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  1. Birbal or Raja Birbal, was a Brahmin advisor in the court of the Mughal emperor Akbar. Birbal had a close association with the emperor, being part of his group of courtiers called the navaratna or nine jewels. Birbal is mostly remembered in folk tales, which focus on his wit. In 1586, he led an army to crush an unrest in the north-west Indian subcontinent, which failed tragically when he was killed along with many troops, in an ambush by the rebel tribe. Towards the end of Akbar's reign, local folk tales emerged involving his interactions with Akbar, portraying him as being extremely clever and witty. As the tales gained popularity in India, he became even more of a legendary figure across India and neighbouring countries of India. No evidence is present that Birbal, like how he is shown in the folk tales, influenced Akbar's beliefs, decisions and policies by his witticism. It was Akbar's religious tolerance, social liberalism and affection for him that was the cause of his success.
  2. Birbal is an actor.

There are other people with in their name, like Birbal Dhar and Birbal Sahni.


  1. Birbal a.k.a. Johar is a fictional character from the 1972 film Dastaan.
  2. Birbal is a fictional character from the 1982 film Vakil Babu.
  3. Birbal is a fictional character from 2010 film Bhavnao Ko Samjho.
  4. Birbal is a fictional character from the 1969 film Waris.
  5. Birbal is a fictional character from the 1977 film Paheli.
  6. Birbal is a fictional character from the 1973 film Jheel Ke Us Paar.
  7. Birbal is a fictional character from the 1970 film Safar.
  8. Birbal is a fictional character from the 1979 film Bhakti Mein Shakti.
  9. Birbal is a fictional character from the 1943 film Tansen.

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Indian Cinema (2014)

by Ashish Rajadhyaksha, Paul Willemen

Birbal Ki Beti (NanubhaiVakil , ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Post-Colonial Literatures in English (2004)

by Eugene Benson, L.W. Conolly

as well asseveral booksof children's stories,including All About Birbal ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of Tourism Resources in India (2001)

by Manohar Sajnani

Fatehpur Sikri Birbal Bhavan — Thought to have been built either by or for Akbar's favourite courtier, Raja Birbal, this elegant building provoked Victor Hugo , the ninteenth century French author, to comment that is was either a very small ...

Google previewDictionary of Geography, Descriptive, Physical, Statistical, and Historical, Forming a Complete General Gazetteer of the World (1853)

by Alexander Keith Johnston

Sereth, Birbal, and Bistritz, all flowing S. Surface covered with ...

Google previewDictionary of Geography (1855)

by sir Alexander Keith Johnston

Chief rivers, the Pruth, Sereth, Birbal, and Bistritz, all flowing S. In the N.W. it is traversed by the Carpathians, which here reach the snow line. Surface covered with forests and pasture lands, in which vast numbers of horses and cattle are ...

Google previewThe Imperial Dictionary of the English Language (1883)

A Complete Encyclopedic Lexicon, Literary, Scientific, and Technological by John Ogilvie

Bye-ball (birbal),n. In cricA:e(, same as Dye By-end (bi' end), n. Private end; secret purpose or advantage. All persons that worship for fear, profit, or some other by-end, fall within the intendment of this fahlc. Sir X. l.'F.strangr. Bye-wasn, By-lead ...

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