6th Filmfare Awards

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6th Filmfare Awards
Date May 10, 1959
Site Bombay
Host J. C. Jain
Highlights
Best Film Madhumati
Most awards Madhumati (9)
Most nominations Madhumati (11)
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The 6th Filmfare Awards were held in May 10, 1959 at Bombay, honoring the best films in Hindi Cinema for the year 1958.[1] Madhumati became the biggest winner when it received Best Film of 1958 and Best Director, both for Bimal Roy.[2]

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.[3] Madhumati was followed by B. R. Chopra's Sadhna (1958 film)| with six nomination and two wins, incidentally both had Vyjayanthimala in the lead.

Main awards[edit]

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 female singer

Technical Awards[edit]

Best Story Best Dialogue
Best Editing Best Cinematography
Best Art Direction Best Sound Design
  • Ishan Ghosh – Chandan

Multiple nominations and wins[edit]

The following films received multiple awards and nominations.

Movie Awards Nominations
Madhumati 9 11
Sadhna 2 6
Kala Pani 2 2
Yahudi 1 5
Chandan 1 1
Talaaq 0 3

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Times Group (10 May 1959). "1961 Filmfare Awards". The Times of India. Retrieved 2012-02-22. 
  2. ^ "The Winners 1958". The Times of India. Retrieved 2012-02-22. 
  3. ^ "The Nominations – 1958". The Times of India. Retrieved 2012-02-22. 

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