Filmfare awards 2012 Nominations and Winners

Mumbai: The much awaited night is finally here and it seems the crowded Film City Speaks for itself.

The opening act of the event was performed by Coke Studio and was a tribute to the great gems of Bollywood Dev Anand and Shammi Kapoor.

Without making you wait any further let us move on to the awards. Have a look for yourself and decide if your favorite has made it to the list:

Best Actor Popular – Ranbir Kapoor – Rockstar

Best Actress Popular – Vidya Balan – The Dirty Picture

Best Film Popular – Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara

Best Director Popular – Zoya Akhtar – Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara

Best Film Critics – Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara

Best Actor Critics (Male) – Ranbir Kapoor – Rockstar

Best Actor Critics (Female) – Priyanka Chopra – 7 Khoon Maaf

Best Supporting Actor (Male) – Farhan Akthar – Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara

Best Supporting Actor (Female) – Rani Mukherjee – No One Killed Jessica

Best Music Director – AR Rahman – Rockstar

Best Lyrics – Irshad Kamil – Nadaan Parindey – Rockstar

Best Playback Singer (Male) – Mohit Chuhan – Jo Bhi Main – Rockstar

Best Playback Singer(Female) – Usha Uthap and Rekha Bharadwaj – Darling

RD Burman Award for upcoming talent in field of music – Krsna – Tanu Weds Manu

Partho Gupte – Special Filmfare Jury Certificate – Stanley Ka Dabba

Lifetime Achievement Award – Aruna Irani

Best Dialogue – Farhan Akthar – Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara

Best Screenplay – Akshat Verma – Delhi Belly

Best Story – Sanjay Chauhan – I Am Kalam

Best Debut Director – Abhinay Deo – Delhi Belly

Best Debut Male – Vidyut Jhamwal – Force

Best Debut Female – Parineeti Chopra – Ladies vs Rickie Bahl

Best Choreography – Bosco-Caesar – Senorita – Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara

Best VFX – Red Chillies VFX – Ra.One

Best Background Score – Ranjit Barot – Shaitan

Best Action – Action Concepts – Don 2

Best Cinematography – Carlos Catalan – Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara

Best Editing – Huzefa Lokhandwala – Delhi Belly

Best Production Design – Shashank Tere – Delhi Belly

Best Sound Design – Nakul Kamte – Don 2

Best Costume – Niharika Khan – The Dirty Picture

Nominations & Details:

2011, the year was a mixed one for Bollywood. While some films may have grossed highly, other highly anticipated movies did not get a look by the audience. There were some critically acclaimed movies, while some movies which got panned by critics managed to become the box office superking’s. 2012 Filmfare awards tries to give maximum attention and recognition to all those who tried to work hard to make 2012 a better year for Bollywood.

The official sponsor of Idea awards is Idea while the awards will be hosted by Imran Khan, who had managed to get the audience tickled with his jodi with Ranbir Kapoor last time. The 57th filmfare awards are scheduled to take place on 29th January 2012, as usual in the Yash Raj Studios. The event is to be telecasted by Sony Entertainment. This filmfare award celebration overlaps with the centenary celebration of bollywood. With this billing and the usual star hype surrounding the award function, it is being tipped to be a grand success.

Now lets see the official nominations which are finally out. Here’s what Filmare 2012 finally decided on the various categories:

Best Film:

  1. Delhi Belly
  2. Don 2
  3. No One Killed Jessica
  4. Rockstar
  5. The Dirty Picture
  6. Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara

Best Director:

  1. Abhinay Deo – Delhi Belly
  2. Farhan Akhtar – Don 2
  3. Imtiaz Ali – Rockstar
  4. Milan Luthria – The Dirty Picture
  5. Raj Kumar Gupta – No One Killed Jessica
  6. Zoya Akhtar – Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara

Best Actor Male:

  1. Ajay Devgan – Singham
  2. Amitabh Bachchan – Aarakshan
  3. Hrithik Roshan – Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara
  4. Ranbir Kapoor – Rockstar
  5. Salman Khan – Bodyguard
  6. Shah Rukh Khan – Don 2

Best Actor Female:

  1. Katrina Kaif – Mere Brother Ki Dulhan
  2. Mahie Gill – Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster
  3. Priyanka Chopra – 7 Khoon Maaf
  4. Vidya Balan – No One Killed Jessica
  5. Vidya Balan – The Dirty Picture

Best Actor Supporting Role Male:

  1. Abhay Deol – Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara
  2. Farhan Akhtar – Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara
  3. Naseerudin Shah – The Dirty Picture
  4. Pitobash – Shor In The City
  5. Vir Das – Delhi Belly

