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Filmfare Awards 2021: Who Won What!

The gorgeous black lady has become a symbol of good work and impeccable talent over the past several years. She has cherished and celebrated the worthy and yes, has had her own share of controversies. The prestigious Filmfare awards have always been the talk of the town. The coveted award has witnessed several historic moments in the film fraternity, right from 1954, the year the award was started. And now it is time for Filmfare Awards 2021.

The Filmfare Awards 2021 have been announced and the list is pretty satisfying. Here’s the complete guide on who-won-what at the 66th Filmfare awards.

Best Film: Thappad


Directed by Anubhav Sinha, this social drama opened several new perspectives. It made us rethink the several normals which are passed on to us as sexual impositions. I remember watching this film with my female friends at night, it was like a revelation, on how much we have let things happen to us and never really understood the intensity of the issue. It feels so good to see this movie on the winner’s list.

Best Film (Critics): Eeb Allay Ooo

The film is a quirky comedy on the plight of the migrant workers in the cities. I can pretty much assume that not many reading this right now have actually heard of the film. Well, it’s no surprise that films that lack the luster and glamour of stardom often fail to receive much attention. Hopefully, this prestigious recognition will be able to gather some eyeballs for the movie.

Best Actor in Leading Role (Male): Irrfan Khan


The late actor Irrfan Khan won the Best Actor Award for his sincere and honest performance in Angrezi Medium. Irrfan’s demise left a void in us that can never be filled. He left some amazing performances for us to reminisce about him. In Angrezi Medium, he plays Champak Ghasiteram Bansal, a doting father who is willing to go to any extremes to get his daughter the life of her dreams. While watching the movie, little did we know that this was the last time we were watching our beloved actor on the big screen.

Best Actress in Leading Role (Female): Taapsee Pannu


Taapsee Pannu inspires in several ways. She is a person with her own mind. She went behind everything she wanted rather than putting it off as something unattainable. Isn’t that the kind of optimism the young minds need today?

Taapsee Pannu received the coveted award for stellar performance in Thappad, which also won the Best Film. Taapsee played a simple housewife whose world turns around upside down after a particular incident. She takes time to introspect her whole life and confronts some ugly truth.

Best Actor in Leading Role Critics (Male): Amitabh Bachchan

The Shahenshah of Bollywood earned this title to his credit for the film Gulaabo Sitaabo. The legendary actor plays Mirza, a greedy old man who is willing to go an extra edge to save some bucks. The character was physically demanding and Amitabh Bachchan does total justice to the role.

Best Actor in a Leading Role Critics (Female): Tillotama Shome

The talented actress won the Filmfare for her earnest and raw performance in the movie Sir. Actors like Tilottama Shome have seldom received opportunities and accolades worth their capabilities. It is good to see Filmfare giving them much-needed recognition.

Best Director: Om Raut

Om Raut bagged the Filmfare for Best Director for his movie Tanhaji: The Unsung Hero

Best Actor in Supporting Role (Male): Saif Ali Khan

Saif Ali Khan won the Best Supporting Actor for his role in Tanhaji. He essayed a character with negative shade in the movie.

Best Actor in Supporting Role (Female): Farrukh Jaffar

Begum Jaan in Gulaabo Sitaabo had won our hearts right from the beginning. Farrukh Jaffar, who played Begum Jaan, Mirza’s (Amitabh Bachchan) wife who is 15 years older than him has done a remarkable job and truly deserves this win.

Best Music Album: Pritam

Popular music director Pritam won his sixth Filmfare Award for the music album Ludo.

Best Lyrics: Gulzar

The lyrics of the song Chhapaak from the film Chhapaak is as intense as the storyline. Gulzar, who wrote the lyrics has been bestowed with the Best Lyrics Award

Best Playback Singer (Male): Raghav Chaithanya

Raghav Chaithanya won the Best Playback Singer (Male) for his beautiful voice in ‘Ek Thukda Dhoop‘ from the movie Thappad.

Best Playback Singer (Female): Asees Kaur

Asees Kaur won the Best Playback Singer (Female) award for her performance in Malang.

Best Debut: Alaya F

Daughter of yesteryear actress Pooja Bedi, Alaya F had marked her Bollywood debut through the film Jawaani Jaaneman which also stars Tabu and Saif Ali Khan.

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