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|Filmfare Award for Best Film|
|Awarded for||Best Film|
|First awarded||Do Bigha Zamin (1954)|
|Currently held by||Raazi (2019)|
The Filmfare Award for Best Film is given by the Filmfare magazine as part of its annual Filmfare Awards for Hindi films.
Filmfare is an English-language, tabloid-sized magazine about Hindi-language cinema, popularly known as Bollywood. Established in 1952, the magazine is published by Worldwide Media, a subsidiary of The Times Group, India's largest media services conglomerate. Filmfare is one of the most popular entertainment magazine in India. Since 1954, it gives popular film awards the annual Filmfare Awards, Filmfare Awards South and Filmfare Awards East.
The Filmfare Awards, presented by The Times Group, are a set of awards that honour artistic and technical excellence in the Hindi-language film industry of India. The Filmfare ceremony is one of the oldest and most prestigious film events in India. The awards were first introduced in 1954, the same year as the National Film Awards. They were initially referred to as the "Clare Awards" or "The Clares" after Clare Mendonca, the editor of The Times of India. A dual voting system was developed in 1956. Under this system, in contrast to the National Film Awards, which are decided by a panel appointed by Indian Government, the Filmfare Awards are voted on by both the public and a committee of experts.
The award was first given in 1954. Here is a list of the award winners and the nominees of the respective years. Each individual entry shows the title followed by the production company, and the producer.
Yash Raj Films has produced 18 films that have been nominated, the most for any production house. It also shares the most wins at 4 along with Bimal Roy Productions and UTV Motion Pictures. While Yash Chopra has been the producer of most of the nominated and all the winning films of Yash Raj Films, Bimal Roy has been the producer of the all the nominated films of Bimal Roy Productions, thus making them the producer with the most number of wins. Bimal Roy, Yash Chopra and Sanjay Leela Bhansali have each directed 4 winning films, the most for any director. Aamir Khan has starred in 9 winning films which is the most for any actor in a leading role.
Yash Raj Films (YRF) is an Indian film production and distribution company working in Hindi cinema. Since its inception in the 1970s, the company has grown to be one of the largest film studios in India.
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Yash Raj Chopra was an Indian director and film producer who worked in Hindi films. The founding chairman of the film production and distribution company Yash Raj Films, Chopra is the recipient of several awards, including six National Film Awards and 11 Filmfare Awards. He is considered among the best Indian filmmakers. For his contributions to film, the Government of India honoured him with the Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 2001, and the Padma Bhushan in 2005. British Academy of Film and Television Arts presented him with a lifetime membership, making him the first Indian to receive the honour.
|Do Bigha Zamin||Bimal Roy Productions|
|No Other Nominees|
|Boot Polish||R. K. Films|
|No Other Nominees|
|Biraj Bahu||Hiten Chaudhary Productions|
|Jhanak Jhanak Payal Baaje||Rajkamal Kala Mandir|
|No Other Nominees|
|Mother India||Mehboob Productions|
|No Other Nominees|
|Madhumati||Bimal Roy Productions|
|Sadhna||B. R. Films|
|Sujata||Bimal Roy Productions|
|Anari||L. B. Films|
|Chhoti Bahen||Prasad Studios|
|Masoom||Bani Rupa Chitra|
|Parakh||Bimal Roy Productions|
|Jis Desh Men Ganga Behti Hai||R. K. Films|
|Gunga Jumna||Citizen Films|
|Kanoon||B. R. Films|
|Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam||Guru Dutt Movies Pvt. Ltd.|
|Bees Saal Baad||Geetanjali Pictures|
|Bandini||Bimal Roy Productions|
|Dil Ek Mandir||Chitralaya Films|
|Gumrah||B. R. Films|
|Sangam||R. K. Films|
|Shehar Aur Sapna||Naya Sansar|
|Himalaya Ki God Mein||Shri Prakash Pictures|
|Waqt||B. R. Films|
|Anupama||L. B. Films|
|Upkar||V. I. P. Films|
|Ankhen||Sagar Art International|
|Jeene Ki Raah||Prasad Studios|
|Do Raaste||Raj Khosla Films|
|Mera Naam Joker||R. K. Films|
|Naya Zamana||Pramod Films|
|Anubhav||Aarohi Film Makers|
|Aaj Ki Taaza Khabar||Kiron Productions|
|Bobby||R. K. Films|
|Zanjeer||Prakash Mehra Productions|
|Ankur||Blaze Film Enterprises|
|Garm Hava||Unit 3 mm|
|Kora Kagaz||Shreeji Films|
|Roti Kapda Aur Makaan||V. I. P. Films|
|Chhoti Si Baat||B. R. Films|
|Kabhi Kabhie||Yash Raj Films|
|Bhumika||Blaze Film Enterprises|
|Amar Akbar Anthony||MKD Films Combine|
|Manthan||Gujarat Milk Co-Op Marketing Federation Ltd.|
|Main Tulsi Tere Aangan Ki||Raj Khosla Films|
|Ankhiyon Ke Jharokhon Se||Rajshri Productions|
|Muqaddar Ka Sikandar||Prakash Mehra Productions|
|Shatranj Ke Khilar||Devki Chitra|
|Amar Deep||Sujatha International|
|Kaala Patthar||Yash Raj Films|
|Noorie||Yash Raj Films|
|Sargam||N. N. Sippy Productions|
|Aakrosh||Krsna Movies Enterprises|
|Insaaf Ka Tarazu||B. R. Films|
|Thodisi Bewafaii||Konark Kombine International|
|Chashme Buddoor||PLA Productions|
|Ek Duuje Ke Liye||Prasad Studios|
|Shakti||M. R. Productions|
|Bazaar||New Wave Production|
|Nikaah||B. R. Films|
|Prem Rog||R. K. Films|
|Ardh Satya||Neo Films|
|Masoom||Krsna Movies Enterprises|
|Aaj Ki Awaaz||B. R. Films|
|Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro||National Film Development Corporation of India|
|Ram Teri Ganga Maili||R. K. Films|
|Meri Jung||N. N. Sippy Productions|
|Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak||Nasir Hussain Films|
|Khoon Bhari Maang||Film Kraft|
|Tezaab||N. Chandra Productions|
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