Noor Jehan

1926 - 2000

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Noor Jehan (Punjabi: نور جہاں) (born (اللہ رکھّی وسائی) Allah Rakhi Wasai ; 23 September 1926 – 23 December 2000; sometimes spelled Noorjehan), also known by her honorific title Malika-e-Tarannum (Queen of Melody), was a Punjabi playback singer and actress who worked first in India and then in the cinema of Pakistan. Her career spanned more than six decades (the 1930s–1990s). Considered to be one of the greatest and most influential singers in Indian subcontinent, she was given the honorific title of Malika-e-Tarannum in Pakistan. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Noor Jehan has received more than 2,094,485 page views. Her biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Noor Jehan is the 5,796th most popular actor (down from 5,119th in 2019), the 80th most popular biography from Pakistan (down from 78th in 2019) and the 13th most popular Actor.

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Among actors, Noor Jehan ranks 5,796 out of 9,996Before her are Adam Rodriguez, Jackson Rathbone, Andrea Parker, Verna Felton, Yuichi Nakamura, and Steve Schirripa. After her are Debra Mooney, Alycia Debnam-Carey, Samuel Page, Jessica Hecht, Kim Stanley, and Andrzej Grabowski.

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Among people born in 1926, Noor Jehan ranks 393Before her are John Ericson, Erna Schneider Hoover, H. R. Haldeman, Piero Drogo, Johannes Joachim Degenhardt, and Ernst Larsen. After her are Chuck Cooper, Arne Bendiksen, Robert Jay Lifton, Loris Campana, Jorge Enrique Adoum, and Fritz Weaver. Among people deceased in 2000, Noor Jehan ranks 256Before her are Alfredo Sánchez, Edward Battell, Mark R. Hughes, Jules Roy, Anthony Powell, and Paul Van den Broeck. After her are Jafar Salmasi, Simeon Simeonov, Edward Craven Walker, George Montgomery, Bernardino Echeverría Ruiz, and Efstathios Chorafas.

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In Pakistan

Among people born in Pakistan, Noor Jehan ranks 80 out of 180Before her are Yousaf Raza Gillani (1952), Manoj Kumar (1937), Reginald Dyer (1864), Margaret Lockwood (1916), Muhammad Khan Junejo (1932), and Shahid Khan (1950). After her are Balraj Sahni (1913), Zafarullah Khan Jamali (1944), Shekhar Kapur (1945), Khushwant Singh (1915), Ramanand Sagar (1917), and Muhammad Zafarullah Khan (1893).

Among ACTORS In Pakistan

Among actors born in Pakistan, Noor Jehan ranks 13Before her are Prithviraj Kapoor (1906), Raaj Kumar (1926), Art Malik (1952), Vinod Khanna (1946), Manoj Kumar (1937), and Margaret Lockwood (1916). After her are Balraj Sahni (1913), Sadhana Shivdasani (1941), Prem Chopra (1935), Suraiya (1929), Kulbhushan Kharbanda (1944), and Sultan Rahi (1938).

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