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Filmfare 2021 Surprises!

Considered one of the most prestigious awards in the industry, 66th Filmfare Awards were announced over the weekend. The pomp show popped quite a few surprises. While the Taapsee Pannu-starrer ‘Thappad’ received the Best Film Award and the artiste Best Actor In A Leading Role (Female), Irrfan Khan was honoured with Best Actor In A Leading Role (Male) for ‘Angrezi Medium’. Irrfan’s son Babil received this posthumous award on behalf of his father and was seen wearing the late actor’s clothes to the ceremony, which became the talk of the town. Best Director was bestowed upon Om Raut for his larger than life showcase of ‘Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior’. With changing times, the awards also took into account films releasing on OTT. Amitabh Bachchan received the Critics Best Actor In A Leading Role (Male) for ‘Gulabo Sitabo’ along with Juhi Chaturvedi being honoured with for the same film.
Here’s a list of all the winners of the 66th Filmfare Awards 2021:
Best Film
Best Director
Om Raut – Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior
Best Film (Critics)
Prateek Vats  (Eeb Allay Ooo!)
Best Actor In A Leading Role (Male)
Irrfan Khan – Angrezi Medium
Best Actor (Critics)
Amitabh Bachchan – Gulabo Sitabo
Best Actor In A Leading role (Female)
Taapsee Pannu – Thappad
Best Actress (Critics)
Tilottama Shome – Sir
Best Actor In A Supporting Role (Female)
Farrukh Jaffar – Gulabo Sitabo
Best Actor In A Supporting Role (Male)
Saif Ali Khan: Tanhaji – The Unsung Warrior
Best Music Album
Pritam – Ludo
Best Lyrics
Gulzar – Chhapaak – Chhapaak
Best Playback Singer (Male)
Raaghav Chaitanya – Ek Tukda Dhoop – Thappad
Best Playback Singer (Female)
Asees Kaur – Malang – Malang
Best Action
Ramazan Bulut, RP Yadav – Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior
Best Background Score
Mangesh Urmila Dhakde: Thappad
Best Cinematography
Avik Mukhopadhyay: Gulabo Sitabo
Best Choreography
Farah Khan – Dil Bechara – Dil Bechara
Best Costume Design
Veera Kapur Ee: Gulabo Sitabo
Best Editing
Yasha Pushpa Ramchandani: Thappad
Best Production Design
Manasi Dhruv Mehta – Gulabo Sitabo
Best Sound Design
Kaamod Kharade – Thappad
Best VFX
Prasad Sutar – Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior
Writing Awards
Best Story
Anubhav Sushila Sinha and Mrunmayee Lagoo Waikul – Thappad
Best Screenplay
Rohena Gera – Sir
Best Dialogue
Juhi Chaturvedi – Gulabo Sitabo
Best Debut Director
Rajesh Krishnan – Lootcase
Best Debut Female
Alaya F – Jawaani Jaaneman
Short Film Awards
Best Film (Fiction)
Shivraj Waichal – Arjun
Best Film (Non-Fiction)
Nitesh Ramesh Parulekar – Backyard Wildlife Sanctuary
Best Actor (Female)
Purti Savardekar – The First Wedding
Best Actor (Male)
Arnav Abdagire – Arjun
Best Film (Popular Choice)
Lifetime Achievement Award