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20 Highest Filmfare Award Winner from Bollywood

We all know that Bollywood is a glamorous world and the Filmfare Award is the event when Bollywood artists receive awards due to their excellent performance. A film tends to be successful when everyone gives their best efforts, including the hero, heroine, choreographer, director to make the movie a super hit. When we are talking about Bollywood, it starts with legends like Dilip Kumar, Raj Kapoor, and other Bollywood legends who will remain fans’ hearts because of their amazing acting skills. 

Here we have amassed a list of the 20 highest Filmfare Award winners from Bollywood. Let’s start.

#1. Dilip Kumar

highest filmfare award winner

Born: 11 December 1922

Place: Peshawar, North-West Frontier Province, British India

(present-day Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan)

Years Active:  1944-1999

Spouse(s): Saira Banu ​(m. 1966), Asma Rehman​(m. 1981; div. 1983)

Died: 7 July 2021

When it comes to the most Filmfare Award winner actor Dilip Kumar will be in the top place. This versatile actor received the maximum number of Filmfare Awards including the Padma Bhushan Award. Dilip Kumar is one of the top Bollywood actors of all time and appears in more than 60 movies. Some of his best work is, Azaad, Raam Aur Shyam, and Daag. Apart from holding the record of highest Filmfare Award winner, he also received the Dadasaheb Phalke Award.

#2. Amitabh Bachchan


Born: 11 October 1942

Place: Allahabad, United Provinces, British India

(present-day Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh, India)

Years Active: 1969- present

Spouse (s): Jaya Bhaduri ​(m. 1973)

Amitabh Bachan gave many blockbuster movies including Paa, Amar Akbar Anthony, and Hum resulting in most Filmfare awards by an actor. Do you know, Amitabh Bachan won a total of 39 Filmfare Awards? Besides, he won three national awards.

#3. Rajesh Khanna


Born: 29 December 1942

Place: Amritsar, Punjab, British India(present-day Punjab, India)

Years Active: 1966-2012

Spouse(s): Dimple Kapadia (m.1973)

Died: 18 July 2012 

When someone says ‘ Pushpa I Hate Tears’ the first name that comes into our mind is Rajesh Khanna. This versatile actor is also known as the King of Romance in Bollywood. Because of his amazing acting skills, he won many Filmfare Awards including the Padma Bhushan and Dadasaheb Phalke Academy Award. 

#4. Naseeruddin Shah

filmfare award winner Naseeruddin-Shah

Born: 20 July 1950

Place: Barabanki, Uttar Pradesh, India

Years Active: 1972-present

Spouse(s): Ratna Pathak Shah ​(m. 1982)

Naseeruddin Shah is another most Filmfare award winner actor. Besides the Filmfare Award, he was also honored with two other National awards. Padma Shri and Padma Bhushan. In recent times, Naseeruddin Shah has been involved in controversies; still, he will always be remembered for his excellent acting skills.

#5. Shah Rukh Khan


Born: 2 November 1965

Place: New Delhi, India

Years Active: 1988- present

Spouse(s): Gauri Chibber ​(m. 1991)

Shah Rukh Khan, popularly known as SRK is another highest Filmfare Aware winner who wins 8 Filmfare Awards. He deserves to win the Filmfare Awards because of his excellent acting in Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, Devdas, Dilwalele Dhulhania Le Jayenge, Swades, and Chak De India. Apart from Filmfare Award, he also received the Padma Bhushan- 3rd Highest Civilian award in India.

#6. Kamal Hassan

 filmfare award winner actor

Born: 7 November 1954

Place: Paramakudi, Madras State, India (present-day Tamil Nadu)

Spouse(s): Vani Ganapathy​(m. 1978; div. 1988)​ Sarika (m. 1988; div. 2004)

Kamal Hassan is probably the 2nd popular actor in the South Film industry after Rajnikanth. Have you ever watched the Chachi 420 movie? If No, then go and watch this superhit movie immediately. This versatile actor has been honored with three National awards, including two Filmfare Awards and Rashtrapati Awards. Kamal Hassan is one of the most valuable assets of the Indian film industry. 

