‘Shershaah’, ’83’ top nominations for 67th Filmfare Awards 2022

Sidharth Malhotra’s star ‘Shershaah’ and Ranveer Singh’s ’83’ are top nominees at the 67th Filmfare Awards.

The two films earned 19 and 15 nominations respectively, closely followed by ‘Sardar Udham’ star Vicky Kaushal and Taapsee Pannu-directed ‘Rashmi Rocket’ with 13 and 11 nominations each, organizers announced in a Sunday Press release.

‘Shershaah’, ’83’ and ‘Sardar Udham’ will vie for the highest accolade for Best Picture alongside ‘Ramprasad Ki Tehrvi’, veteran actor Seema Pahwa’s directorial debut.

In the best director category, the battle will oppose Kabir Khan (“83”), Shoojit Sircar (“Sardar Udham”), Vishnuvardhan (“Shershaah”), Akarsh Khurana (“Rashmi Rocket”) and Pahwa.

The Best Actor (Male) category will see a contest between Malhotra, Singh, Kaushal and Dhanush, who received the nomination for Aanand L Rai’s ‘Atrangi Re’.

Pannu is nominated in the Best Actor (Female) category along with Kangana Ranaut of “Thalaivii”, Kiara Advani of “Shershaah”, Kriti Sanon of “Mimi”, Parineeti Chopra of “Sandeep Aur Pinky Faraar” and Vidya Balan of “Sherni”.

Pahwa scored a third nomination for Best Story. She is nominated in the segment with Abhishek Kapoor, Supratik Sen and Tushar Paranjape for “Chandigarh Kare Aashiqui”; Dibakar Banerjee and Varun Grover for “Sandeep Aur Pinky Faraar”; Kanika Dhillon for “Haseen Dillruba” and Nandha Periyasamy for “Rashmi Rocket”.

Banerjee and Grover are also nominated for Best Screenplay alongside Aashtha Tiku for ‘Sherni’; Aniruddha Guha for “Rashmi Rocket”; Khan, Sanjay Puransingh Chauhan and Vasan Bala for “83”; Sandeep Shrivastava for “Shershaah”, and Shubendu Bhattacharya and Ritesh Shah for “Sardar Udham”.

Pankaj Tripathi picked up two nominations in the Best Supporting Actor (Male) category for his performances in ’83’ and ‘Mimi’. He will face Abhishek Banerjee (“Rashmi Rocket”), Manav Kaul (“Saina”), Paran Bandhopadhyay (“Bob Biswas”) and Raj Arjun (“Thalaivii”).

The contenders for Best Supporting Actor (Female) are Kirti Kulhari (“The Girl on the Train”), Konkona Sen Sharma (“Ramprasad Ki Tehrvi”), Meghna Malik (“Saina”), Neena Gupta (“Sandeep Aur Pinky Faraar”) and Sai Tamhankar (“Mimi”).

AR Rahman earned two nominations for Best Music Album (“Mimi”, “Atrangi Re”), in which Amaal Mallik (“Saina”), Amit Trivedi (“Haseen Dillruba”), Sachin-Jigar (“Chandigarh Kare Aashiqui ” ) and the “Shershaah” team of Tanishk Bagchi, B Praak, Jaani, Jasleen Royal, Javed-Mohsin and Vikram Montrose are also nominated.

For songs like “Lehra Do” from “83” and “Rait Zara Si” from “Atrangi Re,” singer Arijit Singh earned two nominations for Best Singer (Male) alongside B Praak (“Mann Bharryaa” of “Shershaah”), Devenderpal Singh (“Lakeeran” of “Haseen Dillruba”) and Jubin Nautiyal (“Raataan Lambiyan” of “Shershaah”).

In the Best Playback Singer (Female) segment, Aseer Kaur (“Lakeeran” and “Raataan Lambiyan” from “Shershaah”) and Shreya Ghoshal (“Chaka Chak” from “Atrangi Re” and “Param Sundari” from “Mimi “) are nominated along with Neha Kakkar for “Matlabi Yariyan” from “The Girl on the Train” and Priya Saraiya for “Kalle Kalle” from “Chandigarh Kare Aashiqui”.

Bollywood star Ranveer Singh will host the 2022 Filmfare Awards ceremony along with Arjun Kapoor and Maniesh Paul. The event will be held on August 30 at Jio World Convention Center, Bandra Kurla Complex here.

The awards night will see performances from Varun Dhawan, Vicky Kaushal, Kiara Advani and Disha Patani.

The show will air on Colors on September 9 and will be simulcast on Filmfare’s Facebook page, worldwide.

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