48th Filmfare Awards

The 48th Filmfare Awards were held – Mumbai on 21 February 2003.

48th Filmfare Awards
Date21 February 2003
Hosted byShahrukh Khan and Saif Ali Khan
Official websitewww.filmfare.com
Best FilmDevdas
The Legend of Bhagat Singh
Most awardsDevdas
Most nominationsDevdas
Television coverage
NetworkSony Entertainment Television (India)

The ceremony was dominated by Devdas, which received a leading 17 nominations and 11 wins – a record at the time – including Best Film, Best Director (Sanjay Leela Bhansali), Best Actor (Shah Rukh Khan), Best Actress (Aishwarya Rai) and Best Supporting Actress (Madhuri Dixit).[1][2]


Shah Rukh Khan — Best Actor winner – Devdas
Aishwarya Rai — Best Actress winner – Devdas
Vivek Oberoi — Best Supporting Actor winner – Company
Madhuri Dixit — Best Supporting Actress winner – Devdas
Rekha — Lifetime Achievement Awardee
Jeetendra — Lifetime Achievement Awardee

Main AwardsEdit

Best Film Best Director
Best Actor Best Actress
Best Supporting Actor Best Supporting Actress
Best Comedian Best Villain
Best Male Debut Best Female Debut
Best Music Director Best Lyricist
Best Playback Singer – Male Best Playback Singer – Female

Technical AwardsEdit

Best Story Best Screenplay
Best Dialogue Scene of the Year
Best Action Best Choreography
Best Cinematography Best Art Direction
Best Background Score Best Editing

Special AwardsEdit

Lifetime Achievement Award
R. D. Burman Award

Critics' AwardsEdit

Best Film (Best Director)
Best Actor Best Actress

Biggest WinnersEdit

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Filmfare Awards Winners From 1953 to 2019". filmfare.com. Retrieved 14 February 2020.
  2. ^ "48th Filmfare Awards winner". Retrieved 29 June 2020.