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Raj Kapoor

1924 - 1988

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Raj Kapoor (pronunciation: [ɾaːd͡ʒ kəpuːɾ], born Shrishti Nath Kapoor; also known as Ranbir Raj Kapoor; 14 December 1924 – 2 June 1988) was an Indian actor, film director and producer, who worked in Hindi cinema. He is considered one of the greatest and most influential actors and filmmakers in Hindi Cinema. He is often referred to as The Greatest Showman of Indian Cinema. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Raj Kapoor has received more than 10,573,755 page views. His biography is available in 67 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 62 in 2019). Raj Kapoor is the 771st most popular actor (down from 714th in 2019), the 22nd most popular biography from Pakistan (down from 18th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Pakistani Actor.

Raj Kapoor is most famous for his films Awaara (1951) and Shree 420 (1955).

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Among actors, Raj Kapoor ranks 771 out of 9,996Before him are Oliver Reed, Lotte Lenya, Lambert Wilson, Yuri Nikulin, Glenn Ford, and Lita Grey. After him are Sara Montiel, Jill Ireland, Barbara Bel Geddes, David Duchovny, Fernanda Montenegro, and Brian Cox.

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Among people born in 1924, Raj Kapoor ranks 65Before him are Hermann Buhl, Roberts Blossom, Roza Shanina, Ephraim Kishon, Antony Hewish, and Michel Tournier. After him are Ante Marković, Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq, André Franquin, Dorothy Malone, Alexandre José Maria dos Santos, and Leonid Kogan. Among people deceased in 1988, Raj Kapoor ranks 32Before him are Paul Grice, Klaus Fuchs, Muzafer Sherif, Franz Josef Strauss, Farida of Egypt, and Hans Urs von Balthasar. After him are Hermann Graf, Richard S. Castellano, Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq, Henryk Szeryng, Valerie Solanas, and Hiroaki Sato.

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In Pakistan

Among people born in Pakistan, Raj Kapoor ranks 22 out of 180Before him are Zulfikar Ali Bhutto (1928), Abdus Salam (1926), Kabir Bedi (1946), Har Gobind Khorana (1922), Aga Khan III (1877), and Dev Anand (1923). After him are Ranjit Singh (1780), Imran Khan (1952), Manmohan Singh (1932), Arif Alvi (1949), Guru Ram Das (1534), and Bacha Khan (1890).

Among ACTORS In Pakistan

Among actors born in Pakistan, Raj Kapoor ranks 3Before him are Kabir Bedi (1946) and Dev Anand (1923). After him are Kumail Nanjiani (1978), Dilip Kumar (1922), Sunil Dutt (1929), Prithviraj Kapoor (1906), Raaj Kumar (1926), Art Malik (1952), Vinod Khanna (1946), Manoj Kumar (1937), and Margaret Lockwood (1916).

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