Prominent Records in Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor
The Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor has been presented the most number of times to established and recognised actors like Pran, Amitabh Bachchan, Amrish Puri, Anil Kapoor and Abhishek Bachchan, each of them having been honoured 3 times. Abhishek Bachchan holds the distinct and unmatched record of winning this award three years in a row, in 2005, 2006 and 2007 respectively, for his performance in films ‘Yuva’, ‘Sarkar’ and ‘Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna’ respectively. Pran and Amitabh Bachchan holds the maximum number of nominations in this category, with 9 each. Anil Kapoor is the oldest and the youngest winner in this category, having won at 28 at 59 years of age respectively, while Amitabh Bachchan nominated at 63 is the oldest nominee. Veteran actor Naseeruddin Shah with 8 nominations has the most number of nominations without ever winning.
Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor at 61st Filmfare Awards
In the 61st Filmfare Awards held in January 2016, 5 noted actors were nominated for their performances in their films of 2015, namely Anil Kapoor for ‘Dil Dhadakne Do’, Deepak Dobriyal for ‘Tanu Weds Manu Returns’, Jimmy Sheirgill for ‘Tanu Weds Manu Returns’, Nawazuddin Siddiqui for ‘Badlapur’ and Sanjay Mishra for ‘Masaan’.
The award was presented to Anil Kapoor for his vibrant and strong portrayal of a pompous and business-minded father in Zoya Akhtar’s ensemble ‘Dil Dhadakne Do’.
List of Winners of Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor
The winning actors of Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor from 1990 to 2016 are enlisted hereunder along with the respective films for which they were recognised.