Filmfare Awards 2024 Nominations: Celebrating Cinematic Excellence

The Filmfare Awards 2024 nominations are a celebration of cinematic excellence, honoring the best performances and achievements in the film industry. Stay updated with the latest news, nominees, and winners of the Filmfare Awards 2024.

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Filmfare Awards 2024 Nominations

Best Film Nominations: 12th Fail, Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani, Jawan & Animal

The Filmfare Awards, one of the most highly anticipated events in the Indian film industry, is back with its 69th edition. The nominations for the prestigious awards were announced on January 15, and fans are eagerly waiting to see if their favorites made the cut. With a star-studded lineup and a series of exceptional films in contention, the 69th Filmfare Awards promises to be a celebration of cinematic excellence.

A Glance at the Nominations

The nominations for the 69th Filmfare Awards showcase a diverse range of films and performances that have captivated audiences over the past year. The Shah Rukh Khan starrer Animal leads the pack with a staggering 19 nominations, followed closely by Vikrant Masseys 12th Fail with multiple nods in various categories. Other notable films in the running for the coveted awards include Jawan, Pathaan, OMG 2, and Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani.

Lets take a closer look at some of the major categories and the talented individuals vying for the top honors.

Best Film

The category of Best Film features a compelling lineup of movies that have enthralled audiences with their storytelling and execution. The nominations include:

  • Animal
  • Jawan
  • Pathaan
  • OMG 2
  • Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani
  • 12th Fail

Best Director

The Best Director category recognizes the vision and skill of the filmmakers behind these exceptional movies. The nominees are:

  • Atlee for Jawan
  • Sandeep Reddy Vanga for Animal
  • Siddharth Anand for Pathaan
  • Vidhu Vinod Chopra for 12th Fail
  • Amit Rai for OMG 2
  • Karan Johar for Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani

Best Film Critics

The category of Best Film Critics highlights the movies that have garnered critical acclaim for their artistic merit and thought-provoking narratives. The nominees include:

  • Sam Bahadur directed by Meghna Gulzar
  • 12th Fail directed by Vidhu Vinod Chopra
  • Joram directed by Devashish Makhija
  • Three Of Us directed by Avinash Arun Dhaware
  • Bheed directed by Anubhav Sinha
  • Faraaz directed by Hansal Mehta
  • Zwigato directed by Nandita Das

Best Actor In A Leading Role (Male)

The Best Actor category recognizes the outstanding performances by male actors in leading roles. The nominees are:

  • Shah Rukh Khan for Dunki
  • Shah Rukh Khan for Jawan
  • Vicky Kaushal for Sam Bahadur
  • Ranbir Kapoor for Animal
  • Sunny Deol for Gadar 2
  • Ranveer Singh for Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani

Best Actor Critics

The Best Actor Critics category acknowledges the actors who have impressed the critics with their nuanced performances. The nominees include:

  • Abhishek Bachchan for Ghoomer
  • Vicky Kaushal for Sam Bahadur
  • Vikrant Massey for 12th Fail
  • Jaideep Ahlawat for Three Of Us
  • Manoj Bajpayee for Joram
  • Pankaj Tripathi for OMG 2
  • Rajkummar Rao for Bheed

Best Actor In A Leading Role (Female)

The Best Actress category celebrates the exceptional performances by female actors in leading roles. The nominees are:

  • Deepika Padukone for Pathaan
  • Alia Bhatt for Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani
  • Kiara Advani for Satyaprem Ki Katha
  • Taapsee Pannu for Dunki
  • Rani Mukerji for Mrs. Chatterjee Vs Norway
  • Bhumi Pednekar for Thank You For Coming

Best Actress Critics

The Best Actress Critics category acknowledges the talented actresses who have received critical acclaim for their remarkable performances. The nominees include:

  • Rani Mukerji for Mrs. Chatterjee Vs Norway
  • Shefali Shah for Three Of Us
  • Saiyami Kher for Ghoomer
  • Deepti Naval for Goldfish
  • Fatima Sana Shaikh for Dhak Dhak
  • Shahana Goswami for Zwigato

Best Actor In A Supporting Role (Male)

The Best Actor in a Supporting Role category recognizes the remarkable performances by male actors in supporting roles. The nominees are:

  • Anil Kapoor for Animal
  • Bobby Deol for Animal
  • Emraan Hashmi for Tiger 3
  • Aditya Rawal for Faraaz
  • Vicky Kaushal for Dunki
  • Tota Roy Chowdhury for Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani

Best Actor In A Supporting Role (Female)

The Best Actor in a Supporting Role category celebrates the exceptional performances by female actors in supporting roles. The nominees are:

