Filmfare Award is organized every year in Mumbai, with the aim of honoring the best talents of Bollywood. The award ceremony of 2008 was yet another happening event in the history of Hindi Film Industry, complete with all its pomp and show. The year 2008 witnessed the making of a number of substantial movies in a row, such as 'Cheak De India' and 'Taate Zameen Par'. It also saw the addition of promising new members, such as Ranbir Kapoor and Deepika Padukone, in the fraternity of Bollywood. In the following lines, we have mentioned the list of winners of Filmfare Awards 2008.

2008 Fimfare Awards Winners

Popular Awards

  • Best Actor: Shah Rukh Khan (Chak De India)
  • Best Actress: Kareena Kapoor (Jab We Met)
  • Best Film: Aamir Khan (Taare Zameen Par)
  • Best Director: Aamir Khan (Taare Zameen Par)
  • Best Debut (Male): Ranbir Kapoor (Saawariya)
  • Best Debut (Female): Deepika Padukone (Om Shanti Om)
  • Best Supporting Actor (Male): Irrfan Khan (Life in a Metro)
  • Best Supporting Actor (Female): Konkana Sen Sharma (Life in a Metro)
  • Best Music Direction: A. R. Rehman (Guru)
  • Best Lyricist: Prasoon Joshi ('Maa' - Taare Zameen Par)
  • Best Playback Singer (Male): Shaan ('Jabse Tere Naina' - Saawariya)
  • Best Playback Singer (Female): Shreya Ghoshal ('Barso Re' - Guru)
  • Sony Head N Shoulders Fresh Face of Year Award: Deepika Padukone

Critics Awards

  • Best Actor Critics Award: Darsheel Safary (Taare Zameen Par)
  • Best Actress Critics Award: Tabu (Cheeni Kum)
  • Best Film Critics Award: Shimit Amin (Chak De India)

Special Awards

  • Life Time Achievement Award: (Rishi Kapoor)
  • R. D. Burman Award: Monty Sharma (Saawariya)
  • Power Awards: Yash Chopra & Aditya Chopra

Technical Awards

  • Best Special Effects: Red Chillies Entertainment (Om Shanti Om)
  • Best Background Score: A. R. Rahman (Guru)
  • Best Editing: Amitabh Shukla (Chak De India)
  • Best Action: Rob Miller (Chak De India)
  • Best Art Direction: Samir Chanda (Guru)
  • Best Sound: Leslie Fernandes (Johnny Gaddaar)
  • Best Screenplay: Anurag Basu (Life in A Metro)
  • Best Cinematography: Sudip Chatterjee (Chak De India)
  • Best Choreography: Saroj Khan Barso Re (Guru)
  • Best Dialogue: Imitiaz Ali (Jab We Met)
  • Best Story: Amol Gupte (Taare Zameen Par)
  • Best Costume Design: Sujata Sharma (Gandhi My Father)