(Last Updated on : 28-01-2016)
The Filmfare Award for Best Performance in a Negative Role was given by Filmfare in its annual Filmfare Awards
to the actor
who had delivered an outstanding portrayal of a negative character in a Hindi film
that released in the preceding year. The category was introduced in the year 1992 and was removed after the 2007 edition of Filmfare Awards.
Prominent Records in Filmfare Award for Best Performance in a Negative Role
Since introduced only in 1992, veteran villain playing actors
of the earlier time and their well known performances werent recognised with the Filmfare Award for Best Performance in a Negative Role. Some of these include Amjad Khan
for his role of Gabbar Singh in the very popular Sholay
of 1975, although nominated in the Best Supporting Actor
category and Amrish Puri
for his role of Mogambo in Mr. India
of 1987. Actors like Pran
, Prem Chopra
, Jeevan, Ajit and Ranjeet were famous for their portrayal of negative characters in the 70s and 80s.
Actors Nana Patekar
and Ashutosh Rana
have most number of wins, both having won twice, with latter winning two times in a row in 1998 and 1999. Considered the greatest villain playing actor of all time, Amrish Puri holds the record for most number of nominations and also most number of nominations without ever winning, with 7. He also has been consecutively nominated for the maximum, with 3 from 1992 to 1994. Danny Dengzongpa
is the only actor to have more than one nomination in the same year, with 2 in 1995.
and Abhishek Bachchan
are the only actors who have been nominated in another acting category along with the Best Villain category for the same role. While Priyanka Chopra was nominated for her performance in Aitraaz
in the Best Supporting Actress
category along with Best Villain, Abhishek Bachchan was nominated under Best Supporting Actor for his performance in Yuva. This incidentally happened in the same year in 2005, when Abhishek won in the Best Supporting Actor and Priyanka received the award for Best Villain.
In 1998, Kajol
became the first female actor to be nominated in this category and eventually win the award for her role in Gupt. She and Priyanka Chopra are the only female actors to have won this award. Other actresses who have been nominated are Urmila Matondkar
for Pyaar Tune Kya Kiya in 2002, Shabana Azmi
for Makdee in 2003, Bipasha Basu
for Jism in 2004, Preity Zinta
for Armaan in 2004 and Amrita Singh
for Kalyug in 2006.
List of Winners of Filmfare Award for Best Performance in a Negative Role
The following list highlights the winning actors of Filmfare Award for Best Performance in a Negative Role, from its inception in 1992 to closure in 2007.