey player selected in the Combined universities hockey team(1999- 2000)

Tushar Khandekar

Tushar Khandekar
Born: Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh
Course attended in Jamia: Graduation 
  • He is an Indian hockey player plays in the forward position.

Danish Mujtaba

Danish Mujtaba
Born:20 December 1988 in Allahabad
Course attended in Jamia: Graduation(Arts)
  • He is an Indian  hockey player plays as a mid fielder
  •  He made his debut for the national team in 2009.
  •  He represented India during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London

Bharat Chikara

Bharat Chikara
 Course attended in Jamia: Graduation
  •   He plays as a mid fielder in Indian national Hockey team and represented India in Commonwealth Games final-2010

Kamlesh Kumar Singh Parihar

  • Hockey Player represented India in Olympic Games held at Sydney in 2000

Anurag Raghuvansh

  • Hockey Player represented India in Olympic Games held at Sydney in 2000

Sandeep Kumar

  • Hockey Player represented India in Olympic Games held at Sydney in 2000
  • He was selected in the Combined universities hockey team(1999- 2000)

Sunday, October 20, 2013

Devesh Singh Chauhan

Born: 12 November 1980 in Etawah, Uttar Pradesh
  • He is a hockey goalkeeper from India
  • Chauhan represented India  at the Summer Olympics, in 2000 (Sydney, Australia) and in 2004 (Athens, Greece), 

Vinod Saini

Vinod Saini was a boxer

Vivek Singh

  • He received Arjun Award in 1999 for his excellent performance in the field of shooting
  • He won the silver medal in the Men's 10m Air Pistol at the 2006 Commonwealth Games 
  • He won the silver medal in the Men's Air Pistol, and gold in Men's 50m Pistol (Pairs), with Samaresh Jung, at the 2002 Commonwealth Games.
  • Vivek Singh represented India in shooting in Asian Games (1992, Hiroshima)

Muzamil Ibrahim

Born: 25 August 1985, Jammu and Kashmir, India
Course attended in Jamia: B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering
  • He is a film actor and leading model of India
  • In 2003, Muzamil had just started pursuing his Mechanical Engineering at Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi when he tried his luck for the Gladrags Manhunt as an “amateur walk-in”. Despite having no prior knowledge of the modeling world, he emerged as the winner at 19.
  • He walked the ramps of a 1000 odd fashion shows including those for elite brands like Tommy Hilfiger, Zegnia, Hugo Boss, Just Cavali and Guess.
  • In 2007 he debuted in Bollywood  film Dhokha as ACP Zaid Ahmad and nominated for the Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut 
  • Though being a part of the glamour world, Muzamil says he’s “proud to be a Muslim and the religion is amongst his priorities.” He tries to offer Salah five times a day and the Prayer Mat, he says, is an integral part of his make-up van. And what he misses most of his homeland Kashmir is the religious fervour in the month of Ramadhan. Muzamil says it reminds him of his childhood days of reading a Parah of Quran, every morning during the Holy month. “And I still try to read a Parah, everyday in the Blessed month,” he says.

Anjana Om Kashyap

Born:12 June 1975, Ranchi, Jharkhand.
Course attended in Jamia: Diploma in journalism in 2002

  • She is a journalist, news anchor and author.
  • She is a news anchor and Deputy Editor of Aaj Tak. She was also a prime-time anchor and Deputy Executive Producer at News 24


Deepak Thakur

  • Deepak Thakur  is a hockey player of Indian National team
  • He received Arjuna Award in 2004

Prabjot Singh

Akshay Roy

Course attended in Jamia: M.A. in Mass Communication(2003)
  • He has worked with the likes of Mira Nair, Deepa Mehta and Farhan Akhtar. His film The Last Dance (2005) has won several international awards and recognition. His 2011 film The Finish Line won a National Award for Best Film on Sports in 2011.

