4th (Fourth) Filmfare Awards 1957
The 4th Filmfare Awards (At a Glance)
|Date||5 May 1957|
|Nominations||In 3 categories|
|Number of Award Categories||12|
|Most Awards||Jhanak Jhanak Payal Baaje (4)|
|Previous Filmfare Awards||3rd Filmfare Awards 1956|
|Next Filmfare Awards||5th 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.||Award||Nominees and Winners|
|1||Best Film||Jhanak Jhanak Payal Baaje (1955)|
|2||Best Director||V. Shantaram for Jhanak Jhanak Payal Baaje (1955)|
|3||Best Actor||+Dilip Kumar for Devdas (1955)|
Raj Kapoor for Jagte Raho
|4||Best Actress||Nutan for Seema|
|5||Best Actor in Supporting Role||+Motilal for Devdas (1955)|
Johnny Walker for C.I.D.
|6||Best Actress in Supporting Role||Vyjayanthimala for Devdas (1955)|
|7||Best Music Director||+Shankar-Jaikishan for Chori Chori (1956)|
O.P. Nayyar for C.I.D.
|8||Best Story||Amiya Chakravarty for Seema|
|9||Best Cinematographer (B & W)||Radhu Karmakar for Shree 420|
|10||Best Editing||G.G. Mayekar for Shree 420|
|11||Best Sound Recordist||A. K. Parmar for Jhanak Jhanak Payal Baaje|
|12||Best Art Director (B&W)||Kanu Desai for Jhanak Jhanak Payal Baaje|
More from 4th Filmfare Awards 1957
- Jhanak Jhanak Payal Baaje won most number of awards i.e four in total.
- Devdas (1955) won second highest number of awards i.e. three in total.
- Both Jhanak Jhanak Payal Baaje and Devdas (1955) nominated for 4 categories.
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