Filmfare Awards are the most successful awards that have kept the Indian industry together for long. If you have been a movie buff, then you should be aware of the Filmfare Awards too.

They are the best awards that you could go for as they are chosen by the people in conjunction with the panelists. These awards started in the 1950s and managed to entice the audiences with something interesting each time.

Here is a list of the award winners in the 50s and 60s when the event had just begun and the winners were rejoicing and celebrities were enjoying the birth of a magnificent event.

Filmfare Awards in the 1950s

Best Film

  • 1954- Do Bigha Zamin
  • 1955- Boot Polish
  • 1956- Jagrithi
  • 1957- Jhanak Jhanak Payal Bajay
  • 1958- Mother India
  • 1959-Madhumati

Best Director

  • 1954- Bimal Roy for Do Bigha Zamin
  • 1955- Bimal Roy for Parineeta
  • 1956- Bimal Roy for Biraj Bahu
  • 1957- V. Shantaram for Jhanak Jhanak Payal Baje
  • 1958- Mehboob Khan for Mother India
  • 1959- Bimal Roy for Madhumati

Best Actor

  • 1954-Dilip Kumar
  • 1955-Bharat Bhushan
  • 1956-Dilip Kumar
  • 1957-Dilip Kumar
  • 1958-Dilip Kumar
  • 1959-Dev Anand

Best Actress

  • 1954-Meena Kumari
  • 1955-Meena Kumari
  • 1956-Kamini Kaushal
  • 1957-Nutan
  • 1958-Nargis
  • 1959-Vyjayanthimala

Best Music Director

  • 1954-Baiju Bawra for ‘Tu Ganga ki Mauj’
  • 1955- S.D. Burman for ‘Jaaye to Jaaye Kahan’
  • 1956-Hemant Kumar for ‘Nagin’
  • 1957-Shankar Jaikishan for ‘Chori Chori’
  • 1958-O.P. Nayyar for Naya Daur
  • 1959-Salil Chaudhry for ‘Madhumati’

Filmfare Awards in the 60s

Best film

  • 1960- Sujata
  • 1961-Mughl-e-Azam
  • 1962-Jis Desh main Ganga Behti Hai
  • 1963-Sahib, Bibi aur Ghulam
  • 1964-Bandini
  • 1965-Dosti
  • 1966-Himalya ki God main
  • 1967-Guide
  • 1968-Upkar
  • 1969-Brahmachari

Best Director

  • 1960-Bimal Roy for Sujata
  • 1961-Bimal Roy for Parekh
  • 1962-B.R. Chopra for Kanoon
  • 1963-Abrar Alvi for Sahib, Bibi aur Ghulam
  • 1964-Bimal Roy
  • 1965-Raj Kapur for Sangam
  • 1966-Yash Chopra for Waqt
  • 1967-Vijay Anand for Guide
  • 1968-Manoj Kumar for Upkar
  • 1969-Ramanand Sagar for Ankhen

Best Actor

  • 1960- Raj Kapoor
  • 1961-Dilip Kumar
  • 1962-Raj Kapoor
  • 1963-Ashok Kumar
  • 1964-Sunil Dutt
  • 1965-Dilip Kumar
  • 1966-Sunil Dutt
  • 1967-Dev Anand
  • 1968-Dilip Kumar
  • 1969-Shammi Kapoor

Best Actress

  • 1960-Nutan
  • 1961-Bina Rai
  • 1962-Vyjayanthimala
  • 1963-Meena Kumari
  • 1964-Nutan
  • 1965-Vyjayanthimala
  • 1966-Meena Kumari
  • 1967-Waheeda Rehman
  • 1968-Nutan
  • 1969-Waheeda Rehman

Best Music Director

  • 1960-Shankar Jaykishan
  • 1961-Shankar Jaikishan
  • 1962-Ravi
  • 1963-Shankar Jaikishan
  • 1964-Roshan
  • 1965-Laxmikant-Pyarelal
  • 1966-Ravi
  • 1967-Shankar Jaikishan
  • 1968-Laxmikant Pyarelal
  • 1969-Shankar Jaikishan

Thus, the awards in the 50s and 60s, being a new entertainment for the audiences, were welcomed by the audiences and more and more people flocked to watch these award occasions. If you are fond of Indian movies, then never miss out these awards because they are simply the way Oscars work for the Hollywood movies.

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