Screen Award for Best Female Playback

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The Screen Award for Best Female Playback is chosen by a distinguished panel of judges from the Indian Bollywood film industry and the winners are announced in January.

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Bollywood Hindi language film industry

Hindi cinema, often metonymously referred to as Bollywood, and formerly known as Bombay cinema, is the Indian Hindi-language film industry, based in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. The term being a portmanteau of "Bombay" and "Hollywood", Bollywood is a part of the larger cinema of India, which includes other production centers producing films in other Indian languages. Linguistically, Bollywood films tend to use a colloquial dialect of Hindi-Urdu, or Hindustani, mutually intelligible to both Hindi and Urdu speakers, while modern Bollywood films also increasingly incorporate elements of Hinglish.

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Shreya Ghoshal holds the record of maximum awards in this category, with six wins till 2019. She also holds the record of maximum nominations in this category, with fourteen nominations till 2019. Shreya Ghoshal at Filmfare Awards South.jpg
Shreya Ghoshal holds the record of maximum awards in this category, with six wins till 2019. She also holds the record of maximum nominations in this category, with fourteen nominations till 2019.
Most awards Shreya Ghoshal 6
Most nominations Shreya Ghoshal 14
Most awards in a decade Shreya Ghoshal 3 (2000s, 2010s)
Most nominations in a year Shreya Ghoshal 2 (2008, 2011)
Most consecutive awards Shreya Ghoshal 2 (2011-2012)
Most consecutive nominations Shreya Ghoshal 11 (2006-2014)

Most Wins

WinnerNumber of WinsYears
Shreya Ghoshal 62004, 2006, 2008, 2011(shared with Mamta Sharma), 2012, 2014
Kavita Krishnamurthy 21997, 2000
Alka Yagnik 21996, 2001
Sunidhi Chauhan 22005, 2007

List of Nominations and Winners


Lata Mangeshkar Mayi Ni Mayi Hum Aapke Hain Koun..!
Alka Yagnik Dil Ne Dil Se Haqeeqat
Kavita Krishnamurthy Aaj Main Upar Khamoshi: The Musical
K. S. Chithra Paayale Chhun Mun Virasat
Jaspinder Narula Pyaar To Hona Hi Tha Pyaar To Hona Hi Tha


Kavita Krishnamurthy Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam
Alka Yagnik Panchhi Nadiyan Refugee
Asha Bhosle Radha Kaise Na Jale Lagaan
Sadhana Sargam Chupke Se Saathiya
Shreya Ghoshal Jaadu Hai Nasha Hai Jism
Sunidhi Chauhan Sajna Ve Sajna Chameli
Shreya Ghoshal Piyu Bole Parineeta
Sunidhi Chauhan Beedi Omkara
Shreya Ghoshal O Saathi Re Omkara
Shreya Ghoshal Barso Re Guru
Shreya Ghoshal Yeh Ishq Haye Jab We Met
Shilpa Rao Khuda Jaane Bachna Ae Haseeno
Shreya Ghoshal Teri Ore Singh Is Kinng


Kavita Seth Iktara Wake Up Sid
Shreya Ghoshal Zoobi Doobi 3 Idiots
Shreya Ghoshal Bahara I Hate Luv Storys
Mamta Sharma Munni Badnaam Hui Dabangg
Shreya Ghoshal Noor-e-Khuda My Name Is Khan
Shreya Ghoshal Ooh Laa La The Dirty Picture
Shalmali Kholgade Pareshaan Ishaqzaade
Shreya Ghoshal Radha Student of the Year
Shreya Ghoshal Sunn Raha Hai Aashiqui 2
Chinmayi Sripada Titli Chennai Express
Monali Thakur Sawaar Loon Lootera
Shalmali Kholgade Balam Pichkari Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani
Sona Mohapatra Ambarsariya Fukrey
Jyoti Nooran & Sultana Nooran Pathaka Guddi Highway
Kanika Kapoor Baby Doll Ragini MMS 2
Rekha Bhardwaj Hamari Atariya Pe Dedh Ishqiya
Kanika Kapoor Lovely Happy New Year
Jasmine Sandlas Yaar Na Miley Kick
Monali Thakur Moh Moh Ke Dhaage Dum Laga Ke Haisha
Palak Muchhal Kaun Tujhe M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story
Shashaa Tirupati Kanha Shubh Mangal Saavdhan
Shreya Ghoshal Thodi Der Half Girlfriend
Harshdeep Kaur Dilbaro Raazi
Chonch Ladhiyaan Manmarziyaan
Shreya Ghoshal Ghoomar Padmaavat
Ronkini Gupta Chaav Laaga Sui Dhaaga

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