Ashok Kumar

1911 - 2001

Ashok Kumar

Kumudlal Ganguly (13 October 1911 – 10 December 2001), better known by his stage name Ashok Kumar and also fondly called Dadamoni, was an Indian film actor who attained iconic status in Indian cinema and who was a member of the cinematic Ganguly family. He was honoured in 1988 with the Dadasaheb Phalke Award, the highest national award for cinema artists, by the Government of India and also received the Padma Bhushan in 1999 for his contributions to Indian cinema. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ashok Kumar has received more than 2,500,122 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 4,626th most popular actor.

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  • 21

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  • 4.30

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Among actors, Ashok Kumar ranks 4,593 out of 8,832Before him are Michael Learned, Alan Reed, Guy Madison, Miranda Cosgrove, Corey Haim, and Laura Haddock. After him are Tom Arnold, Gilda Radner, Tim DeKay, Christina Grimmie, Sarah Drew, and Sara Gilbert.

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Among people born in 1911, Ashok Kumar ranks 214Before him are Spike Jones, Sonny Terry, Terence Rattigan, Marie Kraja, Garrett Birkhoff, and Jeanette Nolan. After him are Harry Golombek, Dudley Senanayake, Charles Walters, Eric Williams, John Gorton, and Mitch Miller. Among people deceased in 2001, Ashok Kumar ranks 196Before him are Bruce Halford, Carroll O'Connor, Otto Stuppacher, Sivaji Ganesan, Kim Stanley, and Pavel Sadyrin. After him are Larry Adler, Rufus Thomas, Dale Earnhardt, Ann Sothern, Billy Liddell, and Pauline Kael.

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In India

Among people born in India, Ashok Kumar ranks 483 out of 848Before him are Priya Anjali Rai (1977), Rahul Gandhi (1970), Paddy Ashdown (1941), Indra Nooyi (1955), Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale (1947), and Jagjit Singh (1941). After him are P. T. Usha (1964), Shabana Azmi (1950), Sam Manekshaw (1914), Gauri Khan (1970), Ravindra Prabhat (1969), and Tarsem Singh (1961).

Among ACTORS In India

Among actors born in India, Ashok Kumar ranks 72Before him are Spike Milligan (1918), Kareena Kapoor (1980), Jeetendra (1942), Zeenat Aman (1951), Kamal Haasan (1954), and Sivaji Ganesan (1928). After him are Shabana Azmi (1950), Farida Jalal (1949), Parveen Babi (1949), Mira Nair (1957), Tanuja (1943), and Juhi Chawla (1967).