Prominent Records in Filmfare Award for Best Performance in a Comic Role
Renowned actor Anupam Kher has won the Filmfare Award for Best Performance in a Comic Role maximum number of times, having 5 wins under his belt. He is followed by popular comic actor Mehmood who has 4 wins and Deven Verma and Utpal Dutt who hold 3 wins each. Having won the award thrice in a row from 1992 to 1994, Anupam Kher also holds the record for most consecutive wins in this category. Mehmood with 19 nominations holds the record for the highest number of nominations and also maximum nominations in a single year, with 3 out of 5 nominations to his name in the year 1975, eventually winning for the film ‘Vardaan’. Actors Jagdeep and Laxmikant Berde hold the most number of nominations without a win, with 4 each.
Veteran comic actors Johnny Lever, Asrani and Paresh Rawal have 2 wins each, from a total of 13, 12 and 9 nominations respectively.
List of Winners of Filmfare Award for Best Performance in a Comic Role
The following list displays the winning actors of Filmfare Award for Best Performance in a Comic Role, from 1990 to 2016 and the respective films in which their performances stood out in making the audience go in splits.