Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut

The Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut (previously known as "Filmfare Award for Lux New Face of the Year") is given by Filmfare as part of its annual Filmfare Awards for Hindi films to recognise a performance by a female actor in a debut role.[1]

Film fare Awards for Best Female Debut
Alaya F at Bayroute in Juhu.jpg
The 2021 recipient: Alaya F
Awarded forBest Pet Performance by an Actress
CountryIndia
Presented byFilmfare
First awardedJuhi Chawla
Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak (1989)
Currently held byAlaya F
Jawaani Jaaneman (2021)
WebsiteFilmfare winners

The first recipient of the award was Juhi Chawla, who was honoured at the 34th Filmfare Awards in the year 1989. Preity Zinta, Kangana Ranaut and Ananya Panday are the only actresses who won the award for two different movies. As of 2021, Priyanka Chopra and Parineeti Chopra are the only cousins to win the award while Sara Ali Khan and Abhimanyu Dassani are the only winners whose parents (Saif Ali Khan and Bhagyashree respectively) have won a Filmfare Best Debut award .

Juhi Chawla, Preity Zinta, Kareena Kapoor, Priyanka Chopra, Vidya Balan, Kangana Ranaut and Deepika Padukone have all won the Filmfare Award for Best Actress, with Balan winning four times and Padukone winning twice.

Tabu, Kareena Kapoor, Priyanka Chopra, and Kangana Ranaut have all won the Filmfare Award for Best Actress (Critics) (Tabu winning the most at 4 times and Kapoor with 2 wins) and the Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress, while Vidya Balan has won the former award once. It was not Awarded for this category in the years 1997, 2010 and 2018. The most recent recipient of the award is Alaya F, who was honoured at the 66th Filmfare Awards.

Winners and nomineesEdit

Table key
  Indicates the winner

1980sEdit

Year Photos of winners Actress Role(s) Film
1989
(34th)
Juhi Chawla   Rashmi Rajput Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak
No Other Nominee

1990sEdit

Year Photos of winners Actress Role(s) Film
1990[a]
(35th)
Bhagyashree Patwardhan   Suman Maine Pyar Kiya
No Other Nominee
1991[a]
(36th)
Pooja Bhatt   Pooja Daddy
No Other Nominee
1992[a]
(37th)
Raveena Tandon   Kiran Khanna Patthar Ke Phool
Madhoo Pooja Phool Aur Kaante
Manisha Koirala Radha Saudagar
Zeba Bakhtiar Henna Khan Henna
1993[a]
(38th)
Divya Bharti   Kaajal (Sahai / Pratap) Deewana
Ayesha Jhulka Neelam Khiladi
Chandni Rukhsar Khan Sanam Bewafa
Kajol Radhika Bekhudi
Karisma Kapoor Jyoti Sapne Sajan Ke
1994[a]
(39th)
Mamta Kulkarni   Jyoti Aashik Awara
Shilpa Shetty Seema Chopra Baazigar
1995
(40th)

Sonali Bendre[a]   Sonali Naaraaz
Tabu   Mohini Vijaypath
No Other Nominee
1996
(41st)
Twinkle Khanna   Tina Oberoi Barsaat
No Other Nominee
1997
(42nd)
Seema Biswas   Phoolan Devi Bandit Queen
Priya Gill Paro Shastri Tere Mere Sapne
1998
(43rd)
Mahima Chaudhry   Ganga / Kusum Pardes
Aishwarya Rai Ashi Kapoor Aur Pyaar Ho Gaya
Pooja Batra Anita Virasat
1999
(44th)
Preity Zinta   Preeti Nair
Preeti Singh
Dil Se..
Soldier
No Other Nominee

