The 47th Filmfare Awards were held in Mumbai on February 16, 2002. Aamir Khan ruled this year with his absolutely fantastic duos Dil Chahta Hai and Lagaan, Lagaan being the winner of most awards.
although there are many award shows that take place every year, FilmFare awards are still very special. One reason for the specialty held by Bollywood FilmFare awards is that these are the oldest and thus the most prestigious awards in Indian film industry. 2002 Filmfare awards (47th Filmfare Awards) were colorful and exciting awards show as the previous Filmfare awards ceremonies. With the passage of time however Filmfare ceremonies are becoming grander than ever. 2002 Filmfare Awards were also special because of Lagaan. Lagaan was nominated as best foreign language movie in the Oscar Academy awards. It was a brilliant movie based on pre-partition India, where a cricket match decided the status of tax collection rules. Aamir Khan acted brilliantly in this movie.
Here is quick look into the winners of Filmfare Awards in 2002:
Filmfare Award winners in 2002
- Filmfare Award for Best Bollywood Film 2002: Lagaan
- Filmfare Award for Best Bollywood Director 2002: Ashutosh Gowariker, Lagaan
- Filmfare Award for Best Actor 2002: Aamir Khan, Lagaan
- Filmfare Award for Best Actress 2002: Kajol, Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham
- Filmfare Award for Best Music 2002: Lagaan, A.R. Rahman
- Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor 2002: Akshaye Khanna, Dil Chahta Hai
- Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress 2002: Jaya Bachchan, Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham
- Filmfare Award for Best Playback Singer Male 2002: Udit Narayan for Mitwa
- Filmfare Award for Best Playback Singer Female 2002: Alka Yagnik for O Re Chorri