ⓘ Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress

                                     

ⓘ Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress

The Filmfare Award for Best Supporting 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 supporting role. Although the Filmfare awards started in 1954, awards for the Best Supporting Actress category started the following year 1955.

                                     

1. Superlatives

  • Only once have siblings been nominated for the award during the same year: Ratna Pathak and Supriya Pathak in 2011.
  • Jaya Bachchan, who won 3 awards among 3 nominations, holds the record of winning maximum awards, without ever losing, whenever been nominated. Bachchan also holds the record of maximum awards in minimum time, winning thrice in four years. She won in 2001, 2002 and 2004.
  • Five actresses: Nirupa Roy, Farida Jalal, Jaya Bachchan, Rani Mukerji and Supriya Pathak hold the record of maximum awards 3 each. Six actresses have won the award twice; in chronological order, they are Shashikala, Simi Garewal, Raakhee, Rohini Hattangadi, Aruna Irani and Konkona Sen Sharma.
  • Four actresses have won the award in consecutive years: Shashikala 1963–1964, Supriya Pathak 1982–1983, Jaya Bachchan 2001–2002, and Konkona Sen Sharma 2007–2008.
  • Surekha Sikri, in 2019, became the eldest winner and eldest nominee, at age 74, whilst Ayesha Kapur, became the youngest winner and youngest nominee, at age 11.
  • Fourteen actresses who have won both Best Actress and Best Supporting Actress awards include Vyjayanthimala, Raakhee, Padmini Kolhapure, Nutan, Dimple Kapadia, Rekha, Karisma Kapoor, Jaya Bachchan, Madhuri Dixit, Rani Mukerji, Kareena Kapoor, Kangana Ranaut, Priyanka Chopra and Shabana Azmi. Mukerji is the first and only actress to win both these awards in the same year 2005.
  • Karisma Kapoor and Kareena Kapoor are the only siblings who have both won the award.
  • Vyjayanthimala was the first actress to win both Best Actress Award and Best Supporting Actress Award. She was also the first person to refuse a Filmfare Award for her role in Devdas 1955 which then followed by Reena Roy for her role in Apnapan 1977. Both refused it citing that their roles were leading and not supporting.
  • Aruna Irani holds the record of maximum nominations 10, followed by Raakhee / Shashikala 8, Farida Jalal / Bindu / Rani Mukerji 7 and Rekha 6.
  • Two actresses were nominated for both Best Actress and Best Supporting Actress awards for the same performance: Nutan for Saudagar 1974 and for Main Tulsi Tere Aangan Ki 1979 and Raakhee for Doosra Aadmi 1978; Nutan won Best Actress award for Main Tulsi Tere Aangan Ki 1979.
  • Kareena Kapoor and Priyanka Chopra are the only two actresses to win Filmfare Awards in five different categories, while Kangana Ranaut has won in four categories. All the three actresses have won Best Actress, Best Supporting Actress and Best Female Debut awards once each. Kapoor won twice, while Chopra and Ranaut won once each in the Best Actress Critics category. Kapoor and Chopra also won one Special Award and one Best Villain Award, respectively. Kapoor, Chopra and Ranaut, thus have 6, 5 and 4 Filmfare Awards respectively.
  • Madhuri Dixit and Rani Mukerji are the overall most nominated performers in the female acting categories, with 17 nominations overall. Dixit has 14 for Best Actress and 3 for Best Supporting Actress, while Mukerji has 10 for Best Actress and 7 for Best Supporting Actress.
  • Nine actresses hold the record of maximum nominations in a single year. In chronological order, they are: Shubha Khote 1962, Shashikala 1967, Nutan 1974, Bindu 1975, Smita Patil 1984, Sushmita Sen 2000, Rani Mukerji 2005, Konkona Sen Sharma 2008 and Seema Bhargava Pahwa 2018. Among these, Sushmita Sen, Rani Mukerji and Konkona Sen Sharma won the awards in their respective years. The other six thus hold the record of not winning despite having multiple nominations, in a particular year.
  • Bindu holds the record of maximum nominations without ever winning, with 7, followed by Reema Lagoo, Waheeda Rehman, Tanvi Azmi and Ratna Pathak Shah with 4 nominations each.
  • Shashikala holds the record of most consecutive nominations with 6 between 1963 and 1967, being nominated twice in 1967, winning twice in 1963 and 1964.
  • There was no repeat winner in the 1950s, on the contrary in the 60s three actresses had two wins, namely, Nirupa Roy, Shashikala and Simi Garewal. Again, 70s had no repeat wins, but Supriya Pathak achieved two consecutive wins in the 80s. Farida Jalal followed suit with two wins in the 90s. Jaya Bachchan took over in the 2000s with three wins. Until now, no actress is leading the 2010s.
                                     

