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.
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.
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:
Critics Best Film
Eeb Allay Ooo! (Prateek Vats)
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
Best Debut Female
Alaya F – Jawaani Jaaneman
Best Debut Director
Rajesh Krishnan – Lootcase
Anubhav Sushila Sinha & Mrunmayee Lagoo Waikul – Thappad
Rohena Gera – Sir
Juhi Chaturvedi – Gulabo Sitabo
Best Sound Design
Kaamod Kharade – Thappad
Best Production Design
Manasi Dhruv Mehta – Gulabo Sitabo
Yasha Pushpa Ramchandani – Thappad
Best Costume Design
Veera Kapur Ee – Gulabo Sitabo
Avik Mukhopadhayay – Gulabo Sitabo
Ramazan Bulut, Rp Yadav – Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior
Farah Khan – Dil Bechara (Dil Bechara)
Best Background Score
Mangesh Urmila Dhakde – Thappad
Prasad Sutar (Ny Vfx Wala) – Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior
Best Music Album
Pritam – Ludo
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.