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Begum Akhtar

1914 - 1974

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Akhtari Bai Faizabadi (7 October 1914 – 30 October 1974), also known as Begum Akhtar, was an Indian singer and actress. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Begum Akhtar has received more than 654,501 page views. Her biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Begum Akhtar is the 1,931st most popular singer (down from 1,830th in 2019), the 750th most popular biography from India (down from 699th in 2019) and the 22nd most popular Indian Singer.

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  • 18

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Among singers, Begum Akhtar ranks 1,931 out of 3,528Before her are Zlata Ognevich, Irma Thomas, Enrico Ruggeri, C. J. Ramone, J Dilla, and Booba. After her are Hindi Zahra, Dahyun, Pascal Obispo, Steve Strange, Cássia Eller, and Doda.

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Among people born in 1914, Begum Akhtar ranks 352Before her are Forrest Towns, Clayton Moore, Hans Theilig, Carlo Biagi, Jack Medica, and Andrea Leeds. After her are Hank Snow, Josh White, Einari Teräsvirta, Julie Bishop, Jane Randolph, and Hillary Brooke. Among people deceased in 1974, Begum Akhtar ranks 222Before her are Gaston Mercier, Zeffiro Furiassi, Ilona Massey, Clive Brook, Richard Long, and Frank Hussey. After her are Franz Wagner, Enrico Rivolta, Luis Marín, Tina Brooks, Jim Bausch, and Charles Rosher.

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In India

Among people born in India, Begum Akhtar ranks 750 out of 1,493Before her are Simon Pimenta (1920), Kamal Ranadive (1917), Johnny Lever (1957), Sugata Mitra (1952), Amjad Ali Khan (1945), and N. R. Narayana Murthy (1946). After her are Kenneth Anderson (1891), Amit Shah (1964), Homai Vyarawalla (1913), V. Shantaram (1901), Jyoti Amge (1993), and Fareed Zakaria (1964).

Among SINGERS In India

Among singers born in India, Begum Akhtar ranks 22Before her are Udit Narayan (1955), K. J. Yesudas (1940), Jasraj (1930), Jagjit Singh (1941), Bappi Lahiri (1952), and Hemanta Mukherjee (1920). After her are Anuradha Paudwal (1954), Mahendra Kapoor (1934), Vani Jairam (1945), Gauhar Jaan (1873), Kavita Krishnamurthy (1958), and Arijit Singh (1987).