43rd Filmfare Awards South (1996)

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The 43rd Filmfare Awards South (1996) is a segment of the annual Filmfare Awards South. The ceremony was held in Madras (now Chennai), Tamil Nadu 14 September 1996.

Post Content:

  1. Show Host
  2. Venue
  3. About Filmfare Awards South
  4. Introduction of Filmfare Awards South
  5. Introduction of New Categories
  6. List of Winners-43rd Filmfare Awards South
  7. Most Awards
  8. Special Jury Award
  9. Lifetime Achievement Award
  10. Highlights

Show Host

Former Actress Heera Rajgopal and VJ Karthik jointly hosted the 43rd Filmfare Awards South (1996).

Earlier actress Priya Raman hosted the show for three consecutive years. She hosted the 39th, 40th, and 41st Filmfare Awards South.

Venue

Initially, Filmfare Awards South was part of the Filmfare Awards (Hindi Cinema). Therefore, the award ceremonies were held in Bombay (now Mumbai) from 1964 to 1971 in a row.

Filmfare Awards South was held in Chennai for the first time in the year 1972. Moreover, it was the first time when the show was held outside Bombay.

However, the show was again held in Bombay in the years 1973 and 1974.

Thereafter since the 22nd Filmfare Awards South (1975), the ceremony started regularly in Chennai.

The 39th Filmfare Awards were also held in Bombay along with Filmfare Awards (Hindi Cinema) on 31 March 1993.

The 43rd Filmfare South (1996) was held at the Kamaraj Hall, Madras (now Chennai), Tamil Nadu on 14 September 1996.

About Filmfare Awards South

Filmfare Awards South is a separate segment of the annual Filmfare Awards. The First Filmfare Awards were given on 21 March 1954.

Initially, only Hindi cinema personalities get nominated and awarded in various Filmfare Categories. Thereafter, Filmfare started new segments like Filmfare South, Filmfare Marathi, and Filmfare Bengali.

Filmfare Magazine presents Filmfare Awards. The Time Group publish the Filmfare magazine. Filmfare Awards acknowledge and honor the talent of Hindi Cinema. Whereas Filmfare Awards South aims to consider South Indian Films and related film personalities to honor and encourage them.

Introduction of Filmfare Awards South 

South Film Industry makes films in mainly four languages namely Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, and Kannada. Thus, Filmfare Magazine introduced the new segment of Filmfare Awards for South.

The First Filmfare Award was held in the year 1954 in Bombay (now Mumbai). Filmfare presented awards, for Hindi Cinema, in five categories only.

Thereafter, Filmfare introduced Filmfare Awards South in the year 1964. Meaning thereby, after ten (10) years of the First Filmfare Awards held in Bombay (now Mumbai).

In the meantime, Filmfare also introduced Filmfare Awards East and Filmfare Marathi Awards in 1963. Filmfare Awards East were initially meant for Bangla Cinema. However, Assamese and Odia cinema were also included in the year 2014.

South Indian Films (Tamil and Telugu only) were considered in the 11th, 12th, and 13th Filmfare Awards South. Malayalam Films were added to the 14th Filmfare Awards South (1967). Thereafter, Kannada Films were also added to the 17th Filmfare Awards South. Thus, all four languages of South Indian Films were considered for awards since the 17th Filmfare Awards South (1970).

Introduction of New Categories

Filmfare Awards South presented awards in the category of Best Film only from 1964 to 1972.

Filmfare introduced new categories of awards in the 20th Filmfare Awards (1973). These new categories were Best Director, Best Actor, and Best Actress.

Thus, the number of award categories became four (4) since the 20th Filmfare Awards South (1973). Now onward all awards were presented in all four main categories as such Best Film, Best Director, Best Actor, and Best Actress.

Best Music Director Award South was introduced in the 38th Filmfare Awards South (1991).

List of Winners-43rd Filmfare Awards South (1996)

Winners of Tamil Cinema Awards

Award CategoryWinnerFilm
Best FilmS. Sriram (Producer)Bombay
Jhamu Sughand (Producer)
Mani Ratnam (Producer)
Best DirectorMani RatnamBombay
Best ActorKamal HaasanKuruthipunal
Best ActressManisha KoiralaBombay
Best Music DirectorA. R. RahmanBombay

Winners Telugu Cinema Awards

Award CategoryWinnerFilm
Best FilmS. P. Balasubrahmanyam
(Producer)
Subha Sankalpam
Best DirectorK. VishwanathSubha Sankalpam
Best ActorMohan BabuPedarayudu
Best ActressSoundaryaAmmoru
Best Music DirectorM M Keeravani Subha Sankalpam

Winners of Malayalam Cinema Awards

Award CategoryWinnerFilm
Best FilmR. Mohan (Producer)Spadikam
Best DirectorBhadranSpadikam
Best ActorMohanlalSpadikam
Best ActressAnnie Shaji KailasMazhayethum Munpe
Best Music DirectorRaveendranMazhayethum Munpe

Winners of Kannada Cinema Awards

Award CategoryWinnerFilm
Best FilmB. S Murali (Producer)Beladingala Baale
Best DirectorSunil Kumar DesaiBeladingala Baale
Best ActorShiva RajkumarOm
Best ActressShruthiAagatha
Best Music DirectorNot Awarded

Special Jury Award

NameOccupation
Akhil AkkineniChild Actor
Special Award Filmfare South-1996

Lifetime Achievement Award

NameOccupation
Nagesh
(Cheyur Krishna Nageshwaran)
Actor
Manorama
(Gopshantha)
Actress
Filmfare Lifetime Achievement (South) 1996

