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Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actor

The Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actor is given by Filmfare as part of its annual Filmfare Awards for Hindi films.

Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actor
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The 2019 recipients:
Ayushmann Khurrana (left) for Andhadhun
Ranveer Singh (right) for Padmaavat
Awarded forBest Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role
Presented byFilmfare
First awardedAnupam Kher,
Daddy (1991)
Currently held byAyushmann Khurrana,
Andhadhun &
Ranveer Singh,
Padmaavat (2019)
WebsiteFilmfare Awards

The record of the maximum number of wins in this category is with Amitabh Bachchan having won the award 3 times (2002, 2006 & 2016) and Manoj Bajpayee (1999, 2000 & 2017), followed by three actors (in chronological order): Shahrukh Khan (1994 & 2001), Ranbir Kapoor (2010 & 2012) and Rajkummar Rao (2014 & 2018). There have been two ties in this category's history, between Shahid Kapoor and Manoj Bajpai for Udta Punjab and Aligarh respectively (2017); and between Ranveer Singh and Ayushmann Khurrana for Padmaavat and Andhadhun respectively (2019).


Multiple WinsEdit

Multiple NomineesEdit

List of winnersEdit

Filmfare Critics Award for Best PerformanceEdit

(From 1991 until 1997, there was one special category known as the Critics Award for Best Performance, and was awarded without prior nomination to acknowledge an actor of either gender.)


Filmfare Critics Award for Best ActorEdit

(The category is officially divided into two separate categories to acknowledge both male and female actors individually.)



See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "60th Britannia Filmfare Awards 2014: Complete list of winners". The Times of India. 15 January 2016. Retrieved 16 January 2016.
  2. ^ "62nd Filmfare Awards 2017: Winners' list". The Times of India. 15 January 2017. Retrieved 15 January 2017.

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