Filmfare Awards

The Filmfare Awards are the oldest and most important awards that Hindi films are conferred in India.

Prizes were awarded for the first time in 1954 and since then annually. Readers of Filmfare magazine vote on the winners from the nominees, which are determined in a pre-selection by a committee of experts. The first award prizes were awarded in five categories. Meanwhile, there are more than thirty. There is also a separate category for critics awards that are not awarded by film critics and the audience. In the years 1987 and 1988 there was no award ceremony.

The otherwise black trophies were made ​​for the 25th anniversary in silver and gold in the 50th.


Artistic prices

  • Best Picture
  • Best Director
  • Best Actor
  • Best Actress
  • Best Supporting Actor
  • Best Supporting Actress
  • Best villain
  • Best Comedian
  • Best debut
  • Best Music
  • Best lyrics
  • Best Playback Singer
  • Best Playback Singer

Technical prices

  • Best Art
  • Best Stunt Director
  • Best Camera
  • Best Editing
  • Best Choreography
  • Best Story
  • Best Screenplay
  • Best Background Music
  • Best dialogue
  • Best Sound
  • Best Visual Effects
  • Best Costumes

Critics awards

  • Best Picture
  • Best Actor
  • Best Actress

Special Rates

  • Life's work
  • Lux New Face (1989-1995)
  • Power Award
  • Special performance
  • RD Burman Award
  • Best movie scene

Were occasion Based Awards, and have put each assigned only once:

Other special prizes were awarded to: