Pratibha Ray

1944 - Today

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Pratibha Ray (born 21 January 1944) is an Indian academic and writer of Odia-language novels and stories. For her contribution to the Indian literature, Ray received the Jnanpith Award in 2011. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pratibha Ray has received more than 237,289 page views. Her biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia. Pratibha Ray is the 5,018th most popular writer (up from 5,477th in 2019), the 636th most popular biography from India (up from 673rd in 2019) and the 97th most popular Indian Writer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 240k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 47.48

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 21

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.19

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.91

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Notable Works

The Primal Land (Literature in translation)
Salvation and Other Stories

Page views of Pratibha Rays by language

Over the past year Pratibha Ray has had the most page views in the with 31,821 views, followed by Odia (8,861), and Hindi (5,557). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Eastern Punjabi (75.27%), Sanskrit (42.38%), and Assamese (32.28%)


Among writers, Pratibha Ray ranks 5,018 out of 7,302Before her are Margery Allingham, Álvaro Cunqueiro, Anna Maria Ortese, Joanna Russ, Paul Theroux, and Wolf Erlbruch. After her are Michael Hirst, Nicolaas Beets, Rosa Liksom, Aemilius Macer, Peer Hultberg, and Joyce Mansour.

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Among people born in 1944, Pratibha Ray ranks 492Before her are Roger Dean, Seán Patrick O'Malley, José Luis Garci, István Géczi, Paul Keating, and Chi Cheng. After her are Fausto Leali, Bev Bevan, Sulochana Gadgil, Francis Girod, Dale Dye, and Volodymyr Kaplychnyi.

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In India

Among people born in India, Pratibha Ray ranks 636 out of 1,861Before her are Rukmini Devi Arundale (1904), Hariprasad Chaurasia (1938), Homi K. Bhabha (1949), Wasim Sajjad (1941), William Birdwood (1865), and S. Jaishankar (1955). After her are Sudha Murty (1950), Rakesh Roshan (1949), Ram Vilas Paswan (1946), Preity Zinta (1975), Sulochana Gadgil (1944), and Syama Prasad Mukherjee (1901).

Among WRITERS In India

Among writers born in India, Pratibha Ray ranks 97Before her are Dharamvir Bharati (1926), Qurratulain Hyder (1927), Suniti Kumar Chatterji (1890), Kedarnath Singh (1934), Swarnakumari Devi (1855), and Sahir Ludhianvi (1921). After her are Amitav Ghosh (1956), Cornelia Sorabji (1866), Ismat Chughtai (1915), Muthuswami Dikshitar (1775), Nalini Bala Devi (1898), and Roshanara Begum (1617).