IIFA Award for Best Actor

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IIFA Award for Best Actor
Irrfan Khan May 2015.jpg
Irrfan Khan (current winner of the Best Actor award)
Awarded forBest Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role
Country India
Presented byInternational Indian Film Academy
First awarded Sanjay Dutt,
Vaastav: The Reality (2000)
Currently held by Irrfan Khan,
Hindi Medium (2018)
Website IIFA Awards

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.

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With four awards each, Hrithik Roshan and Shahrukh Khan share the record for most wins in this category.

Hrithik Roshan Indian actor

Hrithik Roshan is an Indian actor who appears in Bollywood films. He has portrayed a variety of characters and is known for his dancing skills. One of the highest-paid actors in India, he has won many awards, including six Filmfares, four for Best Actor and one each for Best Debut and Best Actor (Critics). Starting in 2012, he appeared in Forbes India's Celebrity 100 based on his income and popularity.

† - indicates the actor also won the Filmfare Award for Best Actor
‡ - indicates the actor was also nominated for the Filmfare Award for Best Actor

Filmfare Award for Best Actor Award

The Filmfare Award for Best Actor is an award, begun in 1954, presented annually at the Filmfare Awards to an actor for the best performance in a leading role in Hindi cinema. This is given by Filmfare as part of its annual Filmfare Awards for Hindi (Bollywood) films. The award was first given in 1954. As of 2018, Dilip Kumar and Shah Rukh Khan lead the list, with eight wins each.

Superlatives

SuperlativeActorRecord
Actor with most awards Shah Rukh Khan & Hrithik Roshan 4
Actor with most nominationsShah Rukh Khan16
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)
2

Multiple Nominees

Shah Rukh Khan Indian actor, producer and television personality

Shah Rukh Khan, also known by the initialism SRK, is an Indian actor, film producer, and television personality. Referred to in the media as the "Badshah of Bollywood", "King of Bollywood" and "King Khan", he has appeared in more than 80 Bollywood films, and earned numerous accolades, including 14 Filmfare Awards. For his contributions to film, the Government of India honoured him with the Padma Shri, and the Government of France awarded him both the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres and the Légion d'honneur. Khan has a significant following in Asia and the Indian diaspora worldwide. In terms of audience size and income, he has been described as one of the most successful film stars in the world.

Salman Khan Indian actor, producer, and television personality

Abdul Rashid Salim Salman Khan is an Indian film actor, producer, occasional singer and television personality. In a film career spanning over thirty years, Khan has received numerous awards, including two National Film Awards as a film producer, and two Filmfare Awards for acting. He has a significant following in Asia and the Indian diaspora worldwide, and is cited in the media as one of the most commercially successful actors of both world and Indian cinema. According to the Forbes 2018 list of Top-Paid 100 Celebrity Entertainers in world, Khan was the highest ranked Indian with 82nd rank with earnings of $37.7 million. He is also known as the host of the reality show, Bigg Boss since 2010.

Amitabh Bachchan Indian actor

Amitabh Bachchan is an Indian film actor, film producer, television host, occasional playback singer and former politician. He first gained popularity in the early 1970s for films such as Zanjeer, Deewaar and Sholay, and was dubbed India's "angry young man" for his on-screen roles in Bollywood. Referred to as the Shahenshah of Bollywood, Sadi ka Mahanayak, Star of the Millennium, or Big B, he has since appeared in over 190 Indian films in a career spanning almost five decades. Bachchan is widely regarded as one of the greatest and most influential actors in the history of Indian cinema as well as world cinema. So total was his dominance on the Indian movie scene in the 1970s and 1980s that the French director François Truffaut called him a "one-man industry". Beyond the Indian subcontinent, he also has a large overseas following in markets including Africa, the Middle East, United Kingdom, Russia and parts of the United States.

List of winners

2000s

Sanjay Dutt Indian actor and film producer

Sanjay Balraj Dutt is an Indian actor and film producer who works in Hindi films. He is the recipient of several awards, including two Filmfare Awards and three Screen Awards. Dutt has appeared in 187 films, ranging from romance to comedy genres, but is usually typecasted in roles of criminals, gangsters and police officers in drama and action films. The media refer to him as "Deadly Dutt" for his portrayals of such characters.

<i>Vaastav: The Reality</i> 1999 film by Mahesh Manjrekar

Vaastav is a 1999 Indian crime action drama written and directed by Mahesh Manjrekar and starring Sanjay Dutt and Namrata Shirodkar. It also features Sanjay Narvekar, Mohnish Behl, Paresh Rawal, Reema Lagoo and Shivaji Satam in supporting roles.

Aamir Khan Indian film actor, director, and producer of Hindi Cinema

Mohammed Aamir Hussain Khan, widely known as Aamir Khan, is an Indian actor, director, filmmaker and television talk-show host. Through his career spanning over thirty years in Hindi films, Khan has established himself as one of the most popular and influential actors of Indian cinema. He has a large global following, especially in Southern Asia and Greater China, and has been described by Newsweek as "the biggest movie star" in the world. Khan is the recipient of numerous awards, including nine Filmfare Awards, four National Film Awards, and an AACTA Award, as well as an Academy Award nomination. He was honoured by the Government of India with the Padma Shri in 2003 and the Padma Bhushan in 2010, and received an honorary title from the Government of China in 2017.

2010s

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