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Alka Yagnik

1966 - Today

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Alka Yagnik (born 20 March 1966) is an Indian playback singer who works predominantly in Hindi cinema. One of the most prominent singers of 90s era Bollywood, she has received several accolades, including two National Film Awards, two Bengal Film Journalists' Association Awards and a record seven Filmfare Awards for Best Female Playback Singer from a record of thirty-six nominations. Yagnik is one of the most prolific female playback singers and artists, and has sung a large number of female solos in her Bollywood career. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alka Yagnik has received more than 4,595,301 page views. Her biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Alka Yagnik is the 7,810th most popular actor (down from 6,912th in 2019), the 804th most popular biography from India (down from 735th in 2019) and the 135th most popular Indian Actor.

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Among actors, Alka Yagnik ranks 7,810 out of 9,996Before her are Karla Álvarez, Zohra Sehgal, Sheri Moon Zombie, Zuleyka Rivera, William Farnum, and David Charvet. After her are Brooke Elliott, Hudson Leick, Audra McDonald, Regé-Jean Page, Josh Stewart, and Robin Sachs.

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Among people born in 1966, Alka Yagnik ranks 431Before her are Masahiro Fukuda, Andrey Abduvaliyev, Lenny Abrahamson, Lutz Heilmann, Simon Shelton, and Lionel Charbonnier. After her are Christophe Castaner, Chokri El Ouaer, Amy Sherman-Palladino, Andy Richter, Liu Boming, and Wang Xiaoshuai.

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In India

Among people born in India, Alka Yagnik ranks 804 out of 1,493Before her are Naveen Patnaik (1946), Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi (1941), Annapurna Devi (1927), Parmanand Jha (1944), Neetu Singh (1958), and Zohra Sehgal (1912). After her are Madhur Jaffrey (1933), Ra'ana Liaquat Ali Khan (1905), Udupi Ramachandra Rao (1932), Prem Nazir (1927), Sikandar Jah (1768), and Krishan Kant (1927).

Among ACTORS In India

Among actors born in India, Alka Yagnik ranks 135Before her are Babita (1947), Bobby Deol (1969), Amol Palekar (1944), Asrani (1940), Neetu Singh (1958), and Zohra Sehgal (1912). After her are Madhur Jaffrey (1933), Prem Nazir (1927), Bindu (1951), Paresh Rawal (1955), Sushmita Sen (1975), and Aasif Mandvi (1966).

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