2nd (Second) Filmfare Awards 1955
The 2nd Filmfare Awards (At a Glance)
|Number of Award Categories||10|
|Most Awards||Boot Polish (3)|
|Previous Filmfare Awards||1st Filmfare Awards 1955|
|Next Filmfare Awards||3rd Filmfare Awards 1956|
There are many film awards in India and Filmfare Awards are one of the oldest. These awards meant for the artist of Hindi Cinema Artists for their hard work, motivation and to admire their talent. The Second Filmfare Awards was the 2nd Installment of Filmfare Award Series.
Originally the awards were known as Clare Award after the name of Clare Mendonca. He was a film critic of The Times of India who unfortunately died in the same year.
Filmare Awards initiated in the year 1954. The award ceremony held on 21st March 1954. The first award ceremony held in the Metro Cinema (Established 1938), situated in Bombay (now Mumbai).
2nd Filmfare Awards held in Bombay too. Some award categories were added and total number of 10 Awards were presented in the award function held in the year 1955.
Winners of 2nd Filmfare Awards (1955)
|S. No.||Name Of Award||Winners|
|1||Best Film||Boot Polish (1954)|
|2||Best Director||Bimal Roy for Parineeta (1953)|
|3||Best Actor||Bharat Bhushan for Shri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu (1954)|
|4||Best Actress||Meena Kumari for Parineeta (1953)|
|5||Best Actor in Supporting Role||David for Boot Polish (1954)|
|6||Best Actress in Supporting Role||Usha Kiron for Baadbaan (1954)|
|7||Best Music Director||S D Burman for Taxi Driver (1954)|
|8||Best Story||Pandit Mukhram Sharama for Aulad|
|9||Best Cinematographer B & W||Tara Dutt for Boot Polish (1954)|
|10||Best Sound Recordist||Ishan Ghosh for Jeevan Jyoti (1953)|
Highlights-2nd Filmfare Awards 1955
- Bimal Roy won Filmfare Award for Best Director for the 2nd Consecutive Year.
- He won the first for Do Bigha Zamin (1953).
- Meena Kumari won her second consecutive Filmfare Award for Best Actress.
- She won the first for Baiju Bawra.
- Boot Polish won three Filmfare Awards in the Second Filmfare Awards 1955.
- Parineeta won two awards in the Second Filmfare Awards.
- The film grabbed awards for Best Actress and Best Director.