Amrish Puri

1932 - 2005

Amrish Puri

Amrish Lal Puri (22 June 1932 – 12 January 2005) was an Indian actor, who was an important figure in Indian theatre and cinema. He worked with notable playwrights of the time, including Satyadev Dubey and Girish Karnad. He is remembered for playing iconic villainous roles in Hindi cinema as well as other Indian and international film industries. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Amrish Puri has received more than 5,685,949 page views. His biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,065th most popular actor.

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  • 5.25

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Amrish Puri ranks 1,053 out of 8,832Before him are George Hamilton, Ethel Barrymore, Olivia Hussey, Patrick Macnee, Ricardo Montalbán, and Victoria Principal. After him are Vladimir Etush, Marcia Cross, Brendan Fraser, Wade Williams, Christiane F., and Sydney Chaplin.

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Among people born in 1932, Amrish Puri ranks 114Before him are Sven Lindqvist, Kurt Diemberger, Delphine Seyrig, Michihiro Ozawa, Isao Tomita, and Shintaro Ishihara. After him are Renato Martino, Alexander Kluge, Hassan Al-Turabi, Yukio Shimomura, Carl Perkins, and Tomohiko Ikoma. Among people deceased in 2005, Amrish Puri ranks 75Before him are Urie Bronfenbrenner, Ed McBain, Augusto Roa Bastos, Zhang Chunqiao, Álvaro Cunhal, and Maurice Trintignant. After him are Kocheril R. Narayanan, Monica Zetterlund, Erich Topp, Alberto Lattuada, Richard Pryor, and Richard Smalley.

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In India

Among people born in India, Amrish Puri ranks 169 out of 848Before him are Śāntarakṣita (725), Guru Arjan (1563), Mahadevi Varma (1907), Sivananda Saraswati (1887), Aamir Khan (1965), and Anna Leonowens (1831). After him are Kocheril R. Narayanan (1921), V. V. Giri (1894), Abdul-Qādir Bedil (1642), Shantanu (null), Dignāga (480), and Madhvacharya (1199).

Among ACTORS In India

Among actors born in India, Amrish Puri ranks 9Before him are Salman Khan (1965), Julie Christie (1940), Shah Rukh Khan (1965), Mithun Chakraborty (1950), Ajay Devgn (1969), and Aamir Khan (1965). After him are Dharmendra (1935), Priyanka Chopra (1982), Hema Malini (1948), Nargis (1929), Pran (1920), and Jaya Bachchan (1948).