Subhash Ghai

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Subhash Ghai (born 24 January 1945) is an Indian film director, producer, actor, lyricist, music director and screenwriter, known for his works predominantly in Hindi cinema. He was one of the most prominent and successful filmmakers of Hindi cinema throughout 80s and 90s. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Subhash Ghai has received more than 2,603,693 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Subhash Ghai is the 1,493rd most popular film director (up from 1,537th in 2019), the 847th most popular biography from India (down from 816th in 2019) and the 16th most popular Indian Film Director.

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Among film directors, Subhash Ghai ranks 1,493 out of 2,041Before him are Doris Dörrie, Lav Diaz, Ari Aster, Tom Mankiewicz, Oscar Apfel, and Eytan Fox. After him are Alik Sakharov, Tom Shadyac, Don Coscarelli, Euzhan Palcy, Barrie M. Osborne, and Peter Schamoni.

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Among people born in 1945, Subhash Ghai ranks 593Before him are Yves Herbet, Christy Moore, Cipriano Chemello, István Juhász, Randy Matson, and Georg Volkert. After him are Eugenie Scott, Brewster H. Shaw, Shirley Walker, Baudilio Jáuregui, Ousmane Issoufi Maïga, and Max Hastings.

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In India

Among people born in India, Subhash Ghai ranks 847 out of 1,861Before him are Salmaan Taseer (1944), Varsha Adalja (1940), Shreeram Shankar Abhyankar (1930), Narayan Rao (1755), Y. S. Rajasekhara Reddy (1949), and Jadav Payeng (1963). After him are Salil Chowdhury (1925), Bhanu Athaiya (1929), Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi (1941), Rajeshwari Chatterjee (1922), Virat Kohli (1988), and Chidambaram Subramaniam (1910).


Among film directors born in India, Subhash Ghai ranks 16Before him are Shyam Benegal (1934), Khwaja Ahmad Abbas (1914), Adoor Gopalakrishnan (1941), Tarsem Singh (1961), Ismail Merchant (1936), and V. Shantaram (1901). After him are Deepa Mehta (1950), Aparna Sen (1945), Tapan Sinha (1924), Karan Johar (1972), Nasir Hussain (1931), and Prakash Jha (1952).