In the course of its 160 year old existence, many alumni that passed out of Sanawar, earned name for themselves as well as for Sanawar. Few of the notable alumni are:
Arun Khetarpal – Param Vir Chakra The youngest recipient of the India’s highest military decoration.
Sanjay Dutt, Bollywood Actor , Producer, Playback Singer
Iqbal Khan Television Actor
Kirat Bhattal, model
Ajai Singh Mehta (Sonny), publisher and editor-in-chief of Alfred A Knopf.
Ajeet Bajaj – First Indian to ski to North Pole
Shiva Keshavan – Represented India in Luge at Olympics
Vishnu Bhagwat former Chief of the Naval Staff of India.
Ranjit Bhatia, Rhodes Fellow, represented India in the track at the Rome Olympics 1960.
Air Marshal KC Cariappa
Lt. General B.S. Thakker
Major General Aneet Sahota
Major General Darshanjit Singh Grewal
Kalaans,Indian Polo Team
Col.V.P. Singh, Indian Polo Team
Col. R.S.Brar, Indian Polo Team
Col R.S. Sodhi (Pickles),India Polo Team
Jai Shergill, Indian Polo Team
Rana Talwar – Erstwhile head of Standard Chartered Bank and currently Chairman of Centurian Bank of Punjab
Manavjit Singh Sandhu, World Champion,2006 ISSF World Shooting Championships.
Rao Inderjit Singh, Minister of Defence
Jasjit S. (“Jesse”) Bhattal, CEO of Lehman Brothers, Asia Pacific and member of the Lehman Brothers executive board.
Illoosh Ahluwalia – Artist
Apoorva Lakhia, filmmaker
Bunty Walia, Filmmaker
Rahul Roy, actor
Pooja Bedi, actor
Saif Ali Khan
Anant P. S. Chandel, Physician, and C.P.A.
Siddharth Kak – Television personality
Tejpreet Chopra– CEO, GE India
Sukhbir Singh Badal, President,Shiromani Akali Dal
Zorawar Singh Sandhu,Indian shooting Team.
Amar Talwar, actor