4th Filmfare Awards


4th (Fourth) Filmfare Awards 1957

The 4th Filmfare Awards (At a Glance)

Date5 May 1957
Place HeldBombay
(now Mumbai)
NominationsIn 3 categories
Number of Award Categories12
Most AwardsJhanak Jhanak Payal Baaje (4)
Previous Filmfare Awards3rd Filmfare Awards 1956
Next Filmfare Awards5th Filmfare Awards 1958

Filmfare Awards is one of the oldest awards for Indian Cinema. These awards are presented to the artists of Hindi Cinema for their excellent work to motivate and admire their talent. The 4th Filmfare Awards was the fourth installment of the Filmfare Series held on 5 May 1957.

The original name of the Filmfare Award was Clare Award, named after Clare Mendonca. He was a film critic of The Times of India who unfortunately died in the same year.

Filmfare Awards started in the year 1954, the 1st award ceremony was held on 21st March 1954. The first award ceremony was held in the Metro Cinema (Established 1938), situated in Bombay (now Mumbai).

3rd Filmfare Awards were held in Bombay like the earlier two award functions. Film personalities received awards in twelve (12) categories.

List of Nominees and Winners

Note: + Indicates winner

S. No. AwardNominees and Winners
1Best FilmJhanak Jhanak Payal Baaje (1955)
2Best DirectorV. Shantaram for Jhanak Jhanak Payal Baaje (1955)
3Best Actor+Dilip Kumar for Devdas (1955)

Raj Kapoor for Jagte Raho
4Best ActressNutan for Seema
5Best Actor in Supporting Role+Motilal for Devdas (1955)

Johnny Walker for C.I.D.
6Best Actress in Supporting RoleVyjayanthimala for Devdas (1955)
7Best Music Director+Shankar-Jaikishan for Chori Chori (1956)

O.P. Nayyar for C.I.D.
8Best StoryAmiya Chakravarty for Seema
4th Filmfare Awards 1957

Technical Awards

S. No.AwardWinner
9Best Cinematographer (B & W)Radhu Karmakar for Shree 420
10Best EditingG.G. Mayekar for Shree 420
11Best Sound RecordistA. K. Parmar for Jhanak Jhanak Payal Baaje
12Best Art Director (B&W)Kanu Desai for Jhanak Jhanak Payal Baaje
Technical Awards of 4th Filmfare Awards 1957

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