Bollywood industry is full of talent’s in all fields such as acting, lyricist, choreographer, singer; which makes it as one of the most versatile industry .when we talk about Bollywood it starts from the era of 60’s when legends like Dilip Kumar, Ashok Kumar, Rajesh Khanna, Raj Kapoor and various Bollywood legends made Bollywood shine across the world with their acting skills. Here we are going to present you the celebrities with most Filmfare award regarding numbers excluding lifetime achievement award.
Let’s Go Through Top Filmfare Award Recipients:
Sampooran Singh Kalra popularly known as Gulzar is a famous Indian Poet, Lyricist and, Director. He has directed Kirdaar TV show was aired way back in 1993 on Doordarshan. Gulzar was awarded Padma Bhushan by late President of India Shri APJ Abdul Kalam. Also, he has bagged 5 National Awards for his various works in movies. He is married to Karan Arjun movie fame actress Rakhee; having a daughter named Meghna Gulzar. The popular Lyricist won 15 Filmfare Awards for Lyrics, playback, and Dialogue in Indian Cinema, the most by any Indian Celebrity; thereby placing himself into a top of the list.
2. Shahrukh Khan
The king of Bollywood or Baadshah of Bollywood as the world calls him by these synonyms because he has proved his mettle all around the world with his acting, charity, and charm. SRK has acted in more than 50 films and bagged the most number of awards in Filmfare. He has won 14 Filmfare awards including people’s choice awards. He is the biggest star of India; having his fans globally in million. He is currently the world’s second richest actor in the world having a worth of almost more than 620 million. Shahrukh is also associated with many charities and works with UNESCO for the welfare of people’s. He is the only Indian to get a reputed award from UNESCO for charity works. He is the second most recipient of Filmfare awards in all categories after Gulzar sir.
3. Amitabh Bachchan
Amitabh Harivansh Bachchan is the most sought celebrity in Bollywood. He is called as the Shahenshah of Bollywood. Amitabh has acted in more than 100 films. He is the legendary actor of his era still topping the chart of the most hardworking actor in Hindi Industry. Back in 90’s, he was one of the Heartthrob of the Bollywood by giving movies like Yaarana, Sharaabi, Silsila thus by making women’s to fall for her charm. He won the prestigious national award for his Epic role and acting in Agneepath, Black, Paa, and Piku. He has also won Padma Vibhusan award for his contribution to Indian Cinema. Amitabh has won 13 Filmfare awards excluding Lifetime Achievement Award which he got in 1991, making him 2’nd most Filmfare award winner actor.
4. A.R. Rehman
A.R. Rahman is a maestro and famous music director in India. He is the only one to win Oscar for India. Rahman won the Oscar award for Best Original Music Score for movie Slumdog Millionaire in 2009. He also has won two Grammy awards and one Golden Globe award. He was considered as Times 100 most influential people’s around the world in 2009. Rehman recognizes as Collaborating Indian music with world music and orchestral arrangements. He has also captured four national awards under his belt. He has escalated to win 11 Filmfare awards making him at the 4th spot for the most number of awards under his name for Filmfare.
5. Dilip Kumar
Dilip Kumar Originally named as Mohammad Yusuf Khan was born on 11 Dec 1922 Peshawar, which is currently part of Pakistan. He is one of the best method actors of Bollywood. He debuted into the film industry with the film named Jwar Bhata in 1944. His historical based movie Mughal-E-Azam broke a lot of records with its great cinema and story. He received Padma Bhushan in 1991, also Dadasaheb Falke award in 1994 and Padma Vibhushan in 2015. He has also received Pakistan’s highest civilian award Nishan-E-Imtiaz in 1997. Dilip Kumar is the greatest actor of Indian Cinema according to Critics. This great actor has won 8 Filmfare award in his filmy career.
6. Kishore Kumar
The legendary Bollywood actor, singer, producer, and director was born in 1929. He belongs to one of the most gracious and highly talented Playback singer of Bollywood. He has acted in various movies apart from singing like Padosan, Chalti Ka Naam Gaadi, Hungama etc. Kishore Kumar also worked as music director for his home production like Jhumroo, Hum Do Daaku and Door Ka Rahi and few more. He also produced few movies in late 70’s named Badhti Ka Naam Dadhi and Zindagi. He is the record holder for most Filmfare award winner in the playback singing by winning eight Filmfare awards in the same category.
7. Saroj Khan
The legendary choreographer was born on 22 November 1948. She started her Bollywood career at a very young age of 3 by working as a child artist in the movie Nazarana. Saroj Khan has a list of more than 2000 songs choreographed by her. She was born in Pakistan province, but after partition, her family migrated to India. She started her professional choreography career by a movie named Geeta Mera Naam in 1974. Her career took to fly from the famous song Hawa Hawaii when she choreographed Sridevi for the film Mr. India. She has bagged 8 Filmfare awards under her name.
8. Asha Bhosle
Born in the year 1933, Asha Bhosle is a legendary Bollywood playback singer. She has sung over a 1000’s of the song over the years. She started her career in the way back 1943 from the movie Majha Bal. Asha Bhosle marriage takes place at the very young age of 16 with Ganpatrao Bhosle. In the early 60’s when legendary singers like Mohammad Rafi, Lata Mangeshkar were dominating she made way for herself with Movie name Parineeta where Raj Kapoor signed him for the song Nanhe Munhe Bachche which was hugely popular by then. That was her beginning to fame, and after that, she never looked back. Asha Bhosle also collaborated with Australian Cricketer Brett Lee for a song you’re the one for me, in the year 2007. She has 7 Filmfare trophies under her name.
9. Alka Yagnik
Born in the year 1966 in Kolkata She is one of the most reputed playback singers. She got to achieve record 35 times Filmfare nominations for best playback singer. She has got seven times best playback singer award for Filmfare. Alka came from a classical background and started singing Bhajan’s for Aakashvani from the age 6. She began her singing career with a film named Payal Ki Jhankaar in 1980. She got a lot of popularity and fame with the famous song from Tezaab movie Ek Do Teen. Her Jodi with Kumar Sanu was one of the most sought Jodi in the way back 1990.
10. Jaya Bachchan
Jaya Bachchan is an Indian actress and politician. She was born in the year 1948 at Jabalpur. She debuted with Satyajit Ray’s Movie Mahanagar in the year 1963 at a very young age. Jaya Bachchan made her impact on Indian cinema with movies Uphaar, Koshish, Kora Kagaz, Abhimaan etc. She was married to legendary Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan and after that she restricted herself from Bollywood. Her role in Guddi persists onto the mind of viewers even after so long. She has won 6 Filmfare awards in her filmy career.
Here is our final list of most Filmfare award recipients. Do provide your valuable feedback. Till then, happy reading. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram for more such posts and you can also download our app to stay updated: Tell Me Nothing