|IIFA Award for Best Actor|
Irrfan Khan (current winner of the Best Actor award)
|Awarded for||Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role|
|Presented by||International Indian Film Academy|
|First awarded|| Sanjay Dutt, |
Vaastav: The Reality (2000)
|Currently held by|| Irrfan Khan, |
Hindi Medium (2018)
The IIFA Award for Best Actor recognizes leading male actor who has delivered an outstanding performance in a leading role. The recipient is chosen by viewers and the winner is announced at the ceremony.
With four awards each, Hrithik Roshan and Shahrukh Khan share the record for most wins in this category.
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† - indicates the actor also won the Filmfare Award for Best Actor
‡ - indicates the actor was also nominated for the Filmfare Award for Best Actor
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|Actor with most awards||Shah Rukh Khan & Hrithik Roshan||4|
|Actor with most nominations||Shah Rukh Khan||16|
|Actor with most nominations without ever winning||Salman Khan||9|
|Actor with most nominations in a single year|| Aamir Khan (2002)|
Ajay Devgan (2003)
Shahrukh Khan (2005)
Amitabh Bachchan (2006)
Saif Ali Khan (2006)
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