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Shashi Kapoor

1938 - 2017

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Shashi Kapoor (pronounced [ʃʌʃːi kʌpuɾ]; (born Balbir Raj Kapoor; 18 March 1938 – 4 December 2017) was an Indian actor and film producer who is best known for his work in Hindi films. A recipient of several accolades, including four National Film Awards and two Filmfare Awards, he also featured in a number of English-language international films, particularly films produced by Merchant Ivory. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Shashi Kapoor has received more than 8,274,444 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Shashi Kapoor is the 1,812th most popular actor (down from 1,645th in 2019), the 253rd most popular biography from India (down from 251st in 2019) and the 18th most popular Indian Actor.

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Among ACTORS

Among actors, Shashi Kapoor ranks 1,812 out of 10,030Before him are Venantino Venantini, Sylvia Miles, Randy Quaid, Charlie Hunnam, Folco Lulli, and Elisabeth Bergner. After him are Jamie Dornan, Marcel Dalio, Werner Krauss, Paolo Stoppa, Lee Min-ho, and Frank Finlay.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1938, Shashi Kapoor ranks 187Before him are Talal Abu-Ghazaleh, Rauno Aaltonen, Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o, Jim Simons, Chas Chandler, and Ed Lauter. After him are Alan Dershowitz, Grethe Ingmann, Lee Morgan, Venedikt Yerofeyev, Vakhtang Kikabidze, and Amfilohije Radović. Among people deceased in 2017, Shashi Kapoor ranks 166Before him are Igor Volk, Shadia, Igor Shafarevich, Gorden Kaye, Naim Süleymanoğlu, and Lennart Nilsson. After him are Miloslav Vlk, Roger Walkowiak, Veljo Tormis, Aleksey Batalov, Maryam Mirzakhani, and Charles Robert Jenkins.

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In India

Among people born in India, Shashi Kapoor ranks 253 out of 1,227Before him are Kocheril R. Narayanan (1921), Abdul Rahim Khan-I-Khana (1556), Anandi Gopal Joshi (1865), Jahandar Shah (1661), Nana Sahib (1824), and Guru Hargobind (1595). After him are Zeb-un-Nissa (1638), M. Night Shyamalan (1970), Farrukhsiyar (1685), Anna Mani (1918), Pran (1920), and Jahanara Begum (1614).

Among ACTORS In India

Among actors born in India, Shashi Kapoor ranks 18Before him are Hema Malini (1948), Shilpa Shetty (1975), Jaya Bachchan (1948), Rishi Kapoor (1952), Nargis (1929), and Irrfan Khan (1967). After him are Pran (1920), Merle Oberon (1911), Savitri (1936), Joanna Lumley (1946), Rajesh Khanna (1942), and Sridevi (1963).

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