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56th Filmfare Awards

The 56th Filmfare Awards were held on 29 January 2011 at the Yash Raj Studios in Mumbai, honouring the best in film for the year 2010. The nominations were announced on 13 January. The date of the function was unusual because generally the awards are hosted on the last Saturday of February.[1] The date of the telecast is 6 February 2011.

56th Filmfare Awards
Date29 January 2011
SiteYash Raj Studios, Mumbai
Hosted byImran Khan and Ranbir Kapoor
Best FilmDabangg
Most awardsUdaan (7)
Most nominationsMy Name Is Khan (10)
Television coverage
NetworkSony Entertainment Television (India)

Awards and nomineesEdit

Main awardsEdit

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

Critics' awardsEdit

Best Movie (Best Director)
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
RD Burman Award
Best Scene
Special Award
  • Madhuri Dixit
    – for completing 25 years in the Indian film industry.

Multiple winsEdit

The following films received multiple awards and nominations.

Movie Awards
Udaan 7
Dabangg 4
Do Dooni Chaar 4
Ishqiya 3
Love Sex aur Dhokha 3
My Name Is Khan 3
Tees Maar Khan 2


  • Idea Cellular - Title Sponsor
  • PC Jeweller - Associate Sponsor
  • Sony Entertainment Television - Telecast Partner
  • Whyte and Mackay from United Spirits - Beverage Partner
  • Bright Outdoor Media - Outdoor partner
  • Big Cinemas - Multiplex Partner

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Filmfare awards a month ahead of schedule". The Times of India. 14 January 2011. Retrieved 14 January 2011.

External linksEdit