Mahendra Kapoor

1934 - 2008

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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 ekbaar 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 573,345 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Mahendra Kapoor is the 1,853rd most popular singer (down from 1,722nd in 2019), the 705th most popular biography from India (down from 563rd in 2019) and the 22nd most popular Indian Singer.

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  • 17

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  • 3.68

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Among singers, Mahendra Kapoor ranks 1,853 out of 3,541Before him are Karol G, Sirusho, Geoff Tate, Benji Madden, Lee Sung-min, and Tove Lo. After him are Anita Ward, Daimaou Kosaka, CeeLo Green, Ernest Tubb, Nina Stemme, and Lisa Fischer.

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Among people born in 1934, Mahendra Kapoor ranks 407Before him are Charles Jenkins Sr., Norma Croker, Noel Harrison, Peter Arnett, Ron Flowers, and David Malouf. After him are Peter Ashdown, N. Scott Momaday, Al Freeman Jr., Carl Levin, Charley Pride, and Jonathan Miller. Among people deceased in 2008, Mahendra Kapoor ranks 295Before him are George MacDonald Fraser, Sam Bottoms, Beverly Garland, B. R. Chopra, Chicão, and Forrest J Ackerman. After him are Alexander Courage, Yodrak Salakjai, Don LaFontaine, Studs Terkel, Hazel Court, and John Rutsey.

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In India

Among people born in India, Mahendra Kapoor ranks 705 out of 1,227Before him are Mammootty (1951), Begum Akhtar (1914), Yellapragada Subbarow (1895), Balasaraswati (1918), Baselios Cleemis (1959), and Akhtar Hameed Khan (1914). After him are S. M. Krishna (1932), V. Shantaram (1901), Karan Johar (1972), Saira Banu (1944), Sushant Singh Rajput (1986), and Naveen Patnaik (1946).

Among SINGERS In India

Among singers born in India, Mahendra Kapoor ranks 22Before him are S. P. Balasubrahmanyam (1946), Jasraj (1930), K. J. Yesudas (1940), Udit Narayan (1955), Usha Mangeshkar (1935), and Begum Akhtar (1914). After him are Anuradha Paudwal (1954), Daler Mehndi (1967), Kavita Krishnamurthy (1958), Vani Jairam (1945), Usha Uthup (1947), and Arijit Singh (1987).