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Famous British Indians


  1. Who was born in 1946 in Zanzibar to Parsi-Indian parents and attended a boarding schools in India from the age of eight?
  2. Which 2002 film starring Parminder Nagra was directed by Gurinder Chadha?
  3. Why has Akshata Narayan Murty been in the news a lot?
  4. Name the British sculptor who created Sky Mirror in Nottingham and won the Turner Prize in 2002?

  5. Who hosted The Mash Report?
  6. Which fashion retailer with a chain of high street shops was founded in 1969 by Tom Singh in Somerset?
  7. Which Salman Rushdie novel won the Booker Prize in 1981 and is deemed to be one of the best winners of all time?
  8. Which British politician served as Home Secretary from 2019 to 2022?
  9. Which commentator and former cricketer captained the England cricket team between 1999 and 2003?
  10. Who played Indian mathematical prodigy Ramanujan in The Man Who Knew Infinity?
  11. British actor Kunal Nayyar has portrayed Raj Koothrappali on which American sitcom?
  12. Which British actor was born Krishna Pandit Bhanji?
  13. Sanjeev Bhaskar plays DI Sunil Khan in which British crime drama television series?
  14. Tej Lalvani is best known for being 'one of the what' on BBC television?
  15. Which Labour MP for Wigan stood as a candidate in the 2020 Labour Party leadership election?


  1. Freddie Mercury
  2. Bend It Like Backham
  3. She is married to Rishi Sunak, the UK Prime Minister
  4. Sir Anish Kapoor
  5. Nish Kumar
  6. New Look
  7. Midnight's Children
  8. Priti Patel
  9. Nasser Hussain
  10. Dev Patel
  11. The Big Bang Theory (2007–2019)
  12. Sir Ben Kingsley
  13. Unforgotten
  14. One of the Dragons on "Dragon's Den"
  15. Liz Nandy