Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Telugu
The Filmfare Best Actress Award is given by the Filmfare magazine as part of its annual Filmfare Awards South for Telugu films. The awards were extended to "Best Actress" in 1972. The year indicates the year of release of the film.
|Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Telugu|
|Awarded for||Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in Telugu films|
Sri Krishna Satya (1972)
|Currently held by||Sai Pallavi, |
|Actress with most awards||Vijayashanti||6|
|Most nominations||Anushka Shetty||9|
|Actress with most nominations without ever winning||Tamannaah, Kamalinee Mukherjee, Kajal Aggarwal&||4|
|Oldest winner||Anushka Shetty||34|
|Oldest Nominee||Anushka Shetty||36|
|Youngest Nominee||Aarti Agarwal||17|
- Nithya Menon is the first actress to win both Filmfare Award for Best Actress - Telugu and Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actress.
- Jayasudha is the only actress who have won both Filmfare Award for Best Actress - Telugu and Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress - Telugu.
- Vanisri was the most victorious actress with three wins in 70s.Vijayashanti ruled the 80s and 90s with three wins each decade.In the 90s, Soundarya also had three wins.Trisha Krishnan outperformed every other actress with 3 wins in 2000s.Until now, Anushka Shetty is the most successful actress in 2010s with three wins.
- Six actresses have won the awards in consecutive years; in chronological order, they are Vanisri (1973-1975) , Jayasudha (1976-1977) , Vijayashanti (1989-1990) , Soundarya (1998-1999) , Trisha Krishnan (2004-2005) and Anushka Shetty (2009-2010).
- Jayalalithaa, Revathi and Samantha Akkineni are the only three actresses to win both Filmfare Award for Best Actress - Tamil and Filmfare Award for Best Actress - Telugu in the same year for their performances in the year 1972, 1992 and 2012 respectively.
- Five actresses who won the Filmfare Award for Best Actress - Telugu for their debut Telugu films are in chronological order Raadhika (1981) , Richa Pallod (2000), Sadha (2002), Asin Thottumkal (2003) & Sai Pallavi (2017).
- 2017: Sai Pallavi - Fidaa
- 2016: Samantha Ruth Prabhu - A Aa
- 2015: Anushka Shetty - Rudhramadevi
- 2014: Shruti Haasan - Race Gurram
- 2013: Nithya Menen - Gunde Jaari Gallanthayyinde
- 2012: Samantha Ruth Prabhu - Eega
- 2011: Nayanthara - Sri Rama Rajyam
- 2010: Anushka Shetty - Vedam
- 2009: Anushka Shetty - Arundhati
- 2008: Swathi Reddy - Ashta Chamma
- 2007: Trisha Krishnan - Aadavari Matalaku Arthale Verule
- 2006: Genelia D'Souza - Bommarillu
- 2005: Trisha Krishnan - Nuvvostanante Nenoddantana
- 2004: Trisha Krishnan - Varsham
- 2003: Asin - Amma Nanna O Tamila Ammayi
- 2002: Sadha - Jayam
- 2001: Bhumika Chawla - Kushi
- 2000: Richa Pallod - Nuvve Kavali
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