Sanjeev Kumar

1938 - 1985

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Sanjeev Kumar (born Harihar Jethalal Jariwala; 9 July 1938 – 6 November 1985) was an Indian actor. He won several major awards including two National Film Awards for Best Actor for his performances in the movies Dastak (1970) and Koshish (1972). He acted in genres ranging from romantic dramas to thrillers, and was voted the seventh greatest actor of Indian cinema of all-time in a poll conducted by did not mind playing roles that were non-glamorous, such as characters well beyond his age. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sanjeev Kumar has received more than 2,675,095 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Sanjeev Kumar is the 2,802nd most popular actor (down from 2,668th in 2019), the 365th most popular biography from India (down from 342nd in 2019) and the 31st most popular Indian Actor.

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Among actors, Sanjeev Kumar ranks 2,802 out of 10,030Before him are Rajinikanth, Tori Spelling, Pierre Fresnay, Bruce McGill, Arkady Raikin, and Kristanna Loken. After him are Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Marisa Allasio, Dennis Haysbert, Clive Revill, Cuba Gooding Jr., and Doug Savant.

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Among people born in 1938, Sanjeev Kumar ranks 261Before him are Leonardo Favio, Jean Rollin, José Torres, Jayant Narlikar, Michel Duchaussoy, and Masakatsu Miyamoto. After him are Pupi Avati, Antonio Maria Vegliò, Michael Verhoeven, Lyudmila Petrushevskaya, Cayetano Ré, and Sergio Martino. Among people deceased in 1985, Sanjeev Kumar ranks 114Before him are Abe Lenstra, Oreco, Vivien Thomas, Princess Eudoxia of Bulgaria, Penn Nouth, and George Raynor. After him are Alexander Mikulin, Bruno de Finetti, Clarence Nash, Michel Audiard, Samantha Smith, and Josef Čtyřoký.

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In India

Among people born in India, Sanjeev Kumar ranks 365 out of 1,227Before him are Gupta (240), Mahbub ul Haq (1934), Syama Prasad Mukherjee (1901), Lakshmi Sahgal (1914), Rajinikanth (1950), and Abdul Sattar Edhi (1928). After him are Jaimini (-390), Begum Hazrat Mahal (1820), Satya Nadella (1967), Guru Har Rai (1630), Mohammad Hidayatullah (1905), and Bhāskara I (600).

Among ACTORS In India

Among actors born in India, Sanjeev Kumar ranks 31Before him are Anil Kapoor (1956), Shammi Kapoor (1931), Vidya Balan (1979), Kajol (1974), Madhubala (1933), and Rajinikanth (1950). After him are Meena Kumari (1933), Prakash Raj (1965), Akshay Kumar (1967), Nutan (1936), Priyanka Chopra (1982), and Jackie Shroff (1957).

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