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Indian cinema's most popular playback singer will be here - The Sunday Times Sri Lanka

Widely regarded as Indian cinema's most popular playback singer, Shreya Ghoshal has received four National Film Awards, six Filmfare Awards including five for Best Female Playback Singer, nine Filmfare Awards South, three Kerala State Film Awards, two ...

59 Years of Kamal Haasan: Lesser known facts about the ... - TIMESOFINDIA (satire) (press release) (blog)

Kamal Haasan is arguably one of the finest actors we have in Indian cinema. Starting off as a child artist, Haasan went on to win the President's Gold Medal in ...

Crush on my Paying Guest | Hindi Short Film - Primetime (press release)

The film subsequently secured 8 Southern Filmfare Awards, the maximum ever via any Telugu movie, whilst additionally emerging highly a hit at the box office. Trisha later went directly to reprise the position in its Tamil remake as properly. Her ...

Few Moments That Former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee Shared With Bollywood - Desimartini

Former Prime Minister of the country. Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee has always been a patron of art and thus his association with Bollywood has always been strong. From gracing Filmfare Awards with his presence to sharing a laugh with stars on many ...

Mamata greets veteran actress and dancer Vyjayanthimala on her birthday - United News of India

in Devdas, playing Chandramukhi, the hooker with a heart of gold, in 1955. In her first dramatic role, she received her first Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress at the 4th. Filmfare Awards, where she refused to accept the award citing that hers ...

Watch Filmfare awards on telly soon - Times of India

The 65th Jio Filmfare awards will was recently held in Hyderabad International Convention Centre will be soon aired on television. The promo of playback singer Armaan Malik crooning the song Ondu Malebillu, Puneeth Rajkumar and Dhananjaya receiving ...

Akshay Kumar's Gold gets a Twitter emoji - Times Now

... next to the hashtag in the tweet and is inspired by India's first Olympic gold medal. It will be active until August 16. Earlier, Twitter had come out with emojis for Kaala, Mersal, Tubelight, Befikre, Bigg Boss 10, Koffee With Karan, IIFA 2018 and ...

Birthday Special : We take a look back at Kajol's journey in Bollywood - Filmfare

Her performance in the film also earned her the very first nomination for Best Actress at the Filmfare Awards. In 1995, Kajol starred in a total of five feature films. The first one being Karan Arjun which also starred Shah Rukh Khan and Salman Khan in ...

Salman Khan, Akshay Kumar & other stars who never won Best Actor Filmfare Award FilmiBeat - Filmibeat

Every actor has dream to become the best actor and awards are the best way to establish yourself as best actor. But there are many A list stars who never won best actor award. Salman Khan, Akshay Kumar, Ajay Devgan are few names in the list. Let's find ...

Google Dedicates Doodle To Mark Meena Kumari's 85th Birth Anniversary - Kalinga TV

The talented actor was the receipient of several awards including four Filmfare Awards in the Best Actress category. She was also the recipient of the inaugural Filmfare Awards (1954) Best Actress Award for Baiju Bawra and had a consecutive win in the ...

That time when Meena Kumari competed with Meena Kumari and Meena Kumari for a Filmfare award - Scroll.in

In 1963, Meena Kumari made it very easy for the jury selecting the best actress at the Filmfare Awards. She was the only actress nominated in the category, for her performances in Abrar Alvi's Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam, Phani Majumdar's Aarti and A ...

Jayalalithaa was never pregnant, Tamil Nadu govt tells HC; submits Filmfare Awards video clip as 'proof' - Times Now

As part of their argument, the state's counsel also submitted video clips of the late AIADMK leader dating back to 1980s, including footage from Filmfare Awards show. The submission was made by Tamil Nadu's advocate general Vijay Narayan before the ...

TN Govt Shows Filmfare Video in Court to Debunk Woman's Claim of Being Jayalalithaa's Heir - News18

New Delhi: The Tamil Nadu government played a 1980 Filmfare awards function video clip in the Madras High Court on Tuesday as proof that Jayalalithaa was not in an advanced stage of pregnancy to disprove the claim of Bengaluru-based Amrutha of ...

Jayalalithaa was never pregnant, TN govt gives Filmfare Award footage as proof - The News Minute

Tamil Nadu Advocate General Vijay Narayan played an old video clipping- of Jayalalithaa at the 1980 Filmfare Awards- to Justice Vaidyanathan to 'prove' that the former Chief Minister had not been pregnant at the time Amrutha Sarathy claims to have been ...

