Train your Ear – A Sampling of Indian English Accents

English is spoken by countless nationalities  – This course is a great opportunity for you to listen and study a variety of Indian English speakers.

 

 

Amol Palekar — Marathi (Maharashtra)
Girish Karnad — Marathi, Mumbai (Maharashtra)
Kajol — Hindi, Mumbai Urban (Maharashtra)
Siddharth Trivedi — Gujarati (Gujarat)
Kishore Biyani — Gujarati (Gujarat)
Sunil Mittal — Marwari Ethnic (Rajasthan)
Juhi Chawla — Punjabi, Urban (Punjab)
Manmohan Singh — Punjabi, Sikh (Punjab)
Omar Abdullah — Kashmiri (Jammu and Kashmir)
Om Puri — Punjabi, Jat (Haryana)
Aamir Khan — Hindi, Delhi (Delhi)
Kajal Agarwal — Hindi, Delhi
Preity Zinta — Hindi, Delhi — “Military Brat” (Delhi)
Naseeruddin Shah — Hindi, UP Urban (Uttar Pradesh)
Anita Desai — Hindi, UP Urban (Uttar Pradesh)
Irrfan Khan — Bihari-Bengali (Bihar/West Bengal)
Dibakar Banerjee — Bengali (West Bengal)
Sharmila Tagore — Bengali, Urban (West Bengal)
Danny Denzongpa — Sikkim (Sikkim)
Lal Thanhawla — Mizo (Mizoram)
Ram Gopal Varma — Telugu (Andhra Pradesh)

Rajnesh Domalpalli – Telugu (Andhra Pradesh)
Vikram — Tamil (Tamil Nadu)
Kanimozhi — Tamil (Tamil Nadu)
Prithviraj — Malayalam (Kerala)
Adoor Gopalakrishnan — Malayalam (Kerala)
Girish Kasaravalli — Kannada (Karnataka)
Remo Fernandes — Goan (Goa)
Dharmesh Darshan — Goan (Goa)
Ratan Tata — Parsi Ethnic Group
Nikhil Advani — Sindhi Ethnic Group
Prannoy Roy — “News Anchor”
Shyam Benegal — “City Indian”
Harsha Bhogle — “Generic Indian”
Salman Rushdie — “British Indian”
Imran Khan — Pakistan
Dalai Lama — Tibet (and in Dharamsala, Himalchal Pradesh, India)
Rookmangud Katawal — Nepal
Aung San Suu Kyi — Burma (Burmese-Indian)
Sanath Jayasuriya — Sri Lanka

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