Sitara Devi

1920 - 2014

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Sitara Devi (born Dhanlakshmi; 8 November 1920 – 25 November 2014) was an Indian dancer of the classical Kathak style of dancing, a singer, and an actress. She was the recipient of several awards and accolades, and performed at several prestigious venues in India and abroad; including the Royal Albert Hall, London (1967) and at the Carnegie Hall, New York (1976). At a young age Devi met Rabindranath Tagore. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sitara Devi has received more than 600,352 page views. Her biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Sitara Devi is the 7,096th most popular actor, the 838th most popular biography from India and the 135th most popular Indian Actor.

Memorability Metrics

  • 600k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 43.01

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 17

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.91

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.10

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Sitara Devis by language

Over the past year Sitara Devi has had the most page views in the with 61,681 views, followed by Hindi (13,432), and Bengali (997). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are (600.00%), Eastern Punjabi (414.29%), and Kannada (32.00%)


Among actors, Sitara Devi ranks 7,096 out of 13,578Before her are Alberta Watson, Laurie Bird, Joseph Mascolo, Masakazu Morita, Claudia Christian, and Byron Mann. After her are Byun Baek-hyun, Don Keefer, Samaire Armstrong, Álex González, Angelababy, and Kerr Smith.

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Among people born in 1920, Sitara Devi ranks 410Before her are Walter Frederick Morrison, Adolph Dubs, Pierre Jonquères d'Oriola, Jacqueline Mazéas, Keith Andrews, and Julio Bolbochán. After her are Edy Reinalter, Paul Scott, Joyce King, Friedrich Waller, Dorothy Abbott, and Duncan Hamilton. Among people deceased in 2014, Sitara Devi ranks 472Before her are Tony Settember, Dannie Abse, Imre Gedővári, Marcia Strassman, Patrice Wymore, and Edmund Bruggmann. After her are Don Keefer, Gholam Hossein Mazloumi, Abel Laudonio, Béla Várady, Maxine Kumin, and Scott Asheton.

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In India

Among people born in India, Sitara Devi ranks 838 out of 1,861Before her are Harold Walden (1887), V. K. Krishna Menon (1896), Vikram Seth (1952), John Hunt, Baron Hunt (1910), Indira Nath (1938), and V. Shantaram (1901). After her are Adolf Lu Hitler Marak (1958), Daulat Singh Kothari (1906), Salmaan Taseer (1944), Varsha Adalja (1940), Shreeram Shankar Abhyankar (1930), and Narayan Rao (1755).

Among ACTORS In India

Among actors born in India, Sitara Devi ranks 135Before her are Boman Irani (1959), Anjali Devi (1927), Manorama (1937), Smita Patil (1955), Lalita Pawar (1916), and Sonu Sood (1973). After her are Geeta Bali (1930), Paresh Rawal (1955), Tabu (1971), Neetu Singh (1958), Huma Qureshi (1986), and P. Bhanumathi (1925).

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