Filmfare Award for Best Actor
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The Filmfare Award for Best Actor is an award, begun in 1954, presented annually at the Filmfare Awards to an actor for the best performance in a leading role in Hindi cinema. The is given by Filmfare as part of its annual Filmfare Awards for Hindi (Bollywood) films. The award was first given in 1954. As of 2016, Dilip Kumar and Shah Rukh Khan lead the list, with eight wins each.
|Filmfare Award for Best Actor|
|Awarded for||Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role|
Dilip Kumar, |
|Currently held by||
Irrfan Khan, |
Hindi Medium (2018)
|Actor with most awards||Dilip Kumar, Shahrukh Khan||8|
|Actor with most nominations||Amitabh Bachchan||32|
|Actor with most consecutive nominations||Aamir Khan (1989-97)||9|
|Actor with most decades||Amitabh Bachchan||4|
|Actor with most nominations in a single year||Amitabh Bachchan (1979,1983)
Shah Rukh Khan (2005)
|Actor with most nominations without ever winning||Salman Khan||11|
|Oldest winner||Amitabh Bachchan||67|
|Oldest nominee||Amitabh Bachchan||74|
|Youngest winner||Rishi Kapoor||21|
|Youngest nominee||Darsheel Safary||11|
Dilip Kumar and Shah Rukh Khan, with eight wins, have more Best Actor awards than any other actor. Amitabh Bachchan has five wins, Hrithik Roshan have four wins, Rajesh Khanna , Naseeruddin Shah and Aamir Khan have three wins each. Seven actors have won the award twice in chronological order they are Raj Kapoor, Sunil Dutt, Dev Anand, Ashok Kumar, Sanjeev Kumar, Anil Kapoor and Ranbir Kapoor.
Dilip Kumar also holds the record for most consecutive wins, having won the award for three years in a row from 1956 to 1958. Six other actors have won the award in consecutive years; in chronological order, they are Rajesh Khanna (1971–72), Sanjeev Kumar (1976–77), Amitabh Bachchan (1978–79), Naseeruddin Shah (1981–82), Shah Rukh Khan (1998–99), and Ranbir Kapoor (2012–13).
Actors who have won both Best Actor and Best Supporting Actor awards include Ashok Kumar, Sanjeev Kumar, Amitabh Bachchan, Shammi Kapoor, Anil Kapoor, Anupam Kher, Sunny Deol, Jackie Shroff, Nana Patekar, Farhan Akhtar, Rishi Kapoor and Irrfan Khan.
Three actors were nominated for both these awards, Best Actor and Best Supporting Actor, for the same performance: Raaj Kumar for Kaajal (1967), Ashok Kumar for Aashirwad (1970) and Kamal Haasan for Saagar (1986). On both occasions, Ashok Kumar and Kamal Haasan won the Best Actor award and Raaj Kumar won the Best Supporting Actor award.
Nine actors have won the Best Actor award in both the Popular and Critics categories; in chronological order they are; Anupam Kher, Shah Rukh Khan, Anil Kapoor, Amitabh Bachchan, Hrithik Roshan, Aamir Khan, Ranbir Kapoor, Rishi Kapoor, Shahid Kapoor and Irrfan Khan.
Actors who won both these Best Actor awards (Popular and Critics) in the same year are Shah Rukh Khan (1994), Hrithik Roshan (2004), Amitabh Bachchan (2006) and Ranbir Kapoor (2012).
Three actors have won the award for their debut performances: Rishi Kapoor for Bobby (1974), Anupam Kher for Saaransh (1985) and Hrithik Roshan for Kaho Naa... Pyaar Hai (2001). Other actors who got nominated in this category for their debut performances are Sunny Deol for Betaab (1984) and Darsheel Safary for Taare Zameen Par (2008).
Darsheel Safary became the youngest Best Actor nominee in the history of Filmfare at the age of 11. Rishi Kapoor became the youngest winner of Best Actor award at the age of 21.
Aamir Khan has the highest number of consecutive nominations, having been nominated for the Award every year from 1989 till 1997, eventually winning in the 9th consecutive nomination for Raja Hindustani (1997). Followed by Amitabh Bachchan being nominated consecutive eight times from 1976 to 1983 having total 15 nominations and winning the award twice in 1978 and 1979.
