Film Fare Award: India’s most precious film industries award function annually presented by The Times Group to appreciate the good work of Bollywood Artist and technician. The Filmfare ceremony is one of the oldest film events in India. The awards were first introduced in 1954. The Filmfare Awards are voted on by both the public and a committee of experts. The Clares was the original name of the award ceremony, named after The Times of India critic Clare Mendonca. So here is the list of top Actors who won the most number of Filmfare Award for the Best Actor in a leading role.
2 Filmfare Award:
Raj Kapoor (Anari, JisDesh Mein Ganga Behti Hai)
Sunil Dutt (MujheJeene Do, Khandan)
Dev Anand (Kala Pani, Guide)
Ashok Kumar (Rakhi, Aashirwaad)
Sanjeev Kapoor (Aandhi, Arjun Pandit)
Anil Kapoor (Tezaab, Beta)
Ranbir Kapoor (Rockstar, Barfi)
3 Filmfare Award:
Rajesh Khanna (Sachaa Jhutha, Anand, Avishkaar)
Naseeruddin Shah (Aakrosh, Chakra, Masoom)
Aamir Khan (Raja Hindustani, Lagaan, Dangal )
4 Filmfare Award:
Hrithik Roshan (Kaho Naa Pyar Hai, Koi… Mil Gaya, Dhoom 2, Jodhaa Akbar)
5 Filmfare Award:
Amitabh Bachchan (Amar Akbar Anthony, Don, Hum, Black, Paa)
Now come to the topper of the table, it is a tie with 8 Filmfare to each of them. They are the India’s most loved and talented actor.
Mr. Dilip Kumar: With 8 Filmfare award he is the topper of the table, without any doubt he was the best actor of his era. He is considered to be one of the best actors Indian industries ever had. Starting his career in 1944, he has starred in some of the biggest commercially successful films in the period 1949-1961. He was the first actor to receive a Filmfare Best Actor Award and holds the record for most numbers of Filmfare Awards won for the Best Actor category.
Out of 19 nominations, he won 8 Filmfare Award (Daag, Azaad, Devdas, NayaDaur, Kohinoor, Leader, Ram AurShyam, Shakti)
Mr. Shahrukh Khan: Once in an interview, Mr. Dilip Kumar said that if he had a son, he wanted him to be like of Shahrukh Khan. He always considers SRK as his son. So SRK follows the same legacy as Dilip Kumar both has number similarities in their acting. He is the only one in the list who won Filmfare for his versatile roles in the Negative, Positive, and comedy generation.
Out of 23 nominations, he won 8 Filmfare Award (Baazigar, Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, Dil Toh Pagal Hai, Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, Devdas, Swades, Chak De! India, My Name Is Khan)
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