56th Filmfare Awards

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56th Filmfare Awards
Date29 January 2011
Site Yash Raj Studios, Mumbai
Hosted by Imran Khan and Ranbir Kapoor
Official website www.filmfare.com
Best Film Dabangg
Most awards Udaan (7)
Most nominations My Name Is Khan (10)
Television coverage
Network Sony Entertainment Television (India)

The 56th Filmfare Awards were held on 29 January 2011 at the Yash Raj Studios in Mumbai, honouring the best in film for the year 2010. The nominations were announced on 13 January. 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.


Awards and nominees

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
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 wins

The following films received multiple awards and nominations.

Udaan 7
Dabangg 4
Do Dooni Chaar 4
Ishqiya 3
Love Sex aur Dhokha 3
My Name Is Khan 3
Tees Maar Khan 2


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

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