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  Filmfare Award - Biocrawler
Filmfare Awards are the oldest and most prominent film awards given for Hindi films in India.
Readers of Filmfare magazine were polled to decide the winners; trophies were given to winners of the popular vote.
There is now a separate category of film-critics awards, decided by noted film-critics rather than popular votes.
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/Filmfare   (112 words)

  
 Tidbits on Filmfare Awards (Part II)
Continuing the trivia trip on Filmfare Awards, we bring to you interesting facts and figures relating to the music awards category in Filmfare.
Madan Mohan never won a Filmfare award inspite of being nominated thrice, so is the case with Viju Shah who has been nominated for four times.
Awards for playback singing also started in 1958 and would you believe that for 9 years (1958-1966) there was no separate award for male and female singers.
movies.indiainfo.com /features/filmfare-awards2.html   (521 words)

  
 Filmfare awards south special edition 2007 - Telugu cinema news
In a message sent through Namrata, he reiterated that filmfare award means a lot to him and summed it up by saying that he is dedicating this filmfare award to his grandmother.
Lifetime achievement awards were given to P Sushila and Krishnam Raju on this occasion.
After presenting the Filmfare legend awards to Chiranjeevi and Mammotty, he said that though he is tall in physical height, he is shorter to these southern superstars in stature.
www.idlebrain.com /news/2000march20/filmfareawards-telugu2007-news.html   (439 words)

  
 Udit Narayan’s Biography – Last.fm
While Kumar Sanu won the Filmfare Awards for favorite male playback singer for five consecutive years from 1990 to 1994.
So, finally he got his second filmfare award after 8 years.
He even ended up winning awards in two major categories - Record of the year and Album of the year during Hits FM Awards 2004, the most popular music awards in Nepal for the same album "Upahaar".
www.last.fm /music/Udit+Narayan/+wiki   (1499 words)

  
 Rahman bags 12th Filmfare award
For Kumar, this is the third Filmfare award.
Two awards were also won by the Kannada film, Upendra (by H.C. Srinivasa), one as the best film and another for the director with the same name - Upendra.
The Filmfare awards would be presented to the winners at a mega show to be held at the Nehru Indoor Stadium here on April 22 at 7 pm.
www.pvv.ntnu.no /~kailasan/news/rahman_bags_12th_filmfare_award.htm   (318 words)

  
 Awards In Bollywood, A list of a few awards that the Big B has won, The filmfare Best Actor award, Best Actress award , ...
The first and the oldest award to be given in India was the prestigious fl Lady or the filmfare awards.
Then in 1954 came in the National awards which are the most prestigious award to be won.
The stars are rated for their movies in the previous year and awarded by a panel of ten jury members.
www.bestindianfilms.com /indian-movies-awards.shtml   (410 words)

  
  Asha Bhosle
The award was instituted in 1969 to commemorate the outstanding contribution to the Indian film industry of the late Dadasaheb Phalke, the country's first filmmaker.
I consider Filmfare Awards as the most prestigious because they're based on the public's choice--and for me their love and appreciation is foremost.
I was awarded a special trophy a few years ago, at the insistence of the public, for the Rangeela song years after I had stepped out of the competition.
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  Science Fair Projects - Filmfare Award
Filmfare Awards are the oldest and most prominent film awards given for Hindi films in India.
Readers of Filmfare magazine were polled to decide the winners; trophies were given to winners of the popular vote.
In the first awards function, only five awards were presented.
www.all-science-fair-projects.com /science_fair_projects_encyclopedia/Filmfare_Award   (260 words)

  
 Filmfare Award
Filmfare Awards are Bollywood's answer to the Oscars.
The awards were first given in 1953 to honour Bollywood's best talents and provide encouragement and incentive to the Hindi motion picture industry.
In the first awards function, only 5 awards were presented.
www.xasa.com /wiki/en/wikipedia/f/fi/filmfare_award.html   (126 words)

  
 Filmfare award   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Filmfare Awards were constituted in 1953 to honour Bollywood's best talents and provide encouragement and incentive to the Hindi motion picture industry.
The guest of honour at the first ever awards (March 21, 1954 at the Metro theatre, Mumbai) was to be Gregory Peck, but he couldn't make it, though he did attend the banquet that followed.
At first, the awards were called Clares after Clare Mendonca, the Times of India film critic who died the year of the first awards, 1954.
www.faqfolio.com /faqfolio/f/fi/filmfare_award_1.html   (161 words)

  
 FILMFARE AWARD : Encyclopedia Entry
Readers of Filmfare magazine were polled to decide the winners, and over 20,000 readers spread throughout India participated in the polls; trophies were given to winners of the popular vote.
In the first awards function, held on 21st March 1954, only five awards were presented – for the best film, the best director, the best actor, the best actress, and the best music director.
The 52nd Filmfare Awards was broadcast on 25 February 2007 at 7:30pm (Mumbai time).
www.bibleocean.com /OmniDefinition/Filmfare_award   (321 words)