2000sEdit

Year Photos of winners Actress Role(s) Film
2000
(45th)
Nandita Das   Shanta 1947: Earth
Rinke Khanna Khushi Pyaar Mein Kabhi Kabhi
2001
(46th)
Kareena Kapoor   Nazneen "Naaz" Refugee
Ameesha Patel Sonia Saxena Kaho Naa... Pyaar Hai
Keerthi Reddy Pooja Sinha Tera Jadoo Chal Gayaa
Preeti Jhangiani Kiran Mohabbatein
Shamita Shetty Ishika
2002
(47th)
Bipasha Basu   Neeta / Sonia Bajaj Ajnabee
Dia Mirza Reena Malhotra Rehnaa Hai Terre Dil Mein
Gracy Singh Gauri Lagaan
2003
(48th)
Esha Deol   Eisha Singh Koi Mere Dil Se Poochhe
Amrita Rao Anjali Thapar / Nandini Ab Ke Baras
2004
(49th)

Lara Dutta   Kajal Singhania Andaaz
Priyanka Chopra   Jiya Singhania Andaaz
Bhumika Chawla Nirjara Bharadwaj Tere Naam
Neha Dhupia Sapna Qayamat: City Under Threat
Rimi Sen Anjali Patekar Hungama
2005
(50th)
Ayesha Takia   Priya Kapoor Taarzan: The Wonder Car
No Other Nominee
2006
(51st)
Vidya Balan   Lalita Roy Parineeta
No Other Nominee
2007
(52nd)
Kangana Ranaut   Simran Gangster
No Other Nominee
2008
(53rd)
Deepika Padukone   Shantipriya / Sandy Om Shanti Om
Hansika Motwani Priya Bakshi Aap Ka Suroor
Jiah Khan Jia Nishabd
Sonam Kapoor Sakina Saawariya
Urvashi Sharma Sophia D'Costa Naqaab
2009
(54th)
Asin Thottumkal   Kalpana Shetty Ghajini
Adah Sharma Lisa 1920
Anushka Sharma Taani Sahni Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi
Mugdha Godse Janet Sequeira Fashion
Prachi Desai Sakshi Shroff Rock On!!
Sonal Chauhan Zoya Mathur Jannat

2010sEdit

Year Photos of winners Actress Role(s) Film
2010
(55th)
NOT AWARDED
2011
(56th)
Sonakshi Sinha   Rajjo Shreshawat Dabangg
Shraddha Kapoor Aparna Khanna Teen Patti
2012
(57th)
Parineeti Chopra   Dimple Chaddha Ladies vs Ricky Bahl
Kajal Aggarwal Kavya Bhosle Singham
Myra Karn Jessica No One Killed Jessica
Nargis Fakhri Heer Kaul Rockstar
2013
(58th)
Ileana D'Cruz   Shruti Ghosh Sengupta Barfi!
Alia Bhatt Shanaya Student of the Year
Diana Penty Meera Sahni Cocktail
Yami Gautam Ashima Roy Vicky Donor
2014
(59th)
Vaani Kapoor   Tara Shuddh Desi Romance
No Other Nominee
2015
(60th)
Kriti Sanon   Dimple "Dimpy" Heropanti
No Other Nominee
2016
(61st)
Bhumi Pednekar   Sandhya Dum Laga Ke Haisha
No Other Nominee
2017
(62nd)
Ritika Singh   Ezhil Madhi Saala Khadoos
No Other Nominee
2018
(63rd)
NOT AWARDED
2019
(64th)
Sara Ali Khan   Mandakini "Mukku" Kedarnath
No Other Nominee

2020sEdit

Year Photos of winners Actress Role(s) Film
2020
(65th)
Ananya Panday    • Shreya Randhawa
 • Tapasya Singh
 • Student of the Year 2
 • Pati Patni Aur Woh
Saiee Manjrekar Khushi Chautala Dabangg 3
Shivaleeka Oberoi Mitee Deora Yeh Saali Aashiqui
Tara Sutaria Mridula "Mia" Chawla Student of the Year 2
2021
(66th)
Alaya F   Tia Singh Jawaani Jaaneman
Sadia Khateeb Shanti Dhar Shikara

See alsoEdit

FootnotesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f Awarded as "Lux New Face of the Year"

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