We Indians are everywhere. True story. Even in the genes of famous over-achievers. We just need to look a bit harder. Amongst all the celebrities and personalities with an Indian association, there are a few who slipped off the list. Here is a list of such achievers with an Indian, albeit slight, connection.

Freddie Mercury

Lead vocalist of English rock band Queen

Sir Ben Kingsley

Academy Award-winning English actor

> Nasser Hussain

English cricketer

Nicki Minaj

American rapper, singer and songwriter

Hannah Simone

Canadian actress and television host

Nikki Haley

American politician & former Governor of South Carolina

Sakina Jaffrey

American actress

Danny Pudi

American comedian and actor

Erick Avari

American actor

Rory Cochrane

American actor

Kim Thayil

Lead guitarist of American rock band Soundgarden

Tony Kanal

Bassist of American rock band No Doubt

Engelbert Humperdinck

English pop singer