Priyanka Chopra's fashion evolution: From elaborate sarees to iconic Met Gala looks, she's done it all - Firstpost

Here's one of her earliest looks from a 2009 award show where she failed to impress with her slightly garish saree but picked up the Best Actress Award nonetheless. And well...you cannot blame her. There were no thigh-high slits and booty shorts in 2009.

South Indian Actress Compilation - Primetime (press release)

... writing for Empire, praised the performances of the three leads and wrote, “Aishwarya Rai proves she has the performing expertise to again up her flawless appears”.In India, the film won 10 Filmfare Awards, inclusive of a second Best Actress award ...

Bimal Roy's 109th anniversary: A look at director's National Award-winning films Sujata, Bandini, Do Bigha Zameen ... - Firstpost

Bimal Roy, known for his socialistic and realistic cinema was inspired by Vittorio de Sica's 1948 film, Bicycle Thieves to create Do Bigha Zameen. It won the International Prize at the Cannes Film Festival. It was the first film to be lauded Best Film ...

Bimal Roy's 109th birth anniversary: Five must-watch films of the legendary director for any cinema lover - India TV

Legendary filmmaker Bimal Roy who was a complete film institute in himself, directed many cinematic gems which went to become cult classic in Indian history. Today is the 109th birth anniversary of Roy, who won national and international acclaim for ...

Anuradha Paudwal honoured at House of Commons - Deccan Chronicle

A National Award winner, four-time Filmfare award winner, Mother Teresa award-winner, Anuradha has added yet another feather to her cap. The singer was recently honoured at the UK Houses of Parliament, not just for her outstanding contribution to music ...

Young Hero Goes Shirtless On Road - The Hans India

If there's someone in the film industry who is experiencing growth and stardom by catching the right pulse of the youth, it is certainly Vijay Devarakonda. The films Pelli Choopulu and Arjun Reddy made him a star and took his popularity to the entire ...

The Filmfare Awards are presented annually by The Times Group to honour both artistic and technical excellence of professionals in the Hindi language film industry of India. The Filmfare ceremony is one of the oldest film events in India. The awards were first introduced in 1954, the same year as the National Film Awards. They were initially referred to as the Clare Awards or The Clares after Clare Mendonca, the editor of The Times of India. 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 by both the public and a committee of experts."

Filmfare Awards
61st Filmfare Awards
Filmfare trophy.jpg
Trophy of the award
Awarded for Excellence in cinematic achievements
Country India
Presented by Filmfare
First awarded 21 March 1954 (1954-03-21)
Last awarded 15 January 2016 (2016-01-15)
Official website www.filmfare.com
Television/Radio coverage
Network Sony Entertainment Television (India) (2000-present)

The Filmfare Awards are presented annually by The Times Group to honour both artistic and technical excellence of professionals in the Hindi language film industry of India. The Filmfare ceremony is one of the oldest film events in India. The awards were first introduced in 1954, the same year as the National Film Awards. They were initially referred to as the Clare Awards or The Clares after Clare Mendonca, the editor of The Times of India. 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 by both the public and a committee of experts."

The ceremony had been sponsored by various private organisations in the past as well as in present provisions. During several years in 1990s, a live ceremony was broadcast to television audiences but was later discontinued due to unknown reasons. The live ceremonies were poorly organised and camera angles were in jumbles. Some experts believe that, considering the growing popularity of the young heroines and in the view of safety and security of those young heroines, the live telecast was suspended from television. Presently, a recorded and an edited version of the awards ceremony is televised on SET within the gap of a week or two, after the ceremony which has already been held. An edited version was considered best as it helped broadcasting editors to remove faults, add bogus expressions and angles as well as advertising ceremonial clips on channel prior to its television broadcast to attract more viewership.

Until the mid-1990s, Filmfare Awards were not only preeminent but were also well-recognized popular awards ceremony in India film industry until several clone awards with similar model of awarding and stage performance pattern started sprouting up in Mumbai. There is no data statistics recorded in reference to T.V viewership for the ceremony, but several press reports have pointed out that along with various other Indian film awards having similar type of technique and too much of cloning by each other, the ceremony has resulted with less curiosity among audiences and poor viewership since 2000s. The Filmfare Awards have been often referred to as the Hindi film industry's equivalent to The Oscars.