Complete List of 63rd Filmfare Awards 2018 Winners!

filmfare complete list of winners

The Filmfare award is one of the long-standing and most admired award functions in India. It was first introduced in 1954. The Filmfare is presented by the Times Group to honour the artists and the technical professionals for their outstanding performance during the academic year. The award ceremony was initially called as The Clares named after the TOI critic Clare Mendonca. The statuette which is presented to the winners is commonly known as The Black Lady. It is made of bronze with a height of 46.5 cm and weighs around 5kg. The Black Lady is given to winner with the maximum vote.

On 21st March 1954, the first Filmfare was announced which was held in the metro theatre of Mumbai. The awards had only 5 categories which were for Best Film, Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Music, and Best Director.

Old Filmfare award ceremony
1954 Filmfare award ceremony

Actor Dilip Kumar won the best actor award for film Daag, Meena Kumari won the Best Actress award for film Baiju Bawra, Bimal Roy won the Best Director award for his film Do Bigha Zameen, and Noshad Ali won the Best Music Award for film Baiju Bawra.

The 2018 Filmfare was hosted in Mumbai by Badshah of the Bollywood Shahrukh Khan and the filmmaker Karan Johar. The ceremony night was boosted up with superlative performances by Akshay Kumar, Ranveer Singh, Ayushmann Khurrana and many others.

Actors like R Madhavan, Arjun Kapoor, Shahid Kapoor and Saqib Saleem attended the event. Dazzling Bollywood queens who twinkled at the red carpet were Madhuri Dixit, Kajol, Rekha, Sonam Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, Jaya Bachchan, Preity Zinta, and Sunny Leone.

Vidya Balan at FilmFare Red Carpet
Vidya Balan at Filmfare Red Carpet

This year, 31 awards in total were given from their respective categories.

The Complete List of Winners of the 63rd Filmfare Awards

Best Film: Hindi Medium

Critics’ Award for Best Film: Newton

Best Actor in a Leading Role (Female): Vidya Balan for the film Tumhari Sulu

Best Actor in a Leading Role (Male): Irrfan Khan for the film Hindi Medium

Critics’ Award for Best Actor (Female): Zaira Wasim for the film Secret Superstar

Critics’ Award for Best Actor (Male): Rajkummar Rao for the film Trapped

Best Director: Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari for the film Bareilly Ki Barfi

Best Debut Director: Konkona Sen Sharma for the film A Death in the Gunj

Best Actor In A Supporting Role (Male): Rajkummar Rao for the film Bareilly Ki Barfi

Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Female): Meher Vij for the film Secret Superstar

Lifetime Achievement Award: Bappi Lahiri

Best Dialogue: Hitesh for the film Shubh Mangal Saavdhan

Best Screenplay: Shubhashish Bhutiani for the film Mukti Bhawan

Best Original Story: Amit Masurkar for the film Newton

Newton_(film) poster
Newton_(film) poster

Best Actor in a Short Film (Male): Jackie Shroff for the short film Khujli

Best Actor in a Short Film (Female): Shefali Shah for the short film Juice

People’s Choice Award for Best Short Film: Anahut

Best Short Film (Fiction): Juice

Best Short Film (Non-Fiction): Invisible Wings

Best Music Album: Pritam for the film Jagga Jasoos

Best Playback Singer (Male): Arijit Singh for the film Roke Na Ruke Naina song from the film Badrinath ki Dhulhania

Best Playback Singer (Female): Meghna Mishra for song Nachdi Phira from the film Secret Superstar

Best Lyrics: Amitabh Bhattacharya for song Dil Ullu Ka Pattha Hai from the film Jagga Jasoos

Best Background Score: Pritam for the film Jagga Jasoos

Best Sound Design: Anish John for the film Trapped

Best Choreography: Vijay Ganguly and Ruel Dausan Varindani for the song Galti Se Mistake from the film Jagga Jasoos

Best Action: Tom Struthers for the film Tiger Zinda Hai

Best Cinematography: Sirsha Ray for the film A Death In The Gunj

Best Editing: Nitin Baid for the film Trapped

Best Costume: Rohit Chaturvedi for the film A Death In The Gunj

Best Production Design: Parul Sondh for the film Daddy