  • Jaya Bachchan for Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani
  • Ratna Pathak Shah for Dhak Dhak
  • Shabana Azmi for Ghoomer
  • Shabana Azmi for Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani
  • Triptii Dimri for Animal
  • Yami Gautam for OMG 2

Best Lyrics

The Best Lyrics category recognizes the exceptional songwriting talent behind the memorable tracks of these movies. The nominees include:

  • Gulzar for Itni Si Baat from Sam Bahadur
  • Javed Akhtar for Nikle The Kabhi Hum Ghar Se from Dunki
  • Siddharth-Garima for Satranga from Animal
  • Amitabh Bhattacharya for Tere Vaaste from Zara Hatke Zara Bachke
  • Amitabh Bhattacharya for Tum Kya Mile from Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani
  • Kumaar for Chaleya from Jawan
  • Swanand Kirkire And Ip Singh for Lutt Putt Gaya from Dunki

Best Music Album

The Best Music Album category celebrates the exceptional musical compositions that have enhanced the cinematic experience. The nominees include:

  • Dunki composed by Pritam
  • Jawan composed by Anirudh Ravichander
  • Pathaan composed by Vishal And Shekhar
  • Animal composed by Pritam, Vishal Mishra, Manan Bhardwaj, Shreyas Puranik, Jaani, Bhupinder Babbal, Ashim Kemson, Harshwardhan Rameshwar, Gurinder Seagal
  • Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani composed by Pritam
  • Tu Jhoothi Main Makkaar composed by Pritam
  • Zara Hatke Zara Bachke composed by Sachin-Jigar

Best Playback Singer (Male)

The Best Playback Singer (Male) category acknowledges the exceptional vocal talent behind the hit songs of these movies. The nominees include:

  • Sonu Nigam for Nikle The Kabhi Hum Ghar Se from Dunki
  • Arijit Singh for Lutt Putt Gaya from Dunki
  • Arijit Singh for Satranga from Animal
  • Bhupinder Babbal for Arjan Vailly from Animal
  • Shahid Mallya for Kudmayi from Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani
  • Varun Jain, Sachin-Jigar, Shadab Faridi, Altamash Faridi for Tere Waaste Falak from Zara Hatke Zara Bachke

Best Playback Singer (Female)

The Best Playback Singer (Female) category celebrates the exceptional vocal performances by female singers in these movies. The nominees include:

  • Shreya Ghoshal for Tum Kya Mile from Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani
  • Shreya Ghoshal for Ve Kamleya from Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani
  • Shilpa Rao for Besharam Rang from Pathaan
  • Shilpa Rao for Chaleya from Jawan
  • Deepthi Suresh for Aararaari Raaro from Jawan
  • Jonita Gandhi for Hey Fikar from 8 A.M. Metro

Best Story

The Best Story category recognizes the exceptional storytelling that has captured the imagination of the audience. The nominees include:

  • Amit Rai for OMG 2
  • Devashish Makhija for Joram
  • Ishita Moitra, Shashank Khaitan, and Sumit Roy for Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani
  • Karan Shrikant Sharma for Satyaprem Ki Katha
  • Parijat Joshi & Tarun Dudeja for Dhak Dhak
  • Siddharth Anand for Pathaan
  • Anubhav Sinha for Bheed
  • Atlee for Jawan

Best Screenplay

The Best Screenplay category honors the exceptional writing that has shaped the narratives of these movies. The nominees include:

  • Omkar Achyut Barve, Arpita Chatterjee, and Avinash Arun Dhaware for Three Of Us
  • Amit Rai for OMG 2
  • Vidhu Vinod Chopra for 12th Fail
  • Ishita Moitra, Shashank Khaitan, and Sumit Roy for Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani
  • Sandeep Reddy Vanga, Pranay Reddy Vanga, and Suresh Bandaru for Animal
  • Shridhar Raghavan for Pathaan

Best Dialogue

The Best Dialogue category acknowledges the exceptional writing that has brought the characters to life through impactful dialogues. The nominees include:

  • Varun Grover & Shoaib Zulfi Nazeer for Three Of Us
  • Vidhu Vinod Chopra for 12th Fail
  • Abbas Tyrewala for Pathaan
  • Amit Rai for OMG 2
  • Ishita Moitra for Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani
  • Sumit Arora for Jawan

Best Background Score

The Best Background Score category recognizes the exceptional musical compositions that have enhanced the overall cinematic experience. The nominees include:

