The Filmfare Awards were inaugurated in the year 1954. For more information about 8th (Eighth) Filmfare Popular Awards and the winners, read on


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Filmfare Awards 1961

The Filmfare Awards are the oldest of all awards in the Hindi film industry. The awards were established by Filmfare Magazine in the year 1954. The awards were incepted to honor and encourage the artists for their outstanding performance in the Indian film industry. The winners are announced on the basis of popular votes cast by the readers of the filmfare magazine. Listed below are the proud winners who grabbed the esteemed awards for the year. 

The Winners For 8th Filmfare Popular Awards Were:

Category
Winner
Film
Best Actor
Dilip Kumar
Kohinoor
Best Actress
Bina Rai
Ghunghat
Best Film
K. Asif
Mughal-E-Azam
Best Director
Bimal Roy
Parakh
Best Supporting Actor (Male)
Motilal
Parakh
Best Supporting Actor (Female)
Nanda
Aanchal
Best Music Direction
Shankar Jaikishan
Dil Apna Aur Preet Parai
Best Lyricist
Shakeel Badayuni
Chaudhvin Ka Chand  - 'Chaudhvi ka chaand ho'
Best Playback Singer (Male)
Mohammed Rafi
Chaudhvin Ka Chand - 'Chaudhvi ka chaand ho'
 
 

Filmfare Technical Awards 1961

Category
Winner
Film
Best Editing
Moosa Mansoor
Kohinoor
Best Art Direction
Biren Naug
Chaudhvin Ka Chand
Best Dialogue
Aman, Kamal Amrohi, Wajahat Mirza, Ehsan Rizvi
Mughal-E-Azam

  
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