1.1. Superlatives Multiple Nominees

  • 8 Nominations: Raakhee, Shashikala
  • 7 Nominations: Bindu, Farida Jalal, Rani Mukerji
  • 5 Nominations: Helen, Lalita Pawar, Supriya Pathak
  • 6 Nominations: Rekha
  • 10 Nominations: Aruna Irani
                                     

2.1. List of winners 1990s

  • Anita Kanwar – Salaam Bombay! as Rekha Golub
  • 1990 Raakhee – Ram Lakhan as Mrs. Sharda Pratap Singh
  • Reema Lagoo – Maine Pyar Kiya as Kaushalya Choudhary
  • Sujata Mehta – Yateem as Chanchal S. Yadav
  • Reema Lagoo – Aashiqui as Mrs. Vikram Roy
  • Raadhika – Aaj Ka Arjun as Laxmi
  • 1991 Rohini Hattangadi – Agneepath as Suhasini Chavan
  • Sangeeta Bijlani – Jurm as Geeta Sarabhai
  • Waheeda Rehman – Lamhe as Daijaan
  • 1992 Farida Jalal – Henna as Bibi Gul
  • Rama Vij – Prem Qaidi as Prabhavati
  • Deepa Sahi – Hum as Aarti Kumar Malhotra
  • Shilpa Shirodkar – Khuda Gawah as Insp. Henna Ranveer Sethi
  • 1993 Aruna Irani – Beta as Laxmi Devi
  • Pooja Bedi – Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar as Devika
  • 1994 Amrita Singh – Aaina as Roma Mathur
  • Anu Agarwal – Khal-Naaikaa as Kiran / Anuradha R. Bakshi
  • Dimple Kapadia – Gardish as Shanti
  • Shilpa Shetty – Baazigar as Seema Chopra
  • Raakhee – Anari as Savitri
  • 1995 Dimple Kapadia – Krantiveer as Megha Dixit
  • Raveena Tandon – Laadla as Kaajal Bansal
  • Reema Lagoo – Hum Aapke Hain Koun.! as Mrs. Choudhury
  • Aruna Irani – Suhaag as Asha R. Sharma
  • Renuka Shahane – Hum Aapke Hain Koun.! as Pooja Choudhury
  • Raakhee – Karan Arjun as Durga Singh
  • Rita Bhaduri – Raja as Sarita Garewal
  • 1996 Farida Jalal – Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge as Lajwanti Singh
  • Aruna Irani – Kartavya as Gayetridevi Singh
  • Tanvi Azmi – Akele Hum Akele Tum as Farida
  • Tabu – Jeet as Tulsibai
  • Seema Biswas – Khamoshi: The Musical as Flavy J. Braganza
  • Archana Puran Singh – Raja Hindustani as Shalini Shalu Sehgal
  • 1997 Rekha – Khiladiyon Ka Khiladi as Madam Maya
  • Helen – Khamoshi: The Musical as Maria Braganza
  • Urmila Matondkar – Judaai as Jhanhvi Sahni
  • 1998 Karisma Kapoor – Dil To Pagal Hai as Nisha
  • Aruna Irani – Ghulam-E-Mustafa as Bhagyalaxmi Dixit
  • Raakhee – Border as Mrs. Singh Bhan
  • Pooja Batra – Virasat as Anita
  • Tanvi Azmi – Dushman as Mrs. Poornima Sehgal
  • 1999 Rani Mukerji – Kuch Hota Hai as Tina Malhotra
  • Raakhee – Soldier as Geeta Malhotra
  • Shefali Shah – Satya as Pyaari Mhatre
  • Preity Zinta – Dil Se. as Preeti Nair


