Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor – Kannada
|Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor – Kannada|
|Awarded for||Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role|
|First awarded||Rangayana Raghu,
|Currently held by||Saikumar,
|Official website||Filmfare Awards|
The Filmfare Best Supporting Actor Award is and award presented annually by the Filmfare magazine as part of its annual Filmfare Awards South for Kannada films. It is given in honor of an actor who has delivered an outstanding performance in a supporting role while working within the Kannada film industry. Although the awards for Kannada films started in 1970, awards for the best supporting actor category started only in 2007. At the 54th Filmfare Awards South ceremony held in 2007, Rangayana Raghu was the first winner of this award for his role in Cyanide. Since its inception, the award has been given to 7 actors. Achyuth Kumar has received the most awards in this category with three awards.
|Actor with most awards||Achyuth Kumar||3|
|Actor with most nominations||Rangayana Raghu||5|
|Actor with most nominations without ever winning||Anant Nag||3|
|Actor with most nominations in a single year||Anant Nag (2008)||2|
|Oldest nominee||H. G. Dattatreya||69|
Winners and nominees
|Indicates the winner|
- "59th Idea Filmfare Awards South (Winners list)". Filmfare. filmfare.com. 9 July 2012. Retrieved 29 June 2015.
- "60th Idea Filmfare Awards 2013 (South) Nominations". 4 July 2013. Archived from the original on 6 April 2016. Retrieved 27 June 2015.
- "List of Winners at the 60th Idea Filmfare Awards (South)". Filmfare. filmfare.com. 21 July 2013. Archived from the original on 6 April 2016. Retrieved 29 June 2015.
- "61st Idea Filmfare Awards (South) Nomination list". 8 July 2014. Retrieved 27 June 2015.
- "Winners of 61st Idea Filmfare Awards South". Filmfare. filmfare.com. 13 July 2014. Retrieved 29 June 2015.
- "Nominations for the 62nd Britannia Filmfare Awards (South)". 3 June 2015. Retrieved 27 June 2015.
- "Winners of 62nd Britannia Filmfare Awards South". Filmfare. filmfare.com. 29 June 2015. Archived from the original on 29 January 2016. Retrieved 29 June 2015.
- "Winners: 63rd Filmfare South Awards". 19 June 2016. Retrieved 20 June 2016.