Aparna Sanyal

Course attended in Jamia: M.A. in Mass Communication
  • She is Co-founder of Mixed Media Productions & Oasis Television.The British Council selected Aparna as a ‘Young Creative Entrepreneur’ in 2010.
She was the recipient of Film Fellowships from the Public Service Broadcasting Trust in 2010 and 2011. 
  •  She has worked with CNN and Times Now
  •  Her Film A Drop of Sunshine won the National Award for Best Educational Film in 2011. 
Interview of Aparna with Your

Iram Ghufran

Course attended in Jamia: M.A. in Mass Communication(2004)
  • She went on to work with Sarai Media Lab and Centre for Study of Developing Societies. She has also taught at MCRC. In recognition of her work, she has recently been awarded a Residency in Zurich by the Swiss Arts Council. Her 2011 documentary There is Something in the Air won Two National Awards in 2011 for Best Direction and Best Editing


Mohammad Hossein Adeli

Born:1953 in Ahvaz (Iran)
Course attended in Jamia: Ph.D. in Economics
  • Dr. Adeli is an economist as well as a diplomat and academic.
  • Dr. Adeli is the founder, Chairman and CEO of the RAVAND Institute for Economic and International Studies. RAVAND is the first Iranian, independent, non –government and private Think Tank; engaged in policy oriented researches, Strategic advising, and organizing special gatherings and forums. Ravand is committed to the promotion of understanding and partnership among different actors such as officials, entrepreneurs, civil society and media at domestic, regional and international levels.
  • He served as the Governor of Central Bank of Iran from 1989-1994 for a full five year term, where he is credited for having spearheaded major reforms in Iran’s financial sector. 
  • Dr. Adeli served as Advisor to the President of the Republic for International Affairs.
  •  Dr Adeli also served as advisor to Iran’s Minister of Oil from 1984 to 1985, during which time he represented Iran in various OPEC meetings. 
  • He later served as Deputy Foreign Minister for Economic Affairs from 1999 to 2004. He also served as Iran’s Ambassador to Japan, Canada, and the United Kingdom until 2005 when he voluntarily retired from the Government. Among his other accomplishments, Dr Adeli served as chairman of the coordinating council for foreign economic relations, coordinator of economic assistance to Afghanistan and Iraq. 
  • He has taught at various universities and has published seven books and numerous journal articles. He is a regular commentator in various dailies. He is a regular speaker at international forums & conferences on international, global & economic subjects. 
  • Dr. Adeli is the recipient of several awards from Regional and International Foundations.

Dr Nadadur Janardhan

Hashmat Ehsanmand

Born: 15th July 1978,Kabul(Afghanistan)
Course attended in Jamia: Graduation(1995)
  • He was a clever kid and the youngest. He started to learn how to write and read when he was only four years old. When his father realized the this fact, he took him to school. He was refused to join because he was only four. He had to wait another two years before he could go to school. 
  • He started writing poems when he was in his 2nd class. In the meanwhile, he was taken to Afghanistan TV by his mother, who was working for Afghanistan TV at that time, to take part in programs for children. He was then selected by the directors to join Afghan Film and later Shafaq Film Production. 
  • He appeared in 5 Afghan movies before he had to leave his country and go to India. He went to Lovely Public School and later to Jamia Millia Islamia University for continuation of his studies. In the meanwhile, he joined Laxmi Maha Vedhiale to learn the basics of music. Ustad Yousuf Khan used to love his voice. 
  • He was graduated from Jamia Millia Islamia in the year 1995 and went back to Afghanistan before making his way towards London. 
  • His first ever public appearance was a concert for Afghan refugees in London on the first day of Eid-ul-Fiter. He proved himself in just two hours and the crowd just could not stop admiring him. He has had quite a few volunteer concerts for Afghans since he came to London. 
  • His very first commercial concert was launched by his brother Mr Rohullah Ehsanmand on the 19th day of March 1999, which was great. Once again his fame spread everywhere and people were desperate to get his latest video album. 
  • His second concert was in London on the 20th march 2000 and again, he was as great as he was expected to be. His fame was spreading wider around the world among the Afghan people. 
  • When his fame spread wider, Afghan people and fans in Germany were willing to see him live in the concert, thus, he was then invited to Germany Bermann city. He was surrounded by fans that did not let him come off the stage. When he was about to sing the last song of the night, he sang one, the crowd did not let him come down, he, then, sang another one and he sang eleven last songs during that night in concert. He had a concert in Berlin as well.
  • He went to America. He had two concerts in New York and Virginia. His New York show did not go as he wished due to difference and problem of sound system and his keyboard's not working properly. But in Virginia he was as great as Bermann. Later on, he had a tour with Qader Eshpari and Mariam to Europe. The first concert was in Amsterdam, which was one of the biggest successes of his life’s career. Second concert was in Hamburg, which was also one of the greatest and lifetime achievements. A DVD of the mentioned will be on the market soon called “3STARS”. The third concert was in Essen and the last but not least in Frankfurt. They were the best performances, which achieved during his lifetime.
Website of Hashmat Ehsanmand

