Screen Award for Best Actor (Popular Choice)

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The Screen Award for Best Actor - Popular Choice has been introduced in 2009 during the Screen Awards. Unlike the Screen Award for Best Actor which is chosen by the jury, this trophy is given by the viewers to the actor whose performance is judged the most popular. Akshay Kumar was the first winner for his performance in Singh is Kinng in 2009 but he did not accept his award and gave it away to Aamir Khan for Ghajini who thought he deserved it more. Shah Rukh Khan has won five times (2011, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016) in the last six years thus making him the most Awarded Actor.

Screen Awards award

The Screen Awards is an annual awards ceremony held in India honouring professional excellence in Bollywood. The nomination and award selection is done by a panel of distinguished professionals from the industry. The name of the annual ceremonies are prefixed by the presenting network; the first Star Screen Awards were telecasted on Star Plus in 2000 till 2011, after which the Colors Screen Awards were previewed on Colors and the Life OK Screen Awards on Life OK, each for a period of two years. As of 2016, Star continues to hold the television distribution rights.

Akshay Kumar Indian film actor and producer

Rajiv Hari Om Bhatia, known professionally as Akshay Kumar, is an Indian born Canadian actor, producer, television personality, martial artist, stuntman and philanthropist who works in Bollywood films. In a career spanning over twenty five years, Kumar has appeared in over a hundred films and has won several awards, including the National Film Award for Best Actor for his performances in Rustom and Airlift, and two Filmfare Awards for Ajnabee (2001) and Garam Masala (2005).

Winners

Shah Rukh Khan holds the record of maximum awards in the category, with five wins SRK TagH.jpg
Shah Rukh Khan holds the record of maximum awards in the category, with five wins
YearActorFilm
2009 Akshay Kumar Singh is Kinng
2010 Shahid Kapoor Kaminey
2011 Shah Rukh Khan My Name Is Khan
2012 Shah Rukh Khan Ra.One & Don 2
2013 Salman Khan Dabangg 2
2014 Shah Rukh Khan Chennai Express
2015 Shah Rukh Khan Happy New Year
2016 Shah Rukh Khan Dilwale

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