Girish Karnad

1938 - 2019

Girish Karnad

Girish Karnad (19 May 1938 – 10 June 2019) was an Indian actor, film director, Kannada writer, playwright and a Rhodes Scholar, who predominantly worked in South Indian cinema and Bollywood. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Girish Karnad has received more than 2,706,134 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 2,170th most popular actor.

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  • 3.29

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Girish Karnad ranks 2,154 out of 8,832Before him are Margaret Sullavan, Rose McGowan, Selma Blair, Florence Lawrence, Belinda Lee, and Joanna Cassidy. After him are Marianne Sägebrecht, Ray Winstone, Carol Potter, Ann Rutherford, Chris Tucker, and Timothy Spall.

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Among people born in 1938, Girish Karnad ranks 218Before him are Igor Sergeyev, Jean Eustache, Imre Földi, Tommy Chong, Richard Beymer, and Willi Schulz. After him are Pat Buchanan, Roger Hunt, Juan Carlos Wasmosy, Kurt Moll, Jim Simons, and Frans van der Lugt. Among people deceased in 2019, Girish Karnad ranks 179Before him are Charles Kittel, Hubert Hahne, Beth Carvalho, Jorma Kinnunen, François Weyergans, and Judith Krantz. After him are Andrew G. Vajna, Owen Garriott, Clive Swift, Nina Fyodorova, Walter Munk, and Dave Bartholomew.

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In India

Among people born in India, Girish Karnad ranks 305 out of 848Before him are Jai Singh II (1688), Bhāskara I (600), Sridevi (1963), Harilal Gandhi (1888), Rani Padmini (null), and Swami Sri Yukteswar Giri (1855). After him are Richard O'Connor (1889), Lahiri Mahasaya (1828), Udham Singh (1899), Anish Kapoor (1954), Chandra Shekhar (1927), and Margaret Murray (1863).

Among ACTORS In India

Among actors born in India, Girish Karnad ranks 24Before him are Joanna Lumley (1946), Shilpa Shetty (1975), Aishwarya Rai (1973), Rajesh Khanna (1942), Merle Oberon (1911), and Sridevi (1963). After him are Kajol (1974), Shammi Kapoor (1931), Vidya Balan (1979), Anil Kapoor (1956), Rishi Kapoor (1952), and Meena Kumari (1933).