Mahendra Kapoor

1934 - 2008

Mahendra Kapoor

Mahendra Kapoor (9 January 1934 – 27 September 2008) was an Indian playback singer. In a long career spanning decades, his repertoire included popular songs such as 'Chalo ek baar phir se Ajnabi ban jayen hum dono' (Gumrah) and 'Neele gagan ke tale' (Hamraaz). His name however became most closely associated with patriotic songs including 'Mere Desh Ki Dharti' in Manoj Kumar's film Upkaar. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mahendra Kapoor has received more than 488,477 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,712th most popular singer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 490k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 37.43

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 17

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.57

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.56

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Mahendra Kapoor ranks 1,720 out of 3,001Before him are Tom Odell, Meg White, Dana Rosemary Scallon, Nawal Al Zoghbi, Keb' Mo', and Sirusho. After him are T.I., Alesha Dixon, Chris Willis, Brett Anderson, Tina Karol, and Milan Stanković.

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Among people born in 1934, Mahendra Kapoor ranks 340Before him are David Malouf, Shyam Benegal, Ruskin Bond, Noel Harrison, Zacarias Kamwenho, and Peter Ashdown. After him are David Herd, N. Scott Momaday, Maurice Norman, Carl Levin, Ronnie Clayton, and Jerry Nelson. Among people deceased in 2008, Mahendra Kapoor ranks 247Before him are Jeff Healey, Viktor Kuzkin, Studs Terkel, George MacDonald Fraser, Beverly Garland, and Yodrak Salakjai. After him are Hazel Court, Choi Yo-sam, Alexey Prokurorov, Norman Dello Joio, Don LaFontaine, and Harkishan Singh Surjeet.

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In India

Among people born in India, Mahendra Kapoor ranks 566 out of 848Before him are Hrishikesh Mukherjee (1922), John Abraham (1972), Sachchidananda Vatsyayan (1911), Akhtar Hameed Khan (1914), Yogi Adityanath (null), and Aruna Irani (1946). After him are Fareed Zakaria (1964), Harish-Chandra (1923), Monisha Kaltenborn (1971), S. M. Krishna (1932), Kapil Dev (1959), and Saroo Brierley (1981).

Among SINGERS In India

Among singers born in India, Mahendra Kapoor ranks 16Before him are Girija Devi (1929), Peter Sarstedt (1941), Jagjit Singh (1941), Udit Narayan (1955), S. P. Balasubrahmanyam (null), and K. J. Yesudas (1940). After him are Anuradha Paudwal (1954), Daler Mehndi (1967), Kavita Krishnamurthy (1958), Anoushka Shankar (1981), Sonu Nigam (1973), and Gurdas Maan (1957).

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