15th Filmfare Awards 1968

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15th (Fifteenth) Filmfare Awards 1968

15th Filmfare Awards were held in Bombay (now Mumbai) in the year 1968. Here is the list of Nominees and Winners of various Award recipients of the 15th Filmfare Awards.

List of Nominees and Winners

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Award CateogoryNominee / WinnerFilm
Best FilmHarkishen R. Mirchandani (Producer)+Upkar
R. N. Goswami (Producer)
L.V. Prasad (Producer)Milan
A. V. Meiyappan (Producer) Mehrban
Best Director+Manoj KumarUpkar
A. Subba RaoMilan
A. BhimsinghMehrban
Best Actor+Dilip KumarRam Aur Shyam
Manoj KumarUpkar
Sunil DuttMilan
Best Actress+NutanMilan
Saira BanuShagird
Waheeda RehmanRam Aur Shyam
Best Actor in Supporting Role+PranUpkar
Ashok KumarMehrban
Om PrakashDus Lakh
Best Actress in Supporting Role+Jamuna BaruaMilan
TanujaJewel Thief
MumtazRam Aur Shayam
Best Comic Actor+Om PrakashDus Lakh
MehmoodMehrban
Johnny WalkerPati Patni
Best Story+Manoj KumarUpkar
Pratibha BoseAasra
Asha Poorna DeviMehrban
Best Dialogue+Manoj KumarUpkar
Best Cinematographer (B&W)+Jal MistryBaharon Ke Sapne
Best Cinematographer (Colour)+M. N. MalhotraHamraaz
Best Editing+B. S. GlaadUpkar
Best Sound+J M BarotJewel Thief
Best Art Director (B&W)+H.V. MaharudriaTaqdeer
Best Art Director (Color)+Abdul RahimChandan Ka Palna

List of Nominees and Winners of Music Awards

+ Indicates winner

Award CateogoryNominee / WinnerSongFilm
Best Music Director+Laxmikant-PyarelalMilan
RaviHamraaz
Kalyanji-AnandjiUpkar
Best Lyricist+Gulshan BawraMere Desh Ki Dharti Sona UgleUpkar
Sahir LudhiyanviNeele Gagan Ke Tale Dharti Ka Pyar PaleHamraaz
Anand BaskhiSawan Ka Mahina Pawan Kare ShorMilan
Best Male Playback Singer+Mahendra KapoorNeele Gagan Ke Tale Dharti Ka Pyar PaleHamraaz
Mahendra KapoorMere Desh Ki Dharti Sona UgleUpkar
MukeshSawan Ka Mahina Pawan Kare ShorMilan
Best Female Playback Singer+Asha BhosleGaribon Ki Suno Wo Tumhari SunegaDus Lakh
Lata MangeshkarBahaaron Mera Jeewan Bhi SanwaaronAakhri Khat
Sawan Ka Mahina Pawan Kare ShorMilan

Critics’ Awards

Best Documentary

Critic’s Awards for Best Documentary was introduced in the 15th Filmfare Awards (1968). Documentary Film “India ’67” won the first Critics Award.

15th Filmfare Awards 1968 – Highlights

  • Film Upkar received the most awards. The film received ten (10) nominations and won seven (7) of them.
    • By receiving ten (10) nominations Guide also received the most nominations in the 15th Filmfare Awards 1968. Upkar won the Best Film Award too.
  • Milan received the second-highest nominations.
    • The film received nine (9) nominations and won three (3) out of it.
  • Suraj received three (3) nominations and surprisingly won all of them.
  • Critic’s Awards for Best Documentary was introduced in the 15th Filmfare Awards (1968).
    • India ’67 became the first winner of this award.
  • The award for Best Female Singer was introduced in the 15th Filmfare Awards (1968).
    • Asha Bhosle received the first award for the song Garibon Ki Suno from Dus Lakh.
  • Manoj Kumar received four (4) nominations in four different categories.
    • These categories were Best Director, Best Actor, Best Story, and Best Dialogues.
  • Manoj Kumar won three (3) awards out of four (4) nominations.
    • He won for Best Director, Best Story, and Best Dialogues.
      • Dilip Kumar won The Best Actor Award for Ram Aur Shyam (double role).

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  1. Filmfare Awards
  2. Binca Geetmala
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