8th Filmfare Awards 1961

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8th (Eighth) Filmfare Awards 1961

The 8th Filmfare Awards were held in Bombay (now Mumbai) in 1961.

The 8th Filmfare Awards (At a Glance)

Date1961
Place HeldBombay
(now Mumbai)
Number of Award Categories16
Most Awards(3 Each)
Chaudhvin Ka Chand,
Mughal-E-Azam,
Parakh
Most NominationsMughal-E-Azam (10)
Previous Filmfare Awards7th Filmfare Awards (1960)
Next Filmfare Awards9th Filmfare Awards (1962)

Here is the list of Nominees and Winners of various Award recipients of the 8th Filmfare Awards.

List of Nominees and Winners

+ Indicates winner

Award CateogyrNominee / WinnerFilmSong
Best Film+Mughal-E-Azam
Masoom
Parakh
Best Director+Bimal RaiParakh
K. AsifMughal-E-Azam
Kishore SahuDil Apna Aur Preet Parai
Best Actor+Dilip KumarKohinoor
Dilip KumarMughal-E-Azam
Raj KapoorChhalia
Dev AnandKala Bazaar
Best Actress+Bina RaiGhunghat
NutanChhalia
MadhubalaMughal-E-Azam
Best Actor in Supporting Role+MotilalParakh
RehmanChaudhvin Ka Chand
Prithviraj KapoorMughal-E-Azam
AghaGhunghat
Best Actress in Supporting Role+NandaAanchal
Lalita PawarAanchal
KumkumKohinoor
Durga KhoteMughal-E-Azam
Best Music Director+Shankar-JaikishanDil Apna Aur Preet Parai
RaviChaudhvin Ka Chand
NaushadMughal-E-Azam
Best Lyricist+Shakeel BadayuniChaudhvin Ka ChandChaudhvin Ka Chand Ho (Title Song)
Shakeel BadayuniMughal-E-AzamPyar Kiya To Darna Kya
ShailendraDil Apna Aur Preet ParaiDil Apna Aur Preet Parai (Title Song)
Best Male Playback Singer+Mohammed RafiChaudhvin Ka ChandChaudhvin Ka Chand Ho (Title Song)
Lata MangeshkarMughal-E-AzamPyar Kiya To Darna Kya
Lata MangeshkarDil Apna Aur Preet ParaiDil Apna Aur Preet Parai (Title Song)
Best Female Playback SingerAward Won by a Male a Singer

Technical Awards

+ Indicates winner

AwardNominees and WinnersFilm
Best Story+Ruby SenMasoom (1960)
Salil ChowdhuryParakh
Saghir UsmaniChaudhvin Ka Chand
Best Dialogue+Kamal AmrohiMughal-E-Azam
+Wajahat MirzaMughal-E-Azam
+AmanMughal-E-Azam
+Ehsan RizviMughal-E-Azam
Best Cinematographer+R.D. MathurMughal-E-Azam
Best Editing+Moosa MansoorKohinoor
Best Sound Recordist+George D'CruzParakh
Best Art Director (B&W)+Biren NagChaudhvin Ka Chand

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