The Bollywood Industry is full of talent 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
and various Bollywood legends made Bollywood shine across the world with their acting skills.
Here, we have compiled a list of celebrities with most Filmfare awards
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 ‘
’ movie actress, Rakhee and has a daughter named
. The popular Lyricist won 15 Filmfare Awards for Lyrics, P, and Dialogue in Indian Cinema, the most by any Indian Celebrity, thereby placing himself into top of the list.
- Shahrukh Khan
The King of Bollywood or Baadshah of Bollywood, as the world calls him, has proved his mettle all around the world with his acting, charity, and charm. He 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 fans globally in million. He is currently the world’s second richest actor in the world having a worth of almost more than 620 millions. He 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.
Amitabh Harivansh Bachchan is the most sought celebrity in Bollywood. He is known as the Shahenshah of Bollywood. He has acted in more than 100 films and is a 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 heartthrobs of the Bollywood by acting in movies like Yaarana, Sharaabi, Silsila thus by making women to fall for his 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. He has won 13 Filmfare awards excluding Lifetime Achievement Award which he got in 1991, making him 2nd most Filmfare award winner actor.
- A.R. Rahman
A.R. Rahman is a maestro and famous music director in India. He is the only one to win an Oscar for India. Rahman won the Oscar award for Best Original Music Score for movie ‘
’ 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. He is known for collaborating Indian music with world music and orchestral arrangements. He has also received four national awards. 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.
- Dilip Kumar
Dilip Kumar, originally named as Mohammad Yusuf Khan, was born on 11 Dec 1922 in Peshawar, which is currently part of Pakistan. He is considered as the best method actor of Bollywood. He debuted into the film industry with the film ‘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. He is the greatest actor of Indian Cinema according to critics and has won 8 Filmfare award in his film career.
The legendary Bollywood actor, singer, producer, and director was born in 1929. He has acted in various movies apart from singing like ‘
Chalti Ka Naam Gaadi
’, etc. He 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 ‘
’. He is the record holder for most Filmfare award winner in the playback singing by winning eight Filmfare awards in the same category.
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’. She has choreographed more than 2000 songs. She was born in Pakistan province, but after partition, her family migrated to India. She started her professional choreography career with the movie, ‘Geeta Mera Naam’ in 1974. Her career escalated from the famous song ‘Hawa Hawaii ‘when she choreographed the moves for Sridevi for the film ‘Mr. India’. She has bagged 8 Filmfare awards under her name.
Born in the year 1933, Asha Bhosle is a legendary Bollywod 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’. She got married to Ganpatrao Bhosle at a very young age of 16. In the early 60’s when legendary singers like Mohammad Rafi,
were dominating the music industry, she made way for herself with the movie, ‘
’, where Raj Kapoor signed her 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.
Born in the year 1966 in Kolkata, she is one of the most reputed playback singers. She achieved a record of 35 times Filmfare nominations for best playback singer. She has got seven times best playback singer award for Filmfare. Alka came from classical background and started singing Bhajan’s for Aakashvani from the age 6. She began her singing career with a film, ‘Payal Ki Jhankaar’ in 1980. She got a lot of popularity and fame with the famous song ‘Ek Do Teen’ from ‘Tezaab’. Her jodi with
was one of the most sought jodi in the way back 1990.
Jaya Bachchan is an Indian actress and politician. She was born in the year 1948 in Jabalpur. She debuted with Satyajit Ray’s movie ‘
’ in the year 1963 at a very young age. She made her impact on Indian cinema with movies ‘Uphaar’, ‘Koshish’, ‘
’, etc. She was married to legendary Bollywood actor, Amitabh Bachchan and after that she restricted herself from Bollywood. Her role in ‘Guddi’ was one of the best. She has won 6 Filmfare awards in her film career.