56th Filmfare Awards

56th Filmfare Awards
Date January 29, 2011
Site Yash Raj Studios, Mumbai
Hosted by Imran Khan and Ranbir Kapoor
Best Film Dabangg
Most awards Udaan (7)
Most nominations My Name Is Khan (10)
Television coverage
Network Sony Entertainment Television

The 56th Filmfare Awards were held on January 29, 2011 at the Yash Raj Studios in Mumbai, honouring the best in film for the year 2010. The nominations were announced on January 13. 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. Kareena Kapoor won her 6th Filmfare Awards and in 5 different categories , never done before by any other actress.

Awards and nominees

Both wins Best Director Karan Johar,Best Actor Shah Rukh Khan & Best Actress Kajol
Kareena Kapoor wins Best Actress in a Supporting Role for her performance in We Are Family

Main awards

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' awards

Best Movie (Best Director)
Best Actor Best Actress

Technical Awards

Best Story Best Screenplay
Best Dialogue Best Editing
Best Choreography Best Cinematography
  • Mahendra Shetty – Udaan
Best Production Design Best Sound Design
Best Costume Design Best Background Score
Best Special Effects Best Action

Special awards

Lifetime Achievement
RD Burman Award
Best Scene
Special Award
  • Madhuri Dixit
    – for completing 25 years in the Indian film industry.

Multiple nominations and wins

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


See also


  1. "Filmfare awards a month ahead of schedule". The Times of India. 14 January 2011. Retrieved 2011-01-14.

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