1932 - 2021

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Shashikala Saigal (née Jawalkar; 4 August 1932 – 4 April 2021), better known by her first name, was an Indian film and television actress, who played supporting roles in hundreds of Bollywood films beginning in the 1940s. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Shashikala has received more than 1,231,271 page views. Her biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Shashikala is the 8,530th most popular actor (up from 9,247th in 2019), the 962nd most popular biography from India (down from 928th in 2019) and the 163rd most popular Indian Actor.

Memorability Metrics

  • 1.2M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 40.26

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 19

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.57

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.76

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Shashikalas by language

Over the past year Shashikala has had the most page views in the with 104,767 views, followed by Hindi (5,075), and Russian (1,656). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Eastern Punjabi (379.78%), Azerbaijani (126.13%), and Assamese (82.31%)


Among actors, Shashikala ranks 8,530 out of 13,578Before her are Anthony Ruivivar, Zahn McClarnon, Nadira, Amber Benson, Cleavon Little, and Mía Maestro. After her are Jasmin Tabatabai, Timothy Busfield, Lea Salonga, Stuart Erwin, Seamus Dever, and Mel Winkler.

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Among people born in 1932, Shashikala ranks 546Before her are Jack Smith, Kurt Schmid, Aladár Kovácsi, Charlie Rich, Bob McGrath, and Nadira. After her are Jacqueline Beer, Dennis Skinner, Bob Houbregs, Vic Crowe, Charles Adkins, and Johnny Kerr. Among people deceased in 2021, Shashikala ranks 647Before her are Ian St John, Gert Blomé, Zizinho, Tuomo Ylipulli, Antonio de la Torre, and Vladimir Vysotsky. After her are Aleksandr Timoshinin, Richard Lerner, Paul Westphal, Mo Hayder, Aleksandr Klepikov, and Tommy Troelsen.

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In India

Among people born in India, Shashikala ranks 962 out of 1,861Before her are Usha Uthup (1947), Bipasha Basu (1979), Dipali Barthakur (1941), Ameesha Patel (1975), Geetanjali Shree (1957), and Leo Amery (1873). After her are Sanjay Leela Bhansali (1963), Akshaye Khanna (1975), Sharda Sinha (1952), Devi Shetty (1953), Tariq Anwar (1945), and Arbaaz Khan (1967).

Among ACTORS In India

Among actors born in India, Shashikala ranks 163Before her are Silk Smitha (1960), Brahmanandam (1956), Nimmi (1933), Anushka Sharma (1988), Bipasha Basu (1979), and Ameesha Patel (1975). After her are Akshaye Khanna (1975), Arbaaz Khan (1967), Malaika Arora (1973), Lakshmi (1952), Raveena Tandon (1974), and Ranbir Kapoor (1982).

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