  • Ketan Sodha for Sam Bahadur
  • Alokananda Dasgupta for Three Of Us
  • Shantanu Moitra for 12th Fail
  • Tapas Relia for Goldfish
  • Harshavardhan Rameshwar for Animal
  • Karel Antonin for Afwaah
  • Sanchit Balhara, Ankit Balhara for Pathaan

Best Cinematography

The Best Cinematography category acknowledges the exceptional visual storytelling through stunning cinematography. The nominees include:

  • Amit Roy for Animal
  • Avinash Arun Dhaware Isc for Three Of Us
  • G.K. Vishnu for Jawan
  • Manush Nandan Isc for Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani
  • Pratham Mehta for Faraaz
  • Rangarajan Ramabadran for 12th Fail
  • Satchith Paulose for Pathaan

Best Production Design

The Best Production Design category celebrates the outstanding art direction that has created immersive cinematic worlds. The nominees include:

  • Amrita Mahal Nakai for Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani
  • Nikhil Kovale for OMG 2
  • Prashant Bidkar for 12th Fail
  • Rita Ghosh for Zwigato
  • Subrata Chakraborty and Amit Ray for Sam Bahadur
  • Suresh Selvarajan for Animal
  • T Muthuraj for Jawan

Best Costume Design

The Best Costume Design category recognizes the exceptional work of costume designers in bringing the characters to life. The nominees include:

  • Manish Malhotra, Eka Lakhani for Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani
  • Sachin Lovelekar, Divvya Gambhir, and Nidhhi Gambhir for Sam Bahadur
  • Malvika Bajaj for 12th Fail
  • Shaleena Nathani, Kavitha J, Anirudh Singh, and Dipika Lal for Jawan
  • Shaleena Nathani, Mamta Anand, Niharika Jolly for Pathaan
  • Sheetal Sharma for Animal

Best Sound Design

The Best Sound Design category acknowledges the exceptional work of sound designers in creating immersive auditory experiences. The nominees include:

  • Kunal Sharma (Mpse) for Sam Bahadur
  • Anita Khushwaha for Bheed
  • Manav Shrotriya for 12th Fail
  • Vinit Dsouza for Three Of Us
  • Manas Choudhury, Ganesh Gangadharan for Pathaan
  • Mandar Kulkarni for Faraaz
  • Sync Cinema for Animal

Best Editing

The Best Editing category recognizes the exceptional work of editors in shaping the narrative flow of these movies. The nominees include:

  • Aarif Sheikh for Pathaan
  • Jaskunwar Kohil, Vidhu Vinod Chopra for 12th Fail
  • Ruben for Jawan
  • Sandeep Reddy Vanga for Animal
  • Suvir Nath for OMG 2
  • Atanu Mukherjee for Afwaah

Best Action

The Best Action category acknowledges the exceptional stunt choreography and action sequences in these movies. The nominees include:

  • Franz Spilhaus, Oh Sea Young, Sunil Rodrigues [rod] for Tiger 3
  • Casey Oneill, Craig Macrae, Sunil Rodrigues [rod] for Pathaan
  • Spiro Razatos, Anl Arasu, Craig Macrae, Yannick Ben, Kecha Khamphakdee, Sunil Rodrigues for Jawan
  • Parvez Shaikh for Sam Bahadur
  • Ravi Varma, Shaam Kaushal, Abbas Ali Moghul, Tinu Verma for Gadar 2
  • Supreme Sundar for Animal
  • Tim Man, Vikram Dahiya for Ganapath

Best VFX

The Best VFX category recognizes the exceptional visual effects that have brought imagination to life on the silver screen. The nominees include:

  • Do It Creative Ltd., Ny Vfxwaala, Visual Birds, Red Chillies VFX, Famous Studios for Animal
  • Prisca, Pixel Studios for Gadar 2
  • Red Chillies VFX for Jawan
  • Yfx for Pathaan

Best Choreography

The Best Choreography category celebrates the exceptional dance sequences that have added zest to these movies. The nominees include:

  • Ganesh Acharya for Lutt Putt Gaya from Dunki
  • Ganesh Acharya for Tere Vaaste Falak from Zara Hatke Zara Bachke
  • Ganesh Acharya for What Jhumka? from Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani
  • Vaibhavi Merchant for Dhindhora Baje from Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani
  • Bosco-Caesar for Jhoome Jo Pathaan from Pathaan
  • Shobi Paulraj for Zinda Banda from Jawan

The Grand Celebration of Indian Cinema

The 69th Filmfare Awards is set to be a grand celebration of Indian cinema, honoring the incredible talent and creativity that has shaped the industry. With a diverse range of films and performances vying for recognition, the awards night promises to be an exciting extravaganza.