Best Actor Supporting Role Female:

  1. Juhi Chawla – I Am
  2. Kalki Koechlin – Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara
  3. Parineeta Chopra – Ladies Vs Ricky Bahl
  4. Rani Mukherjee – No One Killed Jessica
  5. Swara Bhaskar – Tanu Weds Manu

Best Music Director:

  1. A.R.Rahman – Rockstar
  2. Ram Sampat – Delhi Belly
  3. Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy – Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara
  4. Sohail Sen – Mere Brother Ki Dulhan
  5. Vishal-Shekhar – Ra.One

Best Lyricist:

  1. Gulzar – Darling – 7 Khoon Maaf
  2. Irshad Kamil – Nadaan Parindey – Rockstar
  3. Irshad Kamil – Sadda Haq – Rockstar
  4. Javed Akhtar – Senorita – Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara
  5. Vishal Dadlani & Niranjan Iyengar – Chammak Challo – Ra.One

Best Playback Singer Male:

  1. Akon & Vishal Dadlani – Chammak Challo – Ra.One
  2. Mohit Chauhan – Jo Bhi Mein – Rockstar
  3. Mohit Chauhan – Sadda Haq – Rockstar
  4. Rahat Fateh Ali Khan – Teri Meri – Bodyguard
  5. Shafqat Amanat Ali – Dildaara – Ra.One

Best Playback Singer Female:

  1. Alyssa Mendonsa – Khwabon Ke Parindey – Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara
  2. Harshdeep Kaur – Katiya Karu – Rockstar
  3. Rekha Bhardwaj & Usha Uthup – Darling – 7 Khoon Maaf
  4. Shreya Ghoshal – Teri Meri – Bodyguard
  5. Shreya Ghoshal – Saibo – Shor In The City

There are many categories where members of the film fraternity are honoured for their achievement. Technicians as well as artists get rewarded for work. Some of the categories and their possible nominations are

  • Best Playback Singers(Male/Female)

Many melodious tracks were sung in 2012. Who can forget the Khwaabon ke Parindey from Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara sung by Mohit Chauhan, Alyssa Mendonca or the peppy song Ooh la la sung by legendary Bappi da? Hrithik, Farhan and Abhay combined to give us the entertaining Senorita while Shankar Mahadevan gave us the wonderfully romantic Dildaara from Mohit Chauhan and Suzanne D’Mello combined to give us Tum Ho, a beautiful romantic track from Rockstar. It looks likely that Mohit may snatch the award in the male category. Shreya Ghoshal is the likely candidate in the female category with her song Teri Meri Prem Kahani from Bodyguard.

  • Best Music Director

Vishal-Shekhar stole the show with movies and The Dirty Picture, while Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy gave beautiful music rendition in Zindagi Milegi Na Dobara. Himesh Reshammiya gave hummable tunes in Bodyguard, while the ever reliable Pritam composed the tracks of Ready and Desi Boyz. A R Rehman gave the modious music of Rockstar. Ram Sampat is also in contention to get a look in for the ever so popular Delhi Belly Soundtrack.

  • Best Lyricist

Shabbir Ahmed looks a strong favourite in this category with his lyrics for Bodyguard. Javed Akhtar has penned the lyrics of Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara with usual authority and ease, while Rajat Arora may get a look in for his Ooh la la lyrics. Irshad Kamil has worked really hard to pen some melodious words in Rockstar, while Amitabh Bhattacharya gave the lyrics of unconventional yet entertaining Delhi Belly. The fight will be down to the wire in this category.

  • Best debut (Male/Female)

Nargis Fakhri was appreciated for her role in Rockstar while Parineeti Chopra, cousin of Priyanka Chopra made a decent debut with Ladies vs Ricky Bahl. Sarah Jane Dias made her much anticipated debut with Abhishek Bachchan in Game, while Myra Karn did get accolades for her role in No one killed Jessica. Kajal Aggarwal also made a good debut with Singham.

In the male category, Rana Daggubatti made a powerful debut with Dum Maaro Dum and was romantically linked to his co-star Bipasha Basu. Shiv Pandit made an effortless transition from TV to silver screen with Shaitaan. Vidyut Jamwal meanwhile stole the show with his negative yet interesting performance in Force with John Abraham.

  • Best Supporting role (Actor/Actress)

Paresh Rawal did a fabulous job in the movie Ready as Salman Khan’s confused namesake Uncle. Rani Mukherjee stole the show in the female category in No One Killed Jessica. Farhan Akhtar did a splendid job as the funny yet caring friend in Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara while Prakash Raj was the pick of the lot with his astounding negative role in Singham.