#7. Amir Khan


Born: 14 March 1965

Place: Bombay, Maharashtra, India

Spouse(s): Reena Dutta​(m. 1986; div. 2002)​, Kiran Rao​(m. 2005; div. 2021)

Amir Khan has won two Filmfare Awards because of his blockbuster movie Lagaan. Besides the Filmfare Award, he also received two other National Awards-Padma Shri and Padma Bhushan. Amir Khan is known as the ‘ Mr. Perfect’ in the Industry and he is a successful actor, producer, and director in the world of Bollywood. 

#8. Hrithik Roshan

highest filmfare award winner

Born: 10 January 1974

Place: Bombay, Maharashtra, India

Years Active: 1980-present

Spouse(s): Sussanne Khan ​(m. 2000; div. 2014)

Hrithik Roshan is the most handsome actor in the Indian film industry. He started his career with the Kaho Na Pyar Hai movie and became everyone’s favorite hero. Also, who forgets his acting skills in the movies like Koi Mil Gaya, Krrish, and Krrish 2. These make him the superhero of India. During his career, he already won 4 Filmfare Awards and holds a place in the list of highest Filmfare Award winners.

#9. Dev Anand


Born: 26 September 1923

Place: Shakargarh, Punjab, British India

Years Active: 1946-2011

Spouse(s): Kalpana Kartik ​(m. 1954)

Died: 3 December 2011

Some actors are evergreen and Dev Anand is one among these actors. During his amazing career, Dev Anand has appeared in more than 114 movies and received many National Awards including two Filmfare Awards for his acting in the Guide and Kala Pani movies. On top of this, he also received the Padma Bhushan and Dadasaheb Phalke Award. 

#10. Ranbeer Kapoor


Born:28 September 1982

Place: Bombay, Maharashtra, India

Years Active: 2007-present

One of the most prominent young actors. Ranbeer Kapoor is the son of the versatile actor, Rishi Kapoor. He debuted in the Saawariya (2007) movie. Although the movie wasn’t superhit, his acting was appreciated by the audience. Later he did blockbuster movies like Rockstar and Barfi and is honored with two Filmfare Awards. 

#11. Nutan Samarth

most filmfare award winner actress

Born: 4 June 1936

Place: Bombay, Bombay Presidency, British India (present-day Mumbai, Maharashtra, India)

Years Active: 1950-1991

Spouse(s): Rajnish Bahl (m.1959)

Died: 21 February 1991

Nutan Samarth is the most Filmfare award winner actress and appeared in more than 70 films. During her career, Nutan Samarth has been honored with five Filmfare Awards for her movies, Seema, Milan, Main Tulsi Tere Aangan Ki, Suitata, and Kalvani.

#12. Meena Kumari


Born: 1 August 1933

Place: Bombay, Bombay Presidency, British India

Years Active: 1939-1972

Spouse(s): Kamal Amrohi​(m. 1952)

Died: 31 March 1972

During her 30 years of career, Meena Kumai appeared in more than 90 films. She is one of the iconic actresses of Hindi cinema of all time. Her acting in the movies like Kaajal, Parineeta, Saheb Biwi Aur Gulam honored her with the Filmfare Awards. She is famously known as the Historically Incomparable Actress of the Indian film industry. 

#13. Kajol

most filmfare award winner actress

Born: 5 August 1974

Place: Bombay, Maharashtra, India

Years Active: 1992-present

Spouse(s): Ajay Devgn ​(m. 1999)

Kajol has been a part of the Indian Film industry for the last 25 years. During her career, she gives some outstanding performances. Besides, like Nutuan Samarth she also received a total of five Filmfare Awards for her movies, My Name is Khan, Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge, Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham, Kuch Kuch Hota hai, and Fanna. On top of this, she received many Filmfare trophies for her negative role in the Gupt movie. 