                                     

2.2. List of winners 2000s

  • Suhasini Mulay – Hu Tu as Malti Barve
  • Sushmita Sen – Sirf Tum as Neha
  • Mahima Chaudhry – Dil Kya Kare as Kavita Kishore
  • Reema Lagoo – Vaastav: The Reality as Shanta Shivalkhar
  • 2000 Sushmita Sen – Biwi No.1 as Rupali Kapoor
  • 2001 Jaya Bachchan – Fiza as Nishatbi Ikramullah
  • Sonali Kulkarni – Mission Kashmir as Neelima Khan
  • Rani Mukerji – Har Dil Jo Pyar Karega as Pooja Oberoi
  • Aishwarya Rai – Mohabbatein as Megha Shankar
  • Mahima Chaudhry – Dhadkan as Sheetal Varma
  • Preity Zinta – Chori Chupke as Madhubala Madhu
  • 2002 Jaya Bachchan – Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham. as Nandini Y. Raichand
  • Kareena Kapoor – Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham. as Pooja Poo Sharma
  • Rekha – Lajja as Ramdulaari
  • Madhuri Dixit – Lajja as Janki
  • Kirron Kher – Devdas as Sumitra Chakraborty
  • Shilpa Shetty – Rishtey as Vaijanti
  • Sushmita Sen – Filhaal. as Sia Sheth
  • Antara Mali – Company as Kannu
  • 2003 Madhuri Dixit – Devdas as Chandramukhi
  • Priyanka Chopra – Andaaz as Jiya Singhania
  • Rekha – Koi. Mil Gaya as Sonia S. Mehra
  • Shabana Azmi – Tehzeeb as Rukhsana Jamal
  • Shenaz Treasurywala – Ishq Vishk as Alisha Sahay
  • 2004 Jaya Bachchan – Kal Ho Naa Ho as Jennifer Kapur
  • Divya Dutta – Veer-Zaara as Shabana Shabbo Ibrahim
  • Rani Mukerji – Veer-Zaara as Saamiya Siddiqui
  • Amrita Rao – Main Hoon Na as Sanjana Bakshi
  • 2005 Rani Mukerji – Yuva as Sashi L. Singh
  • Priyanka Chopra – Aitraaz as Sonia Roy
  • 2006 Ayesha Kapur – Black as Michelle McNally
  • Shefali Shah – Waqt: The Race Against Time as Sumitra Thakur
  • Sandhya Mridul – Page 3 as Pearl Sequiera
  • Bipasha Basu – No Entry as Bobby
  • Shweta Prasad – Iqbal as Khadija
  • Preity Zinta – Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna as Rhea Saran
  • Rekha – Krrish as Sonia S. Mehra
  • Soha Ali Khan – Rang De Basanti as Sonia / Durgawati Devi Vohra
  • 2007 Konkona Sen Sharma – Omkara as Indu Tyagi
  • Kirron Kher – Rang De Basanti as Mitro
  • Shilpa Shukla – Chak De! India as Bindia Naik
  • Tisca Chopra – Taare Zameen Par as Maya Awasthi
  • Rani Mukerji – Saawariya as Gulabji
  • Konkona Sen Sharma – Laaga Chunari Mein Daag as Shubhavari Chutki Sahay
  • 2008 Konkona Sen Sharma – Life in a. Metro as Shruti Ghosh
  • Ratna Pathak Shah – Jaane Tu. Ya Jaane Na as Savitri A. Rathore
  • Shahana Goswami – Rock On!! as Debbie Mascarenhas
  • Bipasha Basu – Bachna Ae Haseeno as Radhika / Shreya Rathod
  • 2009 Kangana Ranaut – Fashion as Shonali Gujral
  • Kirron Kher – Dostana as Rani Kapoor
                                     