  
 The Dispatch - Serving the Lexington, NC - News
Readers of Filmfare magazine were polled to decide the winners, and over 20,000 readers spread throughout India participated in the polls; trophies were given to winners of the popular vote.
In the first awards function, held on 21st March 1954, only five awards were presented – for the best film, the best director, the best actor, the best actress, and the best music director.
To celebrate the 25th year of the awards the statues were made in silver.
www.the-dispatch.com /apps/pbcs.dll/section?category=NEWS&template=wiki&text=Filmfare_Award   (272 words)

  
 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Filmfare Awards
Filmfare Awards are the oldest and most prominent film awards given for Hindi films in India.
Readers of Filmfare magazine were polled to decide the winners, and over 20,000 readers spread throughout India participated in the polls; trophies were given to winners of the popular vote.
In the first awards function, held on 21st March 1954, only five awards were presented – for the best film, the best director, the best actor, the best actress, and the best music director.
www.reference.com /browse/wiki/Filmfare_Awards   (334 words)

  
 Awards Received - Kishore Kumar The Everlasting Voice - A Tribute   (Site not responding. Last check: )
His voice still echoes and the awards he won dont do justice to the kind of dedication he had rendered to the music field.
Kishore Kumar Surabhi Alankar award for 2004-5 was conferred on the lyricist Sameer.
One could recollect the songs that were sung by Kishore Kumar in the 1980’s written by Sameer.
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 Empire International
Despite the fact that awards have mushroomed and magnified in Bollywood, for most stars the euphoria of winning a Filmfare Award remains unparalleled.
It seems that in comparison to any other awards, Filmfare has had more than its share of juice and intrigue, perhaps that is owed to the fact that it is the longest running awards ceremony in the history of Bollywood.
It was also the year when the humble side of King Khan surfaced on stage, as he publicly apologized to the Filmfare team for attempting to “buy” the Filmfare Award prior to the ceremony.
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 The 48th Filmfare Awards
On stage to collect an award from the Swiss government, Shah Rukh charmed Geraldine Chaplin (daughter of comedian Charlie Chaplin, who presented him the trophy) and snatched the microphone from compere Malini Sharma (who made her debut in Raaz), even though she insisted there was no time for a speech.
He dimpled deviously on stage,  took a dig at the sponsored awards by telling winner Vivek Oberoi he should add Manikchand as his middle name, and commented that Padmini Kolhapure and Poonam Dhillon were apt choices to give away the Best Villain Award to Ajay Devgan.
The triumphant yet tense Sanjay Leela Bhansali (scheduled to leave the country February 22 for another awards function) reached the venue of the awards late, accompanied by his mother.
www.rediff.com /movies/2003/feb/22award.htm   (694 words)

  
 Filmfare 2004 Awards for South Indian Films   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Filmfare and The Times Group on Thursday announced the winners of 52nd Filmfare Awards, South Films in the popular categories and the mega hit film of the year Aptha Mitra has swept all five awards.
This is the third Filmfare award for music director Gurukiran.
Vishnuvardhan was awarded for lifetime achievement, Sondarya got the award for Dweepa and I got it for Dhum music.
www.viggy.com /english/current_filmfare_award_2004.asp   (455 words)

  
 Filmfare Awards Trivia: Music   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Madan Mohan never won a Filmfare award inspite of being nominated thrice, so is the case with Viju Shah who has been nominated for four times.
Awards for playback singing also started in 1958 and would you believe that for 9 years (1958-1966) there was no separate award for male and female singers.
Filmfare award for female playback has been shared only twice.
www.indiafm.com /feature/05/feb/2302filmfaremusic/index.shtml   (543 words)

  
 Awards Of Lata Mangeshkar
Since she had won the popular Filmfare awards so many times and had always been accussed of monopolising the industry (along with sister Asha), after 1969, she made the unusual gesture of giving up FILMFARE awards in favour of fresh talent.
He, however, declined to accept it on the ground that he would have preferred to accept an award named after a music director for a music director teaches a singer the nuances of music, not the vice versa.
Government in 1992, first recipient of this award was Manik Verma for her outstanding contribution in singing.
gaurav-kumar.tripod.com /awards.htm   (659 words)

