Prominent Records in Filmfare Award for Best Actor
Iconic actor Dilip Kumar and megastar Shah Rukh Khan are counted for the most number of wins of the Filmfare Award for Best Actor, both being honoured with 8 of them.
Legendary actor and megastar Amitabh Bachchan holds the maximum nominations in this category with 31, while having won it 5 times and 2 times in a row in 1978 and 1979. He is the oldest winner and nominee in this category and also has the most number of nominations in the same year (in 1979 and 1983) along with Shah Rukh Khan (in 2005), both with 3.
Actor and superstar Aamir Khan holds the maximum consecutive nominations of 9, from 1989 to 1997 and has won the award 2 times. His contemporary Salman Khan has been nominated for maximum number of times without ever having won with 9 nominations.
The youngest winner of the award is Rishi Kapoor who won at 21, for his performance in his debut film ‘Bobby’ released in 1973. The youngest nominee is Darsheel Safary, who was nominated at the age of 11 for his performance of a dyslexic child in the 2007 released ‘Taare Zameen Par’.
Along with Rishi Kapoor, actors Hrithik Roshan and Anupam Kher have won this award for their performance in their debut films, in 2001 and 1985 respectively. Hrithik Roshan has a total of 4 wins, while actors Rajesh Khanna and Naseeruddin Shah have won it thrice each.
Hrithik Roshan, Shah Rukh Khan and Salman Khan are the only actors who have been nominated twice for the same role, being nominated for a film and its sequel both. Hrithik Roshan achieved this feat twice for two different characters.
Filmfare Award for Best Actor at 61st Filmfare Awards, 2016
The 2016 edition of Filmfare Awards recognised 6 leading male actor performances from the films of 2015. The illustrious list of nominees comprised Ranveer Singh for ‘Bajirao Mastani’, Amitabh Bachchan for ‘Piku’, Salman Khan for ‘Bajrangi Bhaijaan’, Ranbir Kapoor for ‘Tamasha’, Shah Rukh Khan for ‘Dilwale’ and Varun Dhawan for ‘Badlapur’.
The award was presented to Ranveer Singh, for his powerful portrayal of Baji Rao I, the Peshwa of Maratha Empire, in ‘Bajirao Mastani’.
List of Winners of Filmfare Award for Best Actor
The following list displays the winners of Filmfare Award for Best Actor, in the awards held from 1990 to 2016, and the respective films for which they won.