Filmfare Awards are one of the prestigious Indian cinema awards that acknowledge Hindi Cinema. These awards are a set of different awards like Best Film, Best Director, Best Actor, etc.
There are many cinema awards, in India, to acknowledge the talent of film Cast & Crew. These awards are like a token of love and respect towards their work and contribution to the Indian Film Industry.
Filmfare Awards are given to the persons of Hindi Cinema to acknowledge and grow their contribution and talent.
- Filmfare Award History
- Award Cateogries
- Filmfare Technical Awards
- Filmfare Critics Award
- Filmfare Special Awards
- Short Film Awards
- List of Filmfare Award Records
- All Filmfare Awards List (1954 to 2021)
Filmfare Awards History
The Filmfare Magazine introduced these awards in the year 1954. The Filmfare magazine belongs to The Time Group. Since then these awards are presented every year. However, the award ceremony was not held in the year 1987 and 1988.
Filmfare Awards are devoted to Hindi Cinema only. However, it has varients of Indian Cinema too. Filmfare Awards South, Filmfare Awards East, and Filmfare Marathi Awards are also presented by the Filmfare Magazine.
The Filmfare Awards were initially called “Clare Awards”. The name was given after Clare Mendonca, the editor of The Time of India (Times Group).
National Film Awards and Filmfare Awards both were introduced in the year 1954. National Film Awards were decided by a panel appointed by the Government of India. Whereas, Filmfare Awards adopted a different in contrast to the National Film Awards.
Filmfare Awards introduced a dual voting system. This dual system consisted of public voting and the opinion of a team of experts. The Filmfare Awards became very popular and the dual system was one of the reasons for their popularity.
First Filmfare Awards
- The First Filmfare Awards was held on 21st March 1954 in the Metro Theater, Bombay (now Mumbai).
- There were only five Award Categories in the 1st Filmfare Awards.
- Best Film, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Actress, and Best Music Directors were the awards presented in the first award ceremony.
- Do Bigha Zameen became the first Filmfare Best Film.
- Bimal Roy won the first Best Director Award for the film Do Bigha Zameen.
- Dilip Kumar won the first Best Actor Award for the film Daag.
- Meena Kumari won the first Best Actress Award for the film Baiju Bawra.
- Naushad won the Best Music Director award for the song Tu Ganga Ki Mauz from Baiju Bawra.
No Award Ceremony in 1986 and 1987
- Filmfare Awards are being presented every year since 1954.
- However, the award ceremony could not be held in the years 1986 and 1987.
- The Bombay Film Industry went on a strike due to certain strict regulations on films and music by Maharashtra Government.
- Consequent to the strike the ceremony could not be held for two years.
- Thus the winners of 1985 were awarded on 28 January 1987.
Filfmare Awards Categories
- Filmfare Best Film
- Filmfare Best Director
- Filmfare Best Actor
- Filmfare Best Actress
- Filmfare Best Supporting Actor
- Filmfare Best Supporting Actress
- Filmfare Best Music Director
- Filmfare Best Lyricist
- Filmfare Best Male Playback Singer
- Filmfare Best Female Playback Singer
- Filmfare Best Male Debut
- Filmfare Best Female Debut
- Filmfare Best Debut Director
Filmfare Technical Awards
- Filmfare Best Story
- Filmfare Best Screenplay
- Filmfare Best Dialogue
- Filmfare Best Action
- Filmfare Best Art Direction
- Filmfare Best Background Music
- Filmfare Best Cinematography
- Filmfare Best Editing
- Filmfare Best Choreography
- Filmfare Best Sound Design
- Filmfare Best Special Effects
- Filmfare Best Costume Design
Filfmare Critics Award
Critics Current Awards
Critics Discontinued Awards
Filfmare Special Awards
Filmfare Short Film Awards
- Filmfare Best Short Film – People’s Choice
- Filmfare Best Short Film – Fiction
- Filmfare Best Short Film – Non Fiction
- Filmfare Best Actor (Male) – Short Film
- Filmfare Best Actor (Female) – Short Film
List of Filmfare Award Records
Filmfare Awards is one of the oldest and biggest Indian Cinema Awards Function held every year.
Filmfare Awards have already completed sixty-five years since the First Filmfare Awards held in 1954.
We have seen many records made during these years. We have also witnessed many record-breakers.
This segment of Records will facilitate you with some record holders and record makers.
This segment pacifies lots of queries of film lovers. You might have several Filmfare queries like:
- Who has won the most awards in Filmfare Awards?
- Which film received the most Filmfare nominations?
- Which film has won the most awards?
- Which Male / Female has won the most Filmfare Awards?
- Who has won Filmfare Awards in most categories?
- There are lots of questions you can ask about the Filmfare Awards. In this section of Filmfare Award Record, we have tried to reply to all possible queries regarding Filmfare Awards and Records.
List of All Filmfare Awards (1954 to 2023)
Filmfare Awards 1950s
|1st Filmfare Awards 1954
|2nd Filmfare Awards 1955
|3rd Filmfare Awards 1956
|4th Filmfare Awards 1957
|5th Filmfare Awards 1958
|6th Filmfare Awards 1959
Filmfare Awards 1960s
|7th Filmfare Awards 1960
|8th Filmfare Awards 1961
|9th Filmfare Awards 1962
|10th Filmfare Awards 1963
|11th Filmfare Awards 1964
|12th Filmfare Awards 1965
|13th Filmfare Awards 1966
|14th Filmfare Awards 1967
|15th Filmfare Awards 1968
|16th Filmfare Awards (1969)
Filmfare Awards 1970s
Filmfare Awards 1980s
Filmfare Awards 1990s
Filmfare Awards 2000s
Filmfare Awards 2010s
Filmfare Awards 2020s
|65th Filmfare Awards (2020)
|66th Filmfare Awards (2021)
|67th Filmfare Awards 2022
|68th Filmfare Awards 2023
|Filmfare Award Records