Filmfare award does not need any recognition. This award is the most esteemed award given in Bollywood industry. It is for the appreciation of outstanding performance by Bollywood celebrities. There are numerous celebs who have won this eminent award for their exceptional performances. The award is the symbol of appreciation and Filmfare award is a great deal more than that. It gives the overall prevalence and makes lasting renown of the celeb.
In Bollywood, many celebrities are there, who have been crowned with such prestigious honor for many times. Want to know who are in the top ten rundown?
Here is the list of top 10 Bollywood celebrities with most Filmfare awards ever in 2018:
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- 10. Jaya Bachchan – 6 Filmfare awards, 3 for Best actress and 3 for supporting role
- 9. Alka Yagnik – 7 Filmfare awards for Female Playback Singing
- 8. Asha Bhonsle – 7 Filmfare awards for Best female Playback Singer
- 7. Amitabh Bachchan – 8 Filmfare awards , 3 for Best actor and 3 for Supporting Actor
- 6. Shahrukh Khan- 8 Filmfare awards for Best Actor
- 5. Saroj Khan – 8 Filmfare awards for Best Choreographer
- 4. Dilip Kumar – 8 Filmfare award for Best Actor
- 3. Kishore Kumar – 8 Filmfare awards for Best male Playback Singer
- 2. A.R. Rahman – 10 Filmfare awards for Best Music Director
- 1. Gulzar – 11 Filmfare awards for Best Lyricist
10. Jaya Bachchan – 6 Filmfare awards, 3 for Best actress and 3 for supporting role
Known as wife of Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bachchan has been able to carve her niche in Bollywood industry with her outstanding performances in the movies. Jaya Bachchan entered the industry at the age of 15 with a Bengali film Mahanagar. Guddi was the first Bollywood film which gave her recognition. She took a break after getting married to Amitabh Bachchan and returned to big screen after 18 years in 1998. Since then she is doing small and important roles in several movies.
Movies for which she won best actress awards are – Abhimaan, Kora Kagaz, and Nauker.
Movies for which she won the best actress in Supporting role are- Kal Ho Na Ho, Fiza, and Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham.
9. Alka Yagnik – 7 Filmfare awards for Female Playback Singing
A unique singing style and warm aura around her, Alka Yagnik is a renowned singer of 90’s in Bollywood industry. Alka Yagnik has given her melodious voice for around 700 Bollywood films. At the age of 6, she started her singing career and has sung in several regional languages as well. She has also been given other prestigious awards for her outstanding contribution to art and cinema. She has been a judge for Sa Re Ga Ma Pa and Star Voice of India as well.
Songs which won her Filmfare awards are :- Ek do teen (Tezaab), Choli Ke Piche Kya Hai (Khalnayak), Meri Mehbooba (Pardes), Taal Se Taal Mila (Taal), Hum Tum (Hum Tum), Dil ne yeh Kaha Hai (Dhadkan) and O Re Chori (lagan).
8. Asha Bhonsle – 7 Filmfare awards for Best female Playback Singer
Legendary singer Asha Bhonsle is one of the most renowned singer in the industry since several decades. Asha Bhonsle is among the ones who have always encouraged new talent and is still singing in certain films at such an old age. Out of the 18 Filmfare Nominations, Ashaji won 7 awards. The first two awards she received was in the year 1967 and 1968. In the year 1979 after she received the award, she requested the organizers to not include her name in the nominations furthermore.
Songs she received Filmfare awards are – Chain Se Humko (Pran Jaye par vachan Na Jaye), Dum Mauro dump (Hare Rama Hare Krishna), Pared Mein renew Do (Shaker), yeh mere dill (Don), Hone Lag Hai rat (Naina), Piya tu ab to aja ( Caravan) and Garibon ki Suno ( Dus Lakh).
7. Amitabh Bachchan – 8 Filmfare awards , 3 for Best actor and 3 for Supporting Actor
It would not be wrong if we call Mr. Bachchan the Legendary Amitabh Bachchan. His contribution in Indian Cinema is just incredible and long lasting. He is also known as “Shahenshah” of the Bollywood Industry. Out of 39 Nominations, Amitabh Bachchan won 8 awards. No words exist to praise his work and to appreciate his hard work and dedication. The Legendary, Sir Amitabh Bachchan is an actor and a television personality. His shows stay houseful for a long time. People don’t just love him but respect him too for being always so kind. His list of big hits and film fare awards for his work in different categories is never ending.
Movies for which he won Best actor are – Paa, Amar Akbar Anthony, Hum, Don, and Black.
Movies for which he won Best Supporting actor are – Mohabbatein, Namak Haraam, and Anand.
