Farida Jalal

1949 - Today

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Farida Jalal (born Farida Sami; 14 March 1949) is an Indian actress who primarily worked in Hindi films. In a film career spanning almost fifty years, Jalal appeared in over 200 films. Best known for her character-driven roles in independent cinema and supporting work in mainstream Bollywood productions, Jalal has received such accolades as four Filmfare Awards and two Bengal Film Journalists Association Awards.Jalal started her career with Taqdeer (1967). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Farida Jalal has received more than 2,781,072 page views. Her biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Farida Jalal is the 4,569th most popular actor (up from 4,670th in 2019), the 531st most popular biography from India (down from 487th in 2019) and the 71st most popular Indian Actor.

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Among actors, Farida Jalal ranks 4,569 out of 10,030Before her are Erica Durance, Lili Taylor, Margaret Avery, Patrick Malahide, Robert Keith, and Kitty Winn. After her are Miles Teller, Bebe Daniels, Christopher Guest, Michael Hogan, Rafaela Aparicio, and William Keighley.

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Among people born in 1949, Farida Jalal ranks 404Before her are Paul Nurse, Valeri Vasiliev, Nasser Hejazi, Jon Avnet, Naseeruddin Shah, and Pavel Lungin. After her are Hartmut Briesenick, Michael Hogan, Fred Frith, Viktor Kolotov, Tommy Lee Wallace, and James Rivière.

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In India

Among people born in India, Farida Jalal ranks 531 out of 1,227Before her are Qurratulain Hyder (1927), Rajnath Singh (1951), Naseeruddin Shah (1949), Shuja-ud-Daula (1732), Sheikh Abdullah (1905), and V. S. Ramachandran (1951). After her are Purushottam Das Tandon (1882), Kamal Haasan (1954), Anita Desai (1937), Khwaja Ahmad Abbas (1914), Mayawati (1956), and George Fernandes (1930).

Among ACTORS In India

Among actors born in India, Farida Jalal ranks 71Before her are Pankaj Kapur (1954), Mukesh (1923), Rajkumar (1929), Kareena Kapoor (1980), Tanuja (1943), and Naseeruddin Shah (1949). After her are Kamal Haasan (1954), Feroz Khan (1939), Spike Milligan (1918), Jeetendra (1942), Shabana Azmi (1950), and Ashok Kumar (1911).

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