(Last Updated on : 28/01/2016)
The Filmfare Award for Best Screenplay is awarded to the person(s) who drafts and finalises the most proper screenplay (script incorporating the films story, sequence of scenes and acting directions) according to the story relating to a Hindi film
released in the preceding year. It was introduced by Filmfare in its annual Filmfare Awards
Prominent Records in Filmfare Award for Best Screenplay
The eminent writer duo of Salim-Javed (Salim Khan and Javed Akhtar
) holds the record with maximum wins of Filmfare Award for Best Screenplay, along with Rajkumar Hirani
and Basu Chatterjee
, each of them having 3 wins. Rajkumar Hirani has won the award twice with both Vidhu Vinod Chopra
and Abhijat Joshi, themselves holding 2 wins along with Mani Ratnam
and Vijay Tendulkar
, who also hold 2 wins each.
Filmfare Award for Best Screenplay at 61st Filmfare Awards
The 61st edition of Filmfare Awards held in January 2016, recognised Juhi Chaturvedi for the screenplay of the film Piku with the Filmfare Award for Best Screenplay. She is also the writer behind the story of the film Piku, which won 4 awards in addition to Best Screenplay, including Best Actress
and Critics Choice Best Film
List of Winners of Filmfare Award for Best Screenplay
The following is the list of winners of Filmfare Award for Best Screenplay from 1990 to 2016, and the respective films for which they developed the script.