Filmfare Award For Best Male Playback Singer - Superlatives


Superlative Singer
Most awards Kishore Kumar 8
Most nominations Kishore Kumar 27
Most nominations without ever winning Suresh Wadkar
Most nominations in a single year Kishore Kumar (1985) 4
Oldest winner Kishore Kumar 57
Oldest nominee Kishore Kumar 57
Youngest winner Sonu Nigam 30
Youngest nominee Master Vignesh

Kishore Kumar has won the award maximum number of times (8) in this category, whereas Mohammad Rafi has won it 6 times .

Kumar Sanu holds the record for most consecutive wins, winning all of his five awards from 1991 to 1995. Kishore Kumar won the awards four times in a row from 1983 to 1986.

Two singers have achieved the feat of receiving all the nominations of this category in a particular year: Mohammed Rafi was the single nominee in 1969, having all the three nominations to his credit, and Kishore Kumar was the single nominee in 1985, having all the four nominations to his credit. Kumar's four nominations in that year also gave him the record for most number of Best Male Playback Singer nominations in a single year. Incidentally, Kishore Kumar's all nominated songs were from one movie, Sharaabi

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