Zee Cine Award for Best Story



  1. About Zee Cine Award for Best Story
  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 Story was first given in the 1st Zee Cine Awards (1998). J.P. Dutta became the first recipient of the Zee Cine Award for Best Story. He received the award for Border (1997).

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

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

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 Story.

Winners – Zee Cine Award for Best Story

Winners of the 1990s

Zee Cine AwardsWinner(s)Film
1st Zee Cine Awards (1998)J.P. DuttaBorder
2nd Zee Cine Awards (1999)Karan JoharKuch Kuch Hota Hai

Winners of the 2000s

Zee Cine AwardsWinner(s)Film
3rd Zee Cine Awards (2000)Pratap Karvat,
Sanjay Leela Bhansali
Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam
4th Zee Cine Awards (2001)Rakesh RoshanKaho Naa Pyaar Hai
5th Zee Cine Awards (2002)Ashutosh GowarikerLagaan
6th Zee Cine Awards (2003)Jaideep SahniCompany
7th Zee Cine Awards (2004)Nagesh Kukunoor3 Deewarein
8th Zee Cine Awards (2005)Ashutosh Gowariker,
M.G. Sathya
9th Zee Cine Awards (2006)Ruchi Narain,
Shivkumar Subramainiam,
Sudhir Mishra
Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi
10th Zee Cine Awards (2007)Abhijat Joshi,
Rajkumar Hirani
Lage Raho Munna Bhai
11th Zee Cine Awards (2008)Amol GupteTaare Zameen Par

Winners of the 2010s

Zee Cine AwardsWinner(s)Film
12th Zee Cine Awards (2011)Shibani BathijaMy Name Is Khan
13th Zee Cine Awards (2012)Reema Kagti,
Zoya Akhtar
Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara
14th Zee Cine Awards (2013)Advaita Kala,
Sujoy Ghosh
15th Zee Cine Awards (2014)Abhishek Kapoor,
Chetan Bhagat,
Pubali Chaudhuri,
Suprakit Sen
Kai Po Che
16th Zee Cine Awards (2016)Juhi ChaturvediPiku
17th Zee Cine Awards (2017)Ayesha Devitre Dhillon,
Shakun Batra
Kapoor & Sons-Since 1921
18th Zee Cine Awards (2018)Nitesh Tiwari,
Shreyas jain
Bareilly Ki Barfi

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)Sriram Raghavan,
Arjit Biswas,
Hemanth Rao,
Pooja Ladha Surti,
Yogesh Chandekar

Note: A single award was given for Best Story and Best Screenplay.

Winners of the 2020s

Zee Cine AwardsWinner(s)Film
20th Zee Cine Awards (2020)Anubhav Sinha,
Gaurav Solanki
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Note: A single award was given for Best Story and Best Screenplay.

Most awarded Writer-Zee Cine Award for Best Story

ArtistNumber of Awards
Ashutosh Gowariker2

Ashutosh Gowariker | Win = 2

S. NoZee Cine AwardsFilm
15th Zee Cine Awards (2002)Lagaan
28th Zee Cine Awards (2005)Swades

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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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