Sultan Rahi

1938 - 1996

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Sultan Rahi (Urdu: ﺳﻠﻄﺎﻥ ﺭﺍﮨﯽ‎; June 24, 1938 – January 9, 1996) was a Pakistani actor, producer and screenwriter. He established himself as one of the leading and most successful actors of Pakistani and Punjabi cinema, and received a reputation as Pakistan's "Clint Eastwood". During a career spanning 40 years, he acted in some 703 Punjabi films and 100 Urdu films, winning around 160 awards.Rahi earned two Nigar Awards for his work in Babul (1971) and Basheera (1972). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sultan Rahi has received more than 799,428 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Sultan Rahi is the 7,389th most popular actor (down from 6,054th in 2019), the 110th most popular biography from Pakistan (down from 94th in 2019) and the 23rd most popular Pakistani Actor.

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Among actors, Sultan Rahi ranks 7,389 out of 10,030Before him are Eddie Griffin, Tracie Thoms, Ronnie Barker, Linnea Quigley, Rebecka Liljeberg, and Sheryl Lee Ralph. After him are Eion Bailey, Tino Insana, Masanobu Ando, Ashley Olsen, Allen Covert, and Christian Kane.

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Among people born in 1938, Sultan Rahi ranks 448Before him are Paddy Moloney, Ann Jones, Gary Collins, Phillip Griffiths, Leonard Frey, and Dawn Wells. After him are Maxine Waters, Sam Nunn, Ishmael Reed, Ian St John, Lynn Carlin, and Keith Greene. Among people deceased in 1996, Sultan Rahi ranks 249Before him are Jean Muir, Barney Ewell, Tommy Lawton, Audrey Meadows, Vince Edwards, and Barbara Jordan. After him are Ron Brown, Dunc Gray, Sim Iness, Dana Hill, Jonathan Larson, and Yevgeny Rodionov.

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In Pakistan

Among people born in Pakistan, Sultan Rahi ranks 110 out of 158Before him are Ram Jethmalani (1923), Malik Meraj Khalid (1915), Shamshad Begum (1919), Yash Pal (1926), Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri (1951), and Iqbal Theba (1963). After him are Kulbhushan Kharbanda (1944), Shahid Khaqan Abbasi (1958), Chetan Anand (1915), Shahbaz Bhatti (1968), Baitullah Mehsud (1974), and Ramesh Sippy (1947).

Among ACTORS In Pakistan

Among actors born in Pakistan, Sultan Rahi ranks 23Before him are Sadhana Shivdasani (1941), Prem Chopra (1935), Suraiya (1929), Geeta Bali (1930), Kamini Kaushal (1927), and Iqbal Theba (1963). After him are Kulbhushan Kharbanda (1944), Googie Withers (1917), Salma Agha (1956), Dilshad Vadsaria (1985), Qandeel Baloch (1990), and Ali Zafar (1980).

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