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The 61st Filmfare Awards were held to honor the best films of 2015 on 15 January 2016 at NSCI Dome in Mumbai. The ceremony was hosted by Kapil Sharma and Shah Rukh Khan.[1]

61st Filmfare Awards
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61st Filmfare Awards
Date15 January 2016
SiteNSCI Dome, Mumbai, Maharashtra
Hosted byKapil Sharma
Shah Rukh Khan
Best FilmBajirao Mastani
Most awardsBajirao Mastani (9)
Most nominationsBajirao Mastani (12)
Television coverage
NetworkSony Entertainment Television (India)
Duration173 minutes

Bajirao Mastani won the most awards with nine including Best Film. Other winners included Piku with five awards, Dum Laga Ke Haisha, Roy, Talvar, and Tanu Weds Manu Returns with two, and Bajrangi Bhaijaan, Bombay Velvet, Dil Dhadakne Do, Hero, Masaan, Tamasha with one. Priyanka Chopra, winning Best Supporting Actress, became the first actress to win Filmfare Awards in five different categories.[2]


The nominations were announced on 11 January 2016.[3]


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 Award
RD Burman Award
Best Debut Director

Multiple nominationsEdit

Multiple awardsEdit

  • Bajirao Mastani - 9
  • Piku - 5
  • Dum Laga Ke Haisha, Roy, Talvar, Tanu Weds Manu Returns - 2


The Awards were telecasted on Sony Television on 7 February 2016 at 7pm IST

The coverage was made available on and SonyLIV mobile app from 8 February 2016 onwards.


  1. ^ "Filmfare Awards 2016: Kapil Sharma and Shah Rukh Khan to host the night". CatchNews. 14 February 2017. Retrieved 11 October 2018.
  2. ^ "Filmfare Awards 2016: Complete List of Winners". NDTV India. 15 January 2015. Retrieved 15 January 2016.
  3. ^ "Nominations for the 61st Britannia Filmfare Awards". 11 January 2016. Retrieved 22 April 2018.
  4. ^ "Full list of winners of the 61st Britannia Filmfare Awards". 15 January 2016. Retrieved 22 April 2018.

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