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Sikandar is the Persian
Persian people
The Persian people are part of the Iranian peoples who speak the modern Persian language and closely akin Iranian dialects and languages. The origin of the ethnic Iranian/Persian peoples are traced to the Ancient Iranian peoples, who were part of the ancient Indo-Iranians and themselves part of...

 version of the name Alexander
Alexander
Alexander is a common male first name, and less common surname. The most famous is Alexander the Great, the King of Macedon who created one of the largest empires in ancient history.- Origin :...

, after Alexander the Great. It is used as male first name in Middle East
Middle East
The Middle East is a region that encompasses Western Asia and Northern Africa. It is often used as a synonym for Near East, in opposition to Far East...

, Central Asia
Central Asia
Central Asia is a core region of the Asian continent from the Caspian Sea in the west, China in the east, Afghanistan in the south, and Russia in the north...

 and South Asia
South Asia
South Asia, also known as Southern Asia, is the southern region of the Asian continent, which comprises the sub-Himalayan countries and, for some authorities , also includes the adjoining countries to the west and the east...

. It is alternatively spelled Sikander.

It may also refer to:
  • Sikandar (1941 film), a Bollywood film directed by Sohrab Modi
  • Sikandar (2009 film)
    Sikandar (2009 film)
    .Sikandar is a Hindi film. The film, which features Parzan Dastur in the lead role with R. Madhavan, Sanjay Suri, Ayesha Kapoor in pivotal roles amongst others is written and directed by Piyush Jha and produced by Sudhir Mishra. The film has terrorism in the Indian state of Jammu & Kashmir as its...

    , a Bollywood film directed by Piyush Jha
  • Sikandar Bagh
    Sikandar Bagh
    Sikandar Bagh , formerly known by the British as Sikunder/Sikandra/Secundra Bagh, is a villa and garden enclosed by a fortified wall, with loopholes, gateway and corner bastions, approx. 150 yards square, c. 4.5 acres, located in the city of Lucknow, Oudh, Uttar Pradesh, India. It was built by the...

    , a fortified villa and garden in Lucknow
    Lucknow
    Lucknow is the capital city of Uttar Pradesh in India. Lucknow is the administrative headquarters of Lucknow District and Lucknow Division....

    , India, a sepoy
    Sepoy
    A sepoy was formerly the designation given to an Indian soldier in the service of a European power. In the modern Indian Army, Pakistan Army and Bangladesh Army it remains in use for the rank of private soldier.-Etymology and Historical usage:...

     stronghold during the Indian Mutiny
  • Sikandar Butshikan
    Sikandar Butshikan
    Sikandar Butshikan also known as "Alexander the Iconoclast" in Indian History was the second Sultan of the Gabari Tajik Dynasty of Kashmir 1389-1413 CE...

    , Sultan of Kashmir
  • Sikandar Hayat Khan, British Indian politician
  • Sikandar Khan Khoso
    Sikandar Khan Khoso
    Mir Sikandar Khan Khoso was a poet, politician, and well-known landowner from the Jacobabad District in Sindh, Pakistan. He was the youngest son of Mir Bahadur Khan Khoso....

    , Pakistani politician and poet
  • Sikandar Kher
    Sikandar Kher
    Sikander Kher is an Indian actor. Son of Kirron Kher and step-son of Anupam Kher, he began his filming career with Woodstock Villa . His foray into Bollywood has been met with hope and promise by the media, and received several positive reviews. As a multi-faceted person, he assisted Sanjay Leela...

    , Indian actor
  • Sikandar Jah, also known as Mir Akbar Ali Khan Sikander Jah, Asaf Jah III, ruler of Hyderabad
  • Sikandar Lodi of the Lodi dynasty
  • Sikandar Shah
    Sikandar Shah
    Sikandar Shah was the second Sultan of the Ilyas dynasty of Bengal. He succeeded his father Ilyas Shah. He built the celebrated Adina Mosque in Pandua in 1368.-Second campaign of Firuz Shah Tughluq:...

    , Sultan of Bengal
  • Sikandar Shah II
    Sikandar Shah II
    Sikander Shah II was the son and successor Sultan Shamsuddin Yusuf Shah. He took power in 1481 CE and ruled Bengal for a very short period.-History:...

    , Sultan of Bengal
  • Sikandar Shah Suri
    Sikandar Shah Suri
    Sikandar Shah Suri was the sixth ruler of Sur dynasty, a late medieval Pashtun dynasty of northern India. He became the sultan of Delhi after overthrowing Ibrahim Shah Suri.-Early life:...

    , Sultan of Delhi
  • Sikandar Sultan
    Sikandar Sultan
    Sikandar Sultan was born in Karachi and educated at St Patrick's High School, Karachi and Saint Patrick's College, Karachi. He initially chose media as a profession and made commercial films and advertisements and arranged exhibitions....

    , Pakistani businessman
  • Sikander Bakht
    Sikander Bakht
    Sikander Bakht was a politician from India. He was one of the Indian statesman and one of tallest leaders of BJP.-Early life:...

    , Indian politician
  • Sikander Bakht
    Sikander Bakht (cricketer)
    Sikander Bakht is a former Pakistani cricketer who played in 26 Tests and 27 ODIs from 1976 to 1989. He is remembered for demolishing the Indian team for just 126 runs taking 8 wickets in the innings in the 2nd Test match of the 1979 tour of Pakistan to India.He was included in the team in place...

    , Pakistani cricketer
  • Sikander Baloch
    Sikander Baloch
    Sikander Baloch is a journalist, columnist, and anchor of the Kawish Television Network of Pakistan. KTN Broadcasting is the first Sindhi Satellite TV channel, it is very popular and broadcast in over 88 countries around the world...

    , Pakistani journalist and television news anchorman
  • Sikander (2010): An audio-visual electronica trio based in Melbourne, Australia. Formed in 2009 [soundcloud.com/soundofsikander)