Harsh Chhaya

Born: December,2  Mumbai
Course attended in Jamia: M.A. in Mass Communication(1990)
    • He is a film actor
    • Worked in Bollywood films Jolly LLB,Fashion,Company and lead role in Bengali Movie Antaraal

      Kamal Akhtar

      Born: October 197,Ujhari, Jyotiba Phule Nagar(U.P.)
      Course attended in Jamia:  
      • B.A. (Hons.) in Economics 
      • LL.B. 
      •  Kamaal Akhtar Tyagi is the Panchayati Raj Minister of Uttar Pradesh along with Member of Legislative Assembly(2012) and a politician from Samajwadi Party is a former Member of the Parliament of India(2004) representing Uttar Pradesh in the Rajya Sabha.
      • He was also  President of JMI Students Union in 1994–95

      Other Sports person


      The following students of Jamia represented Indian Universities Hockey team for the
      Australian Tour in 1998-99.

      1.      Mahesh Rawat
      2.      Jasved Singh

      4.      Mohd. Fahad
      5.      Gurvinder Singh

      The following hockey players were selected in the Combined universities hockey team in different years.

      1.      Ajit Singh                          (1997 – 98)
      2.      Khushmeet Singh              (CAPTAIN)
      5.      Gurvinder Pal Singh          (1999- 2000)

      Net Ball

      1.      Ms. Tabassum
      2.      Ms. Pawan Sharma
      3.      Ms. Gurthail Kaur


      1.      Ms. Mandeep Kaur
      2.      Mr. Sandeep Singh
      3.      Ms. Anju Sharma
      4.      Ms. Sanjay S. Dalal

      Anuraadha Tewari

      Yasir Abbasi

      Born:16 November 1978
      Course attended in Jamia: M.A. in Mass Communication( 2002)

      • He is a Director of Photography from India.
      • He did hi schooling from Gorakhpur and Lucknow.
      • His debut as a producer was the multiple award-winning short film Good Night (2008), directed by Geetika Narang.

      • Best Cinematography Award, Fulmarxx Shorts Fest (2008)
      • Certificate of Merit for Best Cinematography, IDPA Awards (2011)