6. Shahrukh Khan- 8 Filmfare awards for Best Actor
The renowned actor, Shahrukh Khan aka Romance King of Bollywood is the heartthrob of the whole Nation. He is especially popular in girls as per his image as King of Romance in the Indian Cinema. He has worldwide fans who love and respect him and give exceptional love to his movies. A person, who came from a non-film background, earned a name for himself with continuous struggle and hard work, is the one and only Shahrukh Khan. His name shines at the topmost Bollywood stars rundown and his journey in Bollywood delights the fans. His movie “DDLJ” aka “Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge” is the longest running movie in theaters. He is a versatile actor, producer, television personality and a social worker. All his best performances lead him to become the star with most awards.
Films for which Shah Rukh won the best actor in Filmfare are- My name is Khan, Swades, Kuch Kuch Hota hai, Dilwale Dulhaniya le Jayenge, Chak de India, Devdas, Dil to Pagal hai and Baazigar.
5. Saroj Khan – 8 Filmfare awards for Best Choreographer
A talented dancer and a renowned Choreographer, Saroj Khan has been serving in the industry since 3 decades. Saroj Khan got to fame with Anil Kapoor and Madhuri Dixit’s Beta. After that more than 200 songs she has choreographed till now. She had made heroines dance to her tunes successfully. Saroj Khan has even judged for various dance reality shows and had been dancing on TV as well teaching beginners on how to dance on famous dance numbers.
Songs Choreography for which she received awards are – Ek Do teen (Tezaab), Na Jaane Kahan Se (Chalbaaz), Humko Aaj Kal hai ( Sailaab), Dhal Dhak Karne Laga ( Beta), Choli ke Peechey kya hai (Khal Nayak), Nimbooda (Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam), Dola Re Dola (Devdas) and Barso re (Guru).
4. Dilip Kumar – 8 Filmfare award for Best Actor
An award is not just a piece of metal or wood, an award is not just an award, but an award his appreciation for the hard work of the receivers, it’s a source of motivation to give best in upcoming projects. In the most film fare awards series, Dilip Kumar is at number one. Dilip Kumar has won the millions of hearts worldwide. His work is still remembered for the perfection. People also call him by the name “The Tragedy King”. In the history of Bollywood, he was one of the best actors known for brilliant acting skills and awarded with awards for his dedication to his work.
Movies for which Dilip Sahab won Filmfare are – Shakti, Leader, Naya Daur, Azaad, Ram Aur Shyam, Kohinoor, Devdaas, and Daag.
3. Kishore Kumar – 8 Filmfare awards for Best male Playback Singer
All-rounder and the most versatile Bollywood Celebrity, Kishore Kumar was a singer, actor, director, and film producer as well. This is a rare feat achieved by any of India’s celebrity. He got 27 Filmfare nominations for playback singing and won for 8 times.
The award-winning songs of Kishore Kumar are – Saagar Kinnare (Saagar), Room tera mustana (Araadhna), Hazaar raahein mud ke (Thodi si bewafaii), Agar tum na hote (Agar tum na Hote), Pag Ghungroo bandh meera nachegi ( Namak halal), Manzeelein apni Jagah (Sharaabi), Khaike Pan ( Don) and Dil Aisa Kisi ne mera (Amanush).
2. A.R. Rahman – 10 Filmfare awards for Best Music Director
No introduction is required to this acclaimed music director and Singer. He has made India proud at Global level with Slumdog Millionaire. His success rate can be predicted with only 14 times nominated, he won Filmfare for 10 times. A R Rahman is soft spoken and strives to imbibe western Classical musical in the youth of India. For the same, he started KM Music Conservatory and Symphony Orchestra in Chennai.
He has won Filmfare awards for his music in the films – Dil Se, Rangeela, Saathiya, Lagaan, Taal, Range de Basanti, The legend of Bhagat Singh, Guru, Swades, Delhi 6, Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na and Jodha Akbar.
1. Gulzar – 11 Filmfare awards for Best Lyricist
Yes, the one who leads the list of maximum Filmfare on his name is none other than Lyricist Gulzar. Out of 27 nominations he had, he had won 11 times depicting his impeccable hold on lyrics in Bollywood. He is the oldest lyricist we have in the industry and is still working for several movies in a year. He has been awarded Dadsaheb Phalke award in the year 2013 for his contribution to Indian cinema and Padma Bhushan in 2004.
Gulzar sahib Filmfare award movies are- Gharaonda, Masoom, Thodi Si bewafaii, Dil Se, Ijaazat, Saathiya, lekin, Jab Tak Hai Jaan, Bunty aur Babli, Ishqiya and Gol Maal.
These are the top ten celebs that are ruling the hearts of the audience with their flawless performance and won maximum awards. For many, it is a dream to have the Filmfare award in their life as this award adds to their esteem and makes them most popular worldwide. But these ten celebrities are ruling over the myriad hearts with their exceptional talent and hard work in movies.