Although the Filmfare awards started in 1954, awards for the Best Supporting Actress category started the following year 1955. Five actresses, Nirupa Roy, Farida Jalal, Jaya Bachchan, Rani Mukerji, six actresses have won the award twice, in chronological order, they are Shashikala, Simi Garewal, Raakhee, Rohini Hattangadi, Aruna Irani and Konkona Sen Sharma. Four actresses have won the award in years, Shashikala, Supriya Pathak, Jaya Bachchan. Aruna Irani holds the record of nominations, followed by Raakhee / Shashikala, Farida Jalal / Bindu / Rani Mukerji. Shashikala holds the record of most consecutive nominations with 6 between 1963 and 1967, being nominated twice in 1967, winning twice in 1963 and 1964, eight actresses hold the record of maximum nominations in a single year. In chronological order, they are, Shubha Khote, Shashikala, Nutan, Bindu, Smita Patil, Sushmita Sen, Rani Mukerji, among these, the latter three won the awards in their respective years. The former five thus hold the record of not winning despite having multiple nominations, Bindu holds the record of maximum nominations without ever winning, with 7, followed by Reema Lagoo, Waheeda Rehman and Tanvi Azmi with 4 nominations each. Six actresses, Dina Pathak, Bipasha Basu, Divya Dutta, Kirron Kher, Preity Zinta, Jaya Bachchan, who won 3 awards among 3 nominations, holds the record of winning maximum awards, without ever losing, whenever been nominated. Bachchan also holds the record of awards in minimum time. She won in 2001,2002 and 2004, durga Khote, in 1975, became the eldest winner and eldest nominee, at age 70, whilst Ayesha Kapur, became the youngest winner and youngest nominee, at age 11. Karisma Kapoor and Kareena Kapoor are the siblings who have both won the award. There was no winner in the 1950s, on the contrary in the 60s three actresses had two wins, namely, Nirupa Roy, Shashikala and Simi Garewal. Again, 70s had no wins, but Supriya Pathak achieved two consecutive wins in the 80s. Farida Jalal followed suit with two wins in the 90s, Jaya Bachchan took over in the 2000s with three wins. Until now, no actress is leading the 2010s, vyjayanthimala and Reena Roy are the only actresses to have not accepted the award. Both refused it for their roles in Devdas and Apnapan, respectively, citing that their roles were leading, only once have siblings been nominated for the award during the same year, Ratna Pathak and Supriya Pathak in 2010. Mukerji is the first and only actress to win both awards in the same year. Kareena Kapoor and Priyanka Chopra are the two actresses to win Filmfare Awards in five different categories, while Kangana Ranaut has won in four categories
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Nirupa Roy, Farida Jalal, Jaya Bachchan, Rani Mukerji and Supriya Pathak hold the record (3) of maximum award in this category.