Dilip Kumar achieved supremacy in 1950s with four wins and continued domination in 1960s with three wins. Rajesh Khanna took over in the 1970s with three wins. Naseeruddin Shah emerged successful in the 1980s with three wins. Shah Rukh Khan garnered triumph with four wins in the 1990s. Hrithik Roshan had four wins in 2000s. Amitabh Bachchan and Ranbir Kapoor are leading the 2010s with two wins to their credit.
Amitabh Bachchan and Shah Rukh Khan hold the record for the highest number of Best Actor nominations in a single year. Amitabh Bachchan has been nominated thrice in 1979 and 1983 and Shah Rukh Khan in 2005.
Dilip Kumar, Amitabh Bachchan and Shah Rukh Khan are the most awarded actors in the overall acting categories, with eight awards each: Dilip Kumar and Shah Rukh Khan are the winners of eight Best Actor awards, and Amitabh Bachchan is the winner of five Best Actor awards and three Best Supporting Actor awards. Amitabh Bachchan is the most nominated actor in any major acting category at Filmfare, with 41 nominations overall.
Hrithik Roshan, Shah Rukh Khan and Salman Khan are the only actors to be nominated twice for the same role. Hrithik Roshan achieved this feat twice in the Krrish franchise; he was nominated for his role as Krishna Mehra in 2007 and 2014, and for his role as Rohit Mehra in 2004 and 2014 (he won in 2004). Shah Rukh Khan was nominated in 2007 and 2012 for his portrayal of the titular character in Don and Salman Khan was nominated in 2011 and 2013 for his role as Chulbul Pandey in Dabangg and Dabangg 2 respectively.
- 32 Nominations: Amitabh Bachchan
- 25 Nominations: Shah Rukh Khan
- 19 Nominations: Dilip Kumar, Aamir Khan
- 13 Nominations: Rajesh Khanna, Hrithik Roshan
- 11 Nominations: Sanjeev Kumar, Salman Khan
- 8 Nominations: Ranbir Kapoor
- 7 Nominations: Anil Kapoor, Ajay Devgn
- 6 Nominations: Raj Kapoor, Dev Anand, Naseeruddin Shah
- 5 Nominations: Sunny Deol, Govinda, Rishi Kapoor, Akshay Kumar
- 4 Nominations: Dharmendra, Manoj Kumar, Kamal Haasan, Sanjay Dutt, Shahid Kapoor
- 3 Nominations: Ashok Kumar, Rajendra Kumar, Sunil Dutt, Nana Patekar, Abhishek Bachchan
- 2 Nominations: Bharat Bhushan, Shammi Kapoor, Vinod Khanna, Amol Palekar, Raj Babbar, Jackie Shroff, Manoj Bajpai, Saif Ali Khan, Ranveer Singh, Irrfan Khan, Varun Dhawan
List of winners and nomineesEdit
- 1954 Dilip Kumar – Daag as Shankar
- 1955 Bharat Bhushan – Shri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu as Chaitanya Mahaprabhu
- 1956 Dilip Kumar – Azaad as Abdul Rahim Khan
- 1957 Dilip Kumar – Devdas as Devdas Mukherjee
- 1958 Dilip Kumar – Naya Daur as Shankar
- 1959 Dev Anand – Kala Pani as Karan Mehra
- 1960 Raj Kapoor – Anari as Raj Kumar
- 1961 Dilip Kumar – Kohinoor as Rajkumar Dhivendra Pratap Bahadur Chandrabhan
- 1962 Raj Kapoor – Jis Desh Men Ganga Behti Hai as Raju
- 1963 Ashok Kumar – Rakhi as Raj Kumar
- 1964 Sunil Dutt – Mujhe Jeene Do as Thakhur Jernail Singh
- 1965 Dilip Kumar – Leader as Vijay Khanna
- 1966 Sunil Dutt – Khandan as Govind S. Lal
- 1967 Dev Anand – Guide as Raju
- 1968 Dilip Kumar – Ram Aur Shyam as Ram / Shyam
- 1969 Shammi Kapoor – Brahmachari as Brahmachari
- 1970 Ashok Kumar – Aashirwad as Shivnath 'Joggi Thakur' Choudhary
