The Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut is a part of the annual Filmfare Awards for Hindi Films. The Filmfare Awards were initiated in the year 1954 and since then the Filmfare Magazine gives these awards every year.
Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut was introduced in the 34th Filmfare Awards 1989. This award is given for an excellent performance by a male actor in his debut film. Aamir Khan became the first actor to receive the award for the film Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak (1988).
Aamir Khan was followed by Salman Khan (1990) for Maine Pyar Kiya, Ajay Devgn (1992) for Phool Aur Kaante, Shah Rukh Khan (1993) for Deewana, Saif Ali Khan (1994) for Aashiq Awara, and Bobby Deol (1996) for Barsaat.
Here is the up-to-date list of Winners for the Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut.
Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut (1980s)
|34th||1989||Aamir Khan||Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak|
Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut (1990s)
|35th||1990||Salman Khan||Maine Pyar Kiya|
|37th||1992||Ajay Devgan||Phool Aur Kaante|
|38th||1993||Shah Rukh Khan||Deewana|
|39th||1994||Saif Ali Khan||Aashiq Awara|
|40th||1995||No award (Awarded to 2 actresses)|
|43rd||1998||Akshaye Khanna||Himalay Putra|
|44th||1999||Fardeen Khan||Prem Aggan|
Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut (2000s)
|45th||2000||Rahul Khanna||1947: Earth|
|46th||2001||Hrithik Roshan||Kaho Naa Pyaar Hai|
|47th||2002||Tusshar Kapoor||Mujhe Kucch Kehna Hai|
(Only actor to receive Best Supporting Actor Award in the same year)
|49th||2004||Shahid Kapoor||Ishq Vishk|
|51st||2006||Shiney Ahuja||Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi|
|54th||2009||+Farhan Akhtar||Rock On|
|+Imran Khan||Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na|
Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut (2010s)
|56th||2011||Ranveer Singh||Band Baaja Baaraat|
|58th||2013||Ayushmann Khurrana |
(Only actor/singer to receive Best Playback Singer Male Award in the same year)
|62nd||2017||Diljit Dosanjh||Udta Punjab|
|64th||2019||Ishaan Khatter||Beyond the Clouds & Dhadak|
|65th||2020||Abhimanyu Dassani||Mard Ko Dard Nahi Hota|
Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut (2020s)
|Fimfare Award No.||Year||Actress||Film|
|65th||2020||Ananya Panday||Student of the Year 2|
Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut – Highlights
- Hrithik Roshan is the only actor who won Filmfare Best Male Debut and Filmfare Best Actor Award in the same year. He won these Awards in the 46th Filmfare Awards for the film Kaho Naa Pyaar Hai.
- The Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut was not presented in the years 1991, 1995, 2005, and 2018.
- The Best Male Debut Award was not given in the year 1995. However, it was presented to two actresses; Tabu for Vijaypath and Sonali Bendre for Naaraaz.