Filmfare Award for Best Actress

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Filmfare Award for Best Actress
Awarded for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role
Country India
Presented by Filmfare
First awarded Meena Kumari,
Baiju Bawra (1954)
Currently held by Deepika Padukone,
Piku (2016)
Official website Filmfare Awards

The Filmfare Award for Best Actress is given by Filmfare as part of its annual Filmfare Awards for Hindi films, to recognise a female actor who has delivered an outstanding performance in a leading role. The award was first given in 1954 for the films released in preceding year 1953.[1]


Nutan and her niece Kajol hold the record of maximum awards (5). Nutan, in 1979, became the eldest winner, at age 42, followed by Kajol, in 2011, at age 36.
Superlative Actor Record
Actress with most awards Nutan, Kajol 5
Actress with most nominations Madhuri Dixit 14
Actress with most nominations in a single year Shabana Azmi (1984) 4
Actress with most nominations without ever winning Tabu 5
Eldest winner Nutan 42
Eldest nominee Sharmila Tagore 60
Youngest winner Dimple Kapadia 16
Youngest nominee Dimple Kapadia 16

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Multiple Winners[edit]

List of winners and nominees[edit]









  1. ^ "Best Actress Award (1953-2000)". Official Listings, Indiatimes. Retrieved May 8, 2013. 

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