Most Awards-43rd Filmfare Awards South (1996)

FilmLanugageAwards
BombayTamil4
Subha SankalpamTelugu3
SpadikamMalayalam3
Mazhayethum MunpeMalayalam2
Beladingala BaaleKannada2
Most Awards 43rd Filmfare Awards South (1996)
  • Tamil language film Bombay won four (4) awards.
    • The film won Best Film (Tamil), Best Director (Tamil), Best Actress (Tamil), and Best Music Director (Tamil).
    • Mani Ratnam won the Best Director (Tamil).
    • Manisha Koirala won the Best Actress (Tamil).
    • A.R. Rahman won the Best Music Director (Tamil).
  • Telugu language film Subha Sankalpam won three (3) awards.
    • The film won Best Film (Telugu), Best Director (Telugu), and Best Music Director (Telugu).
    • K. Vishwanath won the Best Director (Telugu).
    • M M Keeravani won the Best Music Director (Telugu).
  • Malayalam language film Spadikam won three (3) awards.
    • The film won Best Best Film, Best Director (Malayalam), and Best Actor (Malayalam).
    • Bhadran won the Best Director (Malayalam).
    • Mohanlal won the Best Actor (Malayalam).
  • Malayalam language film Mazhayethum Munpe won two (2) awards.
    • The film won Best Actress (Malayalam) and Best Music Director (Malayalam).
    • Annie Shaji Kailas won the Best Actress (Malayalam).
    • Raveendran won the Best Music Director (Malayalam).
  • Kannada language film Beladingala Ba also won two (2) awards.
    • The film won Best Film (Kannada) and Best Director (Kannada).
    • Sunil Kumar Desai won the Best Director (Kannada). 

Highlights (43rd Filmfare Awards South)

  • The Filmfare Special Award South was last given in the 34th Filmfare Awards South (1987).
    • The award was presented after nine years.
    • Akhil Akkineni received the award as a Child Artist.
  • Nagesh (Actor) and Manorama (South Actress) received the Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award South (1996).
  • Film Bombay won the Best Film (Tamil) Award.
    • Film Bombay received the most awards in the 43rd Filmfare Awards South (1996).
    • The film won four (4) awards including Best Film, Best Director, Best Actress, and Best Music Director.
    • Maniratnam won the Best Director (Tamil) for the film.
    • Manisha Koirala won the Best (Tamil) Actress for the film.
    • A.R. Rahman won the Best Music Director (Tamil) for the film.
  • Bombay was dubbed in the Hindi language with the same name in the year 1995.
    • Manisha Koirala won the Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actress for the film Bombay in the 41st Filmfare Awards (1996).
    • She is the only actress to win the Filmfare Award for a Dubbed film in the History of Filmfare Awards.
  • Film Subha Sankalpam won the Best Film (Telugu) Award.
    • The film also won the second-most awards (3) in the 43rd Filmfare Awards South (1996).
  • Film Spadikam won the Best Film (Malayalam) Award.
    • The film also won three awards including Best Director (Malayalam) and Best Actor (Malayalam).
  • Film Beladingala Baale won the Best Film (Kannada) Award.
    • The film won two awards.
  • Mani Ratna won the Best Director (Tamil) Award for the film Bombay.
    • K. Vishwanath won the Best Director (Telugu) Award for the film Subha Sankalpam.
    • Bhadran won the Best Director (Malayalam) Award for the film Spadikam.
    • Sunil Kumar Desai won the Best Director Award (Kannada) for the film Beladingala Baale.
  • Kamal Haasan won the Best Actor (Tamil) Award for the film Kuruthipunal.
  • Mohan Babu won the Best Actor (Telugu) Award for the film Pedarayudu.
    • Mohanlal won the Best Actor (Malayalam) Award for the film Spadikam.
    • Mohanlal won the Best Actor (Malayalam) for the 3rd consecutive year.
    • He won the Best Actor (Malayalam) Award for the film Devasuram in the 41st Filmfare Awards South (1994).
    • He also won the Best Actor (Malayalam) Award for the film Pavithram in the 42nd Filmfare Awards South (1995).
  • Shiva Rajkumar won the Best Actor (Kannada) Award for the film Om.
  • Manisha Koirala won the Best Actress (Tamil) Award for the film Bombay.
  • Soundarya won the Best Actress Award (Telugu) for the film Ammoru.
  • Annie Shaji Kailas won the Best Actress (Malayalam) Award for the film Mazhayethum Munpe.
  • Shruthi won the Best Actress (Kannada) for the film Aagatha.
    • Shruthi won the Best Actress (Kannada) for the 2nd consecutive year.
    • She won the Best Actress (Kannada) for the film Hettha Karulu.
  • A.R. Rahman won Best Music Director (Tamil) for the film Bombay in the 43rd Filmfare Awards (1996).
  • M. M. Keeravani won the Best Music Director (Telugu) Award for the film Subha Sankalpam in the 43rd Filmfare Awards South (1996).
    • M. M. Keeravani won the Best Music Director (Telugu) for the 3rd consecutive year.
    • He won the Best Music Director (Telugu) Award for the film Allari Priyudu in the 41st Filmfare Awards South (1994).
    • He also won the Best Music Director (Telugu) Award for the film Criminal in the 42nd Filmfare Awards (1995).
  • Raveendran won the Best Music Director (Malayalam) Award for the film Mazhayethum Munpe.
  • Best Music Award (Kannada) was not given in the 43rd Filmfare Awards South (1996).
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