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  • Filmfare Awards 2016 Nominees

    The beginning of the new year means one thing. It’s awards season and the Filmfare Awards are upon us. Find out who’s been nominated for 2016.

    Filmfare Awards 2016 Nominees

    Bajirao Mastani looks to sweep the floor with eight nominations

    Mumbai will enjoy a starry night with the Filmfare Awards 2016, and hosts for this year are a new comedy duo – Shahrukh Khan and Kapil Sharma!

    The King of Bollywood teams up with the King of Comedy to give guests and fans an unforgettable evening of hilarious Bollywood entertainment.

    Although reports have surfaced that Salman might be taking SRK’s place as co-host, we are sure to be in for a treat either way.

    Filmfare Awards 2016 Nominees

    Nominations show an interesting bag for 2016. Celebrating the very best of 2015, Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Bajirao Mastani looks to sweep the floor with eight nominations.

    These include ‘Best Film’, ‘Best Director’, ‘Best Actor’ for Ranveer Singh, ‘Best Actress’ for Deepika Padukone, and ‘Best Actress in a Supporting Role’ for Priyanka Chopra.

    The epic drama and historical love story does face competition from Badlapur directed by Sriram Raghavan. The crime drama is nominated for 6 awards.

    Filmfare Awards 2016 Nominees

    Here is the full list of nominees for the Filmfare Awards 2016:

    Best Film
    Bajirao Mastani
    Bajrangi Bhaijaan
    Tanu Weds Manu Returns

    Best Director
    Aanand L Rai – Tanu Weds Manu Returns
    Kabir Khan – Bajrangi Bhaijaan
    Meghna Gulzar – Talvar
    Sanjay Leela Bhansali – Bajirao Mastani
    Shoojit Sircar – Piku
    Sriram Raghavan – Badlapur

    Best Actor in a Leading Role (Male)
    Amitabh Bachchan – Piku
    Ranbir Kapoor – Tamasha
    Ranveer Singh – Bajirao Mastani
    Salman Khan – Bajrangi Bhaijaan
    Shah Rukh Khan – Dilwale
    Varun Dhawan – Badlapur

    Best Actor in a Leading Role (Female)
    Anushka Sharma – NH10
    Deepika Padukone – Bajirao Mastani
    Deepika Padukone – Piku
    Kajol – Dilwale
    Kangana Ranaut – Tanu Weds Manu Returns
    Sonam Kapoor – Dolly Ki Doli

    Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Male)
    Anil Kapoor – Dil Dhadakne Do
    Deepak Dobriyal – Tanu Weds Manu Returns
    Jimmy Sheirgill – Tanu Weds Manu Returns
    Nawazuddin Siddiqui – Badlapur
    Sanjay Mishra – Masaan

    Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Female)
    Anushka Sharma – Dil Dhadakne Do
    Huma Qureshi – Badlapur
    Priyanka Chopra – Bajirao Mastani
    Shefali Shah – Dil Dhadakne Do
    Tabu – Drishyam
    Tanvi Azmi – Bajirao Mastani

    Best Music
    Ankit Tiwari, Meet Bros. Anjjan and Amaal Mallik – Roy
    Anupam Roy – Piku
    AR Rahman – Tamasha
    Pritam – Dilwale
    Sanjay Leela Bhansali – Bajirao Mastani
    Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy – Dil Dhadakne Do

    Best Lyrics
    Amitabh Bhattacharya – ‘Gerua’ (Dilwale)
    Anvita Dutt – ‘Gulabo’ (Shaandaar)
    Gulzar – ‘Zinda’ (Talvar)
    Irshad Kamil – ‘Agar Tum Saath Ho’ (Tamasha)
    Kumaar – ‘Sooraj Dooba’ (Roy)
    Varun Grover – ‘Moh Moh Ke Dhaage’ (Dum Laga Ke Haisha)

    Best Playback Singer (Male)
    Ankit Tiwari – ‘Tu Hai Ke Nahi’ (Roy)
    Arijit Singh – ‘Gerua’ (Dilwale)
    Arijit Singh – ‘Sooraj Dooba’ (Roy)
    Atif Aslam – ‘Jeena Jeena’ (Badlapur)
    Papon – ‘Moh Moh Ke Dhaage’ (Dum Laga Ke Haisha)
    Vishal Dadlani – ‘Gulabo’ (Shaandaar)

    Best Playback Singer (Female)
    Alka Yagnik – ‘Agar Tum Saath Ho’ (Tamasha)
    Anusha Mani – ‘Gulabo’ (Shaandaar)
    Monali Thakur – ‘Moh Moh Ke Dhaage’ (Dum Laga Ke Haisha)
    Palak Mucchal – ‘Prem Ratan Dhan Paayo’ (Prem Ratan Dhan Payo)
    Priya Saraiya – ‘Sunn Sathiya’ (ABCD 2)
    Shreya Ghoshal – ‘Deewani Mastani’ (Bajirao Mastani)

    The Filmfare Awards promises to be a glitzy night of stars and celebration. Good luck to all of the winners!

    Aisha an English literature graduate, is a keen editorial writer. She adores reading, theatre, and anything arts related. She is a creative soul and is always reinventing herself. Her motto is: “Life is too short, so eat dessert first!”



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