#14. Madhuri Dixit


Born: 15 May 1967

Place: Bombay, Maharashtra, India

Years Active: 1984–present

Spouse(s): Shriram Madhav Nene ​(m. 1999

During her career, Madhuri Dixit has been nominated 14 times in the category of best actress. The Dancing Queen gives many enduring performances in her movies, such as Mrityudaand, Devdas, Lajja, Saajan, and Khalnayak. She received a total of 4 Filmfare Awards and became one of the most Filmfare award winner actress. These films are Dil Toh Pagal hai, Dil, Hum Apke hai Kaun and Beta. 

#15. Rekha

Born: 10 October 1954

Place: Madras, Madras State, India

Years Active: 1958-present

Beautiful actress Rekha has been in the industry for the last 40 years. Rekha plays different characters in many movies. She is known as one of the fittest and finest actresses in the Hindi film industry. Because of her role in the Umrao Jaan movie, she has been honored with the National Award. 

#16. Vidya Balan


Born: 1 January 1979

Place: Bombay, Maharashtra, India

Years Active: 1995,2003-present

Spouse(s): Siddharth Roy Kapur ​(m. 2012)

Vidya Balan has given many super hit movies including Kahani and The Dirty Picture. For these movies, she received the Filmfare Awards. On top of this, she won critical acclaim for doing unconventional roles that change the perspective concept of the Bollywood film actresses. 

Shabana Azmi and Jaya Bachchan are the other two actresses who received 3 Filmfare Awards. 

#17. Sri Devi

highest filmfare award winner Sri-Devi

Born: 13 August 1963

Place: Meenampatti, Virudhunagar, Madras State, India

(present-day Tamil Nadu)[

Years Active: 1967–1997,2004–2005, 2012–2018

Spouse(s): Boney Kapoor ​(m. 1996)

Died: 24 February 2018

Legendary actress Sri Devi is known as the first female superstar of the Indian film industry. In the Julie movie, she started her career as a child artist. Sri Devi appeared in regional languages such as Kannada, Telugu, Malayalam, and Tamil. Her acting in Chaal Baaz and Lamhe movies gave her two Filmfare Awards. Along with Sri Devi, there are three Bollywood actresses who won two Filmfare Awards. They are Dimple Kapadia, Waheeda Rehman, and Krishna Kapoor. 

#18. Rani Mukherjee


Born: 21 March 1978

Place: Calcutta, West Bengal, India

Years Active: 1996-present

Spouse(s): Aditya Chopra ​(m. 2014)

Rani Mukherjee was a part of many super hit movies, like Veer-Zaara, Hum-Tum, Mardaani, and Bunty Aur Babli. She received 2 Filmfare Awards because of her superb acting skills in the Black and Hum-Tum movie. 

#19. Aishwarya Rai


Born: 1 November 1973

Place: Mangalore, Karnataka, India

Years Active: 1991-present

Spouse(s): Abhishek Bachchan ​(m. 2007)

The former Miss. World, Aishwarya Rai has won lots of awards during her career. We will see her best work in Jodha Akbar, Aa Ab Laut Chalein, Guzaarish, Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam, and Mohabbatein, and many more. She has been nominated for the Filmfare Award for her movies Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam and Devdas. 

#20. Deepika Padukone

Born: 5 January 1986

Place: Copenhagen, Denmark

Years Active: 2005-present

Spouse(s): Ranveer Singh ​(m. 2018)

Deepika Padukone- the Dimple Queen is on the list of highest Filmfare Award winners. Her sexy looks, figure, and acting skills make fans crazy. She is known as one of the most talented actresses in the Hindi film industry. Deepika Padukone won two Filmfare Awards for her amazing acting in the Piku and Ram Leela movies. Apart from this, she received the best female debut award for her blockbuster movie Om Shanti Om.

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As said earlier, the Indian film industry is full of talented people. Do you know which actors and actresses have won the maximum number of Filmfare Awards? If No, then have a look at this guide as here we have prepared a list of the top 20 highest Filmfare award winners who create a remarkable history due to their acting skills.

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