  • Best Actor/actress

Shahrukh Khan gave a hit in the form of, but it was Salman Khan who stole the show with his performances in 2011. Bodyguard and Ready, both his releases did not have a strong story line, but sailed at the box office due to the sheer performances of the star. He looks the likely winner in this category. Shahid Kapoor did ripple with his role in Mausam while Ajay Devgn made a strong impact as Baajirao Singham in Singham.

Kareena Kapoor put on a good show as Divya in Bodyguard while Asin played Sanjana really well in Ready. But it was Vidya Balan who may bag the black lady with her performance in The Dirty Pictures. She was much appreciated by critics and audience alike for her role of Silk in the movie.

  • Best Director

Milan Luthria made the much appreciate The Dirty Picture, while Rohit Shetty did the action film Singham. Anubhav Sinha may also get in a look in for Ra.One here, along with Anees Bazmee for Ready. Zoya Akhtar directed the splendid movie Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara, while Abhinay Deo the son of legendary Marathi actor-actress Ramesh and Seema Deo gave a hit in the form of Delhi Belly.

  • Best Film

Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara along with Bodyguard and Ready are sure shot candidates in this category. Ra.One may also get a look in with The Dirty Picture. Singham was also a well made movie along with Delhi Belly, so there may be a chance for both these movies to stake their claim on the shining black lady too. Also with the recent strides that Don 2 has made there is no doubt about the fact that it is surely one of the dark horses in the race for the best film category. The most coveted award will definitely go to the most deserving film of the lot.

The above nominations were based on the performances of the names in the year 2011. Official nominations are expected to release later this month. Besides the awards, many Dance numbers and other cameo performances by many film celebrities are expected to add glitter to the night. The much celebrated and coveted award in the Bollywood industry is sure to get the TRP racing.

You read our predictions!


  1. Sujit kumar singh says:

    Best film one and only Singham and
    Best actor is one and only Ajay Devgn

  2. uday narayan singh says:

    Filmfare best actor ajay devgn.
    Filmfare best director rohit shetty
    filmfare best film singham.

  3. shah rukh best  actor for don2

    1. Asoka says:

      yaa , obiously best actor for shahrukh …

      1. Shivagyawali61 says:

        no best actor salman khan

        1. Fireflower95 says:

          salman khan can’t act and ajay devgan had a way better body than him in singham 

      2. Anand says:

        No Never Ajay dewgan is best

  4. Ravii_ks123 says:

    filmfare paise ma biktha hai isalye sunny deol jaise superstar ka naam nahi ha ypd ma kaya zabrdast acting ki hai aamair,salman sunny kabi award nahi lathe sharukh pais ma la lathe hai

    1. Tridebadhikary15 says:

      oye chup kar srk is betterthan three………………………………………….

  5. Swagat laxman Shinde says:

    why the best film & best director does not contain Singham & Rohit Shetty…..shameless….!!

    1. Jyotsna says:

      remake of tamil film singham scene by scene thats y

      1. Anand says:

        U right dear…….

  6. Danish Lakdawala says:

    why the hell is Rani nominated in BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS category – wasnt she the LEAD ACTRESS?

  7. Fireflower95 says:

    well i definitely think vidya balan should win the best actress she was phenomenal. and if they give akon the best playback singer it will be a real shame. 

  8. Ansiofs says:

    I think Amitabh Bachhan deserves the best actor award for his outstanding performance in arakshan.The second best performance was given by Ranveer. If it is just based on pure commercial success and popularity, it has to be Salman Khan for Body Guard. Others are distant by miles.But you know our film world or otherwise also is manipulative. the best performaces are rarely rewarded. For example of 08 awards of sharuk hardly he deserved for more than one except Devdas.In lady category I agree with you all that it has to be Vidya Balan.

  9. Raz says:

    Yes I do agree Amitabh Bachhan deserves the best actor award for his outstanding performance in arakshan.Ans is right on Sharuk as well.

    1. Bahtiyar_yaxlik says:

      i think he should retire from  industry and look after his grandchildren..rather then hopping to accomplish the impossible mission for the best actor award

  10. Aky says:

    See film like shakti was a success due to amitabh but award went Dilip. Reason performance. so i bet for amitabh. Others are no way nearer to him.

  11. rita says:

    Amitabh during his peak years in 70s and 80s hardly got two awards as those were gone to others based on performances.Amitabh gave hits after hits evry year but no awards.Reason others such as sanjeev kumar, om puri, dilip performed better despite little success. in similar fashion, Amitabh is outstanding performer today, hence he should actor.DDL, DTPH etc; were commercially his performances were average/normal. success were attributed to banner/songs/dramma etc; Yet he managed awards.Dilip Kumar is the best followed by amitabh. yet reportedly amitabh adores sharuk very much. this is not for any conflict betwwn two actors but rational opinion as who deserves what? I am sure u people will agree with me.

  12. Mirok says:

    I agree with rita and ans, amitabh deserves the best actor awards. others are far behind. in don2 srk played as villain. he should be nomitaed in that category but he did manage.srk must be knowing that as per performaces he is even worse than other khans like amir, salman and saif so he manages awards throgh manipulation to certify that he knows acting or better than others.Ranveer is impressive bur amitabh of arakshan is best despite it is not a commercial success of the is fault of director deviating story from res. to comm. of edu. but amitabh did outstanding work. manoj bajpai desrbes best villain award as well.

    1. Tridebadhikary15 says:


  13. arun says:

    best movie is zindgi na milegi dubara …………………….

  14. Rasheed says:

    shah rukh king khan is the best actor

  15. Rasheed says:


    1. uday narayan singh says:

      ajay devgn is the best

      1. uday narayan singh says:

        one of the finest actor in bolywood industries

  16. arun says:

    salman in BODYGUARD 

  17. Ajay says:

    good movie in 2011 was ZNMD

  18. Yashmin Uk says:

    Salman rocks …..

  19. Soumi says:

    Bodyguard & Salman khan should be winner of filmfare 2011 but he will not get bcoz all are got up case, Ra one is boring film, Don 2 is not blockbuster only hit, 

  20. Simp9124 says:

    salman khan

    1. Bahtiyar_yaxlik says:

      salman khan is the best and i think he doesn’t need to prove that getting fake motherfucker filmfare award

  21. javed Bharmal says:

    Obviously,Shahrukh Khan for Don-2

  22. Shadabgrtalam says:

    salman is fabulas actor and won the film fare best actor award

  23. Ankitjain202000 says:

    EK mai he DUM wo hai KINg KHan  ShahruKH  Khan jisne 150 cro. ki movie bhi worldwide HIT karwayi , back to back DON-2 also World wide HIT  hai… SRK ko acting,marketing king ke liye jana jata hai.. not for looks ..aur salman ke fans shirf uska looks dekhte hai..acting kahi dikhti nahi hai …tapori role,south ki copy se picture hit ho jati hai…acting kahi bhi nahi dikhi…. islye wo awards function mai bhi nahi aate …kyoki waha acting  ke liye diya jata hai awards not for looks  or body building…. i m sure looks  or body building mai SAlman award jarur le jayega aur lene aayega bhi… SRK is best actor award winner for DON-2 -2012………SRK is king

    1. Chanbikash says:


  24. Gurpreet_tkkr says:

    sunny deol ka naam isliye nahi hai bcoz woh inke award show mein nahi aata………………..

  25. Vk Choudhary says:

    Ranbir kapoor is the strongest horse with his performance in Rockstar. i could not like the movie much coz of its non -linear editing. but my gosh, the way Ranbir set screen on fire as nerdy Janaradhan and later as Obsessive and self destructive Jordan. my standing ovation to him. Let’s hope filmfare isn’t biased with SRK this time as usual. while i see no one else but Vidya balan in actress who will take the black lady home. i m not sure about rest of the categories. but Delhi belly or Dirty picture could steal the show as best film.

  26. Kaustubh says:

    Does anyone have a doubt that Vidya Balan is the best actress?

  27. Raviparmar says:


  28. Peter says:

    Filmfare awards has already lost its credibility as seen in the past couple of years. Only Money determines whom should be given awards and NOT AT ALL BASED ON MERIT. Just a wasage of time to watch the function.

  29. Kudan Karn says:

    best actor.-Salman Khan – Bodyguard
    best actress:-katrina kaif
    best music:-A.R.Rahman – Rockstar
    best ply back singer:-Shreya Ghoshal – Teri Meri – Bodyguard

  30. R Nair47 says:

    WE  ARE 50 /50  PER MOVIE  ?

  31. Deepanshu dubey says:

    best actor ka award toh shah rukh khan ko hi milega. .

  32. Tridedadhikary15 says:

    srk the best,he  is the best actor for all the time//////////////////////////don2 rockssss

  33. aparoop chandan says:

    best actor male-shahrukh khan(don2) popular
    best acto maler-ranvir kapoor(rockstar)jury
    best actor female-__________(popular)
    best actor female-vidya balan(the dirty picture)jury
    best movie-don2/rockstar
    best director-imtiyaz ali/farhan akhtar
    best singer male-mohit chauhan
    best singer female-sreya ghosal
    best music director-ar rahman
    best song-chamak chalo
    best action-ra1
    best  sound mixing-rusel pokkuty(ra1)

  34. niba says:


  35. Raj Sharma says:

    best actor: hritik roshan
    best actress: Vidha Balan
    best movie: ZNMD
    best singer: mohit chauhan (naadan parindey)
    best music: a.r. rehman (rockstar)
    best lyrics: Irshad Kamilbest supporting actor: farhan akthan (ZNMD)
    best supporting actress: rani mukherjee

  36. BEBO says:

    WTH..dirty picture is da most cheapest Movie..No comparison wd BG..BG is da best Movie..and itx vry saD..stupid songs like..O Lala are gettin awards..nd No awards For BG Music..disgustin..hell wd fake awards shw

  37. Musa says:

    Best Actor salman Khan
    best Actress Vidyabalan

  38. Ballu1232000 says:

    Best Actor – Salman Khan
    Best Film  – Bodyguard
    Best Director – Anees Bazmee

    Conclusion – each and every catagory mein Salman is missing….is Jury of Filmfare are SRK team……??????

  39. Sumatuma says:

    ranbir for rockstar……..

  40. Areeb Tariq says:

    yar come on….why there is no Kareena Kapoor in any award category…come on Bodygurad n also contain some actress beside the super Heroesssssssssss

  41. Raj_smiles2000 says:

    there is not a single award for SINGHAM ….ajay is really correct these awards are all RIGGED…SINGHAM is an excellent movie with a moral learning……hope he gets National awards

  42. A R Modak/Johannesburg says:

    when u beat a khan, a bachchan, a devgan and a roshan———you must be a kapoor
    remember anil kapoor in mashal==========upstaging dilipsaab/

  43. Raaz2020 says:

    Filmfare awards 2012, my way…

    Best Film:Don 2
    Best Actor Male:  Shah Rukh Khan – Don 2
    Best Actor Female:Priyanka Chopra – 7 Khoon Maaf

  44. Bahtiyar_yaxlik says:

    srk  is a gay motherfucker.. he is a joke…i don’t know why some people still think that his acting is the best which is obviously retard 

    1. Happytobeishita says:

      what rubbish…… u should stop talking……….. how many people even know your good for nothing useless name……………
      u r nothing compared 2 srk and have no right to talk about him like this……..
      first get yourself suitably accomplished and come to his stature
      otherwise keep your pie-hole shut

    2. Faranazdullookodabaccus says:

      hi Fara here


  45. Bahtiyar_yaxlik says:

    since salman khan made some hits from the action films, everybody is trying to make action films now days..but they can’t be like cuz he is god gifted man

  46. Bahtiyar_yaxlik says:

    srk is a joke

  47. Yfyg says:

    ajey devgan;;;;;;;;;;

  48. Dheeraj_kumar542 says:

    srk is god for bollywood bcoz he made everyone to earnmoney,bcoz salman ,amir and others are following him only from 1992..
    srk has won 14 filmfare till now which is highest in bolywood more than dilip kumar and amitabh bachan../

  49. anita says:

    ajay is best

  50. Nancy says:

    Everytime SRK film nominatied or SRK is nominated,it is worthy ok, everytime known face comes,I think it is fake,  Salman Khan is the capable person, we want to see him instead of SRK,Saalu bhai  the man of 2011,My Name is khan is not a good movie. For that SRK and Kajol get award,it is horrible to see same faces, no improvement in the film industry, FilmFair award is a Dam fake.

  51. Saddam Baba says:

    salman is the only person to create or break any type of records in the bollywood industry.
    “SALMAN”the one and only star in the year 2011.but his films did not recognised by the film fare award  members.i feel so sad

  52. Maks Saudi says:

    It is Partiality…..

  53. Rukuruksana says:

    i think  this year best actor salman khan 

  54. Ruksana Ruku says:

    best actor male : salman khan
    best actor female : kajal agrawal 
    best movie : bodyguard

  55. Guddust910 says:


  56. Rehaan says:

    hey what is wrong with filmfare, where is the mass hero of bollywood? i mean koi kehta hai superstar, actresses kehte hain god of acting, directors maante hain Best of best aur finally  hum fans kehte hain Mr perfectionist,,, the real king of hindi cinema Mr Aamir khan, he has done a marvellous job in Dhobi ghaat, the award should goes to aamir,,,