Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut

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Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut
Ananya Panday in 2019.jpg
The 2020 recipient: Ananya Panday
Awarded forBest Debut Performance by an Actress
Presented byFilmfare
First awardedBhagyashree
Maine Pyaar Kiya (1990)
Currently held byAnanya Panday
Student of the Year 2 (2020)
WebsiteFilmfare winners

The Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut (previously known as "Filmfare Award for Lux New Face of the Year") is given by Filmfare as part of its annual Filmfare Awards for Hindi films to recognise a performance by a female actor in a debut role.[1]

As of 2019, Priyanka Chopra and Parineeti Chopra are the only cousins to win the award while Sara Ali Khan & Abhimanyu Dassani are the only winners whose parents (Saif Ali Khan & Bhagyashree respectively) have won a Fimfare Debut Award .

Preity Zinta, Kareena Kapoor, Priyanka Chopra, Vidya Balan, Kangana Ranaut and Deepika Padukone have all won the Filmfare Award for Best Actress, with Balan winning four times and Padukone winning twice.

Tabu, Kareena Kapoor, Priyanka Chopra, and Kangana Ranaut have all won Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actress (Tabu winning the most at four times and Kapoor with two wins.) and Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress, while Vidya Balan has won the former award once.

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  • First awarded to Bhagyashree.
  • Previously known as "Lux New Face of the Year Award".
  • Youngest recipient - Late Divya Bharti.
  • Posthumously awarded to Divya Bharti making it the first time for an actress.


  1. ^ FILMFARE NOMINEES AND WINNER[unreliable source?]
  2. ^ "Filmfare Awards Look Back: 1994-1995". Filmfare. Retrieved 18 March 2019.

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