5th Filmfare Awards 1958


The 5th Filmfare Awards were held in Bombay (now Mumbai) in 1958. Famous producer and director Mehboob Khan directed the award ceremony.

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.

The 5th Filmfare Awards (At a Glance)

Place HeldBombay
(now Mumbai)
HostMehboob Khan
Number of Award Categories12
Most AwardsMother India (5)
Naya Daur (3)
Previous Filmfare Awards4th Filmfare Awards (1957)
Next Filmfare Awards6th Filmfare Awards (1959)

List of Winners-5th Filmfare Awards

S. No. AwardWinner
1Best FilmMother India
2Best DirectorMehboob Khan for Mother India
3Best ActorDilip Kumar for Naya Daur
4Best ActressNargis for Mother India
5Best Actor in Supporting RoleRaj Mehra for Sharda
6Best Actress in Supporting RoleShyama for Sharda
7Best Music DirectorO.P. Nayyar for Naya Daur
8Best StoryAkhtar Mirza for Naya Daur
5th Filmfare Awards 1958

Technical Awards

S. No.AwardWinner
9Best Cinematographer (B & W)Faredoom A. Irani for Mother India
10Best EditingShivaji Awadhut for Sharda
11Best Sound RecordistR. Kaushik for Mother India
12Best Art Director (B&W)M.R. Achrekar for Pardesi
Technical Awards of 5th Filmfare Awards 1958

Highlights-5th Filmfare Awards

  • The 5th Filmfare Awards were held in 1958 in Bombay (now Mumbai).
  • Mehboob Khan hosted the Award Ceremony.
  • Mehboob Khan had written, produced, and directed the film Mother India.
    • Film Mother India won five Filmfare awards in 1958.
    • By winning five (5) Filmfare Awards, Mother Indian became the Most Awarded Film in the 5th Filmfare Awards.
    • It was for the first time when a film won five awards.
  • Naya Daur won three Awards.

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