28th Filmfare Awards were held in Bombay (now Mumbai) in 1981. Here is the list of Nominees and Winners of various Award recipients of the 28th Filmfare Awards (1981).
List of Nominees and Winners + Indicates winner
Award Cateogory Nominee / Winner Film Best Film Hrishikesh Mukherjee (Producer) +Khubsoorat Devi Dutt (Producer) Aakrosh Narayan Kenny (NFDC) -Producer J. OM Prakash (Producer) Aasha B.R. Chopra (Producer) Insaaf Ka Tarazu Esmayeel Shroff (Producer) Thodisi Bewafaii Best Director +Govin Nihlani Aakrosh Esmayeel Shroff Thodisi Bewafaii B.R. Chopra Insaaf Ka Tarazu J. Om Prakash Aasha Hrishikesh Mukherjee Khubsoorat Best Actor +Naseeruddin Shah Aakrosh Amitabh Bachchan Dostana Shatrughan Sinha Raj Babbar Insaaf Ka Tarazu Rajesh Khanna Thodisi Bewafaii Vinod Khanna Qurbani Best Actress +Rekha Khubsoorat Reena Roy Aasha Rekha Judaai Shabana Azmi Thodisi Bewafaii Zeenat Aman Insaaf Ka Tarazu Best Actor in Supporting Role +Om Puri Aakrosh Raj Kapoor Abdullah Amjad Khan Qurbani Shreeram Lagoo Insaaf Ka Tarazu Girish Karnad Aasha Best Actress in Supporting Role +Padmini Kolhapure Insaaf Ka Tarazu Ashalata Apne Paraye Dina Pathak Khubsoorat Rameshwari Aasha Simi Garwal Karz Best Comic Actor +Keshto Mukherjee Khubsoorat Keshto Mukherjee Be-raham Asrani Hum Nahin Sudhrenge Deven Verma Judaai Thodisi Bewafaii Best Story +Vijay Tendulkar Aakrosh Ram Keklar Aasha Shabd Kumar Insaaf Ka Tarazu D.N. Mukherjee Khubsoorat Thodisi Bewafaii Esmayeel Shroff Best Screenplay +Vijay Tendulkar Aakrosh Best Dialogue +Shabd Kumar Insaaf Ka Tarazu Best Cinematographer +S.M. Anwar Shaan Best Editing +S.B. Mane Insaaf Ka Tarazu Best Sound +P. Harikishan Qurbani Best Art Director +C.S. Bhati Aakrosh Special Award +Mushir Riaz Alam (Producer) Apne Paraye (Film) List of Nominees and Winners of Music Awards + Indicates winner
Award Cateogory Nominee / Winner Song Film Best Music Director +Laxmikant-Pyarelal Karz Laxmikant-Pyarelal Aasha Kalyanji-Anandji Qurbani Rahul Dev Burman Shaan Khayyam Thodisi Bewafaii Best Lyricist +Gulzar Hazaar Raahen Mud Ke Dekhi Thodisi Bewafaii Anand Bakshi Sheesha Ho Ya Dil Ho Aasha Bane Chaahe Dushman Zamaana Hamaara Dostana Dard-E-Dil Dard-E-Jigar Karz Om Shanti Om Best Male Playback Singer +Kishore Kumar Hazaar Raahen Mud Ke Dekhi Thodisi Bewafaii Kishore Kumar Om Shanti Om Karz Mohammed Rafi Dard-E-Dil Dard-E-Jigar Maine Poochha Chaand Se Abdullah Mere Dost Kissa Ye Kya Ho Gaya Dostana Best Female Playback Singer +Nazia Hassan Aap Jaisa Koyi Meri Zindagi Me Aaye Qurbani Kanchan Laila O Laila Hemlata Tu Is Terah Se Meri Zindagi Me Aap To Aise Na The Usha Uthup Hari Om Hari Pyara Dushman Chandrani Mukherjee Pehchan To Thi Grihapravesh Critic’s Awards
Award Category Winner (Film) Best Film Albert Pinto Ko Gussa Kyon Aata Hai Best Documentary They Call Me Chamar Critic’s Award-28th Filmfare Awards (1981) 28th Filmfare Awards 1981 – Highlights Film Aakrosh received the most awards in the 28th Filmfare Awards (1981). The film received seven (7) nominations and won six (6) out of them. Film Insaaf Ka Tarazu received nine (9) nominations and became the most-nominated film. Film Thodisi Bewafaii and Aasha received second-most nominations (8 each). Thodisi Bewafaii won two out of eight (8) nominations. Aasha received eight (8) nominations too but did not win any awards. Thus Aasha became the third film in the history of Filmfare Awards that could not win a single award even after second-most nominations It was the 3rd consecutive year when a film, which received second-most nominations, could not win any awards. Earlier Trishul became the first film that could not win a single award after having second-most nominations (6) in the 26th Filmfare Awards (1979). Thereafter, Kaala Patthar became the second film that could not win a single award after having second-most nominations (8) in the 27th Filmfare Awards (1980). Aakrosh was a surprise package for everyone. The film received seven nominations and won six of them. Film Qurbani received six (6) nominations. The film won two awards out of these six nominations. Film Karz also received six (6) nominations. However, the film won only one (1) award. The film won for Best Music. Music duo Laxmikant-Pyarelal won the award. Film Dostana received three nominations but did not win any. Film Shaan received two nominations and won one of them. The film won in the category of Bes Cinematography. Film Judaai also received two nominations but could not win any of them. 28th Filmfare Awards (1981)-Most Wins and Nominations
Film Nominations Wins Insaaf Ka Tarazu 9 3 Thodisi Bewafaii 8 2 Aasha 8 0 Aakrosh 7 6 Khubsoorat 6 3 Qurbani 6 2 Karz 6 1 Dostana 3 0 Shaan 2 1 Judaai 2 0 Most Wins and Nominations-28th Filmfare Awards See more Filmfare Awards Also See Binca Geetmala