Balraj Sahni

1913 - 1973

Balraj Sahni

Balraj Sahni (1 May 1913 – 13 April 1973), born Yudhishthir Sahni, was an Indian film and stage actor, who is best known for Dharti Ke Lal (1946), Do Bigha Zameen (1953), Chhoti Bahen (1959), Kabuliwala (1961) and Garam Hawa (1973). He came from Rawalpindi, now in Punjab, Pakistan and was the brother of Bhisham Sahni, noted Hindi writer, playwright, and actor. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Balraj Sahni has received more than 779,018 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 5,389th most popular actor.

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Among actors, Balraj Sahni ranks 5,352 out of 8,832Before him are Helene Costello, Chad Lowe, David Ramsey, Melora Walters, David Henrie, and Lucas Black. After him are Sean Gunn, Jacqueline Bracamontes, Sid James, Ansel Elgort, Kim Rossi Stuart, and Marla Gibbs.

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Among people born in 1913, Balraj Sahni ranks 228Before him are Frank Tashlin, Jimmy Van Heusen, Walt Kelly, Annette Rogers, William Inge, and Bill Thompson. After him are Lynn Bari, Evelyn Venable, R. S. Thomas, Joe Medicine Crow, Homai Vyarawalla, and Frances Langford. Among people deceased in 1973, Balraj Sahni ranks 186Before him are Arthur Fadden, Ernst Klodwig, Maggie Laubser, Walt Kelly, William Inge, and Clarence White. After him are J. Carrol Naish and Rufino Santos.

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In Pakistan

Among people born in Pakistan, Balraj Sahni ranks 81 out of 125Before him are Shekhar Kapur (1945), Fazal Ilahi Chaudhry (1904), Bahlul Lodi (1406), Khushwant Singh (1915), Muhammad Zafarullah Khan (1893), and Shaukat Aziz (1949). After him are Zafarullah Khan Jamali (1944), Mulk Raj Anand (1905), Shahbaz Bhatti (1968), Iqbal Masih (1983), Iqbal Theba (1963), and Sadhana Shivdasani (1941).