  
 Rani Mukherjee profile - profile of rani mukherjee- Rani Profile
Filmfare Best Supporting Actress Award for 'Kuch Kuch Hota Hai' (1998), Filmfare Critics Award for Best Performance for Saathiya (2002), Filmfare Best Supporting Actress Award for Yuva (2004), Filmfare Best Actress Award, Zee cine awards for Hum Tum (2004), Filmfare Best Actress Award for Black (2005), Filmfare Critics Award for Best Performance for Black (2005).
Rani was proud to be associated with actor-director Kamal Haasan and was thrilled to have his film 'Hey Ram' (2000), which was India's official entry to the 2001 Oscars, in her lap.
She won the Filmfare Best actress critics award for her performance as a medical student who gets married to the one she loves without her parents consent.
www.webindia123.com /movie/profiles/rani.htm   (627 words)

  
 Filmfare Award for Shahrukh and Rani   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Rekha, who presented the Best Actor award to Shah Rukh, quoted an arcane couplet on love, adding that the commonality between her and the Filmfare awards was that they had both entered their fifth decade.
In keeping with the sepia hue, Lata Mangeshkar, Dilip Kumar and veteran composer Naushad, the first winners of the Filmfare awards in their respective categories, were felicitated by Amitabh Bachchan and CM Deshmukh.
Rajesh Khanna went on to become a rage after his first hit Aradhana — girls sent him letters written in blood, the word 'superstar' was coined for him by the media, and Khannamania generally prevailed until the superstar was unseated by the next claimant to the crown, Amitabh Bachchan.
www.bollywoodmantra.com /818_filmfare-award-for-shahrukh-and-rani.html   (883 words)

  
 Dailynews - Filmfare award for A R Rehman!
After the national award, the award that has most prestige associated with it is the Filmfare awards.
Though the awards are primarily for Hindi films and Bollywood film fraternity, for the past few years, they also have a separate award function for regional films.
Similarly, the lifetime achievement award was presented to Jaya Bachchan by her husband Amitabh Bachchan.
www.cinesouth.com /masala/hotnews/new/26022007-1.shtml   (241 words)

  
 CalendarHome.com - - Calendar Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
For the latter she received her first Filmfare Award in the Best Supporting Actress category.
Home is important to her: in 2006, the actress bought a new house for herself in Juhu, the interior design for which was done by Twinkle Khanna.
She has received six nominations for Best Actress at the Filmfare Awards, and has won twice.
encyclopedia.calendarhome.com /cgi-bin/encyclopedia.pl?p=Rani_Mukherjee   (2011 words)

  
 Awards 2003 - Filmfare Awards
An emotional Shah Rukh said that the award, coming in his 11th year as an actor was special since he would be taking a long break for a back surgery shortly.
Esha Deol was adjudged the best female debutante, but since she arrived late, she was not there to receive the award.
The 48th Manikchand Filmfare Awards 2002 at the MMRDA grounds in Bandra- Kurla complex on Friday night were a salute to the Hindi film industry.
www.vluvshahrukh.com /exclusive/awards/filmfare.htm   (852 words)

  
 Awards   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Gandhi International Peace Award for 2000 was presented to Adam Curle, emeritus professor of peace studies at Bradford University in London for his outstanding contribution to reconciliation war zone of Africa, Asia and Europe.
Sachin Tendulkar was the receipient of this award in the previous.
Mirja Raja Mansingh award :An eighteen year old girl Prem Kanwar of Diggi village in Malpura township of Tonk district in Rajasthan, was honoured with ''Mirja Raja Mansingh award'' posthumously, for showing exemplary courage to make efforts to save four drowning children though she could save the lives of none.
www.netguruindia.com /information/awards1.html   (1068 words)

  
 Why Himesh didn't attend the Filmfare Awards - Sify.com
Also to be honest, at an earlier popular awards I was neither nominated for my music nor singing in Aashiq Banaya Aapne.
It doesn't mean that I see myself as a threat to the playback singers who were nominated alongside me. I do feel sorry that I didn't win the best music director's award.
The award for the best playback singer is special because it's the first song that I recorded for a film.
www.sify.com /movies/bollywood/fullstory.php?id=14162621   (311 words)

  
 Awards Of Asha Bhosle
Ashaji was the only singer who was able to compete with Lata Mangeshkar, she won the filmfare award consecutively in 1967 and 1968 when Lata still used to accept the Filmfare Award.
After 1969, with Lata giving up the Filmfare award the coast was clear for Asha Bhosle and she went on to win the award 7 times which is the maximum any female singer ever won.She gave up the award after 1977.
Though Kishore Kumar won the maximum number of filmfare awards, it was because unlike the Mangeshkar sisters he never refused the award.
asha-bhosle.tripod.com /awards.htm   (344 words)

  
 The Meena Kumari Story
Shw received a filmfare award for it in the first ever filmfare awards function.
Meena Kumari had almost won the Filmfare Award that year but Nargis won the award very marginally for her performance in Mother India.
Interesting fact is that in this year all the three filmfare award nominations went in her name.
www.angelfire.com /film/meenakumari/films1.html   (419 words)

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