(Last Updated on : 28/01/2016)
The Filmfare Award for Best Story is awarded by Filmfare in its annual Filmfare Awards
to the writer who crafts and develops the most appreciable story, which leaves an impression in the minds of the viewers when showcased in a Hindi motion picture
of the preceding year. The category was introduced in the Filmfare Awards in 1955, a year after their inception.
Filmfare Award for Best Story at 61st Filmfare Awards
The 61st edition of Filmfare Awards held in January 2016 recognised 5 incredibly well-structured stories of Hindi films of 2015 for Filmfare Award for Best Story. The nominated writers of these stories included K. V. Vijayendra Prasad for Bajrangi Bhaijaan, Sharadindu Bandyopadhyay
for Detective Byomkesh Bakshy
!, Olivia Stewart for Titli, R. Balki
for Shamitabh and Juhi Chaturvedi for Piku.
The award was presented to K. V. Vijayendra Prasad for the heart warming story of Bajrangi Bhaijaan, a comedy drama featuring Salman Khan
and Harshaali Malhotra
in the lead roles. Salman Khan plays an ardent Hanuman
devotee who embarks on taking a 6-year old mute Pakistani girl played by Harshaali Malhotra, back to her hometown in Pakistan, without any Indian passport or visa for Pakistan, after she gets separated from her parents in India and is left stranded and helpless.
List of Winners of Filmfare Award for Best Story
The list hereunder highlights the winning writers of Filmfare Award for Best Story, for the years 1990 to 2016.