- 1971 Rajesh Khanna – Sachaa Jhutha as Bhola/Ranjit Kumar
- 1972 Rajesh Khanna – Anand as Anand Saigal
- 1973 Manoj Kumar – Be-Imaan as Mohan
- 1974 Rishi Kapoor – Bobby as Raj Nath
- 1975 Rajesh Khanna – Avishkaar as Amar
- 1976 Sanjeev Kumar – Aandhi as J.K
- 1977 Sanjeev Kumar – Arjun Pandit as Arjun Pandit
- 1978 Amitabh Bachchan – Amar Akbar Anthony as Anthony Gonzalves
- 1979 Amitabh Bachchan – Don as Don / Vijay
- 1980 Amol Palekar – Gol Maal as Ram/Laxman Prasad Dasharath Prasad Sharma
- 1981 Naseeruddin Shah – Aakrosh as Bhaskar Kulkarni
- 1982 Naseeruddin Shah – Chakra as Looka
- 1983 Dilip Kumar – Shakti as DCP Ashwini Kumar
- 1984 Naseeruddin Shah – Masoom as D. K. Malhotra
- 1985 Anupam Kher – Saaransh as B. V. Pradhan
- 1986 Kamal Haasan – Saagar as Raja
- 1987 No Award
- 1988 No Award
- 1989 Anil Kapoor – Tezaab as Mahesh "Munna" Deshmukh
- 1990 Jackie Shroff – Parinda as Kishen
- 1991 Sunny Deol – Ghayal as Ajay Mehra
- 1992 Amitabh Bachchan – Hum as Tiger / Shekhar Malhotra
- 1993 Anil Kapoor – Beta as Raju
- 1994 Shah Rukh Khan – Baazigar as Ajay Sharma / Vicky Malhotra
- 1995 Nana Patekar - Krantiveer as Pratap Narayan Tilak
- 1996 Shah Rukh Khan – Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge as Raj Malhotra
- 1997 Aamir Khan – Raja Hindustani as Raja Hindustani
- 1998 Shah Rukh Khan – Dil To Pagal Hai as Rahul
- 1999 Shah Rukh Khan – Kuch Kuch Hota Hai as Rahul Khanna
- 2000 Sanjay Dutt – Vaastav: The Reality as Raghunath "Raghu" Namdev Shivalkar
- 2001 Hrithik Roshan – Kaho Naa... Pyaar Hai as Rohit / Raj Chopra
- 2002 Aamir Khan – Lagaan as Bhuvan
- 2003 Shah Rukh Khan – Devdas as Devdas Mukherjee
- 2004 Hrithik Roshan – Koi... Mil Gaya as Rohit Mehra
- 2005 Shah Rukh Khan – Swades as Mohan Bhargav
- 2006 Amitabh Bachchan – Black as Debraj Sahai
- 2007 Hrithik Roshan – Dhoom 2 as Mr. A / Aryan
- 2008 Shah Rukh Khan – Chak De! India as Coach Kabir Khan
- 2009 Hrithik Roshan – Jodhaa Akbar as Jalaluddin Muhammad Akbar
- 2010 Amitabh Bachchan – Paa as Auro
- Aamir Khan – 3 Idiots as Ranchoddas 'Rancho' Shamaldas Chanchad / Phunsukh Wangdu
- Ranbir Kapoor – Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani as Prem Shankar Sharma
- Ranbir Kapoor – Wake Up Sid as Siddharth Mehra
- Saif Ali Khan – Love Aaj Kal as Jai Vardhan Singh/Young Veer Singh
- Shahid Kapoor – Kaminey as Charlie / Guddu
- 2011 Shah Rukh Khan – My Name Is Khan as Rizwan Khan
- 2012 Ranbir Kapoor - Rockstar as Janardhan "Jordan" Jakhar
- 2013 Ranbir Kapoor – Barfi! as Barfi
- 2014 Farhan Akhtar – Bhaag Milkha Bhaag as Milkha Singh
- 2015 Shahid Kapoor – Haider as Haider Meer
- 2016 Ranveer Singh – Bajirao Mastani as Peshwa Bajirao
- 2017 Aamir Khan – Dangal as Mahavir Singh Phogat
- Amitabh Bachchan – Pink as Deepak Sehgal
- Ranbir Kapoor – Ae Dil Hai Mushkil as Ayan Sanger
- Salman Khan – Sultan as Sultan Ali Khan
- Shah Rukh Khan – Fan as Gaurav Chandna / Aryan Khanna
- Shahid Kapoor – Udta Punjab as Tejinder "Tommy" Singh / Gabru
- Sushant Singh Rajput – M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story as Mahendra Singh Dhoni
- 2018 Irrfan Khan – Hindi Medium as Raj Batra
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