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Amrish Puri

1932 - 2005

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Amrish Puri (22 June 1932 – 12 January 2005) was an Indian actor, who was one of the most notable and important figures in Indian cinema and Theatre. He acted in more than 450 films, established himself as one of the most popular and iconic actors in Indian Cinema. Puri is remembered for playing various roles in variety of film genres, specially iconic villainous roles in Hindi Cinema, as well as International Cinema. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Amrish Puri has received more than 8,540,140 page views. His biography is available in 47 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 44 in 2019). Amrish Puri is the 1,231st most popular actor (up from 1,294th in 2019), the 202nd most popular biography from India (down from 188th in 2019) and the 11th most popular Indian Actor.

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Among actors, Amrish Puri ranks 1,231 out of 9,996Before him are Jack Warden, Fred Willard, Fatma Girik, Alyssa Milano, Tony Lip, and Lisa Bonet. After him are Kim Hunter, Rhys Ifans, Ernst Busch, Victor Mature, Hema Malini, and Patrick Dewaere.

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Among people born in 1932, Amrish Puri ranks 112Before him are Alan Bean, Christy Brown, Paul Virilio, Delphine Seyrig, Abdul Halim Khaddam, and Dudley R. Herschbach. After him are Charly Gaul, Spyros Kyprianou, Manuel Puig, Harry Gregg, Meir Kahane, and Renato Martino. Among people deceased in 2005, Amrish Puri ranks 75Before him are Aenne Burda, Jef Raskin, Narriman Sadek, Maurice Trintignant, Vincent Schiavelli, and Melita Norwood. After him are Charly Gaul, Augusto Roa Bastos, Álvaro Cunhal, John Garang, Erich Topp, and Richard Pryor.

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In India

Among people born in India, Amrish Puri ranks 202 out of 1,493Before him are Śāntarakṣita (725), Kalpana Chawla (1961), Dharmendra (1935), Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed (1905), Shilpa Shetty (1975), and Ibrahim Lodi (1450). After him are Hema Malini (1948), Thiruvalluvar (350), Aamir Khan (1965), Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay (1876), Vandana Shiva (1952), and Neelam Sanjiva Reddy (1913).

Among ACTORS In India

Among actors born in India, Amrish Puri ranks 11Before him are Aishwarya Rai (1973), Salman Khan (1965), Girish Karnad (1938), Ajay Devgn (1969), Dharmendra (1935), and Shilpa Shetty (1975). After him are Hema Malini (1948), Aamir Khan (1965), Mithun Chakraborty (1950), Jaya Bachchan (1948), Savitri (1936), and Irrfan Khan (1967).

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