Screen Award for Best Debut (Male)



  1. About Screen Award for Best Debut (Male)
  2. List of Nominees and Winners


The Screen Award for Best Debut (Male) is a part of the annual Screen Awards. The award is chosen by the Jury members. Screen Award for Best Debut (Male) is also known as Star Screen Award for Best Promising Newcomer (Male).

Screen Awards came into existence in the year 1994. The first award ceremony was held in 1995 in Mumbai, India. The 1st Screen Awards is also known as Screen Awards 1995.

The Screen Award for Best Debut (Male) was first given in the 1st Screen Awards 1995Sonali Bendre became the first recipient of the Screen Award for Best Debut (Male/Female). She received the award for Aag (1994). However, Bobby Deol became the first Male recipient of the Screen Award for Best Debut (Male). He received the award for Barsat (1995).

Screen Awards honors both the artistic and technical excellence of professionals in Bollywood. Here is the list of Nominees and Winners of the Screen Award for Best Debut (Male):

Nominees and Winners of Screen Award for Best Debut (Male)

  1. Nominees-and-Winners of the 1990s

Screen Award for Best Debut (Male)-Nominees and Winners of the 1990s

1st Screen Awards 1995– Nominees and Winners of Best Debut (Male/Female)

Actor (Male)FilmResult
Sonali Bendre

2nd Screen Awards 1996– Nominees and Winners of Best Debut (Male)

Actor (Male)FilmResult
Bobby DeolBarsatWin

3rd Screen Awards 1997– Nominees and Winners of Best Debut (Male)

Actor (Male)FilmResult
Chandrachur SinghMaachisWin

4th Screen Awards 1998– Nominees and Winners of Best Debut (Male)

Actor (Male)FilmResult
Akshaye KhannaHimalay PutraWin
Apurva AgnihotriSwadesNomination
Arif ZakariaDarmiyaan: In BetweenNomination

5th Screen Awards 1999-Nominees and Winners of Best Debut (Male/Female)

Actor (Male)FilmResult
Preity Zinta

Screen Award for Best Debut (Male)-Nominees and Winners of the 2000s

  1. Nominees-and-Winners of the 2000s

6th Screen Awards 2000-Nominees and Winners of Best Debut (Male)

Actor (Male)Film
Aftab ShivdasaniMastWin

7th Screen Awards 2001-Nominees and Winners of Best Debut (Male)

Actor (Male)FilmResult
Hrithik RoshanKaho Naa Pyaar HaiWin
Abhishek BachchanRefugeeNomination
Bikram SalujaFizaNomination
Rahul DevChampionNomination
Uday ChopraMohabbateinNomination

8th Screen Awards 2002-Nominees and Winners of Best Debut (Male)

Actor (Male)Film
Arjun RampalDeewaanapan,
Pyaar Ishq Aur Mohabbat,
Moksha: Salvation
R. MadhavanRehnaa Hai Terre Dil MeinNomination
Priyanshu ChatterjeeTum Bin: Love Will Find a WayNomination
Shailendra GaurVeer SavarkarNomination
Tusshar KapoorMujhe Kucch Kehna HaiNomination

9th Screen Awards 2003-Nominees and Winners of Best Debut (Male)

Actor (Male)Film
Vivek OberoiCompany,
Arya BabbarAb Ke BarasNomination
Lucky AliSur: The Melody of LifeNomination
Palash SenFilhaalNomination
Sonu SoodShaheed-E-AzamNomination

10th Screen Awards 2004-Nominees and Winners of Best Debut (Male)

Actor (Male)FilmResult
Shahid KapoorIshq VishkWin
Anuj SawhneyNayee PadosanNomination
John AbrahamJismNomination
Purab KohliBas Yun HiNomination
Riteish DeshmukhTujhe Meri KasamNomination

11th Screen Awards 2005-Nominees and Winners of Best Debut (Male)

Actor (Male)Film
Not AwardedNot Awarded

12th Screen Awards 2006-Nominees and Winners of Best Debut (Male)

Actor (Male)FilmResult
Shiney AhujaHazaaron Khwaishein AisiWin
Abhay DeolSocha Na ThaNomination
Karan SharmaDil Jo Bhi KaheyNomination
Kunal KhemuKalyugNomination

13th Screen Awards 2007-Nominees and Winners of Best Debut (Male)

Actor (Male)FilmResult
SiddharthRang De BasantiWin
Upen Patel36 China TownNomination
Vinod SherawatGaflaNomination

14th Screen Awards 2008-Nominees and Winners of Best Debut (Male)

Actor (Male)FilmResult
Ranbir KapoorSaawariyaWin
Neil Nitin MukeshJohnny GaddarNomination

15th Screen Awards 2009-Nominees and Winners of Best Debut (Male)

Actor (Male)FilmResult
Farhan AkhtarRock OnWin
Harman BawejaLove Story 2050Nomination
Imran KhanJaane Tu Ya Jaane NaNomination
Rajeev KhandelwalAamirNomination
Sikandar KherWoodstock VillaNomination

Screen Award for Best Debut (Male)-Nominees and Winners of the 2010s

  1. Nominees-and-Winners of the 2010s

16th Screen Awards 2010-Nominees and Winners of Best Debut (Male)

