SINGER

Hemanta Mukherjee

1920 - 1989

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Hemanta Mukhopadhyay (16 June 1920 – 26 September 1989), known professionally as Hemant Kumar and Hemanta Mukherjee, was a legendary Indian music director and playback singer who primarily sang in Bengali and Hindi, as well as other Indian languages like Marathi, Gujarati, Odia, Assamese, Tamil, Punjabi, Bhojpuri, Konkani, Sanskrit and Urdu. He was an artist of Bengali and Hindi film music, Rabindra Sangeet, and many other genres. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hemanta Mukherjee has received more than 535,850 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Hemanta Mukherjee is the 1,760th most popular singer (down from 1,754th in 2019), the 776th most popular biography from India (down from 701st in 2019) and the 22nd most popular Indian Singer.

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  • 540k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 44.45

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 19

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.59

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.75

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Among SINGERS

Among singers, Hemanta Mukherjee ranks 1,760 out of 4,381Before him are Carlos Mendes, Emmelie de Forest, Wiz Khalifa, Taboo, Netta Barzilai, and Alex Kapranos. After him are Óscar Chávez, Nina Kraviz, Geoffrey Oryema, Julian Casablancas, Amina Annabi, and Simon Fuller.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1920, Hemanta Mukherjee ranks 388Before him are Ingemar Hedberg, Keith Andes, Václav Havel, Doug Serrurier, Alberto Calderón, and Kelpo Gröndahl. After him are Aleksandar Atanacković, G. D. Spradlin, Jose Tomas Sanchez, Gail Halvorsen, Jean Dutourd, and Michael Bates. Among people deceased in 1989, Hemanta Mukherjee ranks 259Before him are George Coulouris, Chris Gueffroy, C. L. R. James, Edward Abbey, John Harding, 1st Baron Harding of Petherton, and Wally Ris. After him are Jim Backus, Frank Henry, György Kulin, Edvin Laine, Erich Herrmann, and Joseph Van Ingelgem.

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In India

Among people born in India, Hemanta Mukherjee ranks 776 out of 1,861Before him are Mammootty (1951), Godfrey Brown (1915), Ajay Banga (1959), Maneka Gandhi (1956), Saira Banu (1944), and K. Chandrashekar Rao (1954). After him are Shriram Lagoo (1927), Wahiduddin Khan (1925), Kashibai (1703), Yashwant Sinha (1937), Manohar Joshi (1937), and Bipin Rawat (1958).

Among SINGERS In India

Among singers born in India, Hemanta Mukherjee ranks 22Before him are Usha Mangeshkar (1935), Anuradha Paudwal (1954), Ali Akbar Khan (1922), Begum Akhtar (1914), Jasraj (1930), and Peter Sarstedt (1941). After him are Vani Jairam (1945), Sonu Nigam (1973), Pratima Barua Pandey (1934), Mahendra Kapoor (1934), Bappi Lahiri (1952), and Vinjamuri Anasuya Devi (1920).