(Last Updated on : 25/01/2016)
Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress is one of the four acting awards in Filmfare Awards
, along with Best Actor
, Best Actress
and Best Supporting Actor
, presented to the actress
who gives the most appealing and touching performance in a supporting role in a Hindi film
of the preceding year. The category was introduced in the following year of the commencement of Filmfare Awards, along with the Best Supporting Actor award in 1955.
Prominent Records in Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress
The Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress has been most frequently won by 5 veteran actresses, namely Nirupa Roy
, Farida Jalal
, Jaya Bachchan
, Rani Mukerji
and Supriya Pathak
, all having won 3 times. Actresses Shashikala
, Simi Garewal
, Rohini Hattangadi
, Aruna Irani
and Konkona Sen Sharma
have won this award twice, with Aruna Irani holding the maximum nominations under the category at 10. Actress Bindu
has the most number of nominations without ever winning, with 7. The oldest nominee and winner in this category is Durga Khote
who was nominated and had won at 70 years of age, the youngest being Ayesha Kapur
at 11 years of age.
and Reena Roy
refused to accept this award for their roles in Devdas (1955) and Apnapan (1977) respectively, citing their roles were leading and not supporting.
Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress at 61st Filmfare Awards
The 61st Filmfare Awards held in January 2016 nominated 6 actresses for Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress, for supporting performances in their films of 2015, namely Priyanka Chopra
for Bajirao Mastani, Anushka Sharma
for Dil Dhadakne Do, Huma Qureshi
for Badlapur, Shefali Shah
for Dil Dhadakne Do, Tabu
for Drishyam and Tanvi Azmi
for Bajirao Mastani.
The award was presented to Priyanka Chopra, for her outstanding and heart-warming portrayal of Kashibai, first wife of Maratha Peshwa Baji Rao I
, in Bajirao Mastani. The character demanded a mature portrayal which Chopra fulfilled.
List of Winners of Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress
The winners of Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress from 1990 to 2016 and the respective films in which they performed are enlisted hereunder.