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Jaya Bachchan

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Jaya Bachchan (née Bhaduri; born 9 April 1948) is an Indian actress and politician. She is a Member of Parliament in the Rajya Sabha from the Samajwadi Party, serving since 2004. Known primarily for her work in Hindi and Bengali cinema, she is noted for reinforcing a natural style of acting in both mainstream and "middle-of-the-road" cinema. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jaya Bachchan has received more than 5,974,231 page views. Her biography is available in 47 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 42 in 2019). Jaya Bachchan is the 1,719th most popular actor (down from 1,545th in 2019), the 265th most popular biography from India (down from 219th in 2019) and the 15th most popular Indian Actor.

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Among actors, Jaya Bachchan ranks 1,719 out of 9,996Before her are Nell Gwyn, Mario Brega, John Hannah, Dilip Kumar, Eric Braeden, and Étienne Decroux. After her are Vera Fischer, Julie Delpy, Octavia Spencer, Joan Bennett, Lesley Gore, and Rufus Sewell.

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Among people born in 1948, Jaya Bachchan ranks 161Before her are Giovanni Angelo Becciu, Natan Sharansky, Mitsuko Uchida, Tony Gatlif, Rick Parfitt, and Lars Lagerbäck. After her are Kemal Monteno, Randy Schekman, Gregor Gysi, Terry Goodkind, Miklós Németh, and Dušan Bajević.

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In India

Among people born in India, Jaya Bachchan ranks 265 out of 1,493Before her are Farrukhsiyar (1685), Bahubali (null), Akbar II (1760), Tatya Tope (1814), Zeb-un-Nissa (1638), and Liaquat Ali Khan (1895). After her are Mastani (1699), Sarada Devi (1853), Savitri (1936), Jahandar Shah (1661), Mahinda (-285), and Mir Taqi Mir (1723).

Among ACTORS In India

Among actors born in India, Jaya Bachchan ranks 15Before her are Dharmendra (1935), Shilpa Shetty (1975), Amrish Puri (1932), Hema Malini (1948), Aamir Khan (1965), and Mithun Chakraborty (1950). After her are Savitri (1936), Irrfan Khan (1967), Nargis (1929), Pran (1920), Sridevi (1963), and Shashi Kapoor (1938).

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