ⓘ Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actress

                                     

ⓘ Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actress

  • Rani Mukerji is the only actress to win both Best Actress Critics and Popular awards during the same year 2006 for Black.
  • Neena Gupta is the eldest recipient, winning the award for Badhaai Ho 2018 at age 59.
  • Karisma Kapoor and Kareena Kapoor are the only siblings who have both won the award.
  • Nine actresses have won the award without receiving a Best Actress nomination. In chronological order they are: Farida Jalal for Mammo 1995, Manisha Koirala for Bombay 1996 and Company 2003, Shefali Shah for Satya 1999, Kareena Kapoor for Dev 2005, Tabu for Cheeni Kum 2008, Shahana Goswami for Rock On!! 2009, Mahi Gill for Dev.D 2010, Richa Chadda for Gangs of Wasseypur 2013 and Shilpa Shukla for B.A. Pass 2014. Among these, Shah, Goswami and Chadda were nominated for the Best Supporting Actress Award.
  • Manisha Koirala is the only actress who has won the award for a non-Hindi film. She won her first award in 1996 for the Tamil film Bombay, which was dubbed in Hindi.
  • Zaira Wasim is the youngest recipient, winning the award for Secret Superstar 2017 at age 17.
  • Eight actresses have won the Best Actress awards in both the popular Best Actress and critics categories; in chronological order, they are Dimple Kapadia, Karisma Kapoor, Rani Mukerji, Kareena Kapoor, Vidya Balan, Priyanka Chopra, Kangana Ranaut and Alia Bhatt.
  • There has been a tie in 2003 and 2020. In 2003 Manisha Koirala and Rani Mukerji were both given the award. In 2020 Taapsee Pannu and Bhumi Pednekar won this award for the same film which is Saand Ki Aankh.
  • Two actresses have won the award in consecutive years; in chronological order, they are Manisha Koirala 1996–97 and Tabu 2000-01.
  • Rani Mukerji, Karisma Kapoor and Dimple Kapadia have won Best Actress Popular and Best Supporting Actress.
  • Kangana Ranaut won the National Film Award for Best Actress for her role in Tanu Weds Manu: Returns and Sonam Kapoor won the National Film Award - Special Jury Award / Special Mention for Neerja.
  • Kareena Kapoor Khan, Kangana Ranaut, and Priyanka Chopra, have all won acting awards for Best Female Debut, Best Supporting Actress, Best Actress Popular and Best Actress Critics.
                                     

1. Multiple nominees

  • 3 Nominations: Manisha Koirala, Kangana Ranaut
  • 5 Nominations: Tabu
  • 2 Nominations: Rani Mukerji, Kareena Kapoor, Vidya Balan, Alia Bhatt, Taapsee Pannu, Radhika Madan, Bhumi Pednekar
                                     

2.1. List of winners 1990s

  • 1994 Awarded to Male Actor
  • 1992 Not awarded
  • 1997 Manisha Koirala as Annie Braganza – Khamoshi: The Musical
  • 1996 Manisha Koirala as Shaila Banu – Bombay
  • 1993 Dimple Kapadia as Shanichari – Rudaali
  • 1995 Farida Jalal as Mammo – Mammo
  • 1991 Awarded to Male Actor
                                     

2.2. List of winners Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actress

The category is officially divided into two separate categories to acknowledge both male and female actors individually.

  • 1999 Shefali Shah as Pyari Mhatre – Satya
  • 1998 Tabu as Gehna – Virasat
                                     

2.3. List of winners 2000s

  • 2003 Manisha Koirala as Saroja – Company tied with Rani Mukerji as Suhani Sharma – Saathiya
  • 2004 Urmila Matondkar as Swati – Bhoot
  • 2007 Kareena Kapoor as Dolly Mishra – Omkara
  • 2001 Tabu as Aditi Pandit – Astitva
  • 2009 Shahana Goswami as Debbie Mascarenhas – Rock On!!
  • 2000 Tabu as Panna – Hu Tu
  • 2002 Karisma Kapoor as Zubeidaa Suleiman Seth – Zubeidaa
  • 2006 Rani Mukerji as Michelle McNally – Black
  • 2005 Kareena Kapoor as Aaliya – Dev
  • 2008 Tabu as Nina Verma – Cheeni Kum
                                     

2.4. List of winners 2010s

  • Kangana Ranaut - Rangoon as Julia
  • 2017 Sonam Kapoor as Neerja Bhanot – Neerja
  • 2015 Alia Bhatt as Veera Tripathi – Highway
  • 2011 Vidya Balan as Krishna Verma – Ishqiya
  • 2010 Mahi Gill as Parminder Paro – Dev.D
  • 2012 Priyanka Chopra as Susanna Anna-Marie Johannes – 7 Khoon Maaf
  • 2013 Richa Chadda as Nagma Khatun – Gangs of Wasseypur
  • Vidya Balan – Tumhari Sulu as Sulochana Dubey
  • Swara Bhaskar - Anaarkali of Aarah as Anaarkali
  • 2016 Kangana Ranaut Tanuja Trivedi and Kumari Kusum Sangwan – Tanu Weds Manu Returns
  • Sridevi – Mom as Devki Sabarwal
  • 2018 Zaira Wasim as Insia Malik – Secret Superstar
  • 2014 Shilpa Shukla as Sarika – B.A. Pass
  • Radhika Madan - Pataakha as Champa Badki Kumari
  • Anushka Sharma - Sui Dhaaga as Mamta Sharma
  • Taapsee Pannu - Mulk as Aarti Malhotra/Mohammed
  • 2019 Neena Gupta as Priyamvada Kaushik - Badhaai Ho
  • Tabu – Andhadhun as Simi
  • Alia Bhatt – Raazi as Sehmat Khan


                                     

2.5. List of winners 2020s

  • Sanya Malhotra – Photograph as Miloni Shah
  • Radhika Madan – Mard Ko Dard Nahi Hota as Supriya Supri
  • Bhumi Pednekar – Sonchiriya as Indumati Tomar
  • Kangana Ranaut – Judgementall Hai Kya as Bobby
  • 2020 Bhumi Pednekar and tied with Taapsee Pannu - Saand Ki Aankh as Chandro Tomar and Prakashi Tomar