Satya Nadella, Ajay Banga, Ram Charan, and more: The notable alumni of Hyderabad Public School

Story by: Priya Raghuvanshi
Designed by: Pragati

Hyderabad Public School in Begumpet, is a privately funded public school in the Telangana capital, affiliated with ICSE board, and many famous personalities have studied at this prestigious institute. Here is a look at some of the most popular ones.

Hyderabad Public
School's illustrious alumni

Satya Nadella

Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft, went to the Hyderabad Public School after which he obtained a degree in electronics and communications from the Manipal Institute of Technology in Karnataka.

Raghu Ram Pillarisetti is a famous surgeon and Founder and Director of KIMS-Ushalakshmi Center for Breast Diseases, KIMS Hospitals. He is one of the youngest Indian surgeons in over 100 years to be honoured with an OBE.

Raghu Ram Pillarisetti

Shailesh Jejurikar is currently the COO at P&G and is the first Indian COO of P&G. After studying at HPS, he graduated in economics from Mumbai University in 1987 and completed his master's from IIM Lucknow in 1989.

Shailesh Jejurikar

Ajay Banga, former CEO of MasterCard, who was recently nominated to lead the World Bank by US President Joe Biden, studied at HPS and went on to study at St. Stephen's College, Delhi and IIM-A.

Ajay Banga

Prem Watsa founded Toronto-based financial services firm Fairfax Financial Holdings in 1985. He is currently the chairman and CEO of the firm and is based out of Canada. In January 2020, the former HPS alumnus was awarded the Padma Shri.

Prem Watsa

Syed Akbaruddin is a former permanent representative of India to the UN in New York. He is a retired Indian civil servant from the 1985 batch of IFS and is currently serving as dean of Kautilya School of Public Policy, Hyderabad.

Syed Akbaruddin

Born on August 29, 1959 in Chennai, Akkineni Nagarjuna is an actor, film producer, television presenter, and entrepreneur. He has predominantly acted in Telugu cinema, along with a few Hindi and Tamil films.

Akkineni Nagarjuna

Harsha Bhogle, a popular cricket commentator, attended Hyderabad Public School and subsequently earned a B.Tech degree in chemical engineering from Osmania University's College of Technology in Hyderabad. He also has an MBA from IIM-A.

Harsha Bhogle

Ram Charan Teja is a popular Indian actor, producer, and entrepreneur who works primarily in Telugu films. His 2022 release ‘RRR’ recently created history by winning an Oscar for ‘Naatu Naatu’ in the Best Original Song category. 

Ram Charan Teja

Shantanu Narayen, Chairman and CEO of Adobe, is also an alumnus of HPS. Narayen has been with Adobe since 1998 before he took over as CEO in 2007 and chairman of the board in 2017. He has an MBA degree from the Haas School of Business, University of California Berkeley.

Shantanu Narayen

Ashok Gajapathi Raju is a politician and former Union Minister for Civil Aviation in the Narendra Modi Government. He was born on June 26, 1951 and was a member of the Andhra Pradesh State legislature for over twenty five years.

Ashok Gajapathi Raju

T K Kurien is the former CEO of Wipro and is currently working as CEO and Managing Partner of Premji Invest. He is a qualified chartered accountant and a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.

T K Kurien

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