5th Filmfare Awards (South)

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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 cinema personalities.

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.

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.

The 5th Filmfare Awards South

The Filmfare Awards were initiated in the year 1954. However, the segment of South Awards came into existence in the year 1964.

Technically the 1st Filmfare Awards South was introduced in 1964. However, the ceremony was held in Mumbai along with the 11th Filmfare Awards (1964). Thus, the 1st Filmfare Awards South is also named the 11th Filmfare Awards (South). The 2nd Filmafare Awards (South) is actually 12th Filmfare Awards South (1965). Similarly, the 5th Filmafare Awards (South) is actually 15th Filmfare Awards South (1968).

The awards were presented for the Tamil and Telugu languages films only. Malayalam Cinema was included in the award list in the year 1967 and Kannada Films in 1970.

Highlights

  • Filmfare Awards South is a segment of popular Filmfare Awards.
  • Filmfare Magazine presents Filmfare Awards to acknowledge and Honor film personalities.
  • Filmfare Awards belong to Hindi Cinema. Whereas the South segment belongs to the South Film Industry.
  • South Film Industry makes films in four languages namely Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, and Kannada.
  • The First Filmfare Awards South was held in the year 1964.
  • However, the award ceremony was a part of the 11th Filmfare Awards South (1964).
    • Thus, the 1st Filmfare Awards South is technically 11th Filmfare Awards South (1964).
    • The 2nd Filmfare Awards South is technically 12th Filmfare Awards South (1965).
    • The 3rd Filmfare Awards South is actually 13th Fimfare Awards South (1966).
    • The 4th Filmfare Awards South is actually 14th Fimfare Awards South (1967).
    • Similarly, the 5th Filmfare Awards South is actually 15th Fimfare Awards South (1968).
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