Jaya Bachchan

1948 - Today

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Jaya Bachchan (née Bhaduri; born 9 April 1948) is an Indian actress and politician. She is serving as member of the parliament in the Rajya Sabha from the Samajwadi Party since 2004. Having worked in Hindi films and Bengali films, she is noted for reinforcing a natural style of acting in both mainstream and arthouse cinema. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jaya Bachchan has received more than 7,112,437 page views. Her biography is available in 53 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 47 in 2019). Jaya Bachchan is the 1,634th most popular actor (up from 1,715th in 2019), the 275th most popular biography from India (down from 262nd in 2019) and the 17th most popular Indian Actor.

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Among actors, Jaya Bachchan ranks 1,634 out of 13,578Before her are Cécile Aubry, Brigitte Lahaie, Burak Özçivit, Lorne Greene, Jim Kelly, and Jean Delannoy. After her are Anne Archer, Jo Van Fleet, Bhupen Hazarika, Elsa Pataky, Pierre Renoir, and Nichelle Nichols.

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Among people born in 1948, Jaya Bachchan ranks 173Before her are Catherine Breillat, Jim Carter, Jimmy Choo, Gregor Gysi, Séverine, and James Taylor. After her are Perry King, John Ritter, Levan Tediashvili, Baldwin Lonsdale, Mahamane Ousmane, and Tim Staffell.

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In India

Among people born in India, Jaya Bachchan ranks 275 out of 1,861Before her are Merle Oberon (1911), Tilopa (928), Baji Rao I (1700), Shankar Dayal Sharma (1918), C. N. Annadurai (1909), and Dhirubhai Ambani (1932). After her are Birbal (1528), Bhupen Hazarika (1926), Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit (1900), Begum Hazrat Mahal (1820), Ramdhari Singh Dinkar (1908), and Ramaswamy Venkataraman (1910).

Among ACTORS In India

Among actors born in India, Jaya Bachchan ranks 17Before her are Shilpa Shetty (1975), Amrish Puri (1932), Hema Malini (1948), Rajesh Khanna (1942), Aamir Khan (1965), and Sridevi (1963). After her are Bhupen Hazarika (1926), Savitri (1936), Rajinikanth (1950), Nargis (1929), Puneeth Rajkumar (1975), and Girish Karnad (1938).

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