      Muzaffar Alam

      Naved Aslam

      Pir Ilahi Bux

      Born: 9 July 1890
      Course attended in Jamia: B.A.
      • Pir Ilahi Buksh was born on 9 July 1890 in a spiritual family of Dadu District, Sindh, Pakistan.
      • In 1948, he was nominated the Chief Minister of Sindh province by Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah. Pir Sahib was always proud to have been nominated as the Chief Minister of Sindh by no less than the Quaid-e-Azam himself. 
      • He was also the founder of Sindh University and was the prime mover of the establishment of Urdu College, Karachi. Pir Ilahi Bux was deeply perturbed over the mass influx of Muslim refugees from India during the early period of the independence of Pakistan and initiated a number of moves for the settlement of refugees in Sindh.
      • He established the famous Pir Ilahi Buksh Colony in Karachi towards the end in 1948.
      •  He was also instrumental in inviting eminent educationists from Aligarh Muslim University, his alma mater, to serve the Muslims of Pakistan by appointing them in the Sindh University. One of such personalities was Professor A. B. A. Haleem from the Aligarh Muslim University, who was appointed by him as the first Vice Chancellor of Sindh University.
      • He was the first member of his family who received higher education. Deeply moved by the Khilafat Movement, led by Maulana Mohammad Ali Jouhar, he soon left Aligarh Muslim University and joined Jamia Millia Islamia headed by Maulana Muhammad Ali Jauhar and did his B.A. from there.
      •  He was so deeply motivated by the Khilafat Movement and the struggle for the freedom of the Muslim Ummah that he left his studies and returned to Sindh as a leader of Khilafat Movement. 
      • On the suppression of the Khilafat Movement by the British Government, Pir Sahib was advised by Late Sir Shah Nawaz Bhutto, the then President, District Local Board, Larkana to go back to Aligarh for completing his studies. 
      • He also awarded him scholarship of the District Board for pursuing his educational career.
      • Pir Sahib acceded to the advice of Sir Shah Nawaz Bhutto and proceeded to Aligarh Muslim University from where he did his M.A. in History and thereafter obtained his degree in Bachelor of Law 

      Mahmud Hussain

      Born: July 5, 1907,Qaimganj
      Course attended in Jamia:He was part of the first batch of students to be admitted into the newly established Jamia Milia Islamia, where he was heavily influenced by the ideas of Maulana Muhammad Ali Jauhar and the Khilafat Movement.
      • Mahmud Hussain Khan ( July 5, 1907 – April 12, 1975) was a Pakistani academic, educationist, and politician, credited with pioneering the study of social sciences in Pakistan.
      • He was appointed Minister of State for both Defence and Foreign Affairs in 1949, before serving as Minister for Education from 1952 to 1953. 
      • He taught as visiting professor at Heidelberg University, Columbia University, and the University of Pennsylvania during the 1960s, before serving as Vice-Chancellor of Dhaka University from 1960 to 1963, and of Karachi University from 1971 until his death in 1975. 
      • He was the younger brother of Zakir Hussain, the first Muslim President of India, and the father-in-law of Rahimuddin Khan, the Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff of the Pakistan Army. An ethnic Afridi Pashtun whose roots were in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, modern-day Pakistan.He attended Islamia High School, Etawah and Aligarh Government High School. 
      • He received his Ph.D from the University of Heidelberg in Germany in 1932. Mahmud Hussain started his career in academia as a Reader of Modern History at the University of Dhaka in 1933, where he became Provost, Fazlul Haq Hall in 1944 and Professor of International Relations in 1948.

      Anwar Jamal

      Vinod Jose

      Course attended in Jamia: PhD in Sociology in 2012
      • Vinod K. Jose is the Executive Editor of The Caravan and an award-winning journalist. He has previously worked as a producer from South Asia for public radio stations in the US and Europe.

      Rahimuddin Khan

      Born: 21 July 1926,Kaimganj
      Course attended in Jamia: He attended Jamia Millia Islamia(course not known)
      • Rahimuddin Khan is a retired four-star general of the Pakistan Army. 
      • He served as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee from 1984 to 1987, and as Governor of Balochistan from 1978 to when he resigned in 1984. 
      • He was involved in ending the 1973 operation in Balochistan and credited with unprecedented development. 
      • He later served as Governor of Sindh in 1988, from which he also resigned. 
      • Mr. Rahimuddin was also the son-in-law of  Dr. Mahmud Hussain. 
      • He opted for Pakistan during Partition in 1947, enrolled as Gentleman Cadet-1 of the Pakistan Military Academy. 
      • As captain, he helped enforce martial law in Lahore during the 1953 Lahore riots. 
      • He was Chief Instructor at the Armed Forces War College at the then National Defence College, Rawalpindi until 1975. 
      • According to Bhutto aide Maulana Kausar Niazi, Prime Minister Zulfikar Ali Bhutto wanted Rahimuddin to head the new Atomic Energy Commission and nuclear programme, but was declined.
      • As Lieutenant-General, he became Commander II Corps in Multan in 1976.
      • He was made Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee by General Zia-ul-Haq in 1984.
      • He retired in 1987.

