Adoor Gopalakrishnan

1941 - Today

Adoor Gopalakrishnan

Adoor Gopalakrishnan is an Indian film director, script writer, and producer. and is regarded as one of the most notable filmmakers in India. With the release of his first feature film Swayamvaram (1972), Adoor pioneered the new wave in Malayalam cinema during the 1970s. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Adoor Gopalakrishnan has received more than 465,396 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,090th most popular film director.

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  • 470k

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  • 38.78

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  • 20

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.68

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.84

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


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Among film directors, Adoor Gopalakrishnan ranks 1,090 out of 1,305Before him are Anders Thomas Jensen, Scott Hicks, Shyam Benegal, Leigh Whannell, James Marsh, and Eric Kripke. After him are Samuel Maoz, Ken Burns, Pete Docter, Gavin Hood, Bryan Forbes, and Gabriele Muccino.

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Among people born in 1941, Adoor Gopalakrishnan ranks 365Before him are Aníbal Tarabini, Oja Kodar, Juliet Mills, Kálmán Mészöly, David Walker, and Kenneth O. Hall. After him are Max Baucus, Sadhana Shivdasani, Frederick Hauck, Tony Dunne, Twyla Tharp, and Trent Lott.

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In India

Among people born in India, Adoor Gopalakrishnan ranks 541 out of 848Before him are Boman Irani (1959), Zohra Sehgal (1912), Baselios Cleemis (1959), Amitav Ghosh (1956), Shyam Benegal (1934), and Abhay Ashtekar (null). After him are Johnny Lever (1957), Javed Akhtar (1945), Vikas Swarup (1961), Sunil Gavaskar (1949), Ruskin Bond (1934), and MS Dhoni (1981).


Among film directors born in India, Adoor Gopalakrishnan ranks 13Before him are Khwaja Ahmad Abbas (1914), Guru Dutt (1925), Tarsem Singh (1961), Ismail Merchant (1936), Mehboob Khan (1907), and Shyam Benegal (1934). After him are Hrishikesh Mukherjee (1922), Mahesh Bhatt (1948), Deepa Mehta (1950), Aparna Sen (1945), Sanjay Leela Bhansali (1963), and Farah Khan (1965).

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