There were few major surprises at the 2017 Filmfare awards and there were a few obvious ones too. Everyone expected Dangal to win the Best Film award for obvious reasons, but all the other awards were surprising or unexpected. But we do feel most of them are justified.


  • Best Film: Dangal
  • Best Actor (Male): Aamir Khan for Dangal
  • Best Director: Nitesh Tiwari for Dangal
  • Best Actor (Female): Alia Bhatt for Udta Punjab
  • Filmfare Critics Award for Best Film: Neerja
  • Critics’ Award For Best Actor (Male): Manoj Bajpayee (Aligarh) and Shahid Kapoor (Udta Punjab).
  • Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actor (Female): Sonam Kapoor for Neerja.
  • Best Actor (Male) in a Short Film: Manoj Bajpayee for Taandav.
  • Best Male Debut: Diljit Dosanjh for Udta Punjab.
  • Best Female Debut: Ritika Singh for Saala Khadoos.
  • Best Film People’s Choice: Khamakha
  • Best Dialogue: Ritesh Shah for Pink.
  • Best Screenplay: Shakun Batra, Ayesha Devitre Dhillon for Kapoor & Sons.
  • Best Story: Shakun Batra, Ayesha Devitre Dhillon for Kapoor & Sons.
  • Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Male): Rishi Kapoor for Kapoor & Sons.
  • Best Costume: Payal Saluja for Udta Punjab
  • Best Action: Shyam Kaushal for Dangal
  • Best Background Score: Sameer Uddin for Kapoor & Sons
  • Best Choreography: Adil Shaikh for Kapoor & Sons’s ‘Kar Gayi Chull’

Movies with Most Awards

  • Dangal – 4
  • Kapoor & Sons – 5
  • Udta Punjab – 4
  • Neerja – 2 (Both won by Sonam Kapoor)

Lets see what our audience thinks about the fairness of these awards.

Do you think these awards are fair?