Amrish Puri

1932 - 2005

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Amrish Puri (22 June 1932 – 12 January 2005) was an Indian actor, who was an important figure in Indian theatre and cinema. He is remembered for playing iconic villainous roles in Hindi cinema as well as other Indian and international film industries. To Indian audiences he is the most remembered for his role as Mogambo in Shekhar Kapur's Hindi film Mr. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Amrish Puri has received more than 6,612,034 page views. His biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 40 in 2019). Amrish Puri is the 1,295th most popular actor (down from 1,051st in 2019), the 188th most popular biography from India (down from 168th in 2019) and the 11th most popular Indian Actor.

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Among actors, Amrish Puri ranks 1,295 out of 10,030Before him are Renato Salvatori, Jane Darwell, Katy Jurado, Marianne Koch, Mithun Chakraborty, and Jessica Chastain. After him are Guy Pearce, Beverly D'Angelo, Beba Lončar, David Garrick, Richard Anderson, and Conchata Ferrell.

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Among people born in 1932, Amrish Puri ranks 123Before him are Harry Gregg, Naina Yeltsina, Kurt Diemberger, John G. Thompson, Piper Laurie, and Tavo Burat. After him are Anna Moffo, Michihiro Ozawa, Dino Sani, Geraldine McEwan, Alfred Worden, and Parry O'Brien. Among people deceased in 2005, Amrish Puri ranks 83Before him are Vincent Schiavelli, John Garang, Simone Simon, Erich Topp, Álvaro Cunhal, and James Doohan. After him are Julio César Turbay Ayala, Aenne Burda, Ghena Dimitrova, Vizma Belševica, Edward Bunker, and Monica Zetterlund.

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In India

Among people born in India, Amrish Puri ranks 188 out of 1,227Before him are Madhvacharya (1199), Siraj ud-Daulah (1733), Lakshmi Mittal (1950), Guru Tegh Bahadur (1621), Tansen (1493), and Mithun Chakraborty (1950). After him are Guru Angad (1504), Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak (1942), Birbal (1528), Mahadevi Varma (1907), Mariam-uz-Zamani (1542), and Vaikom Muhammad Basheer (1908).

Among ACTORS In India

Among actors born in India, Amrish Puri ranks 11Before him are Julie Christie (1940), Shah Rukh Khan (1965), Aamir Khan (1965), Ajay Devgn (1969), Dharmendra (1935), and Mithun Chakraborty (1950). After him are Hema Malini (1948), Shilpa Shetty (1975), Jaya Bachchan (1948), Rishi Kapoor (1952), Nargis (1929), and Irrfan Khan (1967).

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