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Dilip Kumar

1922 - 2021

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Mohammed Yusuf Khan (Urdu pronunciation: [moɦəmːəd̪ juːsʊf xɑːn]; 11 December 1922 – 7 July 2021), better known by his stage name Dilip Kumar, was an Indian actor who worked in Hindi cinema. Credited with pioneering method acting in cinema, he dominated the Indian movie scene from late 1940s throughout 1960s, being referred to as Abhinay Samrat (Hindi for "Emperor of Acting") by the audience. Kumar holds the record for most wins for the Filmfare Award for Best Actor (eight, which was later equalled by Shah Rukh Khan) and was also the inaugural recipient of the award. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dilip Kumar has received more than 13,370,417 page views. His biography is available in 48 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 43 in 2019). Dilip Kumar is the 1,716th most popular actor (down from 1,585th in 2019), the 38th most popular biography from Pakistan (down from 30th in 2019) and the 5th most popular Pakistani Actor.

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Among actors, Dilip Kumar ranks 1,716 out of 9,996Before him are Tony Jaa, Aleksey Batalov, Ricardo Darín, Nell Gwyn, Mario Brega, and John Hannah. After him are Eric Braeden, Étienne Decroux, Jaya Bachchan, Vera Fischer, Julie Delpy, and Octavia Spencer.

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Among people born in 1922, Dilip Kumar ranks 153Before him are Gerda Steinhoff, Margherita Hack, John Edward Williams, Anatoli Papanov, Anker Jørgensen, and Stanley Schachter. After him are Guy Thys, Stephen Toulmin, Eugene Stoner, Susanna Agnelli, Elissa Aalto, and Heinz-Wolfgang Schnaufer. Among people deceased in 2021, Dilip Kumar ranks 212Before him are Albert Vanhoye, Thomas Cavalier-Smith, Adam Zagajewski, Yuan Longping, Luis de Pablo, and Théoneste Bagosora. After him are Jüri Tamm, Volodymyr Holubnychy, Andrey Myagkov, Gregory Peter XX Ghabroyan, Lou Ottens, and Danilo Popivoda.

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In Pakistan

Among people born in Pakistan, Dilip Kumar ranks 38 out of 180Before him are Firuz Shah Tughlaq (1309), Gulzarilal Nanda (1898), Khema (-550), Fariduddin Ganjshakar (1178), Khushal Khattak (1613), and Asif Ali Zardari (1955). After him are Amrita Pritam (1919), Taxiles (-400), Milkha Singh (1935), Yahya Khan (1914), Krishna Sobti (1925), and Lokaksema (147).

Among ACTORS In Pakistan

Among actors born in Pakistan, Dilip Kumar ranks 5Before him are Kabir Bedi (1946), Dev Anand (1923), Raj Kapoor (1924), and Kumail Nanjiani (1978). After him are Sunil Dutt (1929), Prithviraj Kapoor (1906), Raaj Kumar (1926), Art Malik (1952), Vinod Khanna (1946), Manoj Kumar (1937), and Margaret Lockwood (1916).

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