Tuesday, May 16, 2006

Leading winners of Filmfare Best Female Playback Singer Award

Leading winners of Filmfare Best Female Playback Singer Award

Although the awards started in 1953, awards for the best female playback category started nearly ten years later in 1962.

Frequent winners include Alka Yagnik (7), Asha Bhosle (7) and Kavita Krishnamoorthy (4).

Alka Yagnik holds the record (alongwith Asha Bhosle) of winning most number of Filmfare Best Female Playback Singer Award. She has won the award seven times for:

Hum Tum – Hum Tum (2004)
O Rey Chori – Lagaan (2001
Dil Ne Yeh Kaha Hai Dil Se – Dhadkan (2000)
Taal Se Taal – Taal (1999)
Zara tasveer Se Tu – Pardes (1997)
Choli Ke Peeche – Khalnayak (with Ila Arun) (1993)
Ek Do Teen – Tezaab (1988)

Asha Bhosle also holds the record of winning most number of Filmfare Best Female Playback Singer Award. She has won the award seven times for:

Yeh Mera Dil Pyaar Ka Deewana – Don (1978)
Chain Se Kabhi – Pran jaaye Par Vachan Na Jaaye (1974)
Hone Lagi Hai Raat Jawan - Naina (1973)
Dum Maro Dum – Hare Rama Hare Krishna (1972)
Piya Tu Ab To Aaja – Caravan (1971)
Parde Mein Rehne Do – Shikaar (1968)
Garibon Ki Suno – Dus Lakh (1967)

Kavita Krishnamurthy has won the Filmfare Best Male Playback Singer Award four times for:

Dola Re – Devdas (with Shreya Ghoshal) (2002)
Aaj Main Upar – Khamoshi (1996)
Mera Piya Ghar Aaya – Yaaraana 91995)
Pyaar Hua Chupke Se – 1942 A Love Story (1994)

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