Sonal Mansingh

1944 - Today

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Sonal Mansingh (born 30 April 1944) is an Indian classical dancer and Guru in Bharatanatyam and Odissi dancing style. She has been nominated by the President of India to become a Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sonal Mansingh has received more than 427,062 page views. Her biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Sonal Mansingh is the 94th most popular dancer (down from 90th in 2019), the 765th most popular biography from India (up from 832nd in 2019) and the 6th most popular Indian Dancer.

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  • 430k

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  • 44.63

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 20

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.13

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.38

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Sonal Mansinghs by language

Over the past year Sonal Mansingh has had the most page views in the with 79,596 views, followed by Hindi (16,987), and Marathi (1,868). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Gujarati (248.85%), Western Punjabi (156.86%), and Egyptian Arabic (59.65%)


Among dancers, Sonal Mansingh ranks 94 out of 116Before her are Adam Darius, Yvonne Rainer, Katherine Dunham, Frankie Manning, Dušanka Sifnios, and Svetlana Zakharova. After her are Jin Xing, Saroj Khan, Robert Helpmann, Twyla Tharp, Antony Tudor, and Rachel Brice.

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Among people born in 1944, Sonal Mansingh ranks 599Before her are Dave Edmunds, Chris Hillman, Idriz Hošić, Ramiro Blacut, Lorne Michaels, and Gunhild Hoffmeister. After her are Judee Sill, Benjamin Kogo, Albin Planinc, James Arthur, Lynn Harrell, and Regine Heitzer.

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In India

Among people born in India, Sonal Mansingh ranks 765 out of 1,861Before her are Raj Reddy (1937), Reita Faria (1943), Chandramukhi Basu (1860), Ruskin Bond (1934), Nanda (1939), and Mehmood (1932). After her are Amit Shah (1964), Gurdial Singh (1933), Shakti Kapoor (1952), Adoor Gopalakrishnan (1941), Mammootty (1951), and Godfrey Brown (1915).

Among DANCERS In India

Among dancers born in India, Sonal Mansingh ranks 6Before her are Birju Maharaj (1937), Mrinalini Sarabhai (1918), Rukmini Devi Arundale (1904), Yamini Krishnamurthy (1940), and Balasaraswati (1918). After her are Saroj Khan (1948), Padma Subrahmanyam (1943), Kapila Vatsyayan (1928), Geeta Kapur (1973), and Vaibhavi Merchant (1975).