40th Filmfare Awards

The 40th Filmfare Awards were held on 25 February 1995. 1942: A Love Story and Hum Aapke Hain Koun..!, considered one of the most successful films of Bollywood, led the ceremony with 13 nominations each, followed by Krantiveer with 7 nominations.[2] 1942: A Love Story won 9 awards, thus becoming the most-awarded film at the ceremony.

40th Filmfare Awards
Date25 February 1995[1]
Best FilmHum Aapke Hain Koun..!
Bandit Queen
Most awards1942: A Love Story (9)
Most nominations1942: A Love Story & Hum Aapke Hain Koun..! (13)

Main awardsEdit

Sooraj Barjatya — Best Director winner for Hum Aapke Hain Koun..!
Nana Patekar — Best Actor winner for Krantiveer
Madhuri Dixit — Best Actress winner for Hum Aapke Hain Koun..!
Shekhar Kapoor — Best Director Critics winner for Bandit Queen
Farida Jalal — Best Actress Critics winner for Mammo
Jackie Shroff — Best Supporting Actor winner for 1942: A Love Story
Dimple Kapadia — Best Supporting Actress winner for Krantiveer
Waheeda Rehman — Lifetime Achievement Awardee
Shammi Kapoor — Lifetime Achievement Awardee

Best FilmEdit

Hum Aapke Hain Koun..!

Best DirectorEdit

Sooraj BarjatyaHum Aapke Hain Koun..!

Best ActorEdit

Nana PatekarKrantiveer

Best ActressEdit

Madhuri DixitHum Aapke Hain Koun..!

Best Supporting ActorEdit

Jackie Shroff1942: A Love Story

Best Supporting ActressEdit

Dimple KapadiaKrantiveer

Best Comic ActorEdit

Shakti KapoorRaja Babu

Best VillainEdit

Shah Rukh KhanAnjaam

Best MusicEdit

1942: A Love StoryR.D. Burman

Best LyricsEdit

1942: A Love StoryJaved Akhtar for Ek Ladki Ko Dekha

Best Playback Singer, MaleEdit

1942: A Love StoryKumar Sanu for Ek Ladki Ko Dekha

Best Playback Singer, FemaleEdit

1942: A Love StoryKavita Krishnamurthy for Pyaar Hua Chupke Se

Best DebutEdit


Lux New Face of the YearEdit

Sonali BendreAag

Best StoryEdit

KrantiveerK. K. Singh

Best ScreenplayEdit

Hum Aapke Hain Koun..!Sooraj Barjatya

Best DialogueEdit

KrantiveerK. K. Singh

R.D. Burman AwardEdit

A.R. Rahman

Best ActionEdit


Best Art DirectionEdit

1942: A Love Story

Best ChoreographyEdit

Mohra – Tu Cheez Badi Hai

Best CinematographyEdit

1942: A Love Story

Best EditingEdit

1942: A Love Story

Best SoundEdit

1942: A Love Story

Lifetime Achievement AwardEdit

Shammi Kapoor and Waheeda Rehman

Special AwardEdit

Lata Mangeshkar for singing the song "Didi Tera Devar Deewana" for the film Hum Aapke Hain Koun..! as long back, she stopped accepting nominations for Best Female Playback SInger to promote new talent. However, Filmfare gave her the Special Award to honor her rendition.

Critics' AwardsEdit

Best Film (Best Director)Edit

Bandit Queen (Shekhar Kapoor)

Best ActressEdit

Farida JalalMammo

Best DocumentaryEdit


Biggest WinnersEdit

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "A Dream Come True". Filmfare. April 1995. Retrieved 18 February 2020.
  2. ^ "Filmfare Award 2018 Winners". List of Filmfare Award Winners. Retrieved 25 February 2020.
  3. ^ "The Winners - 1994". Filmfare. Archived from the original on 8 July 2007. Retrieved 3 May 2020.

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