Actor (Male)FilmResult
Omi Vidya3 IdiotsWin
Amole GupteKamineyNomination
Chandan Roy SanyalKamineyNomination
Navin KaushikRocket Singh: Salesman of the YearNomination

17th Screen Awards 2011-Nominees and Winners of Best Debut (Male)

Actor (Male)FilmResult
Ranveer SinghBand Baaja BaaraatWin
Ali ZafarTere Bin LadenNomination
Omkar Das ManikpuriPeepli (Live)Nomination
Rajat BarmechaUdaanNomination
SuriyaRakhta CharitraNomination

18th Screen Awards 2012-Nominees and Winners of Best Debut (Male)

Actor (Male)FilmResult
Divyendu SharmaPyaar Ka PunchnamaWin
PitbashShor In The CityNomination
Senthil RamamurthyShor In The CityNomination
Rana DaggubatiDum Maaro DumNomination
Saqib SalimMujhse Fraandship KarogeNomination

19th Screen Awards 2013-Nominees and Winners of Best Debut (Male)

Actor (Male)FilmResult
Ayushmann KhurranaVicky DonorWin
Arjun KapoorIshaqzaadeNomination
Kayoze IraniStudent of the YearNomination
Parambrata ChatterjeeKahaaniNomination
Siddharth MalhotraStudent of the YearNomination
Varun DhawanStudent of the YearNomination

20th Screen Awards 2014-Nominees and Winners of Best Debut (Male)

Actor (Male)FilmResult
Sushant Singh RajputKai Po CheWin
Girish KumarRamaiya VastavaiyaNomination
Manish PaulMicky VirusNomination
Neeraj kabiShip of TheseusNomination

21st Screen Awards 2015-Nominees and Winners of Best Debut (Male)

Actor (Male)FilmResult
Tiger ShroffHeropantiWin
Armaan JainLekar Hum Deewana DilNomination
Darshan KumarMary KomNomination
Freddy DaruwalaHoliday: A Soldier Is Never Off DutyNomination
Sasho Satiiysh SaarathyManjunathNomination
Tahir Raj BhasinMardaaniNomination

22nd Screen Awards 2016-Nominees and Winners of Best Debut (Male)

Actor (Male)FilmResult
Vicky KaushalMasaanWin
Kapil SharmaKis Kisko Pyaar KaroonNomination
Omkar KapoorPyaar Ka Punchnama 2Nomination
Shashank AroraTitliNomination
Sooraj PancholiHeroNomination

23rd Screen Awards 2017-Nominees and Winners of Best Debut (Male)

Actor (Male)FilmResult
Jim SarbhNeerjaWin
Harshvardhan KapoorMirzyaWin

24th Screen Awards 2018-Nominees and Winners of Best Debut (Male)

Actor (Male)FilmResult
Aparshakti KhuranaDangalWin

25th Screen Awards 2019-Nominees and Winners of Best Debut (Male)

Actor (Male)FilmResult
Ishaan KhatterDhadak,
Beyond the Clouds
Abhishek BannerjeeStreeNomination

Screen Award for Best Debut (Male)-[Nominees and Winners of the 2020s]

26th Screen Awards 2020-Nominees and Winners of Best Debut (Male)

Actor (Male)FilmResult
Siddhant ChaturvediGully BoyWin
Abhimanyu DassaniMard Ko Dard Nahi HotaNomination
Karan DeolPal Pal Dil Ke PaasNomination
Mohit RainaUri: The Surgical StrikeNomination
Nandish SandhuSuper 30Nomination
Zaheer IqbalNotebookNomination

Screen Awards 2021-Nominees and Winners of Best Debut (Male)

The Award ceremony was not held in the year 2021 due to ongoing COVID epidemics.

Screen Awards 2022-Nominees and Winners of Best Debut (Male)

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Screen Popular Awards

  1. Best Film
  2. Best Director
  3. Best Actor (Male)
  4. Best Actor (Female)
  5. Best Actor (Popular Choice)
  6. Best Actress (Popular Choice)
  7. Best Supporting Actor (Male)
  8. Best Supporting Actor (Female)
  9. Best Actor in a Comic Role (Comedian)
  10. Best Actor in a Negative Role (Villain)
  11. Best Music Director
  12. Best Lyricist
  13. Best Male Playback Singer
  14. Best Female Playback Singer
  15. Best Debut (Male)
  16. Best Debut (Female)
  17. Best Debut Director

All Screen Awards

Screen Awards of 1990s

1st Screen Awards 19952nd Screen Awards 1996
3rd Screen Awards 19974th Screen Awards 1998
5th Screen Awards 1999

Screen Awards of 2000s

6th Screen Awards 20007th Screen Awards 2001
8th Screen Awards 20029th Screen Awards 2003
10th Screen Awards 200411th Screen Awards 2005
12th Screen Awards 200613th Screen Awards 2007
14th Screen Awards 200815th Screen Awards 2009

Screen Awards of 2010s

16th Screen Awards 201017th Screen Awards 2011
18th Screen Awards 201219th Screen Awards 2013
20th Screen Awards 201421st Screen Awards 2015
22nd Screen Awards 201623rd Screen Awards 2017
24th Screen Awards 201825th Screen Awards 2019

Screen Awards of 2020s

26th Screen Awards 202027th Screen Awards 2022
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