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The 55th Filmfare Awards were held on 27 February 2010 at the Yash Raj Studios in Mumbai, India. The awards given for 30 categories, out of which there were 3 special awards, 3 critics awards and 24 main awards for Hindi films released in 2009. There were 60 nominations for the top 10 categories, which were based on votes via web and newspaper forms.[1] The award ceremony was hosted by Shahrukh Khan and Saif Ali Khan.

55th Filmfare Awards
55th Filmfare Awards Logo.jpg
Date27 February 2010
SiteYash Raj Studios, Mumbai
Hosted byShahrukh Khan, Saif Ali Khan
Best Film3 Idiots
Most awards3 Idiots (6)
Most nominations Kaminey (10)
Television coverage
NetworkSony Entertainment Television (India)

The major award-winning film turned out to be 3 Idiots which garnered five Filmfare awards, followed by Dev D with four awards and, Delhi 6 and Firaaq with three awards each. Paa fetched Amitabh Bachchan his fifth Filmfare Best Actor Award and Vidya Balan her first ever Filmfare Best Actress Award, for their performance as the son-mother duo of Auro and Vidya.[2]

Awards and nomineesEdit

Main awardsEdit

Best Film Best Director
Best Actor Best Actress
Best Supporting Actor Best Supporting Actress
Best Music Director Best Lyricist
Best Playback Singer - Male Best Playback Singer - Female

Critics' awardsEdit

Best Movie
Best Actor Best Actress

Technical AwardsEdit

Best Story Best Screenplay
Best Dialogue Best Editing
Best Choreography Best Cinematography
Best Production Design Best Sound Design
Best Costume Design Best Background Score
Best Special Effects Best Action

Special awardsEdit

Lifetime Achievement
Best Debut Director
Male Female
RD Burman Award
Special Award

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ 55th Idea Filmfare Awards Nominations
  2. ^ "Paa - Movie". Bollywood Hungama. 1 January 2010. Archived from the original on 25 January 2013. Retrieved 29 January 2012.
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