1929 - 1981

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Nargis Dutt (born Fatima Rashid, also known as Nirmala Dutt; 1 June 1929 – 3 May 1981) was an Indian actress and politician who worked in Hindi cinema. Regarded as one of the finest and greatest actresses in the history of Indian cinema, Nargis often portrayed sophisticated and independent women. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Nargis has received more than 7,005,565 page views. Her biography is available in 52 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 50 in 2019). Nargis is the 1,922nd most popular actor (up from 1,942nd in 2019), the 316th most popular biography from India (down from 303rd in 2019) and the 21st most popular Indian Actor.

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Among actors, Nargis ranks 1,922 out of 13,578Before her are Dabbs Greer, Dermot Mulroney, Keith Carradine, Ita Ever, Dana Ivey, and Zac Efron. After her are Linda Cristal, Aleksandr Demyanenko, Pilar Bardem, Anthony Edwards, Mark Bernes, and Susannah York.

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Among people born in 1929, Nargis ranks 173Before her are Zeca Afonso, Charles Tilly, Anne Meara, Guillermo Cabrera Infante, Elio Petri, and Josef Suk. After her are Anne Ramsey, Andrew Bertie, Frano Selak, Gastone Moschin, Fred Sinowatz, and Ronnie Biggs. Among people deceased in 1981, Nargis ranks 82Before her are Glauber Rocha, Alexander Kotov, Manuel Urrutia Lleó, Savitri, Harry Harlow, and Helmut Gröttrup. After her are Jerzy Neyman, Michele Andreolo, Mohammad-Javad Bahonar, Ivan Eklind, Edith Head, and Rensis Likert.

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In India

Among people born in India, Nargis ranks 316 out of 1,861Before her are Rajinikanth (1950), Madan Mohan Malaviya (1861), Vallabha (1479), Rishabhanatha (null), Mahadev Govind Ranade (1842), and Kocheril R. Narayanan (1921). After her are Hussain Muhammad Ershad (1930), T. H. White (1906), Mastani (1699), Rambhadracharya (1950), Sikandar Lodi (1450), and Puneeth Rajkumar (1975).

Among ACTORS In India

Among actors born in India, Nargis ranks 21Before her are Aamir Khan (1965), Sridevi (1963), Jaya Bachchan (1948), Bhupen Hazarika (1926), Savitri (1936), and Rajinikanth (1950). After her are Puneeth Rajkumar (1975), Girish Karnad (1938), Shashi Kapoor (1938), Kajol (1974), Vijay (1974), and Rishi Kapoor (1952).

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