2.3. List of winners 2010s

  • Dimple Kapadia – Luck by Chance as Neena Walia
  • Divya Dutta – Delhi-6 as Jalebi
  • Arundathi Nag – Paa as Bum Vidyas Mom
  • Supriya Pathak – Wake Up Sid as Sarita Mehra
  • 2010 Kalki Koechlin – Dev.D as Lene/Chanda Chandramukhi
  • Shahana Goswami – Firaaq as Muneera
  • Amrita Puri – Aisha as Shefali Thakur
  • Ratna Pathak Shah – Golmaal 3 as Geeta Guddi
  • Supriya Pathak – Khichdi: The Movie as Hansa Praful Parekh
  • Prachi Desai – Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai as Mumtaz
  • 2011 Kareena Kapoor – We Are Family as Shreya Arora
  • Juhi Chawla – I Am as Megha
  • Swara Bhaskar – Tanu Weds Manu as Payal
  • Kalki Koechlin – Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara as Natasha Arora
  • 2012 Rani Mukerji – No One Killed Jessica as Meera Gaity
  • Parineeti Chopra – Ladies vs Ricky Bahl as Dimple Chaddha
  • 2013 Anushka Sharma – Jab Tak Hai Jaan as Akira Rai
  • Illeana DCruz – Barfi! as Shruti Ghosh Sengupta
  • Rani Mukerji – Talaash: The Answer Lies Within as Roshni Shekhawat
  • Richa Chaddha – Gangs Of Wasseypur as Nagma Khatoon
  • Huma Qureshi – Gangs Of Wasseypur as Mohsina Hamid
  • 2014 Supriya Pathak – Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela as Dhankor Baa Sanera
  • Kalki Koechlin – Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani as Aditi Mehra
  • Konkona Sen Sharma – Ek Thi Daayan as Diana
  • Divya Dutta – Bhaag Milkha Bhaag as Ishri Kaur
  • Swara Bhaskar – Raanjhanaa as Bindiya
  • Lisa Haydon – Queen as Vijayalakshmi
  • Dimple Kapadia – Finding Fanny as Rosalina Rosie Eucharistica
  • Amrita Singh – 2 States as Kavita Malhotra
  • 2015 Tabu – Haider as Ghazala Meer
  • Juhi Chawla – Gulaab Gang as Sumitra Devi
  • Tabu – Drishyam as Inspector General Meera Deshmukh
  • Tanvi Azmi – Bajirao Mastani as Radhabai
  • Shefali Shah – Dil Dhadakne Do as Neelam Mehra
  • Anushka Sharma – Dil Dhadakne Do as Farah Ali
  • Huma Qureshi – Badlapur as Janki Jhimli Dagaonkar
  • 2016 Priyanka Chopra – Bajirao Mastani as Kashibai
  • Richa Chaddha - Sarbjit as Sukhpreet Kaur
  • Kirti Kulhari - Pink as Falak Ali
  • Ratna Pathak Shah - Kapoor & Sons as Sunita Kapoor
  • Kareena Kapoor Khan - Udta Punjab as Dr. Preet Sahni
  • 2017 Shabana Azmi - Neerja as Rama Bhanot
  • Seema Bhargava Pahwa - Bareilly Ki Barfi as Susheela Mishra
  • Ratna Pathak Shah - Lipstick Under My Burkha as Usha Rosy Buaji
  • Tillotama Shome - A Death in the Gunj as Bonnie Bakshi
  • Seema Bhargava Pahwa - Shubh Mangal Saavdhan as Mrs. Joshi
  • 2018 Meher Vij - Secret Superstar as Najma Malik
  • Swara Bhaskar – Veere Di Wedding as Sakshi Soni
  • Shikha Talsania – Veere Di Wedding as Meera Kaur Stinson
  • Yamini Das – Sui Dhaaga as Nimmo Sharma
  • Gitanjali Rao – October as Prof. Vidya Iyer
  • 2019 Surekha Sikri – Badhaai Ho as Durga Devi Kaushik
  • Katrina Kaif – Zero as Babita Kumari
                                     
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