(Last Updated on : 28-01-2016)
The Filmfare Award for Best Performance in a Comic Role was given by Filmfare in its annual Filmfare Awards
to the actor
who had delivered an outstanding portrayal of a comical character with natural comic timing in a Hindi film
that released in the preceding year. The category was introduced in the year 1967 and was removed after the 2007 edition of Filmfare Awards.
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.