Sunday, February 24, 2008

Filmfare 2008 Awards

The Filmfare Awards ceremony is one of the oldest and most prominent film events given for Hindi films in India. The Filmfare awards were first introduced in 1954, the same year as the National Film Awards and referred to as the Clare Awards after the magazine’s editor. A dual voting system was developed in 1956. Under this system, “in contrast to the National Film Awards, which are decided by a panel appointed by Indian Government, the Filmfare Awards are voted for by both the public and a committee of experts.”

Filmfare 2008 Awards:

Best Actor
Shahrukh Khan - Chak De India
Best Actress
Kareena Kapoor - Jab We Met
Best Film
Taare Zameen Par
Best Director
Aamir Khan - Taare Zameen Par
Critics’ Award For Best Actor
Darsheel Safary - Taare Zameen Par
Critics’ Award For Best Actress
Tabu - Cheeni Kum
Critics’ Award For Best Film
Shimit Amin - Chak De India
Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Male)
Irrfan Khan - Life in a… Metro
Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Female)
Konkana Sen Sharma - Life in a… Metro
Best Lyrics
Prasoon Joshi - (Maa - Taare Zameen Par)
Best Playback Singer (Male)
Shaan - (Jab Se Tere Naina - Saawariya)
Best Playback Singer (Female)
Shreya Ghosal - (Barso Re - Guru)
Best Music Director
A. R. Rahman - Guru
Best Story
Amol Gupte - Taare Zameen Par
Best Screenplay
Anurag Basu - Life in a… Metro
Best Dialogue
Imtiaz Ali - Jab We Met
R. D. Burman Award
Monty Sharma (Saawariya)
Lifetime Achievement Award
Rishi Kapoor
Power Awards
Yash Chopra & Aditya Chopra
Best Debut (Male)
Ranbir Kapoor - Saawariya
Best Debut (Female)
Deepika Padukone - Om Shanti Om
Best Special Effects
Red Chillies Entertainment - Om Shanti Om
Sony Head N Shoulders Fresh Face of the Year Award
Deepika Padukone
Best Background Score
A. R. Rahman - Guru
Best Editing
Amitabh Shukla - Chak De India
Best Choreography
Saroj Khan (Barso Re Megha Re - Guru)
Best Action
Rob Miller - Chak De India
Best Art Direction
Samir Chanda - Guru
Best Sound
Leslie Fernandes - Johnny Gaddaar
Best Cinematography
Sudhip Chatterjee
Best Costumes
Sujata Sharma - Gandhi My Father

1 comment:

Souvik Chatterji said...

The 53rd Indian filmfare awards had been declared. These days awards are also given after ascertaining the popular choice. Shahrukh Khan received the award for the best actor for his performance in the film Chak De.

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