Zee Cine Award for Best Dialogue



  1. About Zee Cine Award for Best Dialogue
  2. Winners List
  3. Most Awarded Writers


The 1st Zee Cine Awards was held on 14 March 1998 in Mumbai India. Since then, the Award Ceremony is being held in different countries and continents. The Zee Cine Awards have become a symbol of glorifying the success of Bollywood in the world.

The Zee Cine Award for Best Dialogue was first given in the 1st Zee Cine Awards (1998). Prakash Jha became the first recipient of the Zee Cine Award for Best Dialogue. He received the award for Mrityudand (1997).

The Zee Cine Award for Best Dialogue is a Technical Award and a part of the Annual Zee Cine Awards.

The Zee Cine Award for Best Dialogue is meant to honor the technical excellence of Writers who write Dialogue for Hindi Film.

Zee Cine Awards honors both the artistic and technical excellence of professionals in Bollywood. Here is the list of the Winners of the Zee Cine Award for Best Dialogue.

Winners – Zee Cine Award for Best Dialogue

Winners of the 1990s

Zee Cine AwardsWinner(s)Film
1st Zee Cine Awards (1998)Prakash JhaMrityudand
2nd Zee Cine Awards (1999)Not AwardedNot Awarded

Winners of the 2000s

Zee Cine AwardsWinner(s)Film
3rd Zee Cine Awards (2000)Amrik SinghHum Dil De Chuke Sanam
4th Zee Cine Awards (2001)Not AwardedNot Awarded
5th Zee Cine Awards (2002)Not AwardedNot Awarded
6th Zee Cine Awards (2003)Piyush Mishra,
Ranjit Kapoor,
Rajkumar Santoshi
The Legend of Bhagat Singh
7th Zee Cine Awards (2004)Abbas TyrewalaMunnabhai M.B.B.S.
8th Zee Cine Awards (2005)Vishal BhardwajMaqbool
9th Zee Cine Awards (2006)Not AwardedNot Awarded
10th Zee Cine Awards (2007)Abhijat Joshi,
Rajkumar Hirani
Lage Raho Munna Bhai
11th Zee Cine Awards (2008)Jaideep SahniChak De India

Winners of the 2010s

Zee Cine AwardsWinner(s)Film
12th Zee Cine Awards (2011)Rajat AroraOnce Upon a Time in Mumbaai
13th Zee Cine Awards (2012)Rajat AroraThe Dirty Picture
14th Zee Cine Awards (2013)Sanjay Chauhan,
Tigmanshu Dhula
Paan Singh Tomar
15th Zee Cine Awards (2014)Himanshu SharmaRaanjhanaa
16th Zee Cine Awards (2016)Juhi ChaturvediPiku
17th Zee Cine Awards (2017)Ritesh ShahPink
18th Zee Cine Awards (2018)Nitesh Tiwari,
Shreyas jain
Bareilly Ki Barfi

Note:A single award, named Best Writing Award, was given for all three writing categories, namely:
(1) Best Story
(2) Best Screenplay
(3) Best Dialogue.
19th Zee Cine Awards (2019)Sumit AroraStree

Winners of the 2020s

Zee Cine AwardsWinner(s)Film
20th Zee Cine Awards (2020)Anubhav Sinha,
Gaurav Solanki
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Most awarded Writer-Zee Cine Award for Best Dialogue

ArtistNumber of Awards
Rajat Arora2

Rajat Arora | Win = 3

S. NoZee Cine AwardsFilm
112th Zee Cine Awards (2011)Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai
213th Zee Cine Awards (2012)The Dirty Picture

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Zee Cine Technical Awards

  1. Best Action
  2. Best Art Direction/Best Production Design
  3. Best Audiography/Best Sound Design
  4. Best Background Score
  5. Best Choreography
  6. Best Cinematography
  7. Best Costume Design
  8. Best Dialogue
  9. Best Editing
  10. Best Makeup
  11. Best Processing
  12. Best Publicity
  13. Best Screenplay
  14. Best Song Recording
  15. Best Sound Recording
  16. Best Sound Re-Recording
  17. Best Story
  18. Best Special (Visual) Effects


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