26th Filmfare Awards

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26th Filmfare Awards
Date1979
SiteBombay
Highlights
Best FilmMain Tulsi Tere Aangan Ki
Most awardsDon
Main Tulsi Tere Aangan Ki (3)
Most nominationsMuqaddar Ka Sikandar and Main Tulsi Tere Aangan Ki (9)

The 26th Filmfare Awards were held in 1979. Raj Khosla's Main Tulsi Tere Aangan Ki was named the Best Film of the Year. Amitabh Bachchan won his second consecutive Best Actor Award for his double role in Don. Satyajit Ray won his sole Best Director Award for Shatranj Ke Khiladi. The event is also notable as Nutan became the first actress in the history of Indian Cinema to win the Filmfare Award for Best Actress five times, breaking the record held by Meena Kumari for 13 years.

Main awards[edit]

Best Film[edit]

Main Tulsi Tere Aangan Ki

Best Director[edit]

Satyajit RayShatranj Ke Khilari

Best Actor[edit]

Amitabh BachchanDon

Best Actress[edit]

NutanMain Tulsi Tere Aangan Ki

Best Supporting Actor[edit]

Saeed JaffreyShatranj Ke Khiladi

Best Supporting Actress[edit]

Reena RoyApnapan

Best Comic Actor[edit]

Deven VermaChor Ke Ghar Chor

Best Story[edit]

GharDinesh Thakur

Best Screenplay[edit]

Pati Patni Aur WohKamleshwar

Best Dialogue[edit]

Main Tulsi Tere Aangan KiRahi Masoom Raza

Best Music[edit]

Satyam Shivam SundaramLaxmikant-Pyarelal

Best Lyrics[edit]

ApnapanAnand Bakshi for Aadmi Musafir Hai

Best Playback Singer, Male[edit]

DonKishore Kumar for Khaike Paan

Best Playback Singer, Female[edit]

DonAsha Bhosle for Yeh Mera Dil

Best Art Direction[edit]

Des Pardes

Best Cinematography[edit]

Satyam Shivam Sundaram

Best Editing[edit]

Badaltey Rishtey

Best Sound[edit]

Devata

Critics' awards[edit]

Best Film[edit]

Arvind Desai Ki Ajeeb Dastaan

Best Documentary[edit]

Malfunction

Biggest Winners[edit]

References[edit]

https://www.imdb.com/event/ev0000245/1979/

See also[edit]