9th Filmfare Awards

9th Filmfare Awards
Date May 20, 1962
Site Bombay
Best Film Jis Desh Men Ganga Behti Hai
Most awards Jis Desh Men Ganga Behti Hai (4)
Most nominations Gunga Jumna (7)
Jis Desh Men Ganga Behti Hai (7)

The 9th Filmfare Awards were held in May 20, 1962 at Bombay, honoring the best films in Hindi Cinema in 1961.[1]

Jis Desh Men Ganga Behti Hai bagged the Best Film and Best Actor Awards, both for Raj Kapoor.[2] Vyjayanthimala won her third Filmfare and second Best Actress trophy for Gunga Jumna. While B.R. Chopra won his Best Director Award for Kanoon. Gunga Jumna and Jis Desh Men Ganga Behti Hai had the highest nomination with seven nominations each.[3] Jis Desh Mein Ganga Behti Hai was a 1960 release but was not considered for the 8th Filmfare Awards.

Main awards

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
  • Award won by a male singer

Technical Awards

Best Story Best Dialogue
Best Editing Best Cinematography
Best Art Direction Best Sound Design

Multiple nominations and wins

The following films received multiple awards and nominations.

Movie Awards Nominations
Jis Desh Men Ganga Behti Hai 4 7
Gunga Jumna 3 7
Gharana 2 4
Kanoon 2 4
Sasural 1 4
Junglee 1 2

See also


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