Prakash Raj

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Prakash Raj (born Prakash Rai; 26 March 1965) is an Indian actor, film director, producer, television presenter, and politician. Known for his works in Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Hindi and Malayalam-language films, he is recipient of several accolades, including five National Film Awards, eight Nandi Awards, eight Tamil Nadu State Film Awards, five Filmfare Awards South, four SIIMA Awards, three CineMAA Awards, and three Vijay Awards. After working in stage shows and television in Kannada for a few years, Raj ventured into films. He made his debut in Tamil cinema through Duet (1994), by K. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Prakash Raj has received more than 6,776,344 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Prakash Raj is the 2,926th most popular actor (up from 3,346th in 2019), the 378th most popular biography from India (up from 394th in 2019) and the 33rd most popular Indian Actor.

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Among actors, Prakash Raj ranks 2,926 out of 10,030Before him are Michael Paré, Renée Adorée, Veronica Cartwright, Wagner Moura, Natalie Dormer, and John Agar. After him are Bradford Dillman, Dominic West, Elizabeth Mitchell, Laurent Terzieff, Mikhail Boyarsky, and Timothy West.

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Among people born in 1965, Prakash Raj ranks 121Before him are Ulf Kirsten, Yvan Attal, Sunita Williams, Dave Lombardo, Quique Sánchez Flores, and Amanda Tapping. After him are Shinji Mikami, Yuki Kajiura, Yoshiki, Shawn Michaels, Dennis Lehane, and Mark Pellegrino.

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In India

Among people born in India, Prakash Raj ranks 378 out of 1,227Before him are Rajendra Chola I (1000), Udham Singh (1899), Sadhu Sundar Singh (1889), Dhondo Keshav Karve (1858), Meena Kumari (1933), and Kamala Sohonie (1912). After him are Mohammad Ali Jauhar (1878), Sundar Pichai (1972), Dara Singh (1928), Abhijit Banerjee (1961), Kumar Sanu (1957), and Joseph Vaz (1651).

Among ACTORS In India

Among actors born in India, Prakash Raj ranks 33Before him are Vidya Balan (1979), Kajol (1974), Madhubala (1933), Rajinikanth (1950), Sanjeev Kumar (1938), and Meena Kumari (1933). After him are Akshay Kumar (1967), Nutan (1936), Priyanka Chopra (1982), Jackie Shroff (1957), Hrithik Roshan (1974), and Vijay (1974).

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