6th Filmfare Awards
The 6th Filmfare Awards were held in 10 May 1959, at Bombay, honoring the best films in Hindi Cinema for the year 1958. Madhumati became the biggest winner when it received Best Film of 1958 and Best Director, both for Bimal Roy.
|6th Filmfare Awards|
|Date||10 May 1959|
|Hosted by||J. C. Jain|
|Most awards||Madhumati (9)|
|Most nominations||Madhumati (11)|
Dev Anand won his first Best Actor trophy for Kala Pani. Vyjayanthimala won her second Filmfare and first Best Actress trophy for Sadhna, the same year she was also nominated for Madhumati. Madhumati has the highest nomination with eleven nominations and was a record winner where the film has won nine awards altogether. Madhumati was followed by B. R. Chopra's Sadhna (1958 film)| with six nomination and two wins, incidentally both had Vyjayanthimala in the lead.
|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|
|Best Story||Best Dialogue|
|Best Editing||Best Cinematography|
|Best Art Direction||Best Sound Design|
Multiple nominations and winsEdit
The following films received multiple awards and nominations.
- The Times Group (10 May 1959). "1961 Filmfare Awards". The Times of India. Retrieved 2012-02-22.
- "The Winners 1958". The Times of India. Archived from the original on 2012-07-09. Retrieved 2012-02-22.
- "The Nominations – 1958". The Times of India. Archived from the original on 2012-07-10. Retrieved 2012-02-22.