The 41st Filmfare Award festival was celebrated in 1996.
’s film ‘Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge’ (DDLJ) swept as many as 10 awards. It took all the awards for which the film had got a nomination. Legendary actors
, Vyjayanthimala, and
won the ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’ for their long association with Indian cinema. Even Ram Gopal Varma’s film ‘
’ won five awards. Music Director, A. R. Rahman won the best music composer award for the same movie. It was his first Hindi Filmfare Award.
The R D Burman Filmfare Award for new music talent went to Mehboob.
received best film award for 'DDLJ'. Best director award went to Aditya Chopra. Best actor and best actress trophy were won by
Shah Rukh Khan
won 'best-supporting -Actress' trophy and
won the best comic role award. Best screenplay award went to Aditya Chopra, and best dialogue award too was jointly shared by Aditya Chopra and Javed Siddiqui. Singer Udit Narayan won the best male playback singer award for the song "Mehndi Laga Ke Rakhna".
won the best lyricist award for the song "Tujhe Dekha To" from the film 'DDLJ'.
won the best female playback singer trophy for song’ Mera Piya Ghar Aaya’ in film ‘
won the best choreographer award for song ‘ Rangeela Re’ for film ‘Rangeela’
shared even the best costume design award for the film 'Rangeela'.
won the best cinematographer award for Rajkumar Santoshi’s film ‘Barsaat’.
won the best sound design award for the film 'Barsaat'.
Blockbuster film ‘
’ fetched best editing award for
. Bhikoo Verma won the best stunt director award for film ‘Karan Arjun’. Bijon Dasgupta won the best art direction award for a flop movie ‘
’. Filmfare gave
a 'special award'. Dharmendra’s son
and Rajesh Khanna’s daughter won the ‘best debut’ award in male and female category respectively.
won the best villain award for film ‘Jallad’.
won the best supporting actor trophy for film ‘Rangeela’.
Mani Ratnam's film 'Bombay' won best film (critics) for producer S. Sriram and best perfumer (critics) for
. Dhar Dharmendra's son Booby Deol and Rajesh Khanna's daughter
had won the' best debut award' in male and female category respectively.