Bhavabhuti was an 8th-century scholar of India noted for his plays and poetry, written in Sanskrit. His plays are considered the equal of the works of Kalidasa. Bhavabhuti was born in Padmapura, Vidarbha, in Gondia district, on Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh border. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bhavabhuti has received more than 132,199 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 3,046th most popular writer.

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Among writers, Bhavabhuti ranks 3,042 out of 4,883Before him are Zenta Mauriņa, Esteban Echeverría, Duchess Agnes of Württemberg, Rube Goldberg, Abu'l-Fadl Bayhaqi, and Bing Xin. After him are Julian Ursyn Niemcewicz, Txillardegi, Catherine Breillat, Dmitry Likhachov, Branko Radičević, and Félix María de Samaniego.

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In India

Among people born in India, Bhavabhuti ranks 315 out of 848Before him are Anish Kapoor (1954), Chandra Shekhar (1927), Margaret Murray (1863), Kumārila Bhaṭṭa (700), Rakesh Sharma (1949), and M. N. Roy (1887). After him are Alamgir II (1699), Bahubali (null), Kajol (1974), Jayant Narlikar (1938), Robert Swinhoe (1836), and Debendranath Tagore (1817).

Among WRITERS In India

Among writers born in India, Bhavabhuti ranks 43Before him are M. Karunanidhi (1924), Zeb-un-Nissa (1638), Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay (1876), Mir Taqi Mir (1723), T. H. White (1906), and Ram Prasad Bismil (1897). After him are R. K. Narayan (1906), Shakuntala Devi (1929), Tarasankar Bandyopadhyay (1898), Arundhati Roy (1961), Saadat Hasan Manto (1912), and Anita Desai (1937).

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