      Akhlaqur Rahman Kidwai

      Born: 1 July 1920 Baragaon village of Barabanki (Uttar Pradesh)
      Course attended in Jamia: B.A.(1940)
      • He served as Governor of Bihar, West Bengal, and Haryana states.
      • He was the Governor of Haryana from 7 July 2004 to 27 July 2009
      • He was Governor of West Bengal from 1998 to 1999
      • He was Governor of Bihar twice from 1979-1985 and 1993-1998
      • He was Chancellor of Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, from 1983 to 1992
      • He was a member of the Rajya Sabha, upper house of the Indian parliament from 2000-2004. 
      • He was Chairman of Union Public Service Commission-UPSC, Government of India from 1974 to 1977. 
      • He has also been the director of the Jammu & Kashmir Bank
      Awards and honors

      On January 25, 2011 He was awarded the Padma Vibhushan, India's second highest civilian award.The award was for his contribution towards Public Affairs

      Parvez Sharma

      Shashwati Talukdar

      Niharika Acharya

      Course attended in Jamia: M.A. in Mass Communication
      • She is the Producer of Bloomberg Television's flagship political show, Political Capital with Al Hunt, a political show with an economic edge.  

      Vikash Jain

      Course attended in Jamia: B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering(1992-1996)
      • He is Co-Founder and Business Director at Micromax Informatics Limited

      Gagan Ajit Singh

      Hemant Chaturvedi

      Alankrita Srivastava

      Kabir Khan

      Sandeep Singh Bajeli

      Saurabh Narang

      Aseem Mishra

      Anshuman Mahaley

       Course attended in Jamia: M.A. in Mass Communication
      • He is Cinematographer in Bollywood 
      • His skills include collaborating with directors to enhance their visuals to make it apt for the story. So far he has done several feature films and has been appreciated by many from the industry. 
      • His work includes, feature films 'Soundtrack', 'Always Kabhi Kabhi', 'Kajraare', 'Do Dooni Chaar', 'Kabul Express', 'Yakeen', 'Nazar', 'Rog', 'Paap', etc. His strength lies in articulating the story into the visuals with sensitive lighting and apt compositions. 

      Danish Aslam

      Course attended in Jamia: M.A. in Mass Communication  
      • He is a  film director 
      • He assisted Kunal Kohli in Fanaa, Ta Ra Rum Pum and Thoda Pyaar Thoda Magic. Danish directed his debut film Break Ke Baad.
      • His father Prof. Aslam is the Vice-Chancellor of IGNOU

      Prashant Pandey

      Course attended in Jamia: M.A. in Mass Communication  
      He is  writer/director in Bollywood and his one of the famous movie was Sarkar Raj starring Amitabh Bachhan 
      He is also working on a biopic on Veerappan, the notorious sandalwood and ivory poacher.

      Mouni Roy

      Born:September 28, 1985, Cooch Behar(West Bengal) 

      Course attended in Jamia: M.A. in Mass Communication  
      She is a very popular actress in Indian television  mainly known as Goddess Sati in Devon Ke Dev - Mahadev.
      In 2008 she was the winner of the show Best airtel dancer of the series at the event Zara Nachke Dikha


      Loveleen Tandan

      Course attended in Jamia: M.A. in Mass Communication 
      She is a film director.She is the co-director of  oscar winning movie Slumdog Millionaire (2008)