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Producers Guild Film Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role

The Producers Guild Film Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role (previously known as the Apsara Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role) is given by the producers of the film and television guild as part of its annual award ceremony for Hindi films, to recognise a female actor who has delivered an outstanding performance in a leading role. Following its inception in 2004, no one was awarded in 2005 and 2007.

Producers Guild Film Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role
Awarded forBest Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role
CountryIndia
Presented byFilm & Television Producers Guild
First awarded2004 (for performances in films released around 2003)
Currently held byDeepika Padukone,
Piku (2015)
WebsiteProducers Guild Film Awards

† - indicates the performance also won the Filmfare Award
‡ - indicates the performance was also nominated for the Filmfare Award

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SuperlativesEdit

Vidya Balan (l) and Priyanka Chopra (r) hold the record for most awards in this category (3).
 
Deepika Padukone holds the record of maximum nominations (8).
Superlative Actor Record
Actress with most awards Vidya Balan
Priyanka Chopra
3
Actress with most nominations Deepika Padukone 8
Actress with most nominations without ever winning Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
Kangana Ranaut
3
Actress with most nominations in a single year Deepika Padukone (2014) 3

Vidya Balan and Priyanka Chopra, with three wins each, have more Best Actress wins than any other actress. Followed by Deepika Padukone with two wins.

Two actresses have won the award in consecutive years; in chronological order, they are Priyanka Chopra (2009-10) and Vidya Balan (2011–13).

There has been only one tie in the history of this category. This occurred in 2011 when Anushka Sharma and Vidya Balan were both given the award.

Deepika Padukone, holds the record for most nominations in the Best Actress category, with 8, followed by Priyanka Chopra (7).

Deepika Padukone and Priyanka Chopra are the overall most-nominated performers in the female acting categories, with 8 nominations overall. Deepika having 8 for Best Actress, and Priyanka having 7 for Best Actress and 1 for Best Supporting Actress. Deepika Padukone also holds the record for most consecutive year nominations with 7 between 2013 and 2016, being nominated thrice in 2014 and twice in 2016.

Deepika Padukone who received three out of the six nominations of this category in 2014 (and eventually won for Chennai Express), holds the record for the highest number of Best Actress nominations in a single year.

Only once have two actresses been nominated for the same film: Deepika Padukone and Priyanka Chopra for Bajirao Mastani (2015)

Kangana Ranaut is the only actress to be nominated twice for the same role; she was nominated for her role as Tanuja "Tanu" Trivedi in 2012 and 2016

Only once have cousins been nominated for the Best Actress Award during the same year: Parineeti Chopra and Priyanka Chopra in 2013.

Multiple nomineesEdit

Winners and nomineesEdit

Winners are listed first in bold, followed by the other nominees.

2000sEdit

Year Actress Film Character
2004
Urmila Matondkar Bhoot Swati
Bhoomika Chawla Tere Naam Nirjala Bhardwaj
Perizaad Zorabian Joggers' Park Jenny Suratwala
Preity Zinta Kal Ho Naa Ho Naina Catherine Kapur
Urmila Matondkar Pinjar Puro/Hamida
2005 No award -- --
2006
Rani Mukerji Black Michelle McNally
Chitrangada Singh Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi Geeta Rao
Rani Mukerji † Hum Tum Rhea Prakash
Urmila Matondkar Maine Gandhi Ko Nahin Mara Trisha Chaudhary
Vidya Balan Parineeta Lalita
2007 No award -- --
2008
Kareena Kapoor Jab We Met Geet Dhillon
Aishwarya Rai Guru Sujata Desai
Rani Mukerji Laaga Chunari Mein Daag Vibhavari "Badki" S. Sahay
Shilpa Shetty Life in a... Metro Shikha
Tabu Cheeni Kum Nina Verma
2009
Priyanka Chopra Fashion Meghna Mathur
Aishwarya Rai Jodhaa Akbar Rajkumari Jodhaa
Bipasha Basu Race Sonia
Genelia D'Souza Jaane Tu... Ya Jaane Na Aditi ('Meow')
Soha Ali Khan Khoya Khoya Chand Nikhat

2010sEdit

Year Actress Film Character
2010
Priyanka Chopra Kaminey Sweety Shekhar Bhope
Asin Ghajini Kalpana Shetty
Deepika Padukone Love Aaj Kal Meera Pandit
Kareena Kapoor Kurbaan Avantika Ahuja/Khan
Konkona Sen Sharma Wake Up Sid Aisha Banerjee
2011
Anushka Sharma Band Baaja Baaraat Shruti Kakkar
Vidya Balan Ishqiya Krishna Verma
Aishwarya Rai Guzaarish Sofia D'Souza
Kajol My Name Is Khan Mandira Khan
Kareena Kapoor Golmaal 3 Daboo
2012
Vidya Balan The Dirty Picture Reshma/Silk
Kangana Ranaut Tanu Weds Manu Tanuja "Tanu" Trivedi
Katrina Kaif Mere Brother Ki Dulhan Dimple Dixit
Mahie Gill Saheb, Biwi Aur Gangster Madhavi
Priyanka Chopra 7 Khoon Maaf Susanna Anna-Marie Johannes
Rani Mukerji
won Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress
No One Killed Jessica Meera Gaity
2013
Vidya Balan Kahaani Vidya Bagchi
Deepika Padukone Cocktail Veronica Malaney
Kareena Kapoor Heroine Mahi Arora
Parineeti Chopra Ishaqzaade Zoya Qureshi
Priyanka Chopra Barfi! Jhilmil Chatterjee
Sridevi English Vinglish Shashi Godbole
2014
Deepika Padukone Chennai Express Meenalochini Azhagusundaram
Deepika Padukone † Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela Leela Sanera
Deepika Padukone Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani Naina Talwar
Nimrat Kaur The Lunchbox Ila
Parineeti Chopra Shuddh Desi Romance Gayatri
Sonakshi Sinha Lootera Pakhi Roy Chaudhary
2015
Priyanka Chopra Mary Kom Mary Kom
Alia Bhatt 2 States Ananya Swaminathan
Alia Bhatt ‡ Highway Veera Tripathi
Anushka Sharma PK Jagat Janini
Deepika Padukone Happy New Year Mohini Joshi
Kangana Ranaut Queen Rani Mehra
Rani Mukerji Mardaani Shivani Shivaji Roy
2016
Deepika Padukone Piku Piku Banerjee
Anushka Sharma NH10 Meera
Deepika Padukone ‡ Bajirao Mastani Mastani
Kangana Ranaut Tanu Weds Manu Returns Tanuja "Tanu" Trivedi / Kumari "Kusum" Sangwan (Datto)
Priyanka Chopra Bajirao Mastani Kashibai
Priyanka Chopra Dil Dhadakne Do Ayesha Mehra/Sangha

See alsoEdit