The Filmfare Awards returned to honour the finest performances, filmmaking, storytelling and technical excellence in the Hindi film industry. This year, the 69th Hyundai Filmfare Awards 2024 took place in GIFT City, Gujarat. The two-day celebration was hosted by Karan Johar, Ayushmann Khurrana and Maneish Paul, the star-studded night saw dazzling red-carpet appearances, breathtaking performances and inspiring winning moments.

The prestigious Black Lady is the epitome of credibility and success in the realm of Indian cinema and the industry’s finest talents took home the coveted trophy. Power couple Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt dominated the 69th edition of the Filmfare Awards by bagging top honours for their performances in films released last year.

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The Winners

Ranbir was crowned Best Actor in a Leading Role (Male) for his performance in Sandeep Reddy Vanga’s controversial film ‘Animal‘, while Alia won Best Actor in a Leading Role (Female), her 5th Filmfare Award for her performance in Karan Johar’s romantic family drama Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani.

Vidhu Vinod Chopra was recognised as the Best Director, with his biographical drama ‘12th Fail‘ being crowned Best Film, triumphing over Animal, Atlee Kumar’s Jawan, Amit Rai’s OMG 2, Siddharth Anand’s Pathaan and Karan Johar’s Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani.

On the other hand, Devashish Makhija’s thriller Joram won the Filmfare award for Best Film (Critics’), while Vikrant Massey (12th Fail), Rani Mukerji (Mrs Chatterjee Vs Norway), and Shefali Shah (Three Of Us) took home the prestigious Black Lady after being named best actors by the critics.

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Everyone Is Lauding “12th Fail”

It takes a very well-made film to make the entire industry come together and collectively root for it. Vidhu Vinod Chopra’s “12th Fail” starring Vikrant Massey and Medha Shankar has done exactly that. Anand Mahindra lauded the exceptional movie in his post on X.

Earlier, after watching 12th Fail, the businessman took to X to share his review of the film. He wrote, “Finally saw ‘12th Fail’ over this past weekend. If you see only one film this year, make it this one.” He further expressed his views about the plot, acting, narrative style and highlights in the film. He concluded the post with, “Mr Chopra, yeh dil maange more films like this!

Check out the full list of winners at the 69th Hyundai Filmfare Awards 2024:

Best Film: 12th Fail

Best Director: Vidhu Vinod Chopra (12th Fail)

Best Actor in a Leading Role (Female): Alia Bhatt (Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani)

Best Film (Critics’): Joram (Devashish Makhija)

Best Actor (Critics’): Vikrant Massey (12th Fail)

Best Actress (Critics’): Rani Mukerji (Mrs Chatterjee vs. Norway), Shefali Shah (Three of Us)

Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Male): Vicky Kaushal (Dunki)

Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Female): Shabana Azmi (Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani)

Best Lyrics: Amitabh Bhattacharya (“Tere Vaaste” – Zara Hatke Zara Bachke)

Best Music Album: Animal (Pritam, Vishal Mishra, Manan Bhardwaj, Shreyas Puranik, Jaani, Bhupinder Babbal, Ashim Kemson, Harshwardhan Rameshwar, Gurinder Seagal)

Best Playback Singer (Male): Bhupinder Babbal (Arjan Vailly – Animal)

Best Playback Singer (Female): Shilpa Rao (Besharam Rang – Pathaan)

Best Story: Amit Rai (OMG 2), Devashish Makhija (Joram)

Best Screenplay: Vidhu Vinod Chopra (12th Fail)

Best Dialogue: Ishita Moitra (Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani)

Best Background Score: Harshavardhan Rameshwar (Animal)

Best Cinematography: Avinash Arun Dhaware (Three of Us)

Best Production Design: Subrata Chakraborty, Amit Ray (Sam Bahadur)

Best Costume Design: Sachin Lovelekar, Divvya Gambhir, Nidhhi Gambhir (Sam Bahadur)

Best Sound Design: Kunal Sharma (Mpse) (Sam Bahadur) Sync Cinema (Animal)

Best Editing: Jaskunwar Singh Kohli- Vidhu Vinod Chopra (12th Fail)

Best Action: Spiro Razatos, Anl Arasu, Craig Macrae, Yannick Ben, Kecha Khamphakdee, Sunil Rodrigues (Jawan)

Best VFX: Red Chillies VFX (Jawan)

Best Choreography: Ganesh Acharya (“What Jhumka?” – Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani)

Best Debut Director: Tarun Dudeja (Dhak Dhak)

Best Debut Male: Aditya Rawal (Faraaz)

Best Debut Female: Alizeh Agnihotri (Farrey)

Lifetime Achievement Award: David Dhawan

Internet Reacts

The netizens showcased a range of emotions for the winners. Some people are super happy about “12th Fail” getting the recognition it deserves, some are disappointed that Shah Rukh Khan and his “Jawan” didn’t win bigger titles while some have mixed emotions about “Animal” winning 6 awards.

Jamal Kudu” from ‘Animal‘ has been loved by one and all. The Internet was listening and dancing to it on a loop. At Filmfare too, they got Orry to do the signature dance step introduced by Lord Bobby and the audience members joined in too. An X user wanted to capture the ‘12th Fail‘ cast do it and got Orry too.

Another X user lauded Filmfare’s ability to recognise Ranbir’s underrated performances while showcasing the Filmfare award history for the ace actor.

Netizens have been showering praises on “12th Fail”. A fan wrote, “All the awards should go to this movie. No VFX, no fight scenes, only great storytelling and acting.” Another said, “The most deserving movie , a great story , beautiful movie.❤️

What do you feel about the winners of Filmfare Awards 2024? Are you happy with the jury’s decision or feel some underrated gems deserved better? Let us know in the comments below.