66th Filmfare Awards 2021 Winners List

Numerous Bollywood stars gathered in Mumbai to celebrate the biggest cinematic hits of 2020 at the glamorous Filmfare Awards 2021.

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the late Irrfan Khan posthumously won Best Actor

The highly-anticipated 66th Filmfare Awards were held in Mumbai on March 27, 2021.

Despite the difficulties the film industry faced during 2020 as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, Filmfare decided it was important to commemorate the best of Indian cinema.

The glamorous awards night saw a plethora of Bollywood celebrities in attendance.

This included Ayushmann Khurrana, Taapsee Pannu, Sara Ali Khan, Nora Fatehi and many more.

The event was hosted by actors Rajkummar Rao and Riteish Deshmukh.

While the event took place on March 27, it will be aired on April 11, 2021, on Colors.

Anubhav Sinha’s Thappad was the big winner on the night, bagging seven awards.

This included Best Film, Best Story and Best Actress for Taapsee Pannu.

66th Filmfare Awards 2021 Winners List

The other big winner was Gulabo Sitabo, winning seven Filmfare Awards.

The Filmfare Awards 2021 also saw an array of films win big. From Sir to Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior.

Bhushan Kumar’s T-Series produced a variety of films under the banner and walked away with 13 awards.

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A sense of sadness, as well as pride, was evident at the event as the late Irrfan Khan posthumously won Best Actor and the Lifetime Achievement Award.

His son Babil Khan attended the ceremony and collected his father’s awards.

In addition to the awards were the amazing performances.

The likes of Sara Ali Khan and Nora Fatehi ignited the stage with their dazzling dance performances.

Here is the full list of the winners for the Filmfare Awards 2021:

Best Film
Thappad

Critics Best Film
Eeb Allay Ooo! (Prateek Vats)

Best Director
Om Raut – Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior

Best Actor in a Leading Role (Male)
Irrfan Khan – Angrezi Medium

Best Actor in a Leading Role (Female)
Taapsee Pannu – Thappad

Critics Best Actor in a Leading Role (Male)
Amitabh Bachchan – Gulabo Sitabo

Critics Best Actor in a Leading Role (Female)
Tillotama Shome – Sir

Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Male)
Saif Ali Khan – Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior

Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Female)
Farrokh Jaffar – Gulabo Sitabo

Lifetime Achievement Award
Irrfan Khan

Best Debut Female
Alaya F – Jawaani Jaaneman

Best Debut Director
Rajesh Krishnan – Lootcase

Best Story
Anubhav Sushila Sinha & Mrunmayee Lagoo Waikul – Thappad

Best Screenplay
Rohena Gera – Sir

Best Dialogue
Juhi Chaturvedi – Gulabo Sitabo

Best Sound Design
Kaamod Kharade – Thappad

Best Production Design
Manasi Dhruv Mehta – Gulabo Sitabo

Best Editing
Yasha Pushpa Ramchandani – Thappad

Best Costume Design
Veera Kapur Ee – Gulabo Sitabo

Best Cinematography
Avik Mukhopadhayay – Gulabo Sitabo

Best Action
Ramazan Bulut, Rp Yadav – Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior

Best Choreography
Farah Khan – Dil Bechara (Dil Bechara)

Best Background Score
Mangesh Urmila Dhakde – Thappad

Best VFX
Prasad Sutar (Ny Vfx Wala) – Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior

Best Music Album
Pritam – Ludo

Best Lyrics
Gulzar – Chhappak (Chhappak)

Best Playback Singer (Male)
Raghav Chaitanya – Ek Tukda Dhoop (Thappad)

Best Playback Singer (Female)
Asees Kaur – Malang (Malang)

Best Short Film (Fiction)
Shivraj Waichal – Arjun

Best Short Film (Non-Fiction)
Nitesh Ramesh Parulekar – Backyard Wildlife Sanctuary

People’s Choice Award for Best Short Film
Priyanka Banerjee – Devi

Best Actor in a Short Film (Male)
Arnav Abdagire – Arjun

Best Actor in a Short Film (Female)
Purti Savardekar – The First Wedding

The Vimal Elaichi Filmfare Awards 2021 was certainly a star-studded night with very deserving winners who took home awards for their amazing contributions to cinema.

DESIblitz congratulates all the winners of the Filmfare Awards 2021.

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