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The 25th Filmfare Awards were held in 1978. Shyam Benegal's Bhumika was named the Best Film of the year, starting a run where 3 films by Shyam Benegal won the Best Film award in 5 years. Amitabh Bachchan won his first Best Actor award for his role in Manmohan Desai's Amar Akbar Anthony.

25th Filmfare Awards
Date1978
SiteBombay
Highlights
Best FilmBhumika
Most awardsAmar Akbar Anthony,
Swami and
Hum Kisise Kum Naheen (3)
Most nominationsAmar Akbar Anthony & Hum Kisise Kum Naheen (7)

Contents

Main awardsEdit

Best FilmEdit

Bhumika

Best DirectorEdit

Basu ChatterjeeSwami

Best ActorEdit

Amitabh BachchanAmar Akbar Anthony

Best ActressEdit

Shabana AzmiSwami

Best Supporting ActorEdit

Shreeram LagooGharaonda

Best Supporting ActressEdit

Asha SachdevPriyatama

Best Comic ActorEdit

PaintalChala Murari Hero Banne

Best StoryEdit

SwamiSarat Chandra Chattopadhyay

Best ScreenplayEdit

Dulhan Wohi Jo Piya Man BhayeLekh Tandon , Vrajendra Gaur and Madhusudan Kalekar

Best DialogueEdit

Dulhan Wohi Jo Piya Man Bhaye – Vrajendra Gaur

Best MusicEdit

Amar Akbar AnthonyLaxmikant-Pyarelal

Best LyricsEdit

GharaondaGulzar for Do Deewana Sheher Main

Best Playback Singer, MaleEdit

Hum Kisise Kum NaheenMohammad Rafi for Kya Hua Tera Wada

Best Playback Singer, FemaleEdit

ManthanPriti Sagar for Mero Gaam Katha Parey

Best Art DirectionEdit

Hum Kisise Kum Naheen

Best CinematographyEdit

Hum Kisise Kum Naheen

Best EditingEdit

Amar Akbar Anthony

Best SoundEdit

Agent Vinod

Critics' awardsEdit

Best FilmEdit

Shatranj Ke Khiladi

Best DocumentaryEdit

Transformations

Biggest WinnersEdit

ReferencesEdit

See alsoEdit