The National Film Awards are presented in two main categories: Feature Films and Non-Feature Films. In 1959, the award category for Best Playback Singer was first instituted after Lata Mangeshkar refused to perform the song "Rasik Balma Se Dil Kyon Lagaya" from the film Chori Chori by Shankar Jaikishan at the 3rd Filmfare Awards. The Best Writing on Cinema section aims to encourage the study and appreciation of cinema as an art form and dissemination of information and critical appreciation of the art form through publication of various books, articles, reviews, newspaper coverage and studies. Mangeshkar also became the first recipient of this award. The Filmfare Best Female Playback Award is given by Filmfare as part of its annual Filmfare … For other uses, see, Last edited on 23 November 2020, at 07:03, Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment, Best Film on Environment Conservation / Preservation, Best Educational / Motivational / Instructional Film, Best Environment/Conservation/Preservation Film, Best Historical Reconstruction / Compilation Film, Official site Directorate of Film Festivals,, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, National Film Award for Best Stunt Choreography, This page was last edited on 23 November 2020, at 07:03. Since 1973, the Indian Directorate of Film Festivals administers the ceremony along with other major film events in India annually. A list of rules is presented every year in a document of regulations known as the National Film Award Regulations. After receiving her seventh award in 1979, Asha Bhosle emulated her elder sister and requested that her name not be considered for the nominations thereafter.[1]. She is also the earliest recipient of this award in 1959. Established in 1954, it has been administered, along with the International Film Festival of India and the Indian Panorama, by the Indian government's Directorate of Film Festivals since 1973.[3][4]. In 80s no singer dominated the epoch (Bhosle not considered from hereon) however in 90s Anuradha Paudwal and Kavita Krishnamurthy both had three wins each. Among them, there is a direct requirement for the makers of a film, and particularly the director, to be Indian nationals. Rekha Bhardwaj and Shreya Ghoshal are leading the 2010s with two wins each. The award was initially common for both male and female singers until 1967. Mangeshkar and Asha Bhosle were the most successful singers in 60s with two wins each. Whether a film is considered a feature film or a non-feature film shall be decided by the Feature Film jury. Shreya Ghoshal has won the award six times. [5] Films entering the competition should be produced in India, and in case of co-production involving a foreign entity, there are as many as six conditions which should be fulfilled in order for the film to qualify. [5] According to the criteria, in order to be eligible for consideration of the jury, a film should be certified by the Central Board of Film Certification between 1 January and 31 December. There have been ties for two consecutive years between 2010 and 2011. The Government of India conceived the ceremony to honour films made across India, on a national scale, to encourage the furthering of Indian art and culture. With each section having its individual aims, Feature Film and Non-Feature Film sections aim at encouraging the production of films of aesthetic and technical excellence and social relevance, contributing to the understanding and appreciation of cultures of different regions of the country in cinematic form, thereby promoting unity and integrity of the nation. Yagnik's five nominations in that year give her the record for the most Best Female Playback Singer nominations in a single year. Separate awards for male and female singers were introduced from 1968.[2]. Neither the Government nor the Directorate have influence over which films are selected for consideration and which films ultimately win awards. Two singers have achieved the feat of receiving all the nominations of this category in a particular year: Asha Bhosle was the single nominee in 1973, having all the three nominations to her credit, and Alka Yagnik was the single nominee in 1994, having all the five nominations to her credit, one of which she shared—and eventually jointly won—with Ila Arun. Filmfare Award for Best Male Playback Singer, "Seventh Annual 'Filmfare' Awards: Full List of Nominations", "The Winners: Results of the Seventh Annual "Filmfare" Awards", Filmfare Awards Best Female Playback Singer,, All Wikipedia articles written in Indian English, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Best Performance by a playback singer female, "Behna Ne Bhai Ki Kalai Se Pyar Bandha Hai", This page was last edited on 22 November 2020, at 22:29. Best Feature Film in 17 of the 22 languages specified in the Eighth Schedule of the Constitution of India: Best Feature Film in each of the languages other than those specified in Eighth schedule of the Constitution of India: This article is about the National Film Awards in India. Throughout the years, accounting for ties and repeat winners, the Government of India has presented a total of 45 Best Female Playback Singer awards to 23 different female playback singers. Category:Winners of National Film Award for Best Female Playback Singer, India From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository Jump to navigation Jump to search [6], In addition, a lifetime achievement award, named after the father of Indian cinema Dadasaheb Phalke, is awarded to a film personality for the outstanding contribution to the growth and development of Indian Cinema. The … The winners of Asianet Film Award for Best Female Playback Singer are Mridula Warrier (2013) , K.S. [5], The Awards are categorised in three sections; Feature Films, Non-Feature Films and Best Writing on Cinema. The juries are appointed by the Directorate of Film Festivals in India. The eligibility list includes a section of rules determining which films shall not be eligible for entry in the competition. [6][7], All the award winners are awarded with a Medallion, cash prize and a certificate of merit. Until the award was not officially divided up for different gender (1968) Lata Mangeshkar was the only artist to win and be nominated for this award. Alka Yagnik and Shreya Ghoshal garnered four wins each in the 2000s. The National Film Awards is the most prominent film award ceremony in India. Bhosle won the award in a record of four consecutive years (1972–75), followed by the three consecutive wins of Paudwal (1991–1993), Krishnamurthy (1995–1997) and Yagnik (2000–2002), respectively.