Meena Kumari

1933 - 1972

Meena Kumari

Meena Kumari (born Mahjabeen Bano; 1 August 1933 – 31 March 1972) was an Indian film actress and poet, who worked in Hindi films. Popularly known as The Tragedy Queen She was active between 1939 and 1972. Kumari was described by critics as a "historically incomparable" actress of Hindi cinema. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Meena Kumari has received more than 3,023,966 page views. Her biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 2,619th most popular actor.

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  • 28

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.83

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.54

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Meena Kumari ranks 2,600 out of 8,832Before her are Jennifer Tilly, Margaret Hamilton, Gad Elmaleh, Ruby Dee, Kevin McCarthy, and Anna Gunn. After her are Joan Blondell, Howard Keel, Tommy Flanagan, Andy Griffith, Ted Cassidy, and Mari Törőcsik.

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Among people born in 1933, Meena Kumari ranks 220Before her are C. Odumegwu Ojukwu, Miguel d'Escoto Brockmann, Dom DeLuise, Geraldo Majella Agnelo, Tsai Chin, and Chen Jingrun. After her are Haruo Remeliik, William Kahan, Hope Lange, Ron Wyatt, Bob Rafelson, and Otar Chiladze. Among people deceased in 1972, Meena Kumari ranks 120Before her are Marianne Moore, Abraham Joshua Heschel, Maximus V of Constantinople, Abeid Karume, Edward Cook, and Roger Courtois. After her are Oleksandr Korniychuk, Martim Mércio da Silveira, Prithviraj Kapoor, Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis, Solomon Lefschetz, and Havergal Brian.

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In India

Among people born in India, Meena Kumari ranks 341 out of 848Before her are Mohammad Hamid Ansari (1937), Hemu (1501), Anil Kapoor (1956), Joseph Vaz (1651), M. S. Subbulakshmi (1916), and Rishi Kapoor (1952). After her are Charles Gmelin (1872), Launceston Elliot (1874), Duraisamy Simon Lourdusamy (1924), Sanjeev Kumar (1938), The Great Khali (1972), and Mohammad Hidayatullah (1905).

Among ACTORS In India

Among actors born in India, Meena Kumari ranks 30Before her are Girish Karnad (1938), Kajol (1974), Shammi Kapoor (1931), Vidya Balan (1979), Anil Kapoor (1956), and Rishi Kapoor (1952). After her are Sanjeev Kumar (1938), Nutan (1936), Suriya (1975), Vyjayanthimala Bali (1936), Rajinikanth (1950), and Sabu Dastagir (1924).