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Python IMDbPY – Getting Person name from searched name

  • Last Updated : 30 Jul, 2021

In this article we will see how we can get the person name from the searched list of name, we use search_name method to find all the related names.
search_name method returns list and each element of list work as a dictionary i.e. they can be queried by giving the key of the data, here key will be name.
 

Syntax : names[0][‘name’]
Here names is the list return by search_name method and names[0] refer to the first element of list. 
Return : It returns string i.e name. 
 

Below is the implementation 

Python3




# importing the module
import imdb
  
# creating instance of IMDb
ia = imdb.IMDb()
  
# name of the person
name = "Nawazudin Siddiqui"
  
# searching the name of the person
search = ia.search_person(name)
 
# printing whole list
print(search)
 
# printing the name
for i in range(len(search)):
    print(search[i]['name'])

output : 
 

[Person id:1596350[http] name:_Nawazuddin Siddiqui_]
Nawazuddin Siddiqui

Another example : 

Python3




# importing the module
import imdb
  
# creating instance of IMDb
ia = imdb.IMDb()
  
# name of the person
name = "Neil Nitin mukesh"
  
# searching the name of the person
search = ia.search_person(name)
 
# printing the name
for i in range(len(search)):
    print(search[i]['name'])

Output : 

Neil Nitin Mukesh
Nitin Mukesh
Naman Nitin